Emergency Animal Rescue Stories: True Stories About People Dedicated to Saving Animals from Disasters
|Rating||:||4.11 (789 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||384 Pages|
For those who love animals comes this riveting account of an extraordinary, dedicated team of more than 3,500 trained volunteers. Most of all these stories will make you laugh, cry, and marvel at the deep connection humans and animals share.These and other stories are sure to inspire and thrill as well as make you appreciate the wonderful bond that exists between animals and the special people who care enough to save them.. EARS (Emergency Animal Rescue Service) takes on the task that the Red Cross and other human-focused organizations simply can't: helping animals survive natural and man-made disasters. You will read about the touching reunions of pet owners with the cherished pets they feared were dead. You will be moved by the courageous, poignant, and at times humorous stories, including:• The desperate search by a 14-year-old girl to locate her missing cats• Libby, the dog who was rescued from Texas oil fields and is now the official taste-tester at a dog bakery in California• How a hoist saved a cow from raging Texas floodwaters• The resourcef
When Disaster Strikes, Who Saves the Animals?
Disappointing Terri Crisp does wonderful work with animal rescues, but not with a typewriter. At several points, she mentions being under time pressure to complete this book - that's obvious in the repetitive and stilted dialog she attempts to recreate. You can almost hear her counting the words. She also seems to spend much more time than is necessary (or appropriate) complaining about the food at rescue sites; you'd think there'd be some form of 'professional courtesy' among volunteers, but in any case, it's not o. "Emergency Animal Rescuers: Their Trials and Tribulations!" according to A Customer. That's what this book should have been called. And had it been so titled, this reader would never have bought it! I requested this book for my birthday as I very much enjoyed Out of Harm's Way by the same author. Sadly, this book was a very disappointing read; in fact, I gave up completing it after the 160th page or so. I expected to read more stories about animals being rescued in emergent situations, but by the time I put the book aside, very few animals had been saved at all or at least not in a way. Great bookignore the sour grapes A Customer Terri Crisp once again has written a moving, behind-the-scenes book about animals rescue. Like any follow-up read, you probably won't experience the same feelings you felt when you read Out of Harm's Way (if you haven't read THAT book yetdo! It'smarvelous!). But you WILL read stories and tug your heart about animal rescuesthey will make you cry, they will make you laugh, and they might just inspire you to get involved. I always hate to classify books like this as a "good read." It's never good when peo