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Heartwarming rescues of dogs, cats and other animals

U.S. Coast Guard crews continue the round the clock rescues in Houston. They recently rescued a dog from a roof & a cat from a balcony.

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Josh Benoit carries his Great Dane, Lilly, out of the flooding in Beaumont, Tex.

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Sam Speights tries to hold back tears while holding his dogs and surveying the damage to his home in Rockport, Tex.

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A dog watches as Nahan Valdez gathers supplies out of his destroyed home to take back to a shelter near City-By-The Sea, Tex.

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A cat wanders through debris left by the effects of Hurricane Harvey in Rockport, Tex. A neighbor in the area took in the cat and provided food and water.

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PETA rescue workers were able to secure the dogs onto the boat & took them to a local shelter.

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A horse wades through water on a ranch in Victoria, Tex. 

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These two dogs were stranded in water up to their chests in PortHarvey. PETA was there to help them.

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PETA’s emergency rescue team is in PortArthur.

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Rescued squirrels huddle at Austin Wildlife Rescue in east Austin. As Tropical Storm Harvey winds blow squirrels out of trees, residents bring the injured wildlife to the animal rescue center.

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Volunteers and first responders help flood victims evacuate as waters rise from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston.

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Joe Garcia carries his dog, Heidi, from his flooded home as he is rescued in Spring, Tex.

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A man reaches to take a small dog from a rescue truck at the east Sam Houston Tollway in Houston, Tex.

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Andrew White helps a neighbor after rescuing her and her dog from her home in the River Oaks neighborhood in Houston.

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Cows make their way through fallen power lines along the road near City-By-The Sea, Tex.

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Residents and pets are evacuated from their homes in Houston.

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Volunteers in boats rescue people and their pets from their homes near interstate 45 in Houston, Tex.

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A cat swims in floodwater while trying to find dry ground in Houston.

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D’Ona Spears, center, reacts as she is told that she cannot bring her dog, Missy, into the shelter for flood evacuees. She is with her daughter Natalie, left, at the convention center in downtown Houston.

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U.S. Coast Guard crews continue the round the clock rescues in Houston. They recently rescued a dog from a roof & a cat from a balcony.

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Safety arrives! The two dogs were scared at first, but they were so happy when they realized our rescue team was there help.

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Safety arrives! The two dogs were scared at first, but they were so happy when they realized our rescue team was there help.

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John and Cathy Cservek hold their dogs Lacy and Iggy while being rescued in Spring, Tex.

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