Animal Outreach of Shelby County
Live release rate is calculated by dividing the number of all live releases (adopted, return to field, return to owner) by all intakes.
Annual Animal Statistics
2017
263 intake from community cat colonies
4 relinquished by owner
39 transferred in from other shelters/rescues
180 adopted
115 return to field
10 barn cat placements
100.00% Live release rate
2016
265 intake from community cat colonies
64 transferred in from other shelters/rescues
172 adopted
2 return to owner
145 return to field
2 died in care
2 euthanized by recommendation of the veterinarian
97%
2015
205 intake (we did not break intake out by categories this year)
139 adopted
63 return to field
2 euthanized by recommendation of the veterinarian
98.5%