Animal Shelters Filling Up With Pets In Harvey's Wake

During Hurricane Katrina reports show up to 100,000 pets were separated from their owners.

This dog chained to a telephone pole in Victoria, Texas, lucked out: a reporter spotted the animal and brought it to safety, according to the Daily Mail. Leaving any sort of personal possession behind and taking their pets because they are truly family members.

Speed said the shelter has the capacity and is prepared to take animals from crowded shelters in the Lone Star state.

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Human society officials say they are sending a team, and medical supplies, to help animals in areas affected by the hurricane.

"People love their animals, it's heartbreaking".

The post The crisis in Texas, and the urgent call to help animals and people appeared first on A Humane Nation. The displaced dog jumped into his Jeep during the storm.

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Seattle Humane is organizing an emergency foster care orientation for prospective volunteers who can temporarily house pets now in our care to create more space for animals flying in from Texas.

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At the same time, shelters surrounding Houston are moving current strays to other shelters across the country.

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Texas says it took in 123 un-owned cats from The Cattery Cat Shelter in Corpus Christi, which was forced to evacuate.

Lost Dogs of Texas is posting photos and information of pets that have been found during the storm, and subsequent flooding. The organization, along with local groups like the Houston Humane Society, is also accepting financial and in-kind donations including cat litter, litter boxes, towels, blankets, large wire crates, toys, treats, pet beds, newspaper, and gas gift cards.

The Atlanta shelter is anticipating more animal shipments from areas near Houston and along the coast in the coming weeks.

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