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Hurricane Irene Hits Virginia, PETA US Helps Save Local Animals

Amidst severe flooding and heavy rain, PETA US staffers have been out in force responding to emergency animal cases as a result of Hurricane Irene which has so far killed more than 10 people and countless animals and left an estimated 2 million people without power.

What follows is an account from Ingrid Newkirk – PETA US’s Founder:

It’s Sunday morning. Our building is in tatters, and two of our vehicles have cried “Uncle,” but we have two more vehicles, and they and our emergency rescue efforts are still going strong. We

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