Hundreds of cats, dogs displaced by Irma arrive in N.J.

MORRISTOWN — Shelters in New Jersey are no stranger to helping animals escape from danger, after hundreds of pets were relocated after Hurricane Harvey. Now that Hurricane Irma has hit Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas, shelters are stepping up to the plate to accept more pets.

St. Hubert’s Waystation program welcomed 232 animals to Morristown Airport Saturday, working with Wings of Rescue and Humane Society of the United States to facilitate a transport out of Tampa Bay, said Ann Zilla, vice president of communication and development.

“It’s crazy, but that’s what we do. It’s 232 animals that are …read more

Source: Morris

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