Thursday, September 01, 2005

What about the pets left behind in the wake of Katrina?



"Some people were forced to leave their pets behind. Others were never able to evacuate at all." What has happened and is happening in the south right now is a nightmare for humans and the environment. But then I think about all of the pets left behind, swept away, or hurt.......The stories aren't getting better, are they? The Humane Society is organized and is on the ground: I'm making a donation to support their work.

You can too: GO HERE.

I'm going to give Picasso and Frida some extra attention tonight, and be thankful we're all safe.

4 comments:

Superinkygirl said...

I'm with you, Lelo. I've been crazy today trying to find information about how the animals are fairing. I get so upset just thinking about helpless animals suffering. I also donated today to the HSUS and I know that we will again. My babies are getting lots and lots of love and kisses right now.

little sister said...

thanks lelo...I've heard evacuees say they left their animals behind - one man died trying to get his cat. It's horrible for everyone.

stevie.be. said...

i saw something on cbs this morning about another company that is out helping the animals. i heard that they wouldn't allow them into the shelters with their human counter parts. i truly dislike seeing animals in pain. God bless.

Dan said...

Dan....I saw footage of animals floating on wood, sitting on roof tops...i REALLY hope they are getting the MUCH needed attention they deserve, as they are helpless and need us bad right now. God bless the animals of the storm. I did read a web article, that said many pet owners were having their pets put down, that they couldn;t care for them! Its sad. How could you leave a pet behind in a storm or other emergency. When you get a pet, its a commitment!!!! FOR LIFE! They are truely helpless and need humans to survive. More helpless than the people on rooftops. They can't talk, and when scared, many hide. Most stay silent, then die. They need help and compassion to......