A grieving pet owner and her husband have donated five acres of land in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, as a sanctuary to honor the pets that died or became seriously ill during the 2007 melamine-tainted petfood recall, according to a recent article . The couple lost six pets in the recall.
The memorial is scheduled to open on June 12.
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.