Animal shelters around the Bay Area are seeing an influx of dogs and cats to the point of overcrowding, and are urging people to consider adopting or fostering an animal.
Animals can become the neglected, abused and abandoned victims of overpopulation, owner stress, or elements of society on the fringe. Anyway you look at it animal rescue agencies are valuable resources to appreciate and support.
Because of a late kitty season, many shelters and rescue agencies are inundated with cats and their kittens.
Governor Brown is looking to repeal the Hayden law, decreasing the number of days a shelter can hold animals before euthanizing them.
Dogs, cats, and other family pets have been hit especially hard by the economy with more people forced to give up their pets when household money runs out. A pet food chain store is helping one Bay Area shelter find home for abandoned cats and kittens.
KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA, about this popular pet.