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In one incredible weekend, Missouri’s Joplin Humane Society found homes for more than 700 pets displaced by the Joplin tornado. Wendy fell in love with Max, a special-needs senior dog, at the JHS adoption event. (photo) In a recent newsletter, JHS executive director Karen Aquino writes: Our super-adoption event was a HUGE success, where an amazing 739 animals found loving …

Sunday night a tornado ripped through Joplin, MO, killing at least 89 people. Petfinder Happy Tails editor Joan Banks, who lives just outside Joplin, gives a firsthand account below. Find out how you can help affected animal shelters after the jump. Joplin’s Animal Adoption & Resource Center needs supplies. If you are with a shelter or rescue group in the …