Here's how to help pets and animals affected by dangerous Texas cold

Here's how to help pets and animals affected by dangerous Texas cold

Many local animal groups have put out information on how to help animals and pets in Texas, especially ones that may have been outside during the inclement weather.Other shelters, like the Houston Humane Society, are always accepting donations to care for animals in their custody.

Pets are dying in Texas freeze as owners dump them outdoors in sub-zero temperatures

Pets are dying in Texas freeze as owners dump them outdoors in sub-zero temperatures

Animals have been hit hard as winter storms continued to wreak havoc across the US and care groups scrambled to respond to calls of abandoned pets in brutal below-freezing temperatures .Authorities across Houston, Texas, along with investigators, have been responding to a number of calls from residents regarding pet dogs and cats struggling on the streets for days without food and frozen water bowls after they were believed to have been left there by owners.

The tiger next door: America’s backyard big cats

The tiger next door: America’s backyard big cats

Brittany Peet, director of Captive Animal Law Enforcement for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta), says there are a “patchwork of laws” regulating the possession of big cats.

One-eyed dog abandoned after being shot in face

One-eyed dog abandoned after being shot in face

Bubbles was shot in the face and beaten with a hammer (Picture: @khbubbles/Hook News)Doting owners Kilyn Horton, 50, and Francisco Muldoon, 55, took her in and documented her journey on Instagram, where the puppy boasts 18,000 followers.