This report is from a shelter in Maryland. From the Tri-County Animal Shelter (aka TCAS) Total number of animals brought in to the shelter between 1/1/10-7/31/10 is 6,358 Of the total 2,918 were cats. 190 cats adopted 682 cats rescued 64 cats reclaimed by their owners 872 cats euthanized for treatable illnesses 891 feral cats euthanized 43 healthy cats euthanized for no space 176 unhealthy cats euthanized. Of the total 2,217 were dogs. 308 dogs adopted 681 dogs rescued 624 dogs reclaimed by their owners 179 dogs euthanized for treatable illnesses 259 bully breeds euthanized 39 healthy dogs euthanized for no space 127 unhealthy dogs euthanized The remaining number of animals are wildlife, owners that are requesting that we euthanize, pocket pets such as hamsters, rabbits, gerbils, ferrets, guinea pigs and rats. This is why it's important to think long and hard before breeding your pet "just because."