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30 Heartbreaking Pictures Of Animals Affected By Harvey

As floodwaters continue to rise in Houston and surrounding areas, animals that are unable to fend for themselves are at the mercy of rescuers.

Posted on August 29, 2017, at 3:04 p.m. ET

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Naomi Coto carries Simba on her shoulders as they evacuate their home after the area was inundated with floodwater from Tropical Storm Harvey on Aug. 27 in Houston.

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Volunteers and officers from the neighborhood security patrol help to rescue residents and their dogs in the upscale River Oaks neighborhood on Aug. 27 in Houston.

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A cat wanders through debris on Aug. 28 in Rockport, Texas. A neighbor took in the cat and provided it with food and water.

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A woman carries her dog into a collector's vintage military truck to evacuate from flood waters in Dickinson, Texas, on Aug. 27.

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A flood victim holds his Great Dane after being rescued from his home in Houston on Aug. 28.

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Andrew White helps a neighbor down a street after rescuing her and her dog in Houston on Aug. 27.

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Pets are evacuated from flood waters in Dickinson, Texas, on Aug. 27.

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Sam Speights holds two of his dogs as he checks on the damage to his home on Aug. 27, in Rockport, Texas. Speights tried to stay in his home during the storm but had to move to other shelter after his lost his roof and back wall.

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Steve Culver cries with his dog Otis as he talks about what he said was the "most terrifying event in his life," when Tropical Storm Harvey blew in and destroyed most of his home while he and his wife took shelter there on Aug. 26, in Rockport, Texas.

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A man holds a rescued dog as he makes his way out of a flooded neighborhood in Houston on Aug. 28.

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A man carries a small dog to a rescue boat in Clodine, Texas, on Aug. 28.

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Volunteers load pets into a collector's vintage military truck to evacuate them from flood waters in Dickinson, Texas, on Aug. 27.

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A couple of evacuees carry their dogs into the the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston on Aug. 27.

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Elma Moreno comforts her dog Simon as they are loaded on to a truck after being evacuated from their flooded apartment in Houston on Aug. 27.

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A cow struggles to keep its head above floodwaters near Fulton, Texas, on Aug. 26.

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A loose donkey roams a street in Rockport, Texas, on Aug. 28.

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A resident of Clodine, Texas, leads his dogs out of the flood zone on Aug. 28.

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Joshua Garcia (left) and Jesse Cardenas (right) carry rescued dogs into an evacuation center in Bellaire, Texas, on Aug. 28.

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A rescued dog sits in a crate at the Delco Center in Austin on Aug. 27.

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Pets belonging to evacuees sit in crates at the Delco Center in Austin on Aug. 27.

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Keedan Garcia, 8, holds his kitten as he waits with his family to be evacuated in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Aug. 25.

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Bentley, a 10-year-old Maltese, takes refuge with his owner in a school after they lost their home in Rockport, Texas, on Aug. 26.

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A rescued dog sits in a crate at the Delco Center in Austin on Aug. 27.

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Delco Center in Austin, Aug. 27.

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Delco Center in Austin, Aug. 27.

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Flood victims move crates with pets at a shelter in the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston on Aug. 28.

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Cats in the Delco Center in Austin on Aug. 27.

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Director of Friends for Life animal shelter, Salise Shuttlesworth, holds a dog at a shelter in the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston on Aug. 28.

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