Lost & Found! Hurricane Sandy Pets Reunite with Their OwnersHigh winds, flood waters and destruction couldn't keep these resilient dogs and cats from their people

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The 18-month-old Lab mix snuck outside in Suffolk, Va., when a gust of wind blew a door open during the hurricane. A kind stranger turned the dog in to a local vet – one of a list of vet's offices Wesley Meeks's wife called following the storm in search of their pet. When they were reunited Nov. 5, "both my son and my wife broke down," Meeks tells PEOPLE.



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