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After Sandy, Pets Without a Home
Superstorm Sandy forced people to find shelter for themselves — and for their pets. 
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2012, file photo, a man walks with his dog to a National Guard vehicle after leaving his flooded home at the Metropolitan Trailer Park in Moonachie, N.J., in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. The storm drove New York and New Jersey residents from their homes, destroyed belongings and forced them to find shelter for themselves - and for their pets, said owners, who recounted tales of a dog swimming through flooded streets and extra food left behind for a tarantula no one was willing to take in. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)

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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2012, file photo, a dog named Shaggy is handed from a National Guard truck to National Guard personnel after the dog and his owner left a flooded building in Hoboken, N.J., in the wake of superstorm Sandy. The storm drove New York and New Jersey residents from their homes, destroyed belongings and forced them to find shelter for themselves - and for their pets, said owners, who recounted tales of a dog swimming through flooded streets and extra food left behind for a tarantula no one was willing to take in. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)

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In this Nov. 1, 2012, photo, Irmine Celestine stands on the stoop of her nephew's home, with his gerbils, in the Midland Beach section of Staten Island, New York, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. After his home was deemed unsafe by inspectors, Celestine agreed to take the gerbils until her nephew could find a more permanent place to stay. Superstorm Sandy drove New York and New Jersey residents from their homes, destroyed belongings and forced them to find shelter for themselves _ and for their pets, said owners, who recounted tales of a dog swimming through flooded streets and extra food left behind for a tarantula no one was willing to take in. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2012, file photo, Brian Hajeski carries a dog named Junior as he and a group of men rescue neighbors in Brick, N.J., in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. The storm drove New York and New Jersey residents from their homes, destroyed belongings and forced them to find shelter for themselves - and for their pets, said owners, who recounted tales of a dog swimming through flooded streets and extra food left behind for a tarantula no one was willing to take in. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

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FILE - In this Oct., 28, 2012, file photo, Bill Ryan, of Inwood, N.Y., comforts his cat Amy before the arrival of Superstorm Sandy as he leaves his pet at shelter at Mitchell Park's Field House, run by the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management and Pet Safe Coalition in Uniondale, N.Y. Pet owners could drop of their pets at the shelter and afterwards seek shelter for themselves. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek, File)

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FILE - In this Oct., 28, 2012, file photo, Sarah Korman and Michael Cunba, who evacuated their home in Long Beach, N.Y., bring their dogs Jade, left, and Ava to a pet shelter at Mitchell Park's Field House, run by the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management and Pet Safe Coalition in Uniondale, N.Y. The storm drove New York and New Jersey residents from their homes, destroyed belongings and forced them to find shelter for themselves - and for their pets, said owners, who recounted tales of a dog swimming through flooded streets and extra food left behind for a tarantula no one was willing to take in. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek, File)

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In this Nov. 1, 2012, photo, Gregory Labidou, right, tries to figure out what to do with his pet gerbils and tarantula after he was forced to evacuate his home because of damage from Superstorm Sandy in the Midland Beach section of Staten Island, New York. His aunt, Irmine Celestine, left, agreed to take the gerbils, but not the tarantula, until Labidou could find a more permanent place to stay. Superstorm Sandy drove New York and New Jersey residents from their homes, destroyed belongings and forced them to find shelter for themselves _ and for their pets, said owners, who recounted tales of a dog swimming through flooded streets and extra food left behind for a tarantula no one was willing to take in. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2012, file photo, Dina McKenzie traps a stray cat in the New Dorp section of the Staten Island borough of New York. After Superstorm Sandy passed through, McKenzie was working with two animal rescue groups to help displaced homeowners find their pets and catch strays that need care. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

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In this Nov. 1, 2012, photo, Irmine Celestine looks at her nephew's gerbils on the stoop of his house in the Midland Beach section of Staten Island, New York. After the home was deemed unsafe by inspectors, Celestine agreed to take the gerbils until her nephew could find a more permanent place to stay. Superstorm Sandy drove New York and New Jersey residents from their homes, destroyed belongings and forced them to find shelter for themselves _ and for their pets, said owners, who recounted tales of a dog swimming through flooded streets and extra food left behind for a tarantula no one was willing to take in. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

After Sandy, Pets Without a Home

Superstorm Sandy forced people to find shelter for themselves — and for their pets. 

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