Photos: Shelter Animals Arrive in DC Ahead of Florence

Eight dogs and 18 cats from a shelter in Norfolk, Virginia, have been transported to Washington to make room for pets expected to be displaced by the hurricane.

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Laura Gretch, Humane Rescue Alliance transport manager, holds Frances, an 8-year-old Chihuahua mix who is one of the 26 cats and dogs arriving at Humane Rescue Alliance in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, from Norfolk Animal Care and Control of Norfolk, Va., in advance of Hurricane Florence. People aren't the only ones evacuating to get out of the path of Hurricane Florence. The dogs and cats will all be available for adoption.
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Laura Gretch, Humane Rescue Alliance transport manager, holds Frances, an 8 year-old Chihuahua mix as she help unload 26 cats and dogs arriving at Humane Rescue Alliance in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, from Norfolk Animal Care and Control of Norfolk, Va., in advance of Hurricane Florence. People aren't the only ones evacuating to get out of the path of Hurricane Florence. The dogs and cats will all be available for adoption.
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A long-haired tabby cat pushes against the crate door during the unloading of 26 cats and dogs from a van at Humane Rescue Alliance in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, from Norfolk Animal Care and Control of Norfolk, Va., in advance of Hurricane Florence. People aren't the only ones evacuating to get out of the path of Hurricane Florence. The dogs and cats will all be available for adoption.
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Ryder, a three-year old mixed breed dog looks out from an enclosure at Humane Rescue Alliance in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. Ryder is on of as 26 cats and dogs that arrived in Washington from Norfolk Animal Care and Control of Norfolk, Va., in advance of Hurricane Florence. People aren't the only ones evacuating to get out of the path of Hurricane Florence. The dogs and cats will all be available for adoption.
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Miss Kitty, a four-year old short-haired cat, looks out from her new enclosure at Humane Rescue Alliance in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. Miss Kitty is one of 26 cats and dogs that arrived in Washington from Norfolk Animal Care and Control of Norfolk, Va., in advance of Hurricane Florence. People aren't the only ones evacuating to get out of the path of Hurricane Florence. The dogs and cats will all be available for adoption.
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