Re: [Histonet] Animal Information for the Hurricane Area

From:"Dana Marshall"

thanks pamela,
if everyone cares some, then there caring enough for all living 
things.......... people and critters
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pamela Marcum" 
Sent: Thursday, September 01, 2005 10:43 AM
Subject: [Histonet] Animal Information for the Hurricane Area

> Good Morning To All,
> I am forwarding the text of a message we received this morning at the Vet 
> School.  We are all being made aware of where to send money (preferably) 
> to assist the human misery in the area Katrina had destroyed, especially 
> in New Orleans.  However, many animals were left behind and are in trouble 
> also.  This was the first message I had seen informing those who wish to 
> help the animals or know what is being done for them. I hope this does not 
> offend anyone and the I realize the human suffering is so great that this 
> can seem trivial to some.
>>Dear Faculty & Staff:
>>As you know, Hurricane Katrina, which struck the Gulf Coast and the city 
>>New Orleans, LA, this week, has tragically claimed lives and left 
>>more homeless. As rescue workers continue to aid those in need, many of 
>>have expressed concern regarding the various animals that were stranded as
>>a result of this disaster. Please be assured that there are several
>>organizations working to rescue and treat as many animals as possible.
>>The AVMA Veterinary Medical Assistance Team and the Houston SPCA are
>>working together to set up a displaced animal shelter on the Baton Rouge
>>campus of Louisiana State University and at another site a few miles from
>>Baton Rouge. If you would like to contribute to this effort, please send a
>>check to The Walter J. Ernst Veterinary Memorial Foundation and write
>>Disaster Relief Fund on the memo line.  Donations should be sent to the
>>LVMA, 8550 United Plaza Blvd, Suite 1001, Baton Rouge LA 70809. In
>>addition, the PVMA Foundation is likely to set up a fund for this effort.
>>Other organizations accepting donations for animal rescue and welfare are:
>>     * Noah's Wish (
>>     * ASPCA (
>>     * AVMA (
>>     * Best Friends Animal Society
>>     * The Humane Society of the United States
>>Thank you for your support of these important efforts.
> Best Regards,
> Pamela A Marcum
> Manager, Histology Special Procedures
> University of Pennsylvania
> School of Veterinary Medicine
> R.S. Reynolds Jr.  CORL
> New Bolton Center
> 382 West Street Road
> Kennett Square, PA 19348
> Phone - 610-925-6278
> Fax     - 610-925-8120
> E-mail -
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