Officials in Atlantic County, New Jersey have established an animal response hotline to help residents reunite with their pets who were left behind during Hurricane Sandy.
A county spokeswoman says residents who call the hotline can leave a message with their information and the type of pet, or pets, found and can expect a call back from a volunteer coordinator.
The county says the volunteers will coordinate efforts to reunite pets with their owners.
The volunteers previously provided this type of service to victims of Hurricane Katrina, the county said.
The Animal Response Hotline can be reached at: 609-909-7829.
Very gusty winds and heavy rain expected through midnight Wednesday morning as a powerful cold front moves in!
After highs Tuesday near 70 degrees, late Tuesday night into Wednesday temps tumble into the 30s and rain changes to wet snow. Little to no accumulation expected.
Freeze warnings posted Tuesday night into Wednesday AM. Protect sensitive plants!