Houston Humane Society evacuated shelter animals from Hurricane Ida. had been affected

Posted: 09/06/2021 / 4:19 PM CDT
Updated: 09/06/2021 / 4:19 p.m. CDT

Houston Humane Society evacuates pets from New Orleans after Hurricane Ida

HOUSTON (CW39) – The Houston Humane Society has evacuated nearly 100 shelter animals affected by Hurricane Ida. The pets are from Jefferson SPCA in New Orleans. The Houston animal shelter was preparing to move the animals to Ida and make room for the new arrivals from New Orleans.

The new animals were examined by the Houston Humane Society veterinary team to determine if they had any medical or behavioral needs before they were accepted into the Houston adoption program.

The Texas shelter provided Jefferson SPCA animal and medical supplies to help with disaster rescue, as well as water, fruit, and ready-to-eat groceries for the shelter staff who stayed to look after the animals during the storm and its aftermath To take care of.

This is happening at a difficult time for local animal shelters, when many have reached critical capacity due to COVID-related issues. The Houston Humane Society founded the Hurricane Ida Animal Relief Fund to help cover food, shelter, and medical expenses. To learn more about the fund and how to donate, visit this website.


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