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As Texas residents scrambled to evacuate and leave the comfort of their homes in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, many were left with no other option other than to leave their beloved animals behind. Other pets became frightened, running from their homes as a natural instinct to escape and find shelter. The hurricane, which at its peak was a Category 4 storm, made landfall in Texas on Friday night. The last hurricane to make landfall in the state was Hurricane Ike in 2008.
Here are the lost, found, stranded and missing animals that need your help. Please email email@example.com with any other animals you would like to see reunited with their loved ones.
Santos Rodriquez included the above photo with the following information: “My baby had been missing since Thursday and have been looking in my area. I have also talked to neighbors and posted the day she escaped from my back yard. She is dearly missed and we wake up every morning for her return. If anyone has her or seen her. Please text me at 361-765-0551. PLEASE SHARE and we reside in the Stonegate neighborhood.”
Kathy Bishop is missing her dog, Frank. “Katy Tx, Please share!,” Bishop wrote. “Frank is missing! Frank fell overboard while his human dad was rescuing people from Katy High School (Katy Tx) He was swept away and heading towards 10. People have been looking for him ever since but we need all the help we can get. Frank was wearing a black harness with a red leash attached with scull tags and a tattoo on his stomach/back.”
“Otis the dog” became an internet sensation after the genius canine was seen running with a bag of dog food. He has since been reunited with his owner:
Read on for other lost pets: