Dog rescued from Florence floodwaters had climbed onto kitchen counters to stay safe

LUMBERTON, NC -- A dog rescued from a flooded North Carolina home after Hurricane Florence had climbed onto kitchen counters to escape the rising floodwaters.

PETA volunteers rescued the dog, Max, from the kitchen of a Lumberton home after the storm had moved through. In a tweet, PETA said firefighters in the area contacted the organization after noticing the dog from the outside.



The team also rescued two other dogs and a cat that was trapped on the porch of a flooded home.

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