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Saving pets after Hurricane Florence

A cat clings to the side of a trailer amidst flood waters before it was saved as the Northeast Cape Fear River breaks its banks in Burgaw, North Carolina.

 REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A cat clings to the side of a trailer amidst flood waters before it was saved as the Northeast Cape Fear River breaks its banks in Burgaw, North Carolina. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A cat clings to the side of a trailer amidst flood waters before it was saved as the Northeast Cape Fear River breaks its banks in Burgaw, North Carolina. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Jimmy Shackleford (74) of Burgaw transports his son Jim Shackleford and his wife Lisa, and their pets Izzy, Bella and Nala (in the cage) in the bucket of his tractor as the Northeast Cape Fear River breaks its banks in Burgaw, North Carolina. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Jimmy Shackleford (74) of Burgaw transports his son Jim Shackleford and his wife Lisa, and their pets Izzy, Bella and Nala (in the cage) in the bucket of his tractor as the Northeast Cape Fear River breaks its banks in Burgaw, North Carolina....more

Jimmy Shackleford (74) of Burgaw transports his son Jim Shackleford and his wife Lisa, and their pets Izzy, Bella and Nala (in the cage) in the bucket of his tractor as the Northeast Cape Fear River breaks its banks in Burgaw, North Carolina. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Panicked dogs that were left caged by an owner who fled rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, are rescued by volunteer rescuer Ryan Nichols of Longview, Texas, in Leland, North Carolina.  


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Panicked dogs that were left caged by an owner who fled rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, are rescued by volunteer rescuer Ryan Nichols of Longview, Texas, in Leland, North Carolina. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Panicked dogs that were left caged by an owner who fled rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, are rescued by volunteer rescuer Ryan Nichols of Longview, Texas, in Leland, North Carolina. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Panicked dogs that were left caged by an owner who fled rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, swim free after their release in Leland, North Carolina. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Panicked dogs that were left caged by an owner who fled rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, swim free after their release in Leland, North Carolina. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Panicked dogs that were left caged by an owner who fled rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, swim free after their release in Leland, North Carolina. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Panicked dogs that were left caged by an owner who fled rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, swim free after their release in Leland, North Carolina. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Panicked dogs that were left caged by an owner who fled rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, swim free after their release in Leland, North Carolina. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Panicked dogs that were left caged by an owner who fled rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, swim free after their release in Leland, North Carolina. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Carla Ramm checks on her cat Jackjack after they were loaded onto a boat during their rescue from rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, in Leland, North Carolina. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Carla Ramm checks on her cat Jackjack after they were loaded onto a boat during their rescue from rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, in Leland, North Carolina. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Carla Ramm checks on her cat Jackjack after they were loaded onto a boat during their rescue from rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, in Leland, North Carolina. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Horses are led to higher ground during Tropical Storm Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Horses are led to higher ground during Tropical Storm Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Horses are led to higher ground during Tropical Storm Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina. REUTERS/Randall Hill
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U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer David Kelly carries a dog to safety during Tropical Storm Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina. REUTERS/Randall Hill

U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer David Kelly carries a dog to safety during Tropical Storm Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina. REUTERS/Randall Hill

U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer David Kelly carries a dog to safety during Tropical Storm Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina. REUTERS/Randall Hill
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Iva Williamson, 4 years old, peers behind her as she joins neighbors and pets in fleeing rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Leland, North Carolina. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Iva Williamson, 4 years old, peers behind her as she joins neighbors and pets in fleeing rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Leland, North Carolina. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Iva Williamson, 4 years old, peers behind her as she joins neighbors and pets in fleeing rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Leland, North Carolina. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Members of Coast Guard Shallow-Water Response Boat Team 3 help pets stranded by floodwater caused by Hurricane Florence near Riegelwood, North Carolina. 


U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 2nd Class Loumania Stewart/via REUTERS

Members of Coast Guard Shallow-Water Response Boat Team 3 help pets stranded by floodwater caused by Hurricane Florence near Riegelwood, North Carolina. U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 2nd Class Loumania Stewart/via REUTERS

Members of Coast Guard Shallow-Water Response Boat Team 3 help pets stranded by floodwater caused by Hurricane Florence near Riegelwood, North Carolina. U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 2nd Class Loumania Stewart/via REUTERS
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A woman evacuates her home in a low-lying area during Tropical Storm Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina. REUTERS/Randall Hill

A woman evacuates her home in a low-lying area during Tropical Storm Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina. REUTERS/Randall Hill

A woman evacuates her home in a low-lying area during Tropical Storm Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina. REUTERS/Randall Hill
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Susan Hedgpeth hugs her dog Cooper, as they go to higher ground via the United States Coast Guard during Tropical Storm Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Susan Hedgpeth hugs her dog Cooper, as they go to higher ground via the United States Coast Guard during Tropical Storm Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Susan Hedgpeth hugs her dog Cooper, as they go to higher ground via the United States Coast Guard during Tropical Storm Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina. REUTERS/Randall Hill
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A man walks along the street with his dog as people return to their houses after the passing of Hurricane Florence in New Bern, North Carolina. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A man walks along the street with his dog as people return to their houses after the passing of Hurricane Florence in New Bern, North Carolina. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A man walks along the street with his dog as people return to their houses after the passing of Hurricane Florence in New Bern, North Carolina. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Members of Coast Guard Shallow-Water Response Boat Team 3 assist people and their pets stranded near Riegelwood, North Carolina. 


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Members of Coast Guard Shallow-Water Response Boat Team 3 assist people and their pets stranded near Riegelwood, North Carolina. Petty Officer 2nd Class Loumania Stewart/U.S. Coast Guard

Members of Coast Guard Shallow-Water Response Boat Team 3 assist people and their pets stranded near Riegelwood, North Carolina. Petty Officer 2nd Class Loumania Stewart/U.S. Coast Guard
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A woman carries her cat on a flooded street after Hurricane Florence struck Piney Green, North Carolina. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A woman carries her cat on a flooded street after Hurricane Florence struck Piney Green, North Carolina. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A woman carries her cat on a flooded street after Hurricane Florence struck Piney Green, North Carolina. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Horses are led to higher ground by their owner during Tropical Storm Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Horses are led to higher ground by their owner during Tropical Storm Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Horses are led to higher ground by their owner during Tropical Storm Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina. REUTERS/Randall Hill
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A cat walks through a flooded street after Hurricane Florence struck Piney Green, North Carolina. 
  REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A cat walks through a flooded street after Hurricane Florence struck Piney Green, North Carolina. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A cat walks through a flooded street after Hurricane Florence struck Piney Green, North Carolina. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A man and his dog walk along a flooded street after the passage of tropical storm Florence in New Bern, North Carolina. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A man and his dog walk along a flooded street after the passage of tropical storm Florence in New Bern, North Carolina. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A man and his dog walk along a flooded street after the passage of tropical storm Florence in New Bern, North Carolina. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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