Amid the pandemic crisis that is currently sweeping the planet, many animal shelters are facing potential closure, and are desperately searching for homes for their four-legged inhabitants.
But one shelter in Florida has achieved its biggest success by finding their kennels are completely empty...
This global pandemic has brought the whole world to a complete standstill.
via: GettyAs most of you will be well aware by now, for the last couple of months, a deadly virus has been rapidly spreading across the planet.
Thanks to lockdowns being implemented all around the world, millions of people are now self-isolating at home.
via: GettyWhile medical researchers work tirelessly to find a vaccine, self-isolation has been deemed as the most effective method of preventing the spread of the virus.
People are being required to self-isolate for a least 2 weeks...
via: GettyWhich will understandably put a tremendous amount of pressure on local businesses that depend on customers to stay afloat.
Here in the States, the majority of bars and restaurants have already been forced to close their doors.
via: GettyWhich has put millions of jobs at risk.
And, sadly, it isn't only our restaurants and bars who are suffering.
via: GettyIt's our homeless animals, too.
Animal shelters have been suffering tremendously.
via: GettyAs a result of the quarantine regulations currently in place, animal shelters have been left with little choice but to close their doors.
Okay, our animals aren't actually at risk from the virus itself.
via: GettyDon't worry folks, it has already been confirmed that cats and dogs cannot catch the virus.
But, with staff being placed into lockdown...
via: GettyIt means that they are unable to come into work.
And, with no staff members able to care for the homeless pets living under their care...
via: GettyThe shelters are facing immediate closure.
So, as a result of this...
via: GettyThe shelters and humane societies are trying to place as many of these animals in homes as quickly as possible.
But it's proving to be a bit of a challenge.
via: GettyFor example, in Philadelphia, Morris Animal Refuge has now closed to the public until further notice, despite having around forty abandoned animals to rehome.
The biggest problem is that if their existing residents can't get rehomed...
Now's the time to be adopting!here.
This problem is imminent across the entire country...
via: ShutterstockBut one shelter in Florida has now achieved the impossible.