Pets Losing Homes Due to Their Families' Economic Troubles
In this case, in Chicago but, across the nation, many heart broken and distressed families are bringing their animals into shelters, no longer able to care for them.
In some cases, the families have been forced to relocate into housing that cannot accommodate their pets.
From the article:
"We're also finding many stray pets that had microchips implanted by their owners for identification purposes, yet once contacted the owners aren't rushing in to reclaim their lost pets. It's heartbreaking," Kent said.
Directors believe it's a reflection of tough economic times and owners who can no longer care for their pets.
The original article can be found here.