It turns out the massive storm surge from Hurricane Dorian didn't entirely wipe out the wild horses and cows that lived on North Carolina's Cedar Island when it made landfall in September.
A heartwarming video posted on Sunday to Twitter by journalist Marcus DiPaola shows a volunteer freeing six frightened dogs locked in an outdoor cage in Leland, North Carolina, as floodwaters rise.
Volunteer rescuer saves dogs trapped in Florence floodwaters copied! On Sunday, a volunteer rescuer from Texas named Ryan Nichols discovered a heartbreaking scene in Leland, North Carolina, when he found a few distressed dogs trapped in Florence’s floodwaters. The good Samaritan freed the dogs, TODAY’s Hoda Kotb reports in the Morning Boost.
Jewel Horton, manager of Pender County Animal Shelter in North Carolina, said on Wednesday that local government-run animal shelters were filling up fast and that those that hit capacity must “make space”.