The Blue Cross of India rescued 17 canines, 9 buffaloes, 5 cows, and 6 calves from Villivakkam and Kolathur areas, which had been rescued and placed on excessive floor. “When we went to rescue one animal in a water-logged area, we found many animals were trapped. They were standing on the wall, chairs, and etc. The cattle in the inundated areas went inside a compound which was lower than the road, as they didn’t know how to get out of that compound when the water started rising, and we found them swimming. When the team spotted them, they were immediately rescued and left on high grounds safely,” stated Dawn Williams, General Manager, Blue Cross of India.
He added that the campus has solely 5 animals that had been deserted and the remaining had been placed on excessive grounds. Also, activists stated that during these rains there weren’t huge numbers whereas rescuing animals.
“We focused on North and South Chennai where areas were affected by inundation, Here and there we found animals that got stuck. However, the number was not high this time compared to the Chennai floods in 2015. While rescuing, one of the challenging situations was when a lake near Mudichur was opened, the water gushed into the locality, there was a mother dog and three puppies who were stranded between two channels of water. It took a lot of time whole rescuing them safely,” stated Dinesh Baba, an animal activist.
More than 10 animals, together with canines, puppies, and cattle, had been saved in Tiruvallur, the activist Sai Vignesh, who runs Almighty Animal Sanctuary stated. He is looking for adopters for the rescued canines and puppies. Recently, the rescue heart constructed secure housing for the cattle after elevating funds, which might accommodate animals during the wet season.