11 unforgettable animal rescues in brutal aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

Humane Society take in animals from Hurricane Harvey

Even as Tropical Storm Harvey still rages across parts of Texas and Louisiana, the Louisiana SPCA is coordinating transports to prepare for an expected influx of animals from Texas.

The groups are taking animals, mostly dogs and cats, that were already in Houston area shelters before the storm hit last Friday.

Naomi Coto carries Simba on her shoulders as they evacuate their home after the area was inundated with flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey on August 27, 2017 in Houston, Texas.

It may seem like HSUS is helping rescue dogs and cats in the Southeast, but the group doesn't have a good track record.

Two pups rest after being rescued in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. During hurricane Katrina almost 250,000 dogs and cats were displaced or died and some refused to evacuate for fear of abandoning pets.

The local humane society also helped take in animals from the Gulf Coast region in 2005 during Hurricane Katrina.

In addition, Lucky Dog Animal Rescue expects to take in between 20 and 30 dogs displaced by Harvey, and is raising up to $40,000 for vetting the canines and transporting them to DC.

What would you save from your home if a natural disaster were to strike?

Atlanta Humane Society's Christina Hill explained how animal welfare organizations across the country are working together to aid animals that have been displaced by the hurricane.

Community's help neededAs Pets Alive welcomes the new dogs, they will need help from the community. "They need their exercise". In addition to cash donations, the organization can also use in-kind donations like large plastic or metal bins with lids.

The Texas Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals had received 50 pets as of Tuesday afternoon, ranging from dogs to birds to hamsters.

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