Your SPCA for Monterey County responded to help people and pets affected by the Soberanes Fire. Remember – if you are ever given orders to evacuate, please bring your pets with you. If you need assistance, call us at 831-373-2631.
The SPCA took in 232 pets displaced by the fire, including 57 cats, 45 dogs, 88 chickens, 6 goats, 6 ducks, 5 turkeys, 5 horses, 4 guinea hens, 3 donkeys, 3 parakeets, 3 fish, 1 parrot, 1 rabbit, 1 lamb, 1 turtle, 1 tarantula, 1 king snake, and 1 leopard gecko. After weeks or months in our care, all of the rescued pets were returned to their owners.
We also provided free food, supplies, and emergency evacuation services to hundreds more. As needed and when conditions allowed, our disaster team worked to rescue animals from evacuated areas.
This was all provided at absolutely no charge.
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Thank you all for your amazing support. We thank all the fire fighters and first responders and our hearts are with everyone affected by the fire.