Sunday, September 11, 2005

80 Pets Flown From New Orleans to California Today

I'm glad to see that some people who are able to give so much have remembered that the animals of New Orleans need help too.
The Continental Airlines flight from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was chartered for about $50,000 by Texas oil tycoon Boone Pickens and his wife, Madeleine, in a movement dubbed "Operation Pet Lift." Some dogs were placed in cages in the cargo section while others rode in the passenger cabin, where they barked and wagged their tails. "They'd been in cages far too long. We felt like they needed to be free so they sat on our laps, and we played with them the whole way," said Christine Penrod, Madeleine Pickens' sister, who accompanied the animals on the flight.
I think this man and his wife earned Husky Spirit Guides to watch over them from now on!

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