When a disaster happens, my human is always torn between donating to the big organizations or sending money directly to local groups. The truth is that both need your help to rescue the animals affected in storms, tornadoes and earthquakes. Local groups, whose shelters may have been damaged, need assistance to help displaced rescue pets and to rebuild, while the big organizations are on the ground, helping care for pets who had to be left behind and reuniting them with their owners. The below video shows a couple of rescues performed by an animal rescue team from the International Fund for Animal Welfare. Pull out your handkerchiefs for this one:
If you can’t see the above video, click here to watch it on YouTube.
Thousands of humans and animals are still suffering from the aftereffects of Sandy, so however you choose, please give. In fact, if you want to mention a group you know of that needs help, please tell us about them in the comments and link to them below. Thanks!
BTW, thanks to A Tonk’s Tale for leading me to this video!