Foreword. Preface. 1 The Water. 2 Poodle on the Rooftop. 3 The American Can Company. 4 Base Camp. 5 On the Ground. 6 Message in a Bottle. 7 Knock, Knock, Knocking on Heaven's Door. 8 It Takes Two to Make a Miracle. 9 The Faces of the Volunteers. 10 Red Gets His Wheels. 11 Fifteen Minutes to Fame. 12 The Twister Sisters. 13 Other Homeless Critters. 14 Animal Mug Shots. 15 Reunions. 16 A Dog Named Angel. 17 Putting Haley First. 18 Over the Rainbow Bridge. 19 Picking Up the Pieces. 20 Lessons Learned. Appendix: Pet Disaster Preparedness. Acknowledgments. Index.
Cathy Scott traveled to New Orleans at the request of Best Friends Animal Society to document the plight of pets displaced by Hurricane Katrina. She quickly became a rescuer as well as a reporter. Scott's work has appeared in the New York Times , the Los Angeles Times , the New York Post , the San Diego Union-Tribune , the Las Vegas Sun , George magazine, and Reuters News Service.