Even as the courage and power of humanity of the people of Chennai is visible for all to see as they battle floods, there are also several people are going all out to ensure stray animals and pets receive food and shelter as well.
Here's what they've been doing. There have been appeals for help:
Some have shown exemplary acts of kindness:
Chennai:Atleast One Lakh Animals affected in Rains...who will feed the poor street dogs n cats...they dont have any resource or recourse for food n shelterPosted by Subhashish Ghosh Roy on Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Apart from this people are tirelessly working towards getting help for animals stranded at the Vandalur zoo in the city, as organisations like Bluecross and PFCI have also been saving animals in the streets.
Can't even imagine the plight of street animals in Chennai rains. I've heard the Blue Cross is doing some amazing work.— Ketaki Bhojnagarwala (@KetakiBhoj) December 1, 2015
PFCI's Mass Community Dog Feeding Program is taking place today, 29th Nov. The program was aimed at feeding 1000 Dogs on...Posted by People For Cattle In India - PFCI on Friday, November 27, 2015
As other incidents of animals finding refuge at various areas in the city emerged, the appreciation for good Samaritans started pouring in.
This snake managed to find refuge in submerged Perumal temple. Other stray animals in Chennai need divine intervention too.Posted by Anoop Dutta on Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Pls help stranded animals with food and shelter! #chennairains #chennai #chennaifloods #ChennairainsPosted by Komal Todi on Tuesday, December 1, 2015
You know how caring a society is by how they treat animals. Thanks, Chennai… You’re an inspiration.— Rajat Sharma (@rajat15) December 2, 2015