Conway flood evacuees save Lucky the dog

 Severe rain and flooding across the East Coast has forced more than a thousand residents to flee their homes. But amid so much devastation and uncertainty, one furry flood victim not only escaped with his life, he made a new friend in the process.

"I approached him, and he was skittish at first, since his owner had left him high and dry. After I put my hand out and let him get used to me, he calmed down and I pet him. We scooped him up and took him to safety on the boat," he said. "He was almost without a dry place to stand by the time I found him. That dog was going to be swept out. It would have been only a matter of time before we saw him floating in the river dead." Scroggins told.

The next day, after talking with some other neighbors, Scroggins learned the person who had left Lucky all alone seemed to have no interest in getting him back. On top of that, this wasn't the first time one of the owner's animals needed to be saved from neglect.

"I feel like he understands what happened, 'cause now he refuses to leave my side," said Scroggins. "It makes me feel better knowing the dog is in a better place than he was. If you see someone in need of help and you can do something, then do something — that goes for people and animals. If you can help out, try. That's what I hope people take away from this."

 Poor dog waiting for help


Posté par Nature sur vendredi 4 décembre 2015

Responses to "Dog Refuses To Leave The Side Of Man Who Saved Him From Flood "

  1. Obrigado !

  2. Anonymous says:

    I would never leave my animal...I hope they find a good home for Lucky....that's pathetic and sad. People like that should never be allowed to have another animal...

  3. Anonymous says:

    i agree some humans are so damed nasty i could never leave my pet to drown or suffer in any way if i couldnt take my dog i wouldnt go either any one who mistreats any pet does not have the right to breath in this world they should be shot Val In Perth Western Australia

  4. Penny Reynolds says:

    I loved this save. I shared it with my FB friends.

  5. murran says:

    you are the star of the internet...........

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