If you have a family member who happens not to be human, you will be horrified to know that RIGHT NOW in New Orleans, the government is forcing people who are rescued with their dogs, cats and other pets to abandon these family members forever when they board the buses to leave town.
This video from Oprah has a happy ending.
My feline-Americans dependents are my children. I’d rather cut off my arm – or take a bullet from a FEMA agent – than leave them behind.
This policy must be changed for future crises.
Meanwhile, volunteer groups are moving in to collect the animals left behind and take them to shelters where they can be fed and cared for and hopefully reunited with their families.
Here is a partial list of these groups who need our support immdiately: