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(KTVI) - Recent tornadoes destroyed many homes in the Midwest displacing not just many families, but pets too. People who lived in the tornado zone were forced to quickly evacuate. Some residents had to leave their pets behind during the storms.
Many of those animals ended up on the streets and eventually in crowded shelters.
Now many of these animals are available for adoption. The holiday season is the most popular time for pet adoption. Many people to at add a four-legged friend to their family.
Animal experts also have a word of caution for pet owners: holiday decorations and animals can be a dangerous combination. Watch out for the tinsel and ornaments.