By now the horrific images of the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and the Texas devastation are for ever burned into our collective minds eyes. The tragedy of so many people losing everything from the treasured memories to their pets.

As a huge animal advocate it is at once both heart breaking and heart warming to see first responders taking time to help save peoples cats and dogs. Some of the rescued animals have made their way to Iowa where they are now being sheltered and cared for that the AHeinz57 Pet Rescue & Transport near Des Moines.

Of the 96 dogs and five cats that were brought back some have already been sent to other Eastern Iowa Shelters.

The animals will be ready for adoption at some point and you can check out their photos here from the Des Moines Register.

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