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October 17, 2017, 2:49 am
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current pressure: 30 in
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wind speed: 7 mph S
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Critters Versus the Hurricanes

When Hurricane Katrina hit the Louisiana Coast in the summer of 2005, it was then the strongest storm ever to strike the U.S. mainland. It displaced tens of thousands of people and thousands of animals in one fell swoop. Then came Irma last week to claim the top title and that, just a week after Hurricane Harvey had devastated the southeast coast of Texas and Louisiana separating more people from their animals. Of course the animals can't ask for help.

For better or worse, pets become a part of people’s lives. That means they’re dependent upon us for many of their basic needs like food and shelter. Without us, their fate is pretty much sealed.

In an effort to help, the folks at Signature Flight Support PWK have turned a corner of the station into the local hub for critter necessities under the watchful eye of Audrey Boehner.

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