* The New York Aquarium was badly damaged by the storm (but all the animals pulled through). The Wildlife Conservation Society is collecting donations to repair and reopen the museum. More info here.

* The NYC Animal Planning Task Force has a 24-hour hotline for those pet owners who had to abandon animals in the rush to evacuate, and for those who know of pets that were left behind. 

The number is: 347-573-1561.

* Via William Wegman, a full list of animal-related needs and resources. 

New Jersey:

Liberty Humane Society, Jersey City, NJ

(201) 547-4147


Needs: foster homes for dogs (shelter is without power or heat); cat food, litter, and cleaning supplies, as per their Amazon wishlist

St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center, Madison, NJ

(973) 377-2295 


Needs: See their wishlist: http://www.sthuberts.org/wishlist  Also in need of gasoline

Jersey Shore Animal Center, Brick, NJ


(732) 920-1600

Needs: Sheets and blankets, as well as other animal items (food, toys, etc)

New York:

Staten Island Hope Animal Rescue, Staten Island, NY


(347) 266-6785

 Needs: Foster families for displaced animals. Fill out an application to foster here:http://www.statenislandhoperescue.org/fostervolunteer.html?view=form

Sean Casey Animal Rescue, Brooklyn, NY

718- 436-5163


 Needs: Cash donations, newspaper, plastic bags, bleach, dish soap, paper towels, pillow cases and towels


Little Shelter, Huntington, NY

631 - 368 8770


Needs: Cash donations http://www.littleshelter.com/how-you-can-help

Bobbi and the Strays, Ozone Park, Glendale and Freeport, NY

 (516) 378-4340


Needs: Cash donations to repair the shelter; blankets, food, and more