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Forgotten Friends of the Financial Crisis
The economic downturn has brought on many unexpected consequences—one of which is a rise in the number of homeless pets. Abandoning a house sometimes translates into leaving everything behind, including the family cat or dog. First Coast News reports that because many people find themselves having to take up residence in pet-unfriendly apartments, shelter populations are surging and new homes are hard to find.
If you've found yourself in a situation where you have to leave your pets, see what you could do to keep the family together. If you're a pet lover, see what you can do to help.
Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you had to give a pet away because you couldn't keep it anymore? How did you manage?