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Hurricane Sandy Animal Rescues: 10 Amazing Photos Of Pets Saved From Danger (SLIDESHOW)

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Firefighters and rescue workers have saved thousands of lives over the last two days -- both human and animal. As Hurricane Sandy wanes and the East Coast goes into repair mode, images and accounts of pet rescues are beginning to emerge -- of shelters set up for animals alone, and of firemen immersing themselves in chest-deep water for dogs and cats.

Below, we've put together some of the most heartwarming images we've found.

CORRECTION: The slideshow previously contained an image of a dog being rescued in Thailand. It have since been removed.

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Filed by Sarah Medina