Animals rescued from the Bahamas need homes

A group of Pinellas County animal rescue organizations are working together to find homes for 14 dogs and cats rescued from the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, a Category 5 storm that devastated the commonwealth early last month.

Compassion Kind, a St. Petersburg organization dedicated to global relief work that helps both humans and animals, is spearheading the project.

“We act as an animal rescue, but also are a humanitarian effort,” said founder Aja-Nikiya Estro. “It’s relief for all kinds, any living creature that is disadvantaged, marginalized. Our projects help poverty-stricken countries and have both a human and animal component.”

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