WIBW Topeka, KS: By Deneysha Richard | Posted: Tue 6:49 PM, Sep 04, 2018 | Updated: Wed 10:01 AM, Sep 05, 2018

Shelter Opens for Pets and People in Manhattan Kansas

The North East Animal Response Team and the Red Cross partnered to shelter pets and their families in one co-located shelter in Manhattan, Kansas during flooding this September.

Mary Prewitt with the Kansas State Animal Response team said this decision was long overdue.

“People will cross police lines. They will put themselves at risk and go back to rescue their pets if you don’t provide for pets at the same time you evacuate the people,” she explained.

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