Looking for a new pet? 90 cats, dogs being transferred to Houston from Louisiana following Hurricane Laura

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HOUSTON – Hurricane Laura barreled through Louisiana Thursday, but humans are not the only ones having to face the devastation left in its wake.

Animals all over the affected area are being relocated to other cities and shelters as people work to clean up the damage. Houston is one of those cities.

According to the Houston SPCA, 50 cats and 40 dogs from the Lake Charles Animal Shelter will be coming to the Bayou City.

The HSPCA emergency response team headed to Louisiana Friday to pick up the animals and bring them back where they will be given exams and medical treatment before being put up for adoption, the HSPCA said.

This morning we are headed to Louisiana to #cleartheshelter with help from Hill’s Pet Nutrition. We’ll be back with...

Posted by Houston SPCA on Friday, August 28, 2020

You can learn more information about adoption at the HSPCA website or on the organization’s Twitter or Facebook page.


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Daniela Sternitzky-Di Napoli has been a digital news editor at KPRC 2 since 2018. She is a published poet and has background in creative writing and journalism. Daniela has covered events like Hurricane Harvey and the Astros World Series win. In her spare time, Daniela is an avid reader and loves to spend time with her two miniature dachshunds.