“Stuck at home during the pandemic shutdown, Nevada County residents reacted in much the same way as the rest of the nation. They took up new hobbies, they binge-watched their favorite shows and they learned how to Zoom.
They also adopted new family members.
All over the country, animal shelters have reported massive upswings in the numbers of animals they’ve been able to adopt out or place in foster homes, noted an April article in Wired. Kitty Block, president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, told Wired the rates of fostering, in particular, have increased by 90% in some cities.”
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