Sunday, September 11, 2005

The "Operation Pet Lift"

Thanks goodness billionaires such as T. Boone Pickens and his wife have a soft spot for doggies!

Rescued Dogs Airlifted From Gulf Coast
By BRIAN SKOLOFF, Associated Press Writer
Sunday, September 11, 2005

San Francisco Chronicle
(09-11) 19:32 PDT San Francisco (AP) --

The first major airlift of dogs from the hurricane-battered Gulf Coast left Louisiana on Sunday, carrying about 80 pets to new temporary homes in California.

The Continental Airlines flight from Baton Rouge, La., was chartered for about $50,000 by Texas oil tycoon Boone Pickens and his wife, Madeleine, in a movement dubbed "Operation Pet Lift."

Complete article.


At 8:18 PM, Blogger IndyPindy barked...

Hi Sam, I just saw this article too and posted about it on my blog - great minds think alike!

Woo woo,


At 11:33 AM, Blogger PrincessMia barked...

Thanks for sharing the good news, Sam.

At 6:09 PM, Blogger Cal the Wonderdog barked...

Yay for money! At least Yay for money spent saving dogs!


At 7:14 PM, Blogger The Whippy Curly Tails barked...

Oh my gosh...I am just touched to tears! Wow...thanks for this wonderful post!

I think I may sleep good tonight. =^..^=


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