Saturday, March 12, 2011

To help the animals in Japan...

For those of you on Facebook, there is a new group, Japan Earthquake Animal Rescue and Support, that is reporting new about the animals affected by the earthquake. Animal Friends Niigata, HEART Tokushima, and Japan Cat Network are working as a team to try to get as much help to as many animals as they can. Here is a link to their page:

Japan Earthquake Animal Rescue and SupportLink

Here is a link to their Chip In:

For those of you not on Facebook, there is a group in the USA that is posting updates, too:

If you are looking for worldwide organizations to donate to, here are 2 recommended by

and one I donated to during the Haiti earthquake:

My heart aches for the pets there, who depend on us to be their caretakers and advocates. One sad story posted on Japan News Network told of a petshop caught up in the flood in Sendai. It showed a kitten in a box on a table crying while the shop owner closed the sliding door on the shop saying, 'I'm closing it now in hopes it will keep more water from getting in.'


  1. Such a sad time lately. Thank you for helping raise awareness of how to help.

  2. I love this heart-full post. So thoughtful and tender - so like you.


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