DALLAS, Texas (KETK)- The SPCA of Texas relocated 32 homeless animals from Mississippi displaced by Hurricane Ida.
On Aug. 28, the SPCA of Texas deployed a team to Gulfport, Mississippi where homeless cats were rescued before the Category 4 storm made landfall. The cats and kittens were relocated to Russell E. Dealey Animal Rescue Center in the Dallas area.
The strays will be treated and evaluated on a case by case basis, and eventually will be be available for adoption in the coming weeks. To help these animals and other animals in the East Texas community consider supporting KETK’s Clear the Shelters.
Clear the Shelters is a national campaign that encourages people to adopt from their local shelters in an effort to “clear the shelters.” The campaign receives national and local coverage on NBC and each year over 100,000 animals are adopted from shelters and rescues that participate in our initiative. This year’s month-long event is August 23rd – September 19th. We hope that you can support our East Texas shelters and rescues.
KETK has partnered with these East Texas shelters and rescues:
- Animal Preservation of East Texas (APET)-SPCA
- Kurth Memorial Animal Services
- Smith County Animal Control and Shelter
- Justice for Samson Animal Rescue
- Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center
- Athens Animal Rescue Shelter
- Save Rocky the Great Dane Rescue and Rehab
- The Humane Society of Angelina County
- SPCA East Texas
- Blue Collar Mutts Rescue
- City of Henderson Animal Center
More than 551,000 pets have found their forever homes since 2015.