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Missouri Humane Society rescuing pets in Iowa floods

Friday, June 13, 2008 | 9:30 p.m. CDT; updated 5:11 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008
Bonnie Dean of the Humane Society of Missouri counts pet rats in cages trapped in an apartment as her colleagues search in a bedroom for the 11 cats also in the apartment in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Saturday, June 14, 2008.

ST. LOUIS — The Humane Society of Missouri has 10 people with boats and trailers rescuing pets abandoned in the Iowa floods.

The Humane Society says it dispatched three teams trained in water rescues to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, at the request of the Iowa Department of Agriculture.

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Iowa agriculture officials anticipate more than 300 animals will need shelter.

The Humane Society’s Tim Rickey, who directs rescues, says the Iowa City and Cedar Rapids Humane Societies are under water.


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