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"We have horses, we have some mules, a donkey, we've got some goats. We do think there might be some alpacas coming in," Becky Bartlin, the fairgrounds CEO, said.
Please meet Sonny (the mustang) and Uno (the donkey) — best friends who were evacuated to the Sonoma County fairgrounds overnights.— Liz Kreutz (@ABCLiz) October 24, 2019
Thankfully, they were able to stick together! #KincaidFire pic.twitter.com/8rEMw6KCA3
Among the animals: Sonny, the mustang, and Uno, the donkey, who were brought to the fairgrounds overnight. According to Bartlin, the two are best friends. They are even being kept in the same stall together.
James Howard came to the fairgrounds looking for an evacuation center for his 18-year-old cat.
"He's a boy cat, but his name is Angela," Howard explained. "My late wife misnamed him, and it stuck."
This is James Howard who came to the Sonoma fairgrounds looking for an evacuation center for his 18-year-old cat.— Liz Kreutz (@ABCLiz) October 24, 2019
“He’s a boy cat, but his name is Angela,” Howard explained. “My late wife misnamed him, and it stuck.” #KincadeFire pic.twitter.com/DiWQBRMfM1
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Howard and Angela were redirected across the street to the Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building -- an evacuation center for people and small animals.
Matilda, the pig, seemed to be having a good time at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds evacuation area. She didn't want to leave when her owners came to pick her up!— Liz Kreutz (@ABCLiz) October 25, 2019
(Video: Robert Dragavon/@abc7newsbayarea) #KincadeFire pic.twitter.com/kUMlMh6a4n
"I was so panicked I ran out of gas, so I spent the morning running around getting a gas tank and getting gas in the car, and someone said to come here, so here I am," he said.
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