Picture of Tabby Cat Rescued after Arkansas and Oklahoma Tornadoes April 2014

This is a nice photograph of a sweet tabby cat in the arms of a woman who rescued her in Oklahoma following the tornadoes which cut a swath of destruction to parts of the center of America including areas in Oklahoma and Arkansas.

  Picture of a tabby cat rescued from the Arkansas tornadoes 2014

Picture of a tabby cat rescued from the Arkansas tornadoes 2014

It is in fact a screenshot from a video on one of the BBC websites. I like it because there is tenderness in the eyes of a woman, apprehension in the eyes of the cat and total destruction behind them both.

I believe this cat does not live with the woman in the photograph. I understand that she found her and you can see that the cat has a collar so I would hope she will be reunited with her guardian and caretaker. The picture was taken somewhere in Oklahoma. I think the tornadoes travelled just south of Oklahoma City, diagonally from south-west to north-east.

When the baggage of possessions is stripped away people see clearly what is important to them: family and health and the family includes the companion animal. And in a strange way disaster and catastrophe brings people together and in doing so makes them happier.

See article linking to FB page where pets can be reunited with owners.

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Picture of Tabby Cat Rescued after Arkansas and Oklahoma Tornadoes April 2014 — 10 Comments

  1. Wonderful.
    So much devestation today.
    Are we all aware that there is a prediction of asteroids slamming the earth tomorrow.
    I never believe these predictions; but, there are such bad vibes associated with all of these worldly destructions.

  2. I think it has to do with the shape of Africa and Europe along with the flow of air or something. I saw a TV program on the weather of England and was surprised how different it was from our coastal states. You do get some major flooding and rain.

  3. I am from Arkansas.We were spared this time ,but I did have all my cats and dogs in the house.Actually the cats were wanting in early and that includes my semi feral.She always the first to want in when a storm is coming.Cats are phycic that way.There are so many people wanting to help clean up,they are turning people away.Us Southerners are like that .

  4. Poor little soul I’m glad she was rescued by this kind lady, and I’m so sorry for the awful ordeal this has ben for so many people.

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  6. What a poignant picture, the cat safe in the arms of that very kind woman. It must be dreadful to have such severe storms, we moan about our rain in England at times but really we are very lucky here.

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