CLEVELAND, Texas - The Houston SPCA rescued 40 cats and 27 dogs from flooded property Thursday in Cleveland, Texas.
The owners were unable to rescue their animals due to the quickly rising flood waters and valiantly ferried food and water to them daily.
The water receded enough today that teams from the Houston SPCA and their partners SPCALA, Humane Society of Missouri and Michigan Humane Society were able to get in and slowly caravan animals out using 4x4 trucks.
Some of the animals are suffering from hair loss, overgrown nails and upper respiratory infections but all were friendly, well-fed and greeted their rescuers with wagging tails.
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