A perfect storm of mass pet abandonments and overburdened shelters follows Peurto Rico’s hurricane damage

Cats in the aftermath of hurricane maria on puerto rico

Associated Press presents a dire situation concerning the cats and dogs of Puerto Rico. Hurricane Maria devastated the island and shattered the animal shelter system while cat and dog owners have taken to abandoning their pets in large numbers for … please continue reading

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

Newly adopted kitten washed away with family home in Hurricane Harvey floodwater

Cat rescued from Houston flood waters is doing well

A Houston family had just adopted a tabby kitten. The kitten was micro-chipped and registered with Harris County Veterinary Public Health. The registered ownership had not been transferred to the family at the time the disaster struck and their home … please continue reading

Florida animal shelter flies all its animals to California ahead of Hurricane Irma

Cats an dogs being loaded onto Wings of Rescue plane to be flown to California ahead of Irma (Photo: Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group)

Hurricane Irma is due to land in Florida on Saturday. Broward County shelter wanted to clear their facility entirely by shipping them up to California to make way for disaster victims. A well oiled machine lept into action. They called … 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