Seventy-five cats and dogs were evacuated from Louisiana to Massachusetts on Saturday as Hurricane Ida approached the Gulf Coast.
The pets included 36 dogs and 39 cats, according to MSPCA-Angell. There were 20 puppies and a 13-year-old poodle named Bronx who was living at Jefferson Animal Welfare Services' shelter just outside New Orleans.
The transport of these animals to Massachusetts helped open critical space in Louisiana shelters for any animals that might be left homeless as a result of the storm.
Upon arriving at Hanscom Air Force Base on Saturday, the animals were taken to the Northeast Animal Shelter in Salem. The animals will be in quarantine through Monday, but will eventually be available for adoption.
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