Cats Rescued From Rising Flood Waters in Kentucky

A Kentucky family rescued several cats from rising flood waters on Monday, March 1, after heavy rain wreaked havoc across eastern Kentucky.

According to the City of London, the Dishman family fled their home in the early hours of Monday morning as the Little Laurel River swamped the area.

This video shows the family members using a raft to rescue cats that were trapped inside the flooded home.

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for the region, cautioning locals to avoid travelling through floodwaters. Credit: The City of London, KY via Storyful