Two-thirds of Swiss shelter animals find homes

According to the Swiss Animal Protection organisation, 43% of Swiss households have at least one pet, often a cat. In 2018 there were 1.6 million pet cats, 505,000 dogs in the country.
Switzerland has 19.5 cats per 100 inhabitants, making it one of the top cat-loving nations in Europe, says the SAP. On the other hand, cats are also the animals most found in shelters, with more than 10,000 there last year.