The purpose of the Morehouse Humane Society is to aid in the relief from suffering and rehabilitation of abused and abandoned animals which are brought into the Bastrop City Shelter by the city Animal Control Officer; to help stop over population of these animals; to provide human care and treatment of these animals; to seek to reunite animals with their rightful owners or find suitable homes for those without owners; to prevent cruelty of animals; to provide humane euthanasia when it is deemed a last resort in order to end an animal’s suffering in a hopeless situation; and to promote education teaching responsible pet ownership.