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Deadly twister takes toll on Arkansas pets

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VILONIA, Ark. (AP) - The deadly tornado that tore its way through a central Arkansas community earlier this week also injured or displaced dozens of pets.

Vilonia Animal Clinic office manager Melanie Gentry says nearly 50 pets have been taken to the facility - the only veterinary clinic in the city- for either shelter or treatment. Animals that have been taken into the clinic include dogs, cats and two goats.

Three animals - two dogs and one goat - have died from their injuries.

A Lost and Found Pets Facebook page created by stay-at-home mom Melinda Davis is working to reconnect lost pets with their owners. It has almost 4,000 likes since it was made on Sunday when the twister hit.

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