Heartwarming Images of Pets Rescued from Superstorm Sandy

There’s so much bad news right now, but here’s just a little bit of good news: Often, when people need to be rescued from disaster zones, first responders will rescue their fuzzy members of the family, too. Here are just a few of the many pets making it through this disaster.

A dog named Shaggy is handed from a National Guard truck to National Guard personnel after the dog and his owner left a flooded building in Hoboken, N.J., Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in the wake of superstorm Sandy. (AP)

People and pets picked up from flooded homes are transported in a large truck to dry ground, in Little Ferry, N.J. Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 in the wake of superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

LITTLE FERRY, NJ - OCTOBER 30: A man pushes a woman and a dog in a boat a boat after their neighborhood experienced flooding due to Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012, in Little Ferry, New Jersey. (Getty)

Paula Bacco pets her cat, Phoebe, in her doorway barricaded with sand bags for protection against flooding from Sandy on Tuesday, Oct., 30, 2012, in Bayville, N.Y. The basement of Bacco’s home was flooded by the storm that made landfall Monday. (AP)

NEW YORK, NY- OCTOBER 30: A man hands a dog to first responders while being evacuated due to flood waters caused by Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in New York City. (Getty)

Olivia Loesner, 16, hugs her uncle, Little Ferry Deputy Fire Chief John Ruff, after she was brought from her flooded home in a boat in Little Ferry, N.J., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in the wake of superstorm Sandy. At right carrying pets, is her mother, Janice Loesner. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Esperanza Medina, second from left, is taken from a rescue boat along with pets in Little Ferry, N.J., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in the wake of superstorm Sandy as hundreds were brought out of flooded areas by boat. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

HOBOKEN, NJ - OCTOBER 30: A man walks down a street flooded street with his dog on his back after Hurricane Sandy October 30, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey. (Getty)