Monday, September 15, 2008

Houston SPCA

" Noah would feel right at home at the Houston SPCA, which has taken in about a thousand animals from communities enduring a major beating from Hurricane Ike.

In addition to hundreds of dogs and cats, the shelter collected horses, ducks, goats, iguanas and even a bear as part of its menagerie in the days leading up to the storm — which crashed ashore before dawn Saturday.

Houston SPCA President Patricia Mercer compared it to the Biblical ark, and the rescue center has taken in the Galveston Island Humane Society animals as well as those from the Brazoria County and Bay Area SPCA in Galveston County, she said. Some of the staff from the other organizations accompanied "


Balceroregontr said...

It is wonderful to read how they prepared in advance for this hurricane.

Caroline said...

i am pleased that this time some preparation was taken to prevent as many animals and people from being hurt or stranded because of this hurricane.

alpha99wolf said...

The Houston SPCA does outstanding work. Their preparation ahead of time saved many animals. Working with other organizations, they did wonders.