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Cat Rescue ORGS Neeeded to Foster Katrina Rescued Cats
Date: Mon, Nov 21, 2005, 10:42am
To: Subject: [adl] FW:
*Need for Katrina Fosters Is Ongoing*
Reply*to: , (Marcus, Carol)
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11/18/05: Need For Katrina Fosters Is Ongoing
On a single day, (November 14) Animal Rescue New Orleans saves 13 cats,
puppies, and 22 dogs. Multiply that times many days and you can
our need for space.
Each day, rescued animals are transported to the Best
Friends shelter in Tylertown, Mississippi.
When the Best Friends facility is
full, we have nowhere to bring animals.
We currently have more than 3,000 locations in our database where
have been reported hiding under porches and homes.
While our dedicated food/water volunteers continue to sustain animals in
and around New Orleans,
we can step up humane trapping and shelter with the help of foster
QUALIFICATIONS TO FOSTER KATRINA ANIMALS:
* * 501c3 NO-KILL Organization
* * Can safely transport animals to your shelter.
* * Will upload each animal's identity info/photo on petfinder.com and
* * Agree to hold Katrina animals in foster for a minimum of 3 months.
* * If guardian comes forward during that time, agree to release the
* * Ideal groups can take at least 10 animals.
HOW TO FOSTER KATRINA ANIMAL:
1. Fill out Best Friends forms IMMEDIATELY. They're moving quickly
through *their list of qualified 501c3s due to urgent need. If you've
*out forms, and meet qualifications above, you will be contacted.
******If you are an organization who can foster left-behind
*******If you are an individual who can foster a
left-behind companion animal
2. If your organization has worked with JANE GARRISON/DAVID MEYER
********Rescue New Orleans) or KINSHIP CIRCLE-and meets
all qualifications * above-fill out application AND email Kathi
McDermott for some
********Kathi McDermott, Community Program Manager, Best
Friends Animal Society:
FOR ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS, INFORMATIONABOUT FOSTERING KATRINA ANIMALS:
Karla Osbeck: 310-800-7011
UPDATE FROM THE FIELD
11/16/05: 50 Cats Rescued from Bulldozer Animal Rescue New Orleans
(ARNO) and Alley Cat Allies
(ACA) rescued 50 cats today from a trailer park in Kenner (near the New
Orleans airport). FEMA plans to bulldoze the park in order to put up
trailers for displaced Katrina victims.
People, many of whom are disabled, are still living at the trailer park,
and now face being displaced themselves. They have to be out by
Saturday, November 19.
The 50 cats rescued today were tame and able to be put in carriers. A
total of approximately 100 animals including dogs, bunnies and many more
still in need of rescue there.
Please contact FEMA at
(202) 566-1600, and
Governor Blanco's office at
Fax: (225) 342-7099, and
insist that they rescue and provide care for the people and animals
currently living at thiistrailer park.
Alley Cat Allies needs cat caregivers at the base camp in Bogalusa.
email Bonney Brown if you can help at .
11/18/05: St. Bernard readies wrecking ball 320 buildings get approval
By Karen Turni Bazile
St. Bernard/Plaquemines bureau
The first building demolitions in the wake of Hurricane Katrina's
devastation of St. Bernard Parish are expected to begin in about three
St. Bernard Parish Council members on Tuesday approved a list of 320
buildings to be demolished. Inspectors had deemed each of the buildings
to have 100 percent damage from Hurricane Katrina, meaning the damage
exceeds the home's pre-Katrina value.
HURRICANE ALERTS COMPILED BY:
FOR ANIMALS OF THE STORM
Brenda Shoss, Information & Volunteer
7380 Kingsbury Blvd.;
Saint Louis, MO 63130
ANIMAL RESCUE FOUNDATION (ARF)
Julia Fischer, Supply Storage & Distribution
shelter phone: 251-478-9743
771 Holcombe Ave.;
Mobile, Alabama 36605
"...the earth is not dying, the earth is being killed. * * ...and
those that are killing it
**have names and addresses."
Animal Defense League of Long Island
PO Box 1587
Huntington, NY, 11743
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