Texans refuse to leave pets behind
People unload belongings and dogs to cross a bridge to evacuate from the rising waters of Buffalo Bayou in a...more
David Gonzalez comforts his wife Kathy after being rescued from their home in Orange. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
A man carries his dog through flood water after being evacuated from the rising water in a neighborhood west...more
Velma Pelt rests with her dog Pepper after being rescued from her home in Orange. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
People unload belongings and dogs to cross a bridge to evacuate from the rising water of Buffalo Bayou in a...more
An evacuee holding two dogs reacts after his rescue by Texas National Guardsmen in Cypress Creek, Houston....more
A woman holds a carrier with her pet after being evacuated in Houston. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
A man carries a dog from a rescue boat in a neighborhood west of Houston. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
A family is evacuated by boat in Houston. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
A man is evacuated by boat with his dog in Houston. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
A rescue helicopter hovers in the background as an elderly woman and her poodle use an air mattress to float...more
A man holds his dog after being evacuated in Houston. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
A woman holds her dog as she arrives to high ground after evacuating her home along Tidwell Road in east...more
A resident and his dog wade through flood waters in Beaumont Place, Houston. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
A dog is rescued from the flood waters in Beaumont Place. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
A woman holds her dog after being evacuated in Houston. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
Two dogs are seen in a kennel after being rescued from the flood waters in east Houston. REUTERS/Jonathan...more
Destyn Scales and her dog Dexter wade through flood waters in Beaumont Place. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
Bentley, a 10 year old maltese, takes refuge with his owner in a school after they lost their home in...more
A man and his dogs wade through flood waters in Beaumont Place, Houston. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
Julie holds her dog Pee-wee as they stand in line to be evacuated to Austin after losing their home in...more
Kenneth and Minnie Bice prepare to sleep outside the M.O. Campbell Red Cross shelter in Aldine. Pets are not...more
Images from the heaviest recorded rainfall in American history.
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Some 30,000 people were expected to seek emergency shelter as the flooding entered its fourth day.
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