The Lesson Of Harvey and Irma: An Animal’s Best Ally Is Its Community

The Lesson Of Harvey and Irma: An Animal’s Best Ally Is Its Community

It’s easy to focus solely on the wake of tragedy and destruction left by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma . But our reactions to these storms – especially the rescue and care of displaced animals – reinforce that compassion for animals is a deeply-held core value in our society. On television and in person, we saw countless pet owners courageously carrying their animals – dogs, cats, pigs, turtles, birds, and more – to safety. This deep two-way bond isn’t just between animal owners and their personal pets. It’s shared by a larger community of neighbors, rescuers, adopters, fosters, and […]

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