Though we started our endeavor to help reunite lost pets in August, 2011, we had not kept track of the pets. We started doing so in January, 2014.
Supporters of Missouri Lost & Found paws share postings with us for lost and found pets in the St Louis and Rolla metropolitan communities. Thru the great community of volunteers that we have established, many pets are reunited. While we may not have a direct hand in each and every animal posted, we believe that by tracking the incoming number of lost and found animals in our Greater St Louis and Rolla metropolitan communites, we can raise awareness of how many animals are going missing on a monthly basis. We were astonished by the first month, January 2014. We do not have the metrics for the countless animals going directly into shelters. We can only imagine how high the numbers could vary per month.
Stay tuned for more info as we develop this feature...