Cats rescued from Hurricane Harvey are now available for adoption at the Humane Society

WACO, Texas - "Some were in pretty pathetic shape because you know getting displaced they had to live in cages." says Executive Director for the Humane Society for Central Texas, Don Bland.

He's talking about these cute kittens.

Don Bland says the cats have been through a lot. 

Bland adds "Some had to have some medical care, but most of them just needed TLC and nothing that a good grooming and good food and nutrition, and care will help them tremendously adjust."

Families had to give up many of these cats because of Hurricane Harvey.

"There were a lot of tears involved sometimes, some people by the time they have done this they have been displaced for quite a while trying to keep up with everything, and they came to the realization that they had to get rid of some cats," Bland explains. 

Leaving a pet is heartbreaking for everyone involved. 

Bland says  "Its hard on animals too, just like when an animal loses a caregiver  through death, the animal grieves also..and we see that"

Bland describes all the Harvey cats as socialable, friendly, and have already adjusted pretty quickly in the shelter. 

"There is a lot of variety among the cats so if you're interested in a cat now is the time and if you want to help someone that was displaced by Harvey and take these pets back into a home...you want to help? now is the time to do your part," says Bland.

And since these cats are sponsored, that means the adoption fee is waived. 


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