Thursday, September 01, 2005

Animal Shelter for Katrina evacuees

Just in case anyone reading this knows someone in need in LA, I got this message from my greyhound newsgroup:
I don't have time to spend on the internet finding and learning how to post right now. Please just let all members know that we have opened a pet shelter at Blackham Coliseum in Lafayette, right next to the Cajundome. Evacuees may bring their pets their for housing. We have PLENTY of food, water, crates, cages, bedding and newspaper. BUT the owners are responsible for feeding, watering, walking and medicating their own pets.

Interested parties may call Lafayette Parish Animal Control at 337-291-5644 for more information. Also many area vets are accepting animals right now, until they fill up.
And for anyone who thinks I'm a jerk for caring about animals when so many humans are suffering, well, just bite me. One reason why many humans are suffering is because they can't find a place to take their pets, whom they consider part of the family. Many people risked their lives to stay in their homes because shelters don't accept pets.

I know I'd rather wander in the wilderness for days rather than leave my animals behind.


Caring is caring, about all of God's creatures. Our aminals mean so much to us. On NBC they showed film of people crying as they were forced to leave their animals behind.


Posted by: Anonymous Anonymous at 9/01/2005 3:04 PM

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