MADISON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Hundreds of pets have been left homeless after the devastating earthquakes in Puerto Rico, but now, after an incredibly long journey, a shelter in New Jersey is giving many of them a new life.With All Eyes On Minneapolis, NYPD Says It Is Prepared For Reaction To Derek Chauvin Verdict
They traveled more than 1,000 miles from the earthquake-ravaged island. The animals are now ready to be adopted into forever homes.READ MORE: Derek Chauvin Trial Is In Jury’s Hands After Both Sides Make Closing Arguments
The effort was made possible by the nonprofits The Sato Project and Wings of Rescue.
“They’re already gone through a vetting process. They’ve already been treated clinically, so their chances for adoption are pretty great,” said Eric Larnick, with the Sato Project.MORE NEWS: Former Vice President Walter Mondale Dead At 93
The organizations also delivered supplies to the people of Puerto Rico.