Hurricane Irma comes just after the devastation of Storm Harvey, cutting a destructive path through the Carribean and much of the Gulf Coast. As it hits Florida, thousands are evacuating and tensions are high.But luckily, that hasn't stopped people from protecting the most helpless members of society. From stories of charities going to Florida to transport shelter animals to safer states, to hotels and hostels lifting restrictions to let families keep their beloved pets with them, we have all seen things that restore our faith in humanity.Here are 7 photos from Irma of some truly heartwarming animal rescues:
1. Dolphins prepare to be airlifted from Cayo Guillermo, Cuba, to a safer area
6. Flamingos in Miami Zoo huddle in a hurricane-proof shelter
Source: Wilfredo Lee/Associated Press
7. Children put their chickens into a shelter before the hurricane in Cap-Haitien, Haiti
Source: Hector Retamal/Agence France-Presse
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