October 30, 2012

Pet Shelter in use - preparing for Hurricane Sandy

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Bill Ryan, of Inwood, New York, comforts his cat Amy before leaving her at a pet shelter at Mitchell Park's Field House, run by the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management and Pet Safe Coalition in Uniondale, New York, on October, 28, 2012. Pet owners could leave their pets at the shelter and afterwards seek shelter for themselves. before the arrival of Hurricane Sandy. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

See more photos at http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2012/10/hurricane-sandy-in-photos/100395/#

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3 comments:

  1. It's a good job such pet shelters are offered, but I imagine it must be a heartbreaking moment for any pet owner to leave their pet there.

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    1. Absolutely, but if it means people don't stay behind, probably worth it. Lesson learned after Hurricane Katrina!

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  2. One of the things so many people forget about when faced with a natural disaster...

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