Animals from Harvey-affected areas arrive in Norfolk


A WELCOME ARRIVAL TODAY FOR ANIMALS WHO WEATHERED HURRICANE HARVEY IN TEXAS AND LOUISIANA. (ANITA) DOZENS OF DOGS AND CATS MADE IT TO HAMPTON ROADS TODAY TO FIND NEW HOMES. 10 ON YOUR SIDE’S LAURA CASO WAS THERE FOR THE BIG ARRIVAL. LAURA. (LAURA) TOO MUCH CUTENESS TODAY WHEN THOSE ANIMALS ARRIVED AT THE PETA HEADQUARTERS IN NORFOLK. (LAURA) I’M TOLD SOME OF THE ANIMALS ARE A BIT SCARED – AS YOU CAN IMAGINE – BUT THEY ARE HEALTHY – AND MOST ARE READY TO BE ADOPTED. (LAURA CASO) CHRISTOPHER MERROW/PETA “I NAMED HIM HARVEY” HOW FITTING. THIS KITTEN WAS TAKEN FROM A SHELTER IN HOUSTON AFTER HURRICANE HARVEY MADE LANDFALL. CHRISTOPHER MERROW/PETA “I’VE BEEN ON THE ROAD FOR THE PAST WEEK IN HOUSTON AND PORT ARTHUR AND I SAW HAMPTON ROADS AFTER HARVEY. THESE ANIMALS ARE ALREADY SHELTER PETS BUT HAD TO BE MOVED FROM THEIR HOMES TO MAKE WAY FOR ANIMALS DISPLACED BY THE STORM. THEY ARRIVED TO A BIG APPLAUSE. BECAUSE THEY’VE BEEN THROUGH SO MUCH. SAY HI WE ARE GOING TO HERITAGE HUMANE IN WILLIAMSBURG. : HI BUDDY, HI. WE ARE GOING TO THE VBSPCA. HI. 10 AREA SHELTERS WILL BE ADOPTING OUT THE ANIMALS. HIGH SWEETHEART, HI. THANKS TO THE VOLUNTEERS WHO DROVE 22 HOURS TO GET THEM HERE. BUT THESE VOLUNTEERS DID SO MUCH MORE THAN THAT – THEY RESCUED PEOPLE, CATS AND DOGS IN TEXAS. JENNY TEED/DIRECTOR, VIRGINIA BEACH SPCA “PETA HAD GOTTEN A BOAT ANIMALS STUCK IN THEIR HOMES OR LEFT FOR FOUR DAYS WITH NO ONE ABLE TO GET TO THEM.” HERE’S VIDEO FROM CHRISTOPHER’S BIG RESCUE. CHRISTOPHER MERROW/PETA “I CRAWLED UNDER AN ABANDONDED HOUSE AND PULLED OUT 12 PUPPIES AND TWO MOTHERS FROM UNDERNEATH THE HOUSE AND THE MUCKS.” THE PUPPIES WERE BROUGHT TO A SHELTER TO BE TOGETHER – A HAPPY ENDING. AND VOLUNTEERS HOPE THESE DOGS AND CATS GET THE SAME ENDING IN ONE OF YOUR HAPPY HOMES. (LAURA) SOME OF THE PETS WILL BE AVAILABLE BY THIS WEEKEND! IF YOU WANT TO SEE WHICH SHELTERS ARE ADOPTING OUT THESE PETS – GO TO WAVY DOT COM – WE POSTED A LINK THERE.

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