CHICAGO (AP) — Dozens of dogs and cats left homeless by recent storms in Oklahoma have been brought to Chicago.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports that PAWS Chicago volunteers and medical staff went to Oklahoma to take nearly 60 dogs and cats from shelters that were left overcrowded or without electricity by the storms as well as animals who were given up by their owners who could no longer care for them because of the storms.

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The animals started arriving by van on Friday morning and more arrived by plane at the Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling later in the day.

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The animals will be examined and treated by the PAWS Chicago medical staff in the hopes they can be put up for adoption within the next several weeks.

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