Wings of Rescues saves 100+ animals from high kill shelters in O - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo -

Wings of Rescues saves 100+ animals from high kill shelters in OK

(Source Wings of Rescue) (Source Wings of Rescue)
(Source Wings of Rescue) (Source Wings of Rescue)
(Source Wings of Rescue) (Source Wings of Rescue)

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (KSWO)- On Saturday, a Wings of Rescue freedom flight safely airlifted 107 at-risk shelter pets, including 11 cats from overcrowded, high-kill shelters in Oklahoma to their new homes.  Some of those animals were from Chickasha, Altus, and Hinton shelters.

The plane departed from Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City to no-kill shelters in Oregon. According to Wings of Rescue, several rural shelters in Oklahoma use inhumane forms of euthanasia and almost 3 million animals are euthanized annually nationwide. To date, Wings of Rescue has saved 23,825 shelter pets!

Copyright 2017 KSWO. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Report: Barton said he'd go to Capitol Police over photo

    Report: Barton said he'd go to Capitol Police over photo

    Thursday, November 23 2017 1:12 AM EST2017-11-23 06:12:14 GMT
    Thursday, November 23 2017 9:53 AM EST2017-11-23 14:53:31 GMT

    A published report says U.S. Rep. Joe Barton of Texas told a woman to whom he had sent sexually explicit photos, videos and messages that he would report her to U.S. Capitol Police for exposing his behavior.

    A published report says U.S. Rep. Joe Barton of Texas told a woman to whom he had sent sexually explicit photos, videos and messages that he would report her to U.S. Capitol Police for exposing his behavior.

  • Macy's parade begins with balloons, bands and security

    Macy's parade begins with balloons, bands and security

    Thursday, November 23 2017 12:32 AM EST2017-11-23 05:32:23 GMT
    Thursday, November 23 2017 9:53 AM EST2017-11-23 14:53:28 GMT

    The parade will feature heavy security, including officers with assault weapons and portable radiation detectors, sharpshooters on rooftops and sand-filled city sanitation trucks poised as barriers to traffic.

    The parade will feature heavy security, including officers with assault weapons and portable radiation detectors, sharpshooters on rooftops and sand-filled city sanitation trucks poised as barriers to traffic.

  • Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

    Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 1:51 AM EST2017-11-22 06:51:40 GMT
    Thursday, November 23 2017 9:37 AM EST2017-11-23 14:37:12 GMT

    Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Gabby Douglas are among the women who have publicly said they were among the doctor's victims.

    Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Gabby Douglas are among the women who have publicly said they were among the doctor's victims.

Powered by Frankly