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.
“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,”
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.
“Everything’s gone, but your pets are your ‘ohana. That’s all that’s important,” she said. “I think he stayed alive knowing how much I loved him and knowing that she will come back looking for me. Cause every morning I squeeze him and tell him that I love him.”
Rescue dog is reunited with his owners after fleeing Maui wildfires and being burnt on his paws, legs, back and body
PUBLISHED: 10:56 EDT, 17 August 2023 A dog that was rescued after the wildfires in Maui has been reunited with its owners. The heartwarming tale was shared by the Maui Humane Society, which has played a leading role in rescuing and caring for animals after the fires...