[This episode of Caring & Sharing originally aired on December 26, 2018, and was re-aired on January 3, 2019.]
It's kind of like a balance sheet, actually.
Move the numbers of stray, homeless or unwanted animals from that column to the "folks looking to adopt an animal" column. (With, if necessary, a quick stop at the spay/neuter clinic)
In fact, Animal Allies Humane Society has been so successful at that mission, including efforts to reduce the numbers of unwanted litters, that occasionally they can save lives a little further afield, taking in transports of animals from reservations and southern states and placing them in the willing arms of Northland residents.