Categories: animal sanctuary

Animal shelter is entirely empty of animals

No animals at this shelter

On Twitter there is a video of the interior of the shelter facility at the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (HSPPR) and it is entirely empty of animals.

The tweet by Denver 7 News reports that HSPPR said that all their animals have been adopted this week.

On the HSPPR website there is a notice regarding Covid-19 which asks that people who find animals should take them home if it safe to do so and fill out a report which HSPPR will act on to reunite animals with their owners.

Shelter notice about Covid-19.

The notice contains other information. It seems that one reason why the shelter is empty is because of the Covid-19 pandemic. It is a strange video as we are constantly told that animal shelters are often at capacity and that they are reliant on foster homes for space.

The effect of Covid-19 on animal shelters and sanctuaries combined with the way veterinary clinics are now restricting services e.g. no spay and neuter, will have a big negative impact on how we deal with feral cats and conduct TNR across the USA. Elisa has written about this recently.

Note: videos on this site are typically made by people other than me and held on YouTube servers or the servers of other businesses (not the server storing this website). Sometimes the videos are deleted at source which stops them working on this site. It that has happened I apologise but I have no control over it.

SOME MORE ON ANIMAL SHELTERS:

What animal is it? Ah! It’s a cute matted cat.

This is one of those recurring "matted cat stories". They pop up on the Internet from time to time. They ...
Read More

Is the typical North American animal rescue in hock to their vets for thousands of dollars?

A sadly typical case of unwanted domestic cat abandonment shines a light on the debt that some animal rescues owe ...
Read More

Big-hearted teenager opens animal shelter

Anápolis, Brazil: Remember the name Eduardo Caioado as I think he'll become famous one day. He has a huge heart ...
Read More

Animal shelter stored dead cats and dogs in freezer

NEWS/VIEWS - KENTUCKY, USA: This is not the sort of news you want to hear about an animal 'shelter'; a ...
Read More

North American animal shelters are in difficulties

The online news regarding animal shelters in North America indicates quite severe difficulties are being encountered by some of them ...
Read More

Scottish animal shelter branded a “kill centre” and savaged online

Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home (EDCH) were forced to call in police after being branded a "kill centre" and savaged ...
Read More

Woman takes dying female feral cat to shelter to be euthanized but they release her next day after unnecessary surgery

Was this animal shelter trying to reduce euthanasia rates when they put a dying female feral cat through unnecessary surgery ...
Read More
Please comment here using either Facebook or WordPress (when available).
Michael Broad

Hi, I'm a 71-year-old retired solicitor (attorney in the US). Before qualifying I worked in a many jobs including professional photography. I have a girlfriend, Michelle. I love nature, cats and all animals. I am concerned about their welfare.

Leave a Comment

Recent Posts

Can pumpkin help cats with diarrhea?

Pumpkin contains soluble fibre which absorbs excess water and therefore it firms up a cat's stool. Adding a teaspoon of…

3 hours ago

The meaning of “lines” in cat breeding

The goal of cat breeders should be to found (establish) a line of healthy cats which excel in reference to…

9 hours ago

How do I know my cat is happy?

The signs that your cat is happy will be subtle. It is easier to ask yourself whether you are happy…

12 hours ago

Unwillingness to eat: a classic sign that a cat is dying of old age

People search for signs that their cat is dying of old age. I have just read about a 31-year-old Maine…

14 hours ago

Can cat vaccinations cause diarrhoea?

Yes, cat vaccinations can cause diarrhoea. Sometimes cats have an allergic reaction to a vaccine. These are called type I…

23 hours ago

Is pet insurance worth the cost?

I don't think that pet insurance is worth the cost and I'll tell you why. There is a better alternative.…

1 day ago