Dramatic flood photos: Man, cat swim for their lives

By MSN News AP Photo: Jordan Verlage, The Canadian Press
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Perilous situation

A Canadian man and his cat swam for their lives as the flood waters submerged his truck in High River, Alberta. See gallery

Kevan Yaets holds his cat Momo after his truck was caught in rising flood waters in Alberta, Canada, on Thursday. Officials say up to 100,000 Canadians could be displaced by the severe flooding.

AP Photo: Jordan Verlage, The Canadian Press
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As truck sinks, pair hits the water

Yaets and his cat plunge into the water as his truck submerges in the raging floodwaters.

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Swimming for safety

Jordan Verlage, the photographer who captured the images, tweeted: "Nearly saw a man die, got out of his sinking truck with his cat Momo in the nick of time in High River."

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A happy ending

Bystanders help Yaets, center, and his cat Momo after they made it to shore.