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Need for adoptions as animals are displaced because of Isaac

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Amarillo, TX - The demand for homes for animals in our area increases as animals are displaced because of Hurricane Isaac.

Hundreds of dogs and cats are already being transported to Texas as many of the shelters in the states closer to Hurricane Isaac empty out to bring in the displaced animals.

But with shelters already packed in our area, it may be difficult to bring in any more.

"We are basically full to capacity right now. I've got really no space for any cats or dogs. I've got about 80 something dogs right now and 42 or 43 cats," said Kelley Mickey with the Amarillo SPCA.

To make sure animals have a home now and after the storm, Mickey is hoping people will come and adopt animals out from the shelters so there is room for the displaced ones.

The Amarillo SPCA says they are just hoping more people will notice the need and help get these animals homes.

"You are saving a life, you are freeing space where we can take in other animals, it's just a win-win situation for everybody all around," added Mickey.