Cats rescued from California fires suffer from burnt paws and smoke inhalation

Cats suffered burnt paws and smoke inhalation in Calif wild fires

Mass and rapid evacuations by residents caught up in the massive, raging California fires resulted in companion animals being left behind. The residents fled without their pets. It reminds me of the floods. It must have been rapid and terrifying. … please continue reading

Fake News! President Trump rescuing two cats from Hurricane Harvey floodwater

President Trump rescues cats from floodwater

This is a picture, which has gone viral to some extent, of President Trump manfully and heroically wading through Hurricane Harvey floodwater clinging onto a couple of cats (ginger tabbies) which he had apparently rescued single-handedly. A great promotional picture … please continue reading

Should ‘refugee’ dogs and cats from Hurricane Harvey be shipped to Chicago for adoption?

I do not know for sure but I wonder whether there is a better way of dealing with cats and dogs which have been separated from their owners due to the Houston floods caused by hurricane Harvey? Hundreds are being shipped out of Houston to Chicago and San Francisco where they will be readopted by new owners and living new homes. Could not the animals be kept down in the south, in Texas not far from Houston and their owners temporarily rehomed pending the repair of their own homes and then they could be reunited with their animals?

We are told by ABC 7 that dozens of dogs and cats have recently arrived at PAWS Chicago after a 23 hour trip from flooded Houston. Sixty-nine have been shipped to San Francisco in Northern California. These are just two … please continue reading

Photo gallery of cats being rescued during Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey rescued cats

There are eight photos of cats rescued during Hurricane Harvey which I gathered together after trawling the internet for a considerable time. There are far more photographs of rescued dogs. I am not sure what this signifies if anything. It … please continue reading

Pets are now allowed at Houston evacuee shelters in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

Cats in flood

According to an August 28 update by Alley Cat Allies, Houston evacuee shelters in the path of flood damage by Hurricane Harvey are now accepting pets. Their website announced “Pets are now allowed at Houston evacuee shelters in the aftermath of … please continue reading