The Whatcom Humane Society is caring for rabbits, hamsters, gerbils, mice, domestic rats, birds and a tarantula. The animals seem to be in "good physical and mental condition."
BELLINGHAM — More than 75 animals were rescued from a burning pet-supply store in Bellingham, but some birds and a python remain missing.
The Bellingham Herald reports the Whatcom Humane Society is caring for 78 animals that were rescued as Hohl Feed & Seed burned early Monday in downtown Bellingham.
Whatcom Humane Society Executive Director Laura Clark says the animal shelter received rabbits, hamsters, gerbils, mice, domestic rats, birds and a tarantula.
Clark says the animals are fine and seem to be in “good physical and mental condition.”
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They are not available for adoption.
Fire crews responded to the fire at 4:20 a.m. Monday.
Crews managed to save some of the animals from the store, which was destroyed by the fire.