How 50 cats and 220 dogs drowned inside Bahamas animal shelter

Humane Society of Grand Bahama after the hurricane

We now have the full story of how the cats and dogs drowned at the Humane Society of Grand Bahama. I think it is worth telling. Lessons can be learned. The executive director of the shelter, Elizabeth Burrows, had believed that the shelter building would keep the flood water out. It was built off …

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Amazing video of NC woman as she rescued a cat trapped on a fence during Hurricane Dorian

An amazing video has surfaced showing a Frisco, North Carolina woman as she rescued a very scared cat trapped on a fence as Hurricane Dorian swept through the state on August 30. Victoria Williams lives in Frisco on Hatteras Island. She was one of the many people who stayed behind to ride out the …

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Outer Banks SPCA, North Carolina, emptied of all cats and dogs (video) in prep for Dorian

Empty Outer Banks SPCA shelter before Hurricane Dorian

Outer Banks SPCA is just north of Ocracoke Island which has been devastated by Hurricane Dorian with extensive and deep flooding. There have been massive floods on this thin sliver of land off the North Carolina coast. “Pray they all find their forever homes soon.” – Cindy Stoner I don’t have a report on …

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An update on the devastation of the Humane Society of Grand Bahama and the surviving pets

dog at shelter

More information has come in on the devastation of the Humane Society of Grand Bahama whose shelter was destroyed when a 20-foot storm surge put the shelter under five feet of water. This article focuses on what happens next to get the dogs and cats off the island and into a happy environment. While …

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Humane Society of Grand Bahama: 50 Cats and 75 Dogs Survived the Storm

Humane Society of Grand Bahama under water during Hurricane Dorian

This is an update from the Humane Society of Grand Bahama on how they survived Hurricane Dorian. The article written by Elisa which told of the terrifying times that this animal shelter went through during the height of the storm has been seen by many thousands of people. The storm has abated I believe …

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Hurricane Dorian tragedy: 6 brave souls are trapped inside the Humane Society of Grand Bahama with dogs and cats

animal shelter flooded

With Hurricane Dorian barely moving today after it left devastation across Freeport, Grand Bahama as well as other areas, a group of animal shelter volunteers are reported trapped at a local shelter. The Humane Society of Grand Bahama posted an appeal for help on Facebook earlier today stating: “The drains are not working. There …

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Wings of Rescue: First evacuation flight of shelter pets endangered by Hurricane Dorian set for Saturday

cat in cage

Wings of Rescue is a 501(c)3 charity founded in 2012, that is well-known for flying endangered pets from high intake and/or high-kill shelters to no-kill shelters from where they’re adopted into loving homes. On Saturday, the organization will be flying out the first evacuation of pets in the path of Hurricane Dorian. A Facebook …

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