This Man Loses It When He's Reunited With His Pets After Hurricane Harvey

When Hurricane Harvey hit Houston, Texas earlier this year, it devastated the city. People lost their homes, their priceless memories, and in some cases, their pets.

This Man Lost It When He Was Reunited With His Pets After Hurricane Harvey
credit: Lester Morrow

Lester Morrow thought he had been hit in a big way in the last category. The Maple Grove, Texas teacher lived on a 500-acre farm and was forced to leave his animals behind when he evacuated.

Morrow returned, sure his pets were all gone, but he got the best surprise.

This Man Lost It When He Was Reunited With His Pets After Hurricane Harvey
credit: Lester Morrow

First, he was reunited with his pig, Patty.

This Man Lost It When He Was Reunited With His Pets After Hurricane Harvey
credit: Lester Morrow

We're not crying; you're crying.

Then, he found his pet goat, Meg.

Then he found his farm horses.

This Man Lost It When He Was Reunited With His Pets After Hurricane Harvey
credit: Lester Morrow

And finally, his donkey, Irma Jean.

This Man Lost It When He Was Reunited With His Pets After Hurricane Harvey
credit: YouTube

Watch the emotional reunion yourself.

Lester has been accepting donations on his GoFundMe page and, as of this writing, he's raised more than $13,000. He wrote that he's extremely grateful for the outpouring of support he's received and has pledged to give any extra money not needed for his own repairs to other members of his community who were impacted by Harvey.

If you're concerned about the impact a natural disaster can have on you and your beloved pet, scroll through these tutorials on how to make an emergency-prepardeness kit for your pet and how to prepare your pet for an earthquake.