Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Over three dozen animals have arrived in Massachusetts from St. Thomas looking for a safe haven after surviving both the coronavirus pandemic and two hurricanes.
The 38 animals, a mix of cats and dogs, have struggled to get adopted from The Humane Society of St. Thomas ever since Hurricane Maria and Hurricane Irma each struck St. Thomas in 2017. And now, the COVID-19 pandemic has crippled tourism to the island, squashing their hopes of being adopted even further.
However, the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA) has