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When Water Comes - Amazing Sandy Survivor Stories


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, storm, survivors )

Cher
- 516 days ago - all-creatures.org
Kinship Circle coordinates emergency sheltering for animals displaced by Hurricane Sandy. These animals live in a trailer as part of a Red Cross Shelter at Rutgers-New Brunswick University in Piscataway, NJ. When we concluded sheltering and search-rescue



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Penny C. (77)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 9:39 am
Thanks Cher.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (461)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 9:57 am
Thank goodness for organizations like these. All along the NJ sea coast, under the boardwalks, there used to be hundreds of feral cat colonies. Alley Cat Allies worked for 2 years to get the colony in Atlantic City under control.
Now, all these animals are gone.
 

kye j. (41)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 12:27 pm
Animals are the ones that suffer most at times of disasters
 

Darlene W. (297)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 3:00 pm
Bless all who help Mother Earth and her inhabitants
 

Joy Mcronald (121)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 3:57 pm
Noted.. Bless those that help the animals...
 

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 5:09 pm
Noted. Such incredibly moving stories. Thank goodness for Kinship Circle and all of the organizations that have worked so tirelessly to help all of the victims of Hurricane Sandy. And the courage of the victims is amazing. I do grieve for those who were lost. Thank you for sharing this story Cher.
 

Gloria H. (88)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 5:47 pm
Screw the shelters, I'd find a large carboard box and stay inside it with my cats.
 

Michelle R. (5)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 6:36 pm
noted
 

aj E. (162)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 6:39 pm
ty
 

Dianne D. (450)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 9:35 pm
I would live in my car with my cats too if a shelter wouldn't let us in. We need to change attitudes towards animals. You'd think we would have learned our lesson when Katrina hit. So glad some of these people looked out for their animals. We need to get used to these disasters because of what man has done to this earth.
 

Donna Hamilton (128)
Monday November 19, 2012, 2:51 am
Noted. Thanks, Cher.
 

Ruth S. (351)
Monday November 19, 2012, 4:34 am
I'm happy to hear that there are so many people that really care about the welfare of others.
 

pam w. (187)
Monday November 19, 2012, 6:54 am
We ALL need to have a plan for evacuation with our animals or a plan to live without power for up to a week! Those of us who live in earthquake-prone areas have a closet or a big box of all we need for our animals...you should, too.
 

Nancy C. (790)
Monday November 19, 2012, 7:38 am
Rachel Ray gave 500k from her pet food sales for Sandy animals. And yes, our own plan is essential. Watched the Dust Bowl last night and it's a reminder (along with our current mega storms) that no one is exempt from a possible catastrophe. We do pull together in charity and aid.
 

Danuta Watola (1159)
Monday November 19, 2012, 7:40 am
noted
 

Evelyn B. (81)
Monday November 19, 2012, 2:20 pm
Noted Tks. Cher.. Kudos to all the pet friendly places....
 

Carol H. (229)
Monday December 10, 2012, 4:55 am
noted, thanks Cher
 
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