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Hurricane Sandy .

At this time last year, the East Coast was facing Hurricane Sandy, which was downgraded to a superstorm just before landfall. Countless people lost their homes and belongings. But humans were not the only victims. An overwhelming number of pets were lost or abandoned during the chaos. While the rebuilding efforts after Sandy are remarkable, there is still work to be done, including finding a permanent place for the hundreds of displaced Sandy animals. The number of Sandy pets still in need is staggering, in part because of how...

Humans were not the only ones caught up in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy - thousands of innocent pets were affected, as well. According to Gothamist, many animals displaced by the storm throughout the five boroughs are still looking for a way back home. There have been plenty of happy endings, however. The ASPCA rescued over 300 pets from flooded conditions and housed over 280 animals displaced by the hurricane. City agencies have helped many of these pets reunite with their concerned owners, but others remain homeless....

Pawparazzi Report: Nov. 25 - Dec. 1, 2012

We've being sticking out our Hollywhiskers and pawing around with the poshest people to get you the gossip. Check out all the latest news on the furry friends of your favorite famous people. You're welcome! LEADER OF THE PACK Taylor Lautner may play a brave werewolf in the "Twilight" series, but he met a true…

Rachael Ray proves once again that she is a huge animal lover. According to ABC, the Food Network star is donating $500,000 to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to help those who were affected by Superstorm Sandy. In addition to her large donation, Ray is also donating 4 tons of wet and dry dog food on behalf of her pet food brand Nutrish. Her Yum-o! organization is also donating $100,000 to City Harvest and the Food Bank for New York City. "When you make your living in food, you have to give back in the same way," Rachael Ray said. Ray's donation is the largest individual gift made by her rescue organization. Much of the donations are funded by the sale of her...

According to Jezebel, yesterday was the first time in years that New York City did not euthanize any dogs. In 2010, Karen Pepp founded the Facebook group Urgent Part 2. Every night, she posted the "at risk" list of pets from New York's Animal Care & Control. These were the pets scheduled to be euthanized. When Animal Care & Control lost power last week, they were unable to send out the euthanasia list due to the shelter's lack of power. Followers of the group feared that this meant animals were being put down at "an alarming rate." Volunteers reassured Urgent Part 2's fans with the following message: "Yesterday, no animals were euthanized at the Manhattan ACC. As far as I know, that's...

Pets Rescued During Hurricane Sandy

Humans were not the only ones affected by Hurricane Sandy. Thousands of pets were displaced due to the storm. People everywhere are banding together to do their part and come to the rescue. From the ASPCA to the Humane Society, animal relief organizations are arriving in devastated areas to transport homeless pets to…