You Wouldn’t Abandon Your Child, Would You?
From the U.K.’s Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals:
Animals are part of the family too. Last year the RSPCA received reports of 70,314 abandoned animals. That’ is an increase of 58.7% since 2007.
How many animals are abandoned in the U.S.? From the ASPCA:
Because there is no national reporting requirement for animal abuse, there is no way to track the number of abandoned animals each year. However, we do know 6-8 million companion animals enter shelters nationwide every year. This number includes animals abandoned on the street (found animals) and animals seized after private abandonment in homes or apartments.
Entry filed under: Animals (Other Than Us).