130 Dogs and Cats Flown from Crowded Shelters and Life on the Streets into Forever Homes

Alexandra Lloyd Courtesy of The Sato Project

Planes, trains, and automobiles! There are plenty of ways to travel and just as many ways to meet the perfect adoptable pet.

For 130 cats and dogs from Puerto Rico, a plane proved to be the perfect mode of transportation to get from living alone to the warm, loving home of a forever family.

The Sato Project collaborated with Wings of Rescue and Greater Good Charities to charter a plane for the dozens of adoptable pets — who were living in overcrowded shelters or on the street before boarding — and flew them from Puerto Rico to New Jersey, where many of the animals were greeted on the ground by their new families.

The cats and dogs who made the flight, but did not match with a potential adopter before they took off, are available for adoption at Humane Pennsylvania, Broward County Humane,

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Eli’s Eats in the Streets food truck for sale after owner Gary Lokers’ ‘near-death experience’

For someone looking to break into the food truck scene, there’s an opportunity to get a food trailer with some history in the Blue Water Area. 



a sign on the side of a road: Gary Lokers, owner of local food truck Eli’s Eats in the Streets, is selling his food trailer with an asking price ranging from $38,000 to $50,000. Lokers has been operating the food truck since 2017.


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Gary Lokers, owner of local food truck Eli’s Eats in the Streets, is selling his food trailer with an asking price ranging from $38,000 to $50,000. Lokers has been operating the food truck since 2017.

Gary Lokers, owner of Eli’s Eats in the Streets, is selling his food trailer with an asking price of $50,000. 

“It has value,” he said. “You can buy this today and it’ll be making you money by the end of the week.” 

Lokers is selling the trailer after a “near-death experience”  has led him to pursue new avenues. 

“A near death experience makes you look at your life differently,” he said on his business Facebook page. 



a man wearing a hat: Gary Lokers, owner of Eli's Eats in the Streets, makes a pepperoni pizza in Port Huron on April 7, 2020.


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Gary Lokers, owner of Eli’s

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