Posts tagged ‘Storm’

Pet Owners in Path of Tropical Storm Karen Urged to Prepare, Protect PetsNews from HSUS News: October 4, 2013 The Humane Society of the United States Offers Tips to Protect Pets  As Tropical Storm Karen takes form in the Gulf of Mexico, The Humane Society of the United States reminds residents along the coast in Alabama, Florida, [...]

Pet coke pile sits near storm basin, but where it drains unknownNews from Detroit Free Press: A large pile of petroleum coke, a byproduct of tar-sands oil refining, sits on a slab along the Detroit River near a storm-water catch basin, but state Department of Environmental Quality officials aren’t sure to where it drains. “That’s [...]

Displaced Super Storm Sandy Pets Arrive in Southern CaliforniaNews from NBC Bay Area: advertisement Dozens of cats and dogs displaced by Super Storm Sandy arrived in Southern California this weekend on a donated chartered Southwest Airlines flight. The group of 60 orphaned animals – who traveled on the cross-country flight from Newark, N.J., chaperoned by [...]

Fate of pets adds to stress of storm survivorsNews from Kansas City Star: NEW YORK – Kate and Warren Sherwood had to think quickly about what to take when Superstorm Sandy’s surge flooded their barrier island and caused five houses on their block to burn to the ground. Luckily for their two black cats, Schwartz [...]

Residents in Path of Tropical Storm Issac Urged to Include Pets in Disaster PlansNews from Opposing Views: As Tropical Storm Isaac threatens to gather strength as it moves westward over the Caribbean Sea, The Humane Society of the United States reminds residents in Puerto Rico, the Caribbean islands, Florida and other Gulf states to prepare [...]