Posted by: kcdisasteraid | May 12, 2009

CALIF. FIRES SEND SUPPLIES/DONATIONS FOR ANIMALS

KINSHIP CIRCLE ANIMAL DISASTER AID NETWORK
ONLINE VOLUNTEER FORM: Tell us what you can do! Be on file in our Disaster
Aid Network: http://www.kinshipcircle.org/disasters/volunteer/default.html

**A special thanks to Kinship Circle member Ann McMullen, who lives in the
wildfires area and alerted us to local needs for animal victims in California.

5/10/09: California Fires
Send Supplies/Donations For Animals

  1. California Fire Status + Resources For Animal Victims
  2. Help Fire Victims: Santa Barbara Humane Society
  3. Help Fire Victims: Cats In Santa Barbara Fires
  4. Help Fire Victims: Santa Maria Valley Humane Society
  5. PetSmart Charities Drives Supply-Stocked Trailer To Calif.
  6. UAN/EARS Response In Santa Barbara Fire



LT: Volunteers with UAN’s Emergency Animal Rescue Service (EARS) are caring for
hundreds of animals who, with their owners, were forced from their homes by
a massive wildfire. http://www.uan.org/index.cfm?navid=579

RT: Ranch hands work together to evacuate a herd of goats. Photo: Mark Boster,
Los Angeles Times. FIRE UPDATES: http://jesusitafire.org
Many evacuation orders have been lifted today.

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1. Calif. Fire Status + Resources For Animal Victims
http://www.countyofsb.org/ceo/oes0.aspx?id=2332

JESUSITA FIRE STATUS, Last Updated: 5/10/09
*   8,733 acres burned
*   55% contained
*   Initial estimate of 31 homes destroyed, 47 homes have been damaged and 2
outbuildings destroyed
*   Approximately 140 properties evacuated (mandatory evacuation orders);
affects approx. 350 people
*   3,850+ properties under evacuation warning; approx. 9,625 people affected
*   Residences threatened – 3,500; commercial properties threatened – 100
*   Expected containment 5/13/09

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES
Animal Report, 5/9/09: 975 animals in shelter due to fire
Santa Barbara Humane Society: 529 animals
Santa Barbara County Animal Services: 259 animals
Equine Evac: 187 animals
**Estimates are likely over 1,000 animals affected in wildfires by now.

SAFE SHELTER FOR ANIMAL FIRE VICTIMS
County of Santa Barbara Office of Emergency Services
http://www.countyofsb.org/ceo/oes0.aspx?id=2332

SMALL ANIMALS: Call Santa Barbara County Animal Services hotline —
805-681-4332 — to be directed to a shelter location.

LARGE ANIMALS (i.e. horses): Take them to
Earl Warren Showgrounds, 805-687-0766
3400 Calle Real; Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3285

OTHER SHELTERING OPTIONS
Dioji K9 Resort & Athletic Club
7340 Hollister Ave; Goleta, CA 93117
ph: 805-685-6068; info@dioji.com
http://www.dioji.com


LT: More than 1,000 animals in shelters due to Jesusita Fire
http://www.ksby.com/Global/story.asp?S=10332233
RT: http://www.keyt.com/news/local/44518597.html

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2. Help Fire Victims: Santa Barbara Humane Society
Santa Barbara County Animal Services and its community partners — Santa
Barbara Humane Society, ASAP, and Equine Evac — are providing emergency
care for animals displaced by the Jesusita Fire. MORE:
http://www.keyt.com/news/local/44518597.html

SUPPLIES / MONETARY DONATIONS TO:
Santa Barbara Humane Society
5399 Overpass Road; Santa Barbara, Calif. 93111
ph: 805-964-4777; fax: 805-683-0827
http://sbhumanesociety.org

SUPPLY NEEDS:
*   Medium & large size crates
*   Quality dry dog food & canned dog food
*   Johnny Cat Original cal litter (unscented and non-clumping)
*   Quality dry cat food & canned cat food

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3. Help Fire Victims: Cats In Santa Barbara Fires
5/9/09, Food and other items urgently needed for cats in Santa Barbara
http://www.examiner.com/x-1962-Santa-Barbara-Pet-Examiner


PHOTO: Karen Lee Stevens, Santa Barbara Pet Examiner

Karen Lee Stevens, Santa Barbara Pet Examiner, writes: While the Jesusita
Fire is far from contained, there appears to be light at the end of the
tunnel. With that said, there is still a great need for the city’s most
vulnerable victims: the animals. Here’s how you can help…

SUPPLIES / MONETARY DONATIONS TO:
ASAP (Animal Shelter Assistance Program)
SEND/BRING SUPPLIES TO:
County Animal Shelter
5473 Overpass Road; Santa Barbara, CA 93111
ph: 805-681-4331, 805-683-3368; asapcats@yahoo.com
http://www.asapcats.org/

MAIL MONETARY DONATIONS TO:
ASAP / P.O. Box 357 / Goleta, CA 93116

SUPPLY NEEDS:
*   Wellness cat food / NutroMax dry cat food, chicken flavor
*   Hills foods (especially regular adult WD, CD or DD)
*   KMR (kitten milk replacement)
*   Cat collars / Pine litter
*   Headlamps (for emergency kit)
*   Laundry soap / Paper towels
*   Stamps / Steno note pads
*   Heating pads that don’t shut off
*   Large bottles of Purell
*   2 computers less than 5 years old with monitors
*   1 HP laser printer
*   Monetary donations

Lemos Feed and Pet Supply is offering a 25% discount on items purchased for
donations to the County Animal Shelters and to the Santa Barbara Humane
Society. The discount will be offered for the duration of the fire.

CALL: 805-692-8566 to place your order by credit card. They will make sure
the products are delivered to the organization you specify (ASAP, DAWG, K-9
PALS or the Santa Barbara Humane Society). http://www.lemospet.com

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4. Help Fire Victims: Santa Maria Valley Humane Society
5/7/09, Santa Maria Animal Shelter needs food/funds for pets displaced by Jesusita Fire
http://www.examiner.com/x-1962-Santa-Barbara-Pet-Examiner

SUPPLIES / MONETARY DONATIONS TO:
Santa Maria Valley Humane Society
751 Black Rd.; Santa Maria, Ca 93458
To donate food or funds, call Kelly White O’Neill: 805-349-3435
http://www.smvhs.org/donations.html

SUPPLY NEEDS:
*   Greatest need: Canned cat food
*   Dog food of all kinds
*   Cat litter
*   Food for other type pets such as birds and reptiles

TO ASSIST WITH TRANSPORT:
Contact Vonnie Stewart: 805-680-9582

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5. PetSmart Charities Drives Supply-Stocked Trailer To Calif.
5/8/09, PetSmart and EARS comes to aid of four-legged fire victims in Santa Barbara
http://www.examiner.com/x-1962-Santa-Barbara-Pet-Examiner

Karen Lee Stevens, Santa Barbara Pet Examiner, writes: A PetSmart Emergency
Relief Waggin’ trailer, stocked with at least 16 tons of much-needed pet
food and supplies, was deployed from the PetSmart Distribution Center in
Phoenix, Arizona…to the grounds of the Santa Barbara Humane Society.
Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to support PetSmart
Charities’ Emergency Relief Waggin’ program.

PETSMART CHARITIES’ EMERGENCY RELIEF WAGGIN’ PROGRAM
MAIL CHECK EARMARKED FOR “EMERGENCY RELIEF:”
PetSmart Charities / Attn: Emergency Relief
19601 N. 27th Avenue; Phoenix, AZ  85027

ONLINE MONETARY DONATION:
http://www.petsmartcharities.org/programs/emergency-relief.php
Click DONATE NOW at top of page

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6. UAN/EARS Response In Santa Barbara Fire


http://unitedanimalnations.blogspot.com/

Volunteers with UAN’s Emergency Animal Rescue Service (EARS)  are traveling
from throughout California to help the Santa Barbara Humane Society care for
evacuated animals at a temporary emergency animal shelter. UAN will deploy
10 EARS volunteers per day to help with the emergency sheltering
operation… MORE: http://www.uan.org/index.cfm?navid=579

5/8/09: We got up with the sun (what we could see of it through the smoke)
to set up the emergency shelter in a barn on Santa Barbara Humane Society
(SBHS) property… We set up enough crates to house the many animals already
lined up with owners in front of the shelter. Many of them were in tears
bringing their animals in… MORE: http://unitedanimalnations.blogspot.com

DONATE TO EARS DISASTER RELIEF FUND
United Animal Nations
PO Box 188890; Sacramento, CA 95818
ph: 916-429-2457; email: membership@uan.org
https://secure.ga4.org/01/UAN_disaster_relief/nf111111qQWlm

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