Souris Valley Animal Shelter to help animals affected by Hurricane Harvey

A cow struggles to keep its head above floodwaters during Hurricane Harvey near Fulton Texas on Saturday

The Geauga Humane Society's Rescue Village is working to help animals stuck in shelters in Texas and Louisiana that have been flooded as a result of Hurricane Harvey.

"Shelters in the vicinity where the hurricane is happening really need space to take in those animals", Hill said. "This is the first of several expected flights to Seattle to help shelters that are directly housing displaced pets outside of Houston".

"This will make the space needed for the short term housing of strays and the immensely important task of reunification of pets with their families", Seattle Humane CEO David Loewe said in a release.

Others made the unsafe journey through floodwaters to rescue animals on their own.

Funding: The shelter has more information on how you can donate, and how your contributions will help, on their website here. Also, a team from the Texas A&M Veterinary School is there to help animals who might have been trapped or hurt during the storm and provide care for them. But we'll do our best to meet whatever it throws at people and animals. "But you're able to reunite them with their pet", he tells Colorado Matters.

Cowboys-Texans game moved to AT&T Stadium due to Hurricane Harvey
The Texans also pledged $1 million to the flood relief efforts. "There is an emptiness in the thought we would play in Houston". This is not going to be solved by one win, this is not going to be solved overnight and we want our people to be safe.

The Austin Humane Society said it took in 62 animals over the weekend, sending about 60 animals to foster volunteers. Pets now available for adoption can be found here.

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.

This photograph of a German Shepherd mix, Otis, trotting down the road with a bag of dog food went viral. "The lady caring for them said she will gladly take care of them until it's safe for us to go get them!"

"We're the hub for these animals, so they come here".

In the wake of the devastating Hurricane Harvey, many animals have been left behind by their desperate families who were forced to evacuate and unable to bring their four-pawed companions along with them. We are now coordinating placement of animals who were up for adoption prior to the hurricane hitting, so that those agencies can make room for owned animals.

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