Thursday, September 08, 2005

Katrina: Pet-Related Resources, Stories, Photos

09/08/05 Katrina Update:

Donated to Red Cross Hurricane 2005 Relief

The disaster in the Gulf Coast has opened up an ongoing dialogue
in other communities throughout the U.S. How best to approach
any future emergency situations in which pets and their parents
might be inadvertently separated is now a hot topic.
Below is a link to a transcript from yesterday's chat with
the MSPCA on (09/07/05)

More on - a photo gallery of pets - some lost, some found, due to Katrina.

Here's a message board which allows people to communicate with one another regarding Katrina-related lost and found pets:

This is a heartbreaking story about a boy and his dog...and an official who did not allow said boy to bring his dog with him on a Houston-bound evacuation bus. You may have heard about this already, but here's the AP story:

A grassroots pet rescue site (including a Find Snowball Fund):

The U.S. Humane Society's web site. Features stories of Katrina
search and rescue and how they are doing.

The Capital Area Animal Welfare Society
Based in Baton Rouge, they help place displaced pets into foster homes.

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