Save Pets
The following article appeared in the Orange County , CA  Register on Thurs, Sept. 20, 2001

I was worried about possible victims' pets which might have been left untended, but I didn't realize that there were apartments so close to ground zero that they were too dangerous to allow tenants to enter and get their pets.
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An item in Dear Abby (no author given)
If you can start the day without caffeine,
If you can get along without pep pills,
If you can always be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains,
If you can resist complaining to and boring people with your troubles,
If you can eat the same food every day and be grateful for it,
If you can understand when your loved ones are too busy to give you any time,
If you can overlook it when those you love take it out on you when, through no fault of your own, something goes wrong,
If you can take criticism and blame without resentment,
If you can ignore a friend's limited education and never correct him or her,
If you can resist treating a rich friend better than a poor one,
If you can face the world without lies and deceit,
If you can conquer tension without medical help,
If you can relax without liquor,
If you can sleep without the aid of drugs,
If you can honestly say that deep in your heart you have no prejudice against    creed, sex, color, religion, national origin, gender preference or politics,
THEN you have ALMOST reached the same level of development as your dog or cat.