Pawprints of Katrina: Pets Saved and Lessons Learned

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, many animals had to fend for themselves because their owners lost them or were unable to care for them. In Pawprints of Katrina: Pets Saved and Lessons Learned, Cathy Scott documents her experience working with the Best Friends Animal Society triage center to rescue lost animals and reunite them with their owners. Over two hundred stories with accompanying photos describe dramatic and challenging rescue cases with details about the rescues, the examinations, treatment, and follow-up care by the selfless volunteers who worked to save beloved best friends.

Author: Cathy Scott
Publisher: Howell Books
Published: 07/01/2008
Pages: 244
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.48lbs
Size: 9.46h x 6.42w x 0.91d
ISBN13: 9780470228517
ISBN10: 0470228512
BISAC Categories:
- Pets | Essays & Narratives
- Social Science | Disasters & Disaster Relief
- Nature | Natural Disasters

About the Author
Cathy Scott traveled to New Orleans at the request of Best Friends Animal Society to document the plight of pets displaced by Hurricane Katrina. She quickly became a rescuer as well as a reporter. Scott's work has appeared in the "New York Times," the "Los Angeles Times," the "New York Post," the "San Diego Union-Tribune," the "Las Vegas Sun," "George" magazine, and Reuters News Service.