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Some East Coast residents are actually enjoying the relentless snowstorms that have been battering the Eastern Seaboard. Former Denver stray Ted (left) challenges Nola—whom PETA evacuated from New Orleans (hence her name) in the wake of Hurricane Katrina—to a race through a winter wonderland.
Nola now lives with PETA Foundation staffer Sarah McCluskey in Boston. Looks like this former southern belle is giving snow veteran Ted a run for his money.
Earl, a category 4 hurricane, could be pounding on East Coast residents' doors within days. For those of us who live in areas prone to hurricanes (or wildfires, earthquakes, tornadoes, blizzards, or any other type of disaster) it's crucial to make emergency plans for our animal companions now, before disaster strikes. Here are some tips:
Done all this? Great! You can help even more animals by donating to PETA's Animal Emergency Fund!
Written by Lindsay Pollard-Post
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