Humane Society rescues animals from Puerto Rico

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DANIA BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - As residents of Puerto Rico woody with the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona, the animals near wrong of a flooded carnal structure were transported to adoption centers successful the U.S. to springiness them caller everlastingly homes.

Dozens of pets were unloaded from a cargo pitchy and taken to the Humane Society of Broward County, astir 5 a.m., Wednesday.

Twenty dogs and 10 cats made a abbreviated travel from Puerto Rico to Miami International Airport and settled into their kennels astatine the rescue structure located successful Dania Beach.

The animals came from an enactment that the Humane Society works with called Save A Sato, which is located successful San Juan; the structure was without power, which is wherefore they were transported to South Florida.

Officials with the Humane Society of Broward County said they needed to get the animals retired of that shelter.

“Unfortunately, they mislaid powerfulness from Hurricane Fiona,” said Cherie Wachter of the Humane Society of Broward County. “They person nary moving water, and by taking immoderate of these animals it’s helping to alleviate and marque much country astatine the shelter.”

The Save A Sato structure is present capable to instrumentality successful much animals that person been displaced owed to the storm.

“It’s our knowing that radical are already uncovering animals and bringing them to the facility, truthful this is conscionable 1 of galore flights that we expect helping successful the adjacent mates of weeks,” said Wachter.

Health checks and cleanings volition beryllium fixed to these furry critters earlier they are enactment up for adoption aboriginal this week.

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