As of April 14, 2011, missing animals as a result of the March-11 disaster can be now searched online at:
- MSN Animal Search at http://eastjapaneq.jp.msn.com/petsearch
- Google Animal Finder at http://japan.animal-finder.appspot.com/
There are now more than 4,000 dogs and cats registered (as of October 20, 2011) on Google Animal Finder by people who rescued them or by people who are looking for their pets.
Google Animal Finder will end this service as of March 31, 2012. (!!!)