These Pets Evacuated from the Florida Keys


Prior to Hurricane Irma, the Humane Society of Broward County took in 55 cats and 5 dogs from the Upper Keys Animal Shelter to ride out the storm safely. Last week, after the hurricane had passed, the UPAS staff drove back to their shelter and assessed the area. While their building is still standing, they felt it was in the best interest of the animals that they remain at the HSBC to find new homes.

Below are just five of the dozens of remaining lovable, adoptable evacuees from Key Largo. To learn more about them, scroll to the bottom of the post. For more information, please call 954-989- 3977 ext. 6. To view all pets available for adoption or to make a donation to help the shelter, click here.

Important Note: Throughout the storm, many stray animals were surrendered to the shelter. If you have lost your pet and see it listed on our website, please call the Animal Admissions line at 954-266-6873. Because we have been receiving a lot of phone calls since the storm, chances are you will be sent to a voice mailbox. However, please list your name, phone number, and say that your pet was turned in and is listed on the website. Be sure to mention the pet’s ID number. A member from that team will call you back as soon as they can.

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Meet the Upper Keys Evacuees


Mocha (ID 582593)

Mocha 582593

Description: 2 years old, male
Personality: Mocha is a high-energy boy! We don’t know a lot about him just yet, but we can already tell he is playful and affectionate.

Pumpkin (ID 582575)

Pumpkin and family

Description: 2 years old, female
Personality: Pumpkin came to the HSBC with her four children. They have all been adopted already, but Miss Pumpkin is still waiting for her forever home. She is very gentle and is quite happy around people and other cats.

Louie (ID 582591)

Louie 582591

Description: 6 years old, male
Personality: Louie is a big ol’ lovebug! This husky fella is gentle and happy as can be.

Lili (ID 582569)

Lili 582569

Description: 6 years old, female
Personality: We cannot get enough of Lili. This sweet, calm girl just has the most precious face. Everyone stops and fawns over her.

Mango (ID 582548)

Mango 582548

Description: 10 months old, male
Personality: Mango and his sister Cassie (ID 582547) are the best of friends. They spend all day playing together, and we’d love to find a home for the two of them.

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