Overcrowding at Maui Humane Society has staff putting out a desperate plea to the public. KITV4 speaks with Jenny Miller, interim CEO, “This is unprecedented, the increase of intake year over year is crazy, the number of strays coming in is really high, there’s no rhyme or reason with the summer months, and our last option is to reach out to the public with a real plea and ask if anyone can help us.”
KITV4: Maui animal shelters say there is an overpopulation of guinea pigs
There’s another animal overpopulation issue on Maui. Maui Humane Society says it’s actually a guinea pig and rabbit problem, and right now, has over 50 of the small animals. It has capacity for only 20.
KITV4: Maui Humane Society in Need of Foster Homes as Shelter Population Experiences a Surge
During the pandemic, animal shelters like the Maui Humane Society are experiencing an uptick in owner surrenders and stray intakes.
KITV4: Maui Humane Announces Retirement of Dr. Kim After 25 Years
“The amount of impact she has had on our organization and for our community’s animals can not be measured enough, we would not be where we are today without her. Dr. Kim has been a steady, dedicated advocate for our shelter and community animals,” said Director of Veterinary Services, Kelly Maguire.