Hurricane Sandy Animal Rescues: 11 Amazing Photos Of Pets Saved From Danger (SLIDESHOW)

Animal Rescues Sandy

First Posted: 10/31/12 EDT Updated: 11/01/12 EDT

Firefighters and rescue workers have saved thousands of lives over the last two days -- both human and animal. As Hurricane Sandy wanes and the East Coast goes into repair mode, images and accounts of pet rescues are beginning to emerge -- of shelters set up for animals alone, and of firemen immersing themselves in chest-deep water for dogs and cats.

Below, we've put together some of the most heartwarming images we've found.

Check them out: