Veterinarian Ann Hohenhaus relates some stories of how animals weathered Superstorm Sandy, noting that their plight paralleled that of humans. Although New York City encouraged owners to bring their animals with them during evacuations, city shelters recently reported 141 animals still unclaimed in the aftermath of the storm. Dr. Hohenhaus recounts how other animals, including the Chincoteague Island ponies, marine animals at the New York Aquarium, and even two displaced brown pelicans, fared during the storm.

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