GROUPS ACROSS US TAKE IN DOGS, CATS AFTER LEE COUNTY TORNADO

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BEAUREGARD, Ala. (AP) – People across the nation are helping to find homes for animals evacuated from shelters in an Alabama community that was devastated by a tornado.

The storm left 23 dead and dozens of people injured as it roared across the community of Beauregard on March 3.

The Humane Society of the United States contacted several humane societies across the nation to ask for help.

The Oregon Humane Society says it was asked by the national organization if it could take any of the 150 pets that were being evacuated from Lee County shelters.

The Nashville Humane Association says it received 21 cats and dogs affected by the tornado. It said those animals will be up for adoption soon.

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3/16/2019 1:23:29 PM (GMT -5:00)

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