Ring In 2007 With NOLA Animal Aid

We've been blessed with out-state volunteers, but need more locals to keep the operation afloat. I know residents must rebuild homes, businesses and tend to their own rescues. Still, please consider a few hours for ARNO even once a week.
Donate Supplies
  • Dry Cat Food, Kitten Food
  • Non-Clumping Cat Litter
  • Lemon Scent Liquid Disinfectant
  • Paper Towels, Bleach
  • Parvosol, Rocal Disinfectant

Donate Funds
  1. Donate Online
  2. By Mail: 1219 Coliseum St
    New Orleans, LA 70130
  3. Supplies Drop-Off:
    ARNO Warehouse
    271 Plauche Street
    New Orleans, LA 70123
To Volunteer For ARNO, Contact:

12/31/06 Animal Rescue New Orleans, Charlotte Bass  ~  Can you spare time today, tomorrow, this week? ARNO is understaffed and needs volunteers to help with animal care at the shelter: Dishes (litter pans and bowl scrubbing), laundry, pens cleaned, dogs walked… Mostly we need help with over 130 cats in shelter right now.

Vet Tech Paid Opportunities
ARNO seeks multiple two-tech teams to work on alternating Sundays for 5 to 7 hour shifts. As we embark on a new feline medical care program, we need veterinary technicians (and vet school students) to inoculate, do subcu and internasal, plus examine and administer meds to animals. We welcome experienced techs who have a partner tech they work with at a clinic. Contact: arnoinfo@cox.net. Type in subject line: Vet Tech.

Attention Feeders And Caregivers
    Send Questions/Concerns To: arnoinfo@cox.net
    To Verify Dry Cat Food Amount Needed, Tell Us:
    1) Where you are feeding.
    2) Section number or precise neighborhood(s) in Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard or Plaquemines.

Sorrow And Hope Send Us Back To New Orleans

Please donate now, so Kinship Circle can not only feed animals while in NOLA, but also give funds/food to Animal Rescue New Orleans (ARNO), plus Katrina animal recovery efforts in Lakeview and Plaquemines.

Kinship Circle will service (many long unused) food/water stations and document animals sighted in the East/West sections of Upper 9th Ward, Lakeview, Plaquemines…

Landscapes have changed since Katrina. Even as some areas rebuild (residents often want feeding to stop) others have seen little recovery. Animal survivors and their offspring tend to roam near former homes. Reunions are still possible via documentation on feeding routes.

While in NOLA, we'll also help out at Animal Rescue New Orleans, plus transport animals for out-state adoptions. Please donate for the continued care of Katrina animal victims. Their suffering is not over. Thank you! Kinship Circle

Someone Must Know What Happened To Milo

Kinship Circle  ~  Milo is a "poster boy" for Katrina's lost, his beautiful face a reminder: In Katrina's Diaspora, many remain unfound in an imperfect system. We've featured Milo in at least three alerts, asking for leads or clues. Now a photo emerges, possibly taken at Best Friends/Tylertown, MS in Sep 2005: A white dog against a wire fence. Milo? Do you have the tip or lead that could bring Milo home? Do you know any volunteers from Best Friends/Tylertown who recognize this dog? Contact Directly: Jane Morgan
Milo is a Jack Russell Terrier missing since Katrina whose guardians offer a reward for his safe return 268x400 This small white dog may be Milo, photographed at Best Friends Tylertown, MS 303x206
Do You Recognize The White Dog?
12/26/06, Anyone with tips or clues about this white dog from Tylertown or elsewhere, contact: Jane Morgan06  ~  We believe this photo may have been taken at Best Friends in Tylertown, MS in September 2005. The white dog in the photo resembles Milo, an 8-year old male jack russell terrier lost from St. Bernard Parish during Katrina. Frank Carollo (Milo's dad) has looked at the picture and says the white dog could be Milo. I've been trying to find any Tylertown volunteer who might remember this white dog and know what happened to him. Would it be possible for you to put this picture in your Kinship Circle newsletter and ask if any Tylertown volunteer (or anyone else for that matter) recognizes the white dog?

12/26/06 Kathie, kasp@tops-tele.com  ~  Milo's dad, Frank Carollo, believes [the white dog in photo taken at Best Friends/Tylertown] might be Milo. Help Frank put his heart at ease by looking at the photo and passing it along. His family is devastated and wants him back. Milo is all white except for a brown ring around his right eye, and a brown patch at top of his left hear. He has dew claws and a cropped tail. He is a long-legged JRT. Check your files if you worked with Katrina dogs since you should have photos, along with records. Post this to Yahoo, Craig's list, Myspace and other groups. Post it on your sites, send it to anyone who may have info.

Here is what we do know: Emails have been sent to Bruce England, Allyn Harrad, Katie Keaty, Julien McRoberts of Watermelon Ranch and Nancy Marano of Petroglyphs. They believe the picture was taken at BF Tylertown when the Watermelon Ranch volunteers were there. No one has found the original. Bruce, Allyn or Katie, all at Tylertown, do not remember this dog, but they say that they worked with larger dogs. Katie thought this picture was taken at Toytown in Tylertown.

Cathy Scott of Best Friends did not think it was Tylertown at first because she did not think that they had bedding in the kennels. I came across a different photo taken by a volunteer named Evelyn Black that showed bedding in the kennels at Tylertown. Cathy then got Sherry Woodard who was in charge of the kennels to look at the white dog photo and Sherry recognized one of the other dogs in the picture; Sherry thinks that it is Tylertown. Cathy and Sherry are looking for records on the white dog but have not found anything. Cathy thinks that it dates from very early on at Tylertown.

However, according to Allyn, they arrived at Tylertown several days before Rita hit, probably about Sept 20 and left about Sept 27 which would make it a later time frame than what Cathy Scott guesses. It has been very difficult to get info about this photo and even more difficult to find anyone who recognizes the white dog.
puppy Mandy models her Animal Rescue New Orleans tee 293x629

Mandy Models ARNO Tee

Mandy models her cool ARNO tee – ordered a size bigger to accommodate ample fluff. Mandy is a tough little survivor, rescued from a puppy mill with two bones missing in her back legs due to trauma in her overcrowded mill cage. She is one of Kinship Circle director Brenda Shoss' adored fur kids.

Get your own tees to support Katrina animal aid, at Animal Rescue New Orleans website

ARNO T-Shirts, Caps, Mugs, Bags, Mousepads: Cafe Press Store
All proceeds benefit ARNO.

Louisiana Animal Strategies Conference

Humane Society of Louisiana, with Animal Rescue New Orleans, Coalition of Louisiana Animal Advocates, and Pet Aid hold the first annual statewide conference on animal strategies. The event features speakers from state enforcement agencies, plus leaders in pet adoptions and spay/neuter.

  • Saturday 1/20/07  ~  9:00am to 4:00pm
    Denham Springs City Hall
    941 Government Street
    Denham Springs, LA

  • To Register Send $15 To:
    Humane Society of Louisiana
    P.O. Box 740321  /  New Orleans, LA 70174
    Check memo: Statewide Conference
    Includes vegetarian lunch + snacks

  • Reserve Display Table: stopcruelty11@gmail.com

Three main areas addressed:
1. Response to animal cruelty complaints.
2. Making spay/neuter the norm.
3. Accelerating adoption rates.

Speakers: LA Livestock Brand Commission, LA State Police, Dept of Social Services, Pet Justice Project, Livingston Parish Sheriff's Dept, Spay/Louisiana. National authority on pet adoptions: Mike Arms, Helen Woodward Animal Care Center, San Diego.

New Year's Dane Tile, By Dog-Artist Mozart

Larry the dog paints to aid Great Dane Rescue 248x270 Charity Auction For Great Dane Rescue, Susan Meyer  ~  This beautiful paw-painting is the latest from the Paw Blossoms series by Great Dane Mozart. A puppy miller sold Mozart at an Amish dog auction. Soon after, the buyer dumped him. Harlequin Haven came to Mozart's rescue. Mozart paints with his paws to get word out that puppy mills are cruel. Open your heart and bid generously! 100% of your bid helps dogs in need!

Home Again In 2007?

Remote Reunion Campaign
Valerie Sharma, psharma@austin.rr.com  /  Halle Amick, amick@med.unc.edu
  • Missing: Some are still missing, possibly relocated with unknown individuals or groups.
  • Lost In System: Some, confirmed as rescued, are now lost in the system.
  • Found: Some are found, waiting in foster for a familiar face and voice.
    (Animals below originally listed on Petfinder.com)

Big Shot is a a pit bull lost in the Katrina tracking system 380x324
Big Shot  ~  Email gclemmer@urban-research.info if you have tips Sandy was rescued with Big Shot, both pit bull terriers now lost in the system 380x324 Sandy  ~  Email gclemmer@urban-research.info If you have tips Killer is a black white cat rescued with fellow cats Cocoa and Soccerball, all now lost in the system 380x324 Killer  ~  Patty Leonard, 651-462-0247
Soccerball is a black white cat rescued with fellow cats Cocoa and Killer, all now lost in the system 380x324 Soccerball  ~  Email abuelitapatty@hotmail.com if you have tips Cocoa is a Abyssian tabby black white cat rescued with fellow cats Soccerball and Killer, all now lost in the system 380x324 Cocoa  ~  Contact Patty Leonard, 651-462-0247 Manet is a tabby tiger rescued from New Orleans and lost in the Lamar Dixon tracking system 380x324 Manet  ~  Helene Jorgensen 651-462-0247
The upper picture is Manet, the lower is a cat rescued after Katrina that guardians believe to be Manet (PF40077). Although the record states this cat was taken to Santa Barbara, the shelter says this is not the case. The whereabouts of PF40077/A002902 are unknown. Manet Potential Match Found IDs: PF33270 (also listed as 0001-1233, A001480) and PF40077 (also listed as A002902, LA21999)

Animal Rescue After Katrina

Donate To NOLA Independent Rescue
Key NOLA rescuers, Katrina evacuees themselves, pay for trap-neuter-release (TNR), medical, adopt/transport, rescue, food/water.

ARNO & Independents
Traci Kestler, 504-975-5971
P.O. Box 55284  /  Metairie, LA 70055-5284

Lakeview Cats Roaming
Kathy Sweeney
Jeanette Althans, 504-734-7771
333 Vinet Ave  /  Jefferson, LA 70121

Plaquemines Cat Action Team
Ramona Billot, 504-606-3116
102 A Omega  /  Belle Chase, LA 70037

Donate Via Kinship Circle
Kinship Circle, a 501c3 nonprofit charity, has arranged to accept donations on behalf of NOLA rescuers listed above.

Donate Online
Donate By Mail
Kinship Circle Disaster Aid Fund
7380 Kingsbury Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63130
State in enclosed note or check memo which NOLA rescuer your donation should go to.

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