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Woman Takes in 97 Homeless Dogs During Hurricane Dorian

79 of them are staying in her bedroom.




A woman in Nassau, Bahamas, took in 97 homeless dogs ahead of Hurricane Dorian.

Chella Phillips wrote on Facebook that she was keeping 79 of them in her master bedroom. She posted a series of photos of her makeshift shelter.

Conditions were as crowded as you’d imagine, but Phillips, founder of the Voiceless Dogs of Nassau shelter, said none of the dogs had tried to jump on her bed.

“We have barricaded the refuge and nobody is outside, the music is playing in all directions of the house and the AC is blowing for them,” she wrote. “I managed to bring some less fortunate ones and I really appreciate some of you donating for crates. I really needed it for the scared ones and the sick ones.”

She added: “We may not get hit as hard as other islands and the saddest part is that after the hurricane leave the Bahamas, some islands will take a long time to recover. Each island has abundance of homeless dogs, my heart is so broken for the ones without a place to hide a CAT 5 monster and only God can protect them now.”

CNN reported that it tried to reach Phillips on Tuesday but was not successful.

Post-hurricane, she plans to continue her work of finding homes for the dogs.

Read more at CNN

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