Dogs and cats stay dry in senior center garage as Torrington animal shelter floods

28 Aug

 

Kerry Palmer and Nancy Hodkoski, director of the Torrington Senior Center, staff the registration desk Sunday morning at the emergency shelter set up at at the Torrington Senior Center for residents displaced by Hurricanen Irene. Matt DeRienzo photo/The Register Citizen

Torrington’s city animal shelter is under water right now, but its four-legged residents are safe inside the garage of the Torrington Senior Center.

The city’s animal control officer moved a dozen or so dogs and cats on Saturday morning, anticipating severe flooding at the pound.

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