JP, short for Jefferson Parish, was rescued by Gwinnett Count Sheriff Butch Conway in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
According to a Facebook post by the Sheriff's Office, Sheriff Conway was in New Orleans with deputies assisting Katrina victims when he saw this little guy:
The Facebook post continues:
"The special friendship between JP and Sheriff Conway is a rare and unique gift. Maybe it’s because JP represented hope in the midst of unimaginable death and destruction in the aftermath of Katrina. JP was a bright light during those dark days. He brought everyone joy amidst the sorrow."
Rest easy, JP.