Dramatic photos of cat, owner swimming to safety during Alberta flooding
TORONTO – More than a dozen towns in southern Alberta declared states of emergency after swollen rivers crested their banks Thursday, forcing many communities to order mandatory evacuations.
Kevan Yaets and his cat Momo had to swim to safety after his pickup truck was swept away after the Highwood River overflowed its banks in High River, south of Calgary.
Check out these dramatic photos captured by Canadian Press photographer Jordan Verlage.
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