How did Hurricane Katrina change the way we evacuate pets from devastation?

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August 29, 2015 by socialaction2014


The fact that many people died in the floods because they wouldn’t leave their animals behind — as well as the sight of hundreds of abandoned cats and dogs after the flood receded — prompted major changes to state and federal laws regarding the evacuation of pets during disasters. NewsHour’s William Brangham and Justin Scuiletti tells the story of those who lived through the storm.

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One thought on “How did Hurricane Katrina change the way we evacuate pets from devastation?

  1. Glad to hear they are reconsidering rescuing the pets too!

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