LOCATION: NEW YORK
Rates of pet adoption in the U.S. are soaring
They jumped as much as 40% in 2020
People have sought pets to help them cope with isolation
NAME: LESLIE GRANGER, PRESIDENT AND CEO, BIDEAWEE
"Bideawee is a 118-year-old animal welfare organization, one of the oldest no-kill animal welfare organizations in the country."
"We've had an incredible demand for people who want to foster and to adopt for the past year and we're not seeing it slow down. People are still coming in."
Bideawee has been finding homes for animals since 1903
The shelter currently has about 40 pets up for adoption
Kittens like 4-week-old Bodie are looking for a home