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shireen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-02-06 07:02 PM
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4. valuable advice
Edited on Fri Jun-02-06 07:08 PM by shireen
... except the part about donating money! (edited to add this sentence).

I spent many long hours and sleepless nights doing internet volunteer work for Katrina pets last fall. It was the most difficult thing I've ever done. I still cry for the precious pets and humans who died and suffered. I still get furious about the terrible things they were subjected to during that long ordeal.

The people who worked so hard in horrific conditions to help pets and their humans will always be my heroes.

THIS MUST NEVER EVER HAPPEN AGAIN.
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  -If you love your pets, please read this and forward it to everyone you BrklynLiberal  Jun-02-06 06:28 PM   #0 
  - Thanks For This! I Live In Florida & Have Already Done This!  ChiciB1   Jun-02-06 06:34 PM   #1 
  - When Katrina hit CUBA, the residents took their pets w/them OR they were  radwriter0555   Jun-02-06 11:59 PM   #37 
  - Thinking ahead can save lives and a lot of the suggestions  IndyOp   Jun-02-06 06:48 PM   #2 
  - As a follow up to your great point here:  susanna   Jun-02-06 11:55 PM   #34 
  - Hmmm, I don't remember PETA being on the front lines  CAcyclist   Jun-02-06 06:59 PM   #3 
  - they were at the sidelines n/t  shireen   Jun-02-06 07:07 PM   #5 
  - Both did rescue work after Katrina  LeftyMom   Jun-02-06 08:42 PM   #9 
  - HSUS and PETA  shireen   Jun-03-06 12:32 AM   #38 
     - Thank you for mentioning Best Friends n/t  pecwae   Jun-03-06 06:15 PM   #43 
  - I'll second on HSUS, except for Jane Garrison.  idgiehkt   Jun-02-06 09:14 PM   #12 
     - HSUS was horrible in New Orleans. I also heard horror stories.  BrklynLiberal   Jun-02-06 11:34 PM   #31 
  - Here ya go....  Catchawave   Jun-02-06 07:09 PM   #6 
  - I don't know if they have changed their tune in recent years, but  Lisa0825   Jun-02-06 08:35 PM   #7 
     - Click on my linky.....  Catchawave   Jun-02-06 08:37 PM   #8 
     - I didn't say they don't do some good work....  Lisa0825   Jun-02-06 08:48 PM   #10 
        - Consumer Freedom???  Catchawave   Jun-02-06 10:08 PM   #13 
        - The quotes from Newkirk on the subject of total animal freedom  Lisa0825   Jun-02-06 10:12 PM   #14 
           - Here's a cute article:  Catchawave   Jun-02-06 10:27 PM   #15 
           - Well, the CCF site you quoted is run by corporate lobbyists  LeftyMom   Jun-02-06 10:43 PM   #17 
              - The CCF site is filled with articles against organic food, supporting  BrklynLiberal   Jun-02-06 11:22 PM   #25 
        - Let's debunk the right wing propaganda, shall we?  LeftyMom   Jun-02-06 10:38 PM   #16 
           - It's not partisan.  Lisa0825   Jun-02-06 11:05 PM   #18 
           - None of this detracts from the valuable information that was offered for  BrklynLiberal   Jun-02-06 11:12 PM   #20 
           - The organization you linked is definitely partisan  LeftyMom   Jun-02-06 11:15 PM   #22 
              - I googled and found a ton of links.  Lisa0825   Jun-02-06 11:30 PM   #29 
                 - They have a whole pages for kids on the treatment of companion animals  BrklynLiberal   Jun-02-06 11:54 PM   #33 
           - Ingrid Newkirk is ON RECORD as wanting, ultimately, an END to  kestrel91316   Jun-02-06 11:18 PM   #23 
              - Ingrid Newkirk isn't PETA.  LeftyMom   Jun-02-06 11:32 PM   #30 
              - Link please  BrklynLiberal   Jun-02-06 11:42 PM   #32 
              - Does PETA believe that people shouldnt have pets?  BrklynLiberal   Jun-02-06 11:58 PM   #36 
     - Does PETA believe that people shouldnt have pets?  BrklynLiberal   Jun-02-06 11:57 PM   #35 
        - I've skimmed through some of it so far....  Lisa0825   Jun-03-06 12:37 AM   #39 
  - PETA was in St. Bernard Parish.  idgiehkt   Jun-02-06 08:50 PM   #11 
  - Self-delete  BrklynLiberal   Jun-02-06 11:10 PM   #19 
  - St. Bernard Massacre: Pasados took the lead ...  shireen   Jun-03-06 12:43 AM   #40 
  - You better put on your Nomex undies - sparks are gonna FLY over  kestrel91316   Jun-02-06 11:13 PM   #21 
  - valuable advice  shireen   Jun-02-06 07:02 PM   #4 
  - I hate my pets, but will pass it on anyway :)  The Straight Story   Jun-02-06 11:18 PM   #24 
  - At least it sounds like you get to sleep in your bed.  sfexpat2000   Jun-02-06 11:25 PM   #26 
  - I know what you mean. I have a 90 lb German Shepherd sharing my bed..and  BrklynLiberal   Jun-02-06 11:28 PM   #28 
  - The point of this post was to get out info about saving your pets in case  BrklynLiberal   Jun-02-06 11:27 PM   #27 
  - that's true  shireen   Jun-03-06 12:51 AM   #41 
  - PETA's Reform Committee Testimony  Catchawave   Jun-03-06 09:54 AM   #42 
 

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