BISSELL Pet Foundation is bringing hope to homeless pets this holiday season with its “Empty the Shelters – Holiday Hope” event from Dec. 1 – 17, 2023. On Maui, The Maui Humane Society is participating in the adoption event and is offering reduced adoption fees on all animals during the event.
Aloha kakou! My name is Kilo and I am this week’s Pet of The Week at Maui Humane Society! Nothing makes my heart sing like a good tennis ball! I can be a little shy meeting new people, but I really enjoy the company of other dogs, and tennis balls! Did I mention how much I love tennis balls?
The promotion runs Nov. 1 through Dec. 31. Funds from the program will be evenly distributed to three local nonprofits, with each nonprofit eligible for up to $15,000 in donations, including Maui Humane Society.
The kennel capacity for dogs at the Maui Humane Society has risen to a critical level, and the organization has issued an SOS for temporary foster homes.
The Maui Humane Society is urgently seeking temporary foster homes for dogs, with its kennels currently full with as many dogs doubled up as possible.
The five-year-old male feline survived Maui’s devastating Lahaina fires in August and lived in his neighborhood, which was considered a fire zone, for about a month before being picked up by Maui Humane Society rescuers.
“Diana had nowhere to take him back to, so she signed him over to Maui Humane Society, providing the path for him to move forward for adoption,” Smith said. “Then, I officially adopted him, giving me the ability to bring him to FieldHaven, where we will find him just the right home with a family who will cherish him as much as his Maui one did.”
Tepatasi cried when the rescuers called her with the news. Then, there was a tearful reunion when her beloved kitty was in her arms at last. Their story is helping heal hearts for so many others who have endured so much anguish after the Lahaina fires.
Rudy has been rescued! Maui Humane Society continues with save and reunite Lahaina pets and their owners
The Maui Humane Society continues to rescue dozens of animals from Lahaina every week, and reunites them with their owners. “Not being able to find him, and then not being able to go back to the house and continue looking for him that was heart wrenching. And the day I got the call, I was having a horrible day and it was just the greatest thing ever,” said Eline.
“Yeah she was inconsolable. It was the first day since the fire that I was really concerned about her because she just could not stop crying. And she was out with some friends trying to get her mind off things and I got that call ,it was absolutely amazing,” continued Kurt.
The Maui Police Department’s Crisis Intervention Team welcomed 16 new members to its list of trained personnel on Friday. he class of MPD officers and recruits, as well as representatives from the Maui Humane Society, Maui Memorial Medical Center and the Paia Youth and Cultural Center.
Maui Humane Society is currently working with internationally recognized experts in shelter medicine, infectious disease, and community cats in an effort to accelerate the rate at which cats are able to be rescued from the Lahaina burn zone.
“It was an emotional reunion for Rudy and his Ohana. He purred and purred as he was finally in his parents arms again. We are so grateful to be able to give this family a piece of the heart back. Mahalo to the woman that found Rudy for making sure he was fed, for not giving up on him and for bringing him in for care. Mahalo to all of our vet staff and veterinary volunteers from across the state for helping us provide the best care for Maui’s animals,”