US Gulf Coast Copes With Aftermath Of Hurricane Isaac


Isaac, the newly renamed rescued family cat, sits in the flooded... News PhotoAccidents and Disasters,Extreme Weather,Family,Flood,Horizontal,New,Plaquemines Parish,Rescue,Rescue Worker,Sitting,Tropical Storm Isaac,USAPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesBRAITHWAITE, LA - SEPTEMBER 03: Isaac, the newly renamed rescued family cat, sits in the flooded Martinez home in Plaquemines Parish on September 3, 2012 in Braithwaite, Louisiana. The Martinez family was only able to rescue Isaac today who survived six days without food at the flooded home. Melanie Martinez, along with her husband and her mother, was forced to ride out the storm in the home when their car broke down. The house quickly flooded and they were rescued by a neighbor who was able to break into their attic to save them. This is the fifth home Martinez has had destroyed due to hurricanes in Louisiana. Damage totals from the hurricane could top $2 billion more than 125,000 customers are still without power six days after the storm made landfall. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)