Pets: Hurricane Katrina's Other Victims

Photo: kitten rescued from Hurricane Katrina
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A dog consumes a man's corpse near a breach in a New Orleans levee on September 6, 2005.

In nearby Biloxi, Mississippi, packs of abandoned dogs were attacking cleanup crews, according to the September 7 edition of the Biloxi Sun Herald. Even docile pets can become dangerous when stressed by heat and disorder, a veterinarian told a United Press International reporter.

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