Thanks to that added attention, animal lovers around the world were soon made aware of Rush's sad situation, among them a couple from California who had recently lost their beloved pet. They were moved enough to reach out to SICSA and go about the adoption process which, late last week, was approved.
"We are so excited to announce that Rush has a new family!" the shelter wrote on Facebook. "The adoptive family has an amazing story of how they heard about Rush and how he was their destiny."
Here's a video of Rush's new family discussing how destiny played a role in giving the dog a home of his own: