You Wouldn’t Abandon Your Child, Would You?

June 21, 2014 at 10:50 AM Leave a comment

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.

(Via.)

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.

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