When disasters strike, people aren't the only ones in danger. Tornadoes, hurricanes, fires, and more also threaten the lives of animals. In this graphic narrative nonfiction series, readers meet heroes who risk their lives to save animals--from cats and dogs to pelicans and pigs! As readers relive the dramatic events surrounding famous disasters such as Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, they will witness the courageous rescue attempts that saved the lives of thousands of innocent pets and wild animals. Backmatter includes information about other devastating disasters and daring missions to save animals.