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Photos: PAWS Rescued All These Pets From The Louisiana Floods

By Gwendolyn Purdom in News on Aug 26, 2016 3:49PM

After floods ravaged parts of southern Louisiana in recent weeks, people weren't the only ones left struggling or stranded. Dogs, cats and other pets also ended up in harm's way—and in the area's already overcrowded shelters. On Wednesday, two vans of volunteers from PAWS Chicago drove down to the flood-affected region to rescue animals that had been surrendered to Louisiana shelters because of the disaster, or were already in shelters there.

The teams returned to Chicago early Friday morning and the pets are just as cute—and happy to be safe and dry—as you'd expect.