HONOLULU (KHON2) — Maui Humane Society (MHS) is searching for people who find themselves serious about fostering. Now is the time to unfold the season of pleasure and foster an animal to assist preserve their shelters empty.
If you’re contemplating adopting an animal, MHS mentioned appointments are now not crucial — please arrive on the shelter between 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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There are presently 252 animals within the shelter, which incorporates 99 canine, 126 cats, 10 rabbits, 10 guinea pigs, 5 turtles and two geese.
MHS mentioned being a foster helps put together the animals for adoption right into a everlasting residence. It additionally creates invaluable house within the shelter to accommodate different homeless animals.
The timeframe of fostering an animal might be anyplace from a number of days to some months.
According to Marketing Manager Katie Shannon, MHS needs to severely decrease the animal inhabitants, particularly canine, in its kennel.
On a mean week, MHS has 50 canine in its care. MHS mentioned it presently has 41 canine in foster and 58 within the kennels.
This is a chance for folks with no prior fostering expertise, to open their coronary heart and residential to an animal,” mentioned Shannon. Shelters all around the nation are experiencing an elevated inhabitants of animals within the shelter, together with most of the shelters we companion with for switch via our Wings of Aloha program. That means, we have now more animals right here that want homes.”
For more data on fostering or adopting go to www.mauihumanesociety.org.