With Trauma Too Deep To Cope, She Wedged Herself Between The Walls

A dog, named Kita, was found on a large piece of property. When she was rescued, she was confused and afraid. She couldn’t comprehend that these humans wanted to give her proper food and shelter, and above all, a second chance at life.

Kita was too overwhelmed to handle it so she did what she had to in order to cope… she shut down completely. Her rescue journey began with her suffering and it was completely heartbreaking.

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Once Kita was taken to her foster home, she curled into a tiny ball. She made herself so small that she could wedge herself between the walls. When Kita did move from that spot, she’d sit and stare into the corner of the room. The walls were her shield, her barrier, her protection. It was gut-wrenching.

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Her foster mom explains, in the video below, that even when

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Johnson County animal shelters wrestle to cope with surge in ‘pandemic pet’ returns

Neighborhood animal rescue groups say they are going through an inflow of “pandemic pet” returns alongside with a unexpected fall in adoptions as the earth starts to return to normal.

The Shawnee Mission Submit talked to Melissa’s 2nd Prospects in Shawnee, Pawsitive Tails Doggy Rescue in Olathe, and The Rescue Venture, a foster-centered method covering the Kansas Metropolis metro space.

All three rescue teams expert a spectacular increase very last year in pet adoptions, a trend viewed throughout the nation as persons caught at household through the early months of the pandemic rushed to uncover animals to maintain them business or break the monotony of keep-at-property orders.

Now, these exact same groups are viewing the reverse effects.

As households re-build some of their pre-pandemic routines and individuals return to in-individual do the job, pets are becoming returned at alarming rates.

“None of the rescue [shelters] can even attempt to

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