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      Oneida man collecting animals and donations for flood victims

      An animal lover who lives on Lenox Avenue just a mile down from homes severely impacted by the flood is giving up his time and space to help families and pets who have been impacted.

      R on Demauro is the owner of Trooper Husky Rescue, a non profit that typically takes in huskies with health problems. After the floods ravaged the homes of his neighbors, he's opening his home to all animals. So far he's taken in four.

      Demauro is also collecting dog food, cat food, kitty litter, crates, blankets, and any other items that would help stranded animals.

      he says it's the least he can do.

      "If we were in the same situation people would drop anything to help us. I feel like I have to do this," says Demauro.

      If you want to donate you can drop of items or pets at 534 Lenox Avenue or call (315) 897-0845.