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Louisville Woman Organizing Help for Lost Pets in Storm-Struck Areas

A Louisville woman is organizing an effort to treat and shelter pets left homeless by last week’s severe weather in southern Indiana.Lisa Roedemeier has set up a network of veterinarians, shelters and volunteers to care for displaced pets and help reunite them with their owners.She says about two dozen animals are being houses in two Jeffersonville shelters and many people are offering assistance. "I’ve had people call me from Michigan. People want to help, they want to do something, and I think we’re channeling some of their efforts respectively as we speak," she said. Roedemeier can be reached at 502-807-5887.More information can be found at the sites below:http://lostpetskentuckiana.org/http://cityofjeff.net/Shelter/ShelterMain.htmhttp://www.adoptapet.com/adoption_rescue/71633.html

Rick Howlett was midday host and the host of LPM's weekly talk show, "In Conversation." He was with LPM from 2001-2023 and held many different titles, including Morning Edition host, Assignment Editor and Interim News Director. He died in August 2023. Read a remembrance of Rick here.

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