BY THE NUMBERS: Babies on Board

Category: Animal Lovers, Blog, Spring 2015 128 0

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March through September is baby season for many animals. Here’s how to count some of San Diego’s youngest creatures.


11,025

Number of kittens adopted since San Diego Humane Society’s Kitten Nursery opened in 2009


11

Number of newborn kittens in the largest litter that arrived with their mother to the Kitten Nursery


50

Volunteers who work in the Kitten Nursery, providing 10-12 hours per volunteer each month


200+

Foster homes needed to care for kittens in need; the greatest need is for FOSTER FAMILIES WILLING TO BOTTLE-FEED

28

The number of teeth a puppy has, out of the 42 permanent teeth it will have as an adult


6—12

The age in months a dog reaches maturity and can reproduce, with smaller dogs maturing faster than larger breeds


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