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Miranda Lambert's animal rescue organization heading to Texas to help hurricane victims

Miranda Lambert's Muttnation Foundation is heading to Texas to help save pets from Hurricane Harvey.

The storm lashed the state over the weekend, dumping over 20 inches of rain - and there's more to come.

The country singer and her MuttNation Foundation partners have mobilised volunteers and staff to the eye of the storm to transport animals currently in shelters out of the city so that there is room for pets in desperate need of a home after Harvey.

"It was important to our AMAZING founder, @mirandalambert that we do our part for her home state!," a message on the organization's website reads.

"We are headed to Houston to give relief to municipal shelters. We will help transport any animals currently in shelters, so that there is room for displaced animals from Hurricane Harvey! Plus any other support we can offer!!! You can help our efforts by donating!"

Lambert, who grew up in Lindale, Texas, and her mother launched MuttNation in 2009.

The Mama's Broken Heart singer was among the first celebrities to offer up thoughts and prayers for the people of Texas over the weekend.

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