December 3, 2022


pets keep it coming

Heartland pet shelter hoping to adopt out hundreds of pets to help empty the shelter

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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) – Pet shelters across the nation are looking at lots of animals move by means of their doors and the Heartland is no unique.

Southeast Missouri Animals out of Cape Girardeau County is when once more overcrowded as they are looking for folks to undertake a pet to absolutely free up some room and deliver these animals to a endlessly dwelling.

They have a lot more than 200 animals up for adoption filling up two properties and even housing some felines at Petco in Cape Girardeau.

Staff on hand there say it is vital to get these animals adopted to be capable to have house to support much more animals as they occur by means of the doorways.

“We have everyday calls,” Volunteer Coordinator Jenn Farmer reported. “10 to 15 day-to-day calls each and every working day, we uncovered a stray or we require to surrender a pet. We want to make home for all those people who are in disaster so that they can convey their animals to us as effectively and we can get them adopted.”

Past 7 days, they experienced a lot more than 48 adoptions and they are looking to uncover even extra households that have to have a new addition.

“Last time we did this Bissell Pet Foundation, we did above 100 adoptions,” Farmer mentioned. “We’re searching to topping that but matching them up with their eternally people has been amazing. It is definitely entertaining and it’s just kind of a miracle to watch them smile and go property alongside one another.”

Southeast Missouri Pets are performing every little thing they can to support the animals, together with featuring a decreased adoption fee of $25 thanks to the support of the Bissell Pet Basis.

“$25 all cats, kittens, canine and puppies,” Farmer reported. “Even the puppies and that involves their spay and neuter, microchip and they are up to date on photographs.”

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