Demand remains high for pets at U.S. shelter

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

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