How many pets have been abandoned?
More than 100 pets abandoned every day in UK
Unfortunately, recession has also a negative effect on petsâ€™ lives. Statistics do not look too good at all. Believe it or not, more than 100 pets are abandoned every day in UK. This is definitely something. Families can no longer afford to feed them. This is terrible. Not too many people know that 40,595 animals were abandoned in 2011 compared to 24,638 in 2007. Needless to say, the number of pets being abandoned has risen by 65 per cent.