Rescued: Saving Animals from Disaster

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New World Library, Oct 5, 2010 - Pets - 368 pages
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Rescued tells the inspiring stories of dedicated organizations and heroic volunteers who saved animals and reunited them with loved ones after Hurricane Katrina. Heart-wrenching experiences and dramatic action photos open a portal into the unheralded world of animal shelters, sanctuaries, and charities that are emerging nationwide and becoming an important social movement. Chock-full of lifesaving information, this book prepares you to quickly and safely evacuate with animals in any emergency.
 

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The book is nice. It is unfortunate that the pro-race president of GPA was included. The lie that 90% are adopted or retained for breeding is widely known with the race community to be false and misleading. Rory's apperant specialty.

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Page 19 - I'm also delivering my testimony on behalf of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the American Humane Association, and the Doris Day Animal League.
Page 17 - All it took was for one of the early birds to begin stirring, and then the rest of them would start in with their relentless barking. Any attempt to drown out their pleas to be walked failed. Half awake, I'd roll out of bed, still wearing the clothes I'd fallen asleep in just a few hours before. I'd yank on my knee-high rubber boots as I stumbled out the door, always considered it quite an accomplishment when I managed to get the correct foot in the correct boot.
Page 17 - Disasters 55 were a couple of times, though, that I'd gone through half a day before I realized I'd gotten my shoes on the wrong feet. It was easy not to notice the discomfort. When your entire body aches, you lose the ability to pinpoint pain.
Page 17 - Andrew taught me the true meaning of being tired. After three weeks at the MASH unit I was exhausted, both mentally and physically. At the end of the day, which usually arrived around...

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Allen and Linda Anderson are speakers and authors of a series of twelve books about the spiritual relationships between people and animals. Their mission is to help people discover and benefit from the miraculous powers of animals. In 1996 they co-founded the Angel Animals Network to increase love and respect for all life through the power of story. In 2004 Allen and Linda Anderson were recipients of a Certificate of Commendation from Governor Tim Pawlenty in recognition of their contributions as authors in the state of Minnesota. In 2007 their book Rescued: Saving Animals from Disaster won the American Society of Journalists and Authors Outstanding Book award. Allen and Linda's work has been featured on NPR, the Washington Post, USA Today, NBC's Today show, The Montel Williams Show, ABC Nightly News, Cat Fancy, Dog Fancy, national wire services, London Sunday Times, BBC Radio, Beliefnet, ivillage, Guideposts, and other national, regional, and international media and news outlets. The Andersons both teach writing at The Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis. They share their home with a dog, two cats, and a cockatiel. They donate a portion of revenue from their projects to animal shelters and animal-welfare organizations and speak at fundraisers. You are welcome to visit Allen and Linda's website at www.angelanimals.net and send them stories and letters about your experiences with animals. At the website you may enter new contests for upcoming books and request a subscription to the free email newsletter, Angel Animals Story of the Week, featuring an inspiring story each week.

Allen and Linda Anderson are speakers and authors of a series of twelve books about the spiritual relationships between people and animals. Their mission is to help people discover and benefit from the miraculous powers of animals. In 1996 they co-founded the Angel Animals Network to increase love and respect for all life through the power of story. In 2004 Allen and Linda Anderson were recipients of a Certificate of Commendation from Governor Tim Pawlenty in recognition of their contributions as authors in the state of Minnesota. In 2007 their book Rescued: Saving Animals from Disaster won the American Society of Journalists and Authors Outstanding Book award. Allen and Linda's work has been featured on NPR, the Washington Post, USA Today, NBC's Today show, The Montel Williams Show, ABC Nightly News, Cat Fancy, Dog Fancy, national wire services, London Sunday Times, BBC Radio, Beliefnet, ivillage, Guideposts, and other national, regional, and international media and news outlets. The Andersons both teach writing at The Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis. They share their home with a dog, two cats, and a cockatiel. They donate a portion of revenue from their projects to animal shelters and animal-welfare organizations and speak at fundraisers. You are welcome to visit Allen and Linda's website at www.angelanimals.net and send them stories and letters about your experiences with animals. At the website you may enter new contests for upcoming books and request a subscription to the free email newsletter, Angel Animals Story of the Week, featuring an inspiring story each week.

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