More than 50 pets have arrived in Chicago after being impacted by Hurricane Ian.
In the wake of the destruction left behind by Hurricane Ian, PAWS Chicago arrived in the city with more than 50 pets from areas impacted by the storm.
Employees and volunteers from the Chicago shelter traveled to take in animals that were already in shelters in areas hit hardest by the storm, making space for the influx of animals displaced by the hurricane. Rescuers worked to help empty shelters that were damaged or struggling with a collapse of infrastructure.
Shelters like the Gulf Coast Humane Society in Fort Myers had to shut down due to power outages and a lack of water and staff.
Here are some things you can consider doing:
Those who want to help the effort to rescue animals impacted by the storm can participate in the following ways, according to PAWS: