logo
facebook.com/nos
facebook.com/nos

Kentucky Tornado Victim Reunites with Her Dog after Searching for Her through Rubble

Dayna Remus
Dec 21, 2021
08:00 A.M.

A desperate tornado victim and her whimpering dog searched for one another among the destroyed houses, broken power lines, and individuals trying to pick up the pieces of their lives.

Advertisement

In Mayfield community, Kentucky, Tornado survivors rummaged through the aftermath of the worst tornado the State has seen in over a century.

It has been reported that around 74 people have been found dead due to the horrific natural disaster. Domestic animals have also found themselves in perilous situations, with many lost in the rubble, unable to find their owners.

A woman and her dog Nola running toward one another [left]; A woman hugging her dog Nola [right]. │Source: facebook.com/nos

A woman and her dog Nola running toward one another [left]; A woman hugging her dog Nola [right]. │Source: facebook.com/nos

SOCIETY STEPS UP

Many of these animals have been rescued and are being taken care of by the Mayfield-Graves County Animal Shelter and the Kentucky Humane Society. Board President of the Mayfield-Graves County Animal Shelter David Spalding said:

Advertisement

"Cats, dogs, right now the animals are scared, especially the ones that have completely lost their home. That was their comfort zone."

Due to a large influx, they have been outfitting the animals with microchips and transporting them to other States to make more space.

LOOKING FOR A BEST FRIEND

Miraculously for one unnamed citizen and tornado victim, she was able to find her adorable dog Nola before she was transported away. A Facebook clip showed the owner walking through the streets surrounded by debris, searching for her dog. The unnamed individual recalled:

"The power went out, the house started shaking. We were lifted up. That's when we lost the dog."

She said that the house landed about 20 feet away from where it originally was and that all they were encircled by power and gas lines afterward.

Advertisement
A woman searching for her dog Nola.│Source: facebook.com/nos

A woman searching for her dog Nola.│Source: facebook.com/nos

A FURRY SOULMATE

Suddenly a dog was spotted, and the owner instantly recognized her, screaming her pet's name. The two began bolting towards each other as the woman started crying and shouting:

"Nola! Nola! Come here my baby!"

The emotional individual exclaimed how much she loved the dog while hugging her. Nola was ecstatic with her tail wagging furiously and affectionately licking its owner.

Advertisement

FOCUSING ON THE TINY VICTORIES

This woman wasn't the only person in the Mayfield community who managed to reunite with their pet. Deanna Badillo also found her dog, having believed it was dead. Embodying a positive outlook, she said:

"It's the little things that matter. That little dog every bit of her matters."

We can not comprehend what the victims of this tornado are going through, and so far be it from us to provide them with advice. However, just as Badillo did, hopefully, some can find beauty within the small things, which may help them move through this dark period.

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
info

news.AmoMama.com does not support or promote any kind of violence, self-harm, or abusive behavior. We raise awareness about these issues to help potential victims seek professional counseling and prevent anyone from getting hurt. news.AmoMama.com speaks out against the above mentioned and news.AmoMama.com advocates for a healthy discussion about the instances of violence, abuse, sexual misconduct, animal cruelty, abuse etc. that benefits the victims. We also encourage everyone to report any crime incident they witness as soon as possible.

Related posts

Poor Cafe Waiter Is Fired for Feeding Hungry Dog, Later Cafe Owner Learns It Was His Dog – Story of the Day

February 02, 2024

Rich Teen Laughs at Homeless until She Finds out Her Own Fate — Story of the Day

April 02, 2024

68-Year-Old Grandmother Passes Away in Front of Grandson – She Warned People about Potential Danger

February 22, 2024

Judi Dench’s ‘Strict’ Grandson Moved in with Her & Helped Save Her Life – Meet the Ginger Man Who Is a Copy of Her Husband

February 01, 2024

My Grandma Stole My New Clothes & Exchanged Them for Utensils – Next Day, I Heard Her Yelling after My Plan Worked

April 08, 2024

Homeless Lady Finds $1 Million in Trash Bin, Returns It to Ungrateful Owner Who Kicks Her Out — Story of the Day

April 02, 2024

Am I Wrong for Treating My Grandchildren Unequally?

April 02, 2024

Poor Man Houses Family in His Old Trailer during Storm, Finds Dozen of Boxes near Home Next Day – Story of the Day

May 06, 2024

After Learning He Has a Daughter, Beggar Starts Working Hard to Take Her Home from Shelter – Story of the Day

May 10, 2024

This '80s Pop Icon Was a Hollywood Heartthrob — Now, He's 'Unrecognizable' After He Overcame Dark Thoughts

May 29, 2024

Single Mom of Two Has to Live In a Small Garage – Story of the Day

March 11, 2024

I Caught My Best Friend Texting with My Fiancé behind My Back

March 29, 2024

Husband Charges Own Wife, a Mom of 3, $900 after He Spent Six Hours Deep Cleaning Their House

February 01, 2024

My Parents Skipped My Wedding Because My Sister's Dog Was Sick – Am I Wrong For What I Did?

April 13, 2024