I’m going to focus on cats for this letter because of the difficulty in locating animal shelter statistics. But, my arguments could be used to argue in favor of the underused space at the Alameda Animal Shelter.
My friend and I have been casually looking to adopt a cat. Whenever we’ve passed an animal shelter, we’ve gone in for a look. We’ve gone to most of the city shelters and shelters from San Francisco to Sacramento.
Much like humans, dogs and puppies can also experience a feeling of illness while on car trips. This car sickness can make pet travel, whether short or long, quite an ordeal for dogs and their families. The most common reasons for car sickness in puppies and dogs are:
Shelter finds homes for 13 dogs, 41 cats at special adoption event
The Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS) found homes for 54 animals — 13 dogs and 41 cats — during the two-day Maddie’s Fund adopt-a-thon on the weekend of May 31 and June 1. FAAS has participated in the Maddie’s event for the past three years and has never had this many adopted pets find new forever homes.