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Displaced Gulf Coast Pets Will Find New Homes in N.J.

Pictures of oil-soaked birds and sea creatures are the public image of the BP oil spill. But they aren't the only animals affected: The economic catastrophe in the Gulf Coast region has forced people to surrender dogs and cats in droves because they can no longer afford to care for them.

Recession going to the dogs

When asked about spending cuts because of the recession, pet owners in a recent Catalyst Direct study said that they would cut back on personal...