Oklahoma Tornado Relief Efforts

As residents in Oklahoma continue to pick up the pieces after the devastating tornados that hit the area in and around Moore, Oklahoma, Chicago-area groups are helping out. Since my focus is animal rescue and welfare, I will cover the Oklahoma tornado relief efforts on that front. Here are articles about how Chicago groups are helping (and how you can help them) and also a look at what you can do to prepare to keep your pets safe in the event of a disaster.

Oklahoma Tornado: Riding the storm out with One Tail at a Time

When volunteers from One Tail at a Time hit the road to help out victims of the Oklahoma tornado, they never dreamed they’d be heading for cover from a tornado themselves. Heavy storms hit the area around Moore, Oklahoma Friday night – the first day of the group’s volunteer efforts. They ended up riding the... Read more »


Oklahoma tornado: Donations for homeless pets pour in, pets arrive

The plight of the pets from the Oklahoma tornado has hit quite a chord with Chicago-area animal lovers. Donations have been pouring in to various groups that have stepped up to take donations to Oklahoma and assist with the rescue efforts in various ways. Young At Heart/Best Friends Best Friends Pet Care with the assistance... Read more »

Tornado aftermath: Chicago groups assist in Oklahoma pet rescue

As the rescue and relief work continue following devastating tornados in Oklahoma, help is on the way from Chicago-area organizations to assist with the Oklahoma pet rescue efforts. One Tail at a Time and Best Friends Pet Care are both working on relief drives and will be heading to Moore, Oklahoma to offer help. Meanwhile,... Read more »

Pet Plans: Emergency and disaster planning for your pet

Do you have a disaster plan for your pet? You can never really be prepared for a storm like the one that hit Oklahoma yesterday. However, emergency and disaster planning for your family and for your pet (or pets) can keep the family together. As more pets become part of the family, the big disaster... Read more »

If your organization is helping in the Oklahoma tornado relief efforts, please email me at kathypetexam@gmail.com.


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