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  • Pets and disaster preparedness

    Pets and disaster preparedness

    Question: With recent hurricanes, severe snow storms, and tornadoes, what can I do to prepare my pet for such an event? Answer: It’s great that you are thinking ahead on how to protect your pet if disaster strikes. Over 97 percent of pet owners say they would take their pets with them if they were […]

  • 10 cat pictures from Hurricane Sandy

    10 cat pictures from Hurricane Sandy

    Hurricane Sandy has passed, and now the healing and cleanup begins. Here are 10 pictures of cats before, during, and after the storm that devastated the east coast. Culled from the Internet, some images include happy reunions. As the recovery efforts continue, more help is needed. To contribute to rescue efforts, please visit In Defense […]

  • Hurricane Sandy causes devastation, pet evacuations

    Hurricane Sandy causes devastation, pet evacuations

    As Hurricane Sandy continues to cause destruction in the Northeast and inland, images of the devastation show evidence of the storm’s immense power. Sadly, more than 50 people have already lost their lives in the storm, including a Brooklyn couple, Jessie Streich-Kest and Jacob Vogelman, who were killed by a falling tree while walking their […]

  • Animals of Hurricane Sandy: You can help

    Animals of Hurricane Sandy: You can help

    Superstorm Sandy continues to wreak havoc along the East Coast, triggering power outages, fires, and tremendous flooding in areas of New York and New Jersey. With entire towns under water, rescuers are frantically working to bring relief and supplies to individuals stranded in the most devastated areas. Our pets are among the most vulnerable during […]