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Animals from Louisiana arrive in Houston ahead of Hurricane Ida

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HOUSTON — More than 150 animals arrived in Houston from Louisiana early Saturday morning because the state prepares for Hurricane Ida.



Houston SPCA posted to Facebook, saying 150 canines and cats, in addition to 4 rabbits, arrived on the shelter from quite a few Louisiana animal shelters.

“The storm victims will all receive veterinary exams this morning before Houston SPCA Emergency Response Team members load some of those pets into vans and take them to local Austin and San Antonio animal shelters,” the group introduced.

Hurricane Ida is projected to make landfall Sunday as a Category 4 hurricane, based on the National Hurricane Center.

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Sunday marks the sixteenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

At 7 a.m. Saturday, the storm had most sustained winds of 85 miles per hour and is anticipated to accentuate because it strikes by means of the Gulf.

How to assist homeless animals in Louisiana

  • The Louisiana SPCA homes about 650 animals. The shelter has arrange an emergency fund to supply shelter, meals and life-saving medical care to its animals. Click here to donate.
  • Greater Good Charities is a nonprofit group that has arrange a fundraiser website through Facebook to move animals to Southern California ahead of Hurricane Ida. All donations are matched dollar-for-dollar, based on the Facebook web page. Click here to donate

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