Shameful Policy Caused Many People's and Pets' Deaths

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  1. KenH

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    I was thinking about this the other day as I watched coverage of New Orleans that indicated the animals left behind who haven't already been saved will probably die from toxins they drank in the aftermath of the storm.

    I think if I were single, and didn't have responsibility to my human children, I might have been one of those who stayed behind and died rather than abandon a pet.

    I view taking pets on as accepting responsibility. I don't think I could have left them alone to starve or die of thirst.
     
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    There would be NO way I would leave my dog behind to suffer. She would be so afraid and I would not be able to live knowing that I left her, afraid, and with no hope.

    I saw some people that did take their pets on the basket ride to the helo. I don't understand their decision to pick and choose.
     
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    A sack of briquettes and some steak sauce might be prudent.
    Boiling water for 10 minutes or so and then drinking it may save your life.
     
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    Would the petrochemicals evaporate out? The filtering plus boiling might work...Um, what it the steak sauce for? Or were you thinking of having fried dog with your water?
     
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    I think people need to lobby for laws that say properly crated animals are allowed in shelters.
     
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    Would the petrochemicals evaporate out? The filtering plus boiling might work...Um, what it the steak sauce for? Or were you thinking of having fried dog with your water? </font>[/QUOTE]Could save ones life. Kinda hard on the dog though.

    You're probably right about the filtering. Things aren't so simple today.
     
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    It's Bush's fault. When the people ignored the order to leave for one reason or another, Bush should have said, let Uncle Sam take your pet to safety.
     
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    I'd sure re-think that statement. It's saying your life is worth no more than a pets.
     
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    I have this agreement with my cat. He jumps up on my lap sometimes in the evening and likes to purr and be petted. I ask him if it's OK to eat him if things get really tough in the future, and he looks up in my eyes and purrs louder. I don't know about you, but I take that as a "Of course you may eat me, as I would be honored to provide sustenance for you." What a cat!!!
     

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