Following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, California-based premium pet food manufacturer Perfection Pet Foods is providing free cat and dog food to Houston-area animal shelters that are accepting displaced animals. Thanks to a partnership with local retailers and non-profit groups, the product was delivered on September 12. Hundreds of displaced and stranded pets will receive the nutrition they desperately need.
Perfection Pet Foods worked alongside Animeals on Wheels, an organization that caters to disabled adults and seniors who are homebound and on limited fixed budgets.
Numerous pet food companies are supporting pets and pet owners affected by Hurricane Harvey.
I and love and you dog and cat food brand sent 20,000 dog and cat meals to the Convention Center in Houston, Texas in their ‘Hearts Fur Harvey’ relief campaign. I and love and you is dedicating the month of September to supporting rescue and shelter partners working hard to save the lives of those animals affected by Hurricane Harvey in Houston. Consumers can sign up to donate a meal in their name to an animal in need.
To aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Houston and surrounding areas, Purina is making a donation of US$25,000 to Greater Good to support people and pets who have been affected.
Tuffy’s Pet Foods launched a GoFundMe page for others who wish to pledge their support to the pets and pet owners who have been severely challenged by Hurricane Harvey.
Pet food retailer Paw Naturals is collecting pet food and supplies to send with Alive Rescue, a disaster relief organization focused on pets.
New shelter data casts doubt on whether the pet population and pet ownership are truly growing.
While the pandemic caused unprecedented suffering worldwide in 2020, the disruptions to dogs, cats and other pets adoption numbers may normalize in 2021.