See larger Friday evening, as Lee County Animal Services staff began preparations for the arrival of Hurricane Wilma, the resident cats and dogs began to sense the coming storm. Typically more attuned to changes in weather, animals are often aware of oncoming hurricanes before the effects are seen or felt by humans. This kitten, a stray taken in by the shelter, makes her anxiety known with loud protest as the hurricane begins to make her way across the Gulf.

Photo by Jessica Waters, The Banner

Friday evening, as Lee County Animal Services staff began preparations for the arrival of Hurricane Wilma, the resident cats and dogs began to sense the coming storm. Typically more attuned to changes in weather, animals are often aware of oncoming hurricanes before the effects are seen or felt by humans. This kitten, a stray taken in by the shelter, makes her anxiety known with loud protest as the hurricane begins to make her way across the Gulf.

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