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John Mahon, whose Mastic Beach home was damaged (Credit: James Carbone)

John Mahon, whose Mastic Beach home was damaged in superstorm Sandy, gets a heartfelt greeting from his Chihuahua, Toby, at the Ridge home of animal rescuer Chris Pulver. (Nov. 21, 2012)

Displaced animals find homes in temporary shelters

Animals displaced by superstorm Sandy found a new home at a temporary shelter set up by Nassau County.

These two dogs are among the more than
(Credit: Ed Betz)

These two dogs are among the more than 250 being housed at an emergency shelter in Garden City. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Veronica Fey and her son Jeremy Fey, 17,
(Credit: Ed Betz)

Veronica Fey and her son Jeremy Fey, 17, of Freeport, play with their dogs Walley, left, and Vicki, right, at a pet emergency shelter in Garden City. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Cages hold the more than 250 dogs at
(Credit: Ed Betz)

Cages hold the more than 250 dogs at an emergency shelter in Garden City. (Nov. 23, 2012)

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Michelle Deutsch, of Long Beach, holds her cat,
(Credit: Ed Betz)

Michelle Deutsch, of Long Beach, holds her cat, Minnie, during a visit at an emergency shelter in Garden City. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Anna Salac, 9 of Island Park, pays a
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Anna Salac, 9 of Island Park, pays a Thanksgiving visit with her cat, Leo, at the Nassau County Animal Shelter in Garden City, New York. (Nov. 22, 2012)

It's an emotional reunion for Anna Salac, 9
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

It's an emotional reunion for Anna Salac, 9 of Island Park as she visits her cat, Leo, on Thanksgiving at the Nassau County Animal Shelter in Garden City, New York. (Nov. 22, 2012)

Darlene Figueroa, of Massapequa plays with with her
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Darlene Figueroa, of Massapequa plays with with her mother's dog, Mikey, on Thanksgiving at the Nassau County Animal Shelter in Garden City. (Nov. 22, 2012)

Chris Pulver is kissed by Toby the Chihuahua
(Credit: James Carbone)

Chris Pulver is kissed by Toby the Chihuahua at her Ridge home where she rescues animals including Bruce, a pitbull for John and Cheryl Mahon, left, who's Mastic Beach home has been damaged by flooding. Cheryl's guide dog, Daisy, is visible lower front. (Nov. 21, 2012)

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Cheryl Mahon, whose Mastic Beach home was damaged
(Credit: James Carbone)

Cheryl Mahon, whose Mastic Beach home was damaged by flooding, is greeted by her cCihuahua Toby at the Ridge home of Chris Pulver, who rescues animals displaced by superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 21, 2012)

John Mahon, whose Mastic Beach home was damaged
(Credit: James Carbone)

John Mahon, whose Mastic Beach home was damaged in superstorm Sandy, gets a heartfelt greeting from his Chihuahua, Toby, at the Ridge home of animal rescuer Chris Pulver. (Nov. 21, 2012)

John and Cheryl Mahon, Mastic Beach home was
(Credit: James Carbone)

John and Cheryl Mahon, Mastic Beach home was damaged by flooding, are greeted by Toby, their Chihuahua, and pitbull Bruce at the Ridge home of Chris Pulver, who rescues animals displaced by the storm. (Nov. 21, 2012)

Chris Pulver is kissed by Toby the Chihuahua
(Credit: James Carbone)

Chris Pulver is kissed by Toby the Chihuahua at her Ridge home where she rescues animals, including those displaced by superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 21, 2012)

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