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Petfinder’s shelter outreach team has been busy checking in with our member shelters and rescues to assess the damages and help that’s needed. Check out earlier reports from Friday,  Thursday, Wednesday, Tuesday and Monday. As the weekend begins, here are new updates forwarded to us by Petfinder member shelters and adoption groups. New information on pet assistance after Hurricane Sandy: …

Shelters and adoption groups damaged by Hurricane Sandy or assisting their communities in recovering won’t be taking time off this weekend. There is a lot of clean-up to be done, often in areas that still don’t have power. Please take some time to review our posts on Petfinder animal welfare organizations who need help, and reach out to them this …

Petfinder’s shelter outreach team has been busy checking in with our member shelters and rescues to assess the damages and help that’s needed. Check out earlier reports from Wednesday, Tuesday and Monday. Deep snow has fallen in parts of Tennessee, Ohio. West Virginia and Maryland. With the snow comes new problems:  falling branches, an overburdened roof, the need to clear …

Remnants of Hurricane Sandy continue to cause strong winds and rain in Pennsylvania and Ohio, and will begin to swing northward into western New York State today.  Many people on the east coast are still displaced, and our Petfinder member shelters and adoption groups continue to report in to us as they can. Contact your local shelters and rescue groups …

I’m one of the lucky ones in New York City. My house still has power and we didn’t suffer any flood damage. Many other pet-rescuers are in need of help as they deal with the repercussions of the superstorm. Even some pet-passionate people are finding themselves sudden rescuers, like my friends Julie and Zane. Julie and Zane are fellow New …

For the northeastern region of the US, the high winds and rain of Superstorm Hurricane Sandy have moved on. Petfinder shelters and adoption groups are rising to the challenge of recovering from the worst of the storm. Other Petfinder members further west will continue to face wind and rain as Sandy travels on. We are slowly receiving feedback from our …

The Petfinder Foundation has always been concerned with the safety of homeless pets when a disaster hits.  Hurricane Sandy is no exception.  Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the Frankenstorm including our fuzzy friends.  At this time, the Foundation is preparing to help Petfinder members in a variety of ways, including providing disaster relief grants, assistance with transport …

Petfinder members up and down the East Coast are helping pets in their communities weather Frankenstorm Hurricane Sandy, while others have been directly impacted and were forced to evacuate suddenly. Petfinder’s shelter outreach team is pulling together updates from shelters that are in need of assistance and those offering help. Read on to find out how they prepared and are …

I’m writing this from my New York City apartment as Hurricane Sandy — a.k.a. the Frankenstorm — looms over the East coast. My cat Kura (pictured) has already grown tired of the gusts of wind blowing around the fig tree outside my window. She’s back to ignoring the outside world and napping next to me. Several other Petfinder staffers are …