“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.”
“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,”
The Maui Humane Society has been actively involved in rescuing and sheltering animals affected by the wildfire. They provide emergency veterinary care, temporary housing, and facilitate reunions between pets and their owners.
Cat trappers discovered kittens hiding in the rubble from a deadly wildfire in Hawaii, a nonprofit said. Now the baby animals have been reunited with their mom,
Three kittens lost during the wildfires have been found safe in the burn zone nearly a month and a half later, the Maui Humane Society announced on Wednesday.
Heroic rescuers who dedicate their lives to saving “Fire Cats” after wildfires decimated Paradise in California, have traveled to Maui. Their unique skills and experience are helping save the day on the island. “Here is a rare sighting of two different species of cat rescuers together: Shannon Jay and Joy Smith of FieldHaven Feline Center. They landed in Maui this morning and went right to work.”
The Maui Humane Society is caring for more than 20 burned animals that survived the Lahaina wildfire.
Prior to gaining access to the Lahaina burn zone, MHS conducted daily searches around its perimeter. Once it was granted permission to enter on Aug. 26, escorted by the National Guard, it did so in a coordinated effort with the Greater Good Charities trapping team and the Hawai‘i Animal Kuleana Alliance. Along with dogs and cats, rescuers have also been finding pigs, goats, chickens, parrots and tortoises, a HAKA representative tells us.
The Maui Humane Society is caring for more than 20 burned animals that survived the Lahaina wildfire. The animals need constant care, including daily bandage changes, pain medication and antibiotics.
The Maui Humane Society, along with animal rescue groups, including Greater Good Charities, have been granted access to the Lahaina burn zone to search for animals that survived the fire.