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Human society working to reunite flood victims with pets

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The Austin Humane Society has been working tirelessly for the past few days to reunite victims from last week's flooding with their missing pets.

At least 100 animals have been taken in since the flooding began last Thursday. Those animals include dogs, cats, and even some bunnies. Some animals were brought in by their owners because they no longer have homes.

"We're working ourselves to the point of exhaustion to take care of these animals and more importantly to find their owners, especially the ones that we have not been able to find their homes," said public relations manager Kelly Hanes.

Hanes said the number of animals taken in by the group has been on par with the numbers sheltered following the Bastrop wildfires as well as Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita.

LINK: Austin Humane Society

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