'Learned helplessness' has city slickers unable to cope with disasters. Commenter "greenspider" has two great ideas.
flood rescue in Thailand - makeshift life jacket for rescued dog.
Serbian rescuer carries a dog through flooded street in the village of Obrez, Serbia (SASA DJORDJEVIC/AFP/Getty Images)
"I'm too old for this shit" - pup in a backpack, post-Sandy NYC
Residents rescue a dog carried away by floodwaters in the farming town of Novaleta, some 26 kilometers outside Manila, on August