Tag: Rescue

  • Four Adorable Kittens Abandoned In The Snow Get Rescued By A Kind Stranger

    Some kittens could have been frozen to death if it wasn’t for the kindness of a stranger. A good Samaritan spotted four kittens in a box on the street during a snowstorm and brought them in to the Cleveland Animal Protective League for help. A worker at the shelter estimates they’re only about 6 weeks-old […] More

  • Cow Stranded On A Frozen Pond Gets Saved By Owner’s Awesome Lasso Skills

    When witnesses reported a poor cow stuck on a frozen pond in Oregon, the Polk County Sheriff’s Department intervened. It was a slippery rescue for the bovine that had to be lassoed to safety after it somehow got itself stuck in the middle of a frozen pond. Authorities were eventually able to get in touch […] More

  • Kind Man Rescues A Tiny Frozen Bird With The Warmth Of His Breath

    On a frigid New Years morning in Idaho, a farmer found a tiny bird frozen to a metal fence. Nelson Miller, from Caldwell, found the small bird struggling to fly away while he fed his horses. Writing online, he said: “I noticed a solitary sparrow perched upon the steel fence near the water tank. The […] More

  • 6-Year-Old Dog Whisperer Rescues Dog Who No One Else Could Get Close To

    Anyone who has a dog knows that, while they are loving and gentle creatures, they can sense who they can and can’t trust. They seem to have a sixth sense, and immediately take to people who will care and love them, but immediately reject anyone who will cause them harm. One foster dog needed a […] More

  • Abandoned Calf Still Wet With Afterbirth Gets Rescued In India

    The heroes at Animal Aid Unlimited got a call on their helpline about  a newborn calf who had been dumped at the side of a road by a dairy owner. The cute little boy calf was still wet with afterbirth. He had been dumped and left to die on the side of the road so that […] More

  • This Homeless Dog Had Cancer When He Was Rescued – Now He Just Wants Love

    Buddy is a homeless dog that has lived a hard life on the streets of Romania, but he’s never lost hope. For all of his life, he’s slept under cars and relied on the occasional treats offered by kind strangers. But all of that was about to change when animal rescue group Howl of a Dog found […] More

  • Amazing Footage Shows Mama Bear Rushing To Save Her Cub Trapped On A Highway

    Tornado hunter Ricky Forbes was driving through Kootenay National Park in British Columbia, Canada, when he spotted something you don’t see every day: a black bear cub sitting dangerously close to the side of a highway. It seems the little cub was stuck, probably after being unable to keep up with his crafty mama, and […] More

  • Abandoned Cat With 2 Pounds Of Matted Fur Gets A Much Needed Haircut

    These shocking photographs show a neglected calico cat named Hidey with matted fur forming ‘dreadlocks’ on her body. The pictures of the overweight feline, who belonged to an elderly man with Alzheimer’s, were posted on Facebook by the Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They said the poor cat was brought to their clinic after her […] More

  • Rescue Animals Who Got A Little Help From Science In 2016

    2016 has looked like a very grim year, especially when it comes to celebrity deaths. But 2016 also brought a lot of good things, especially for these handicapped animals that were in need of medical attention. They got a much needed boost from science to help them recover and get back to being themselves. Here are some […] More

  • Koala Covered In Prickles Gets Saved By A Kind Man With A Brush

    There’s nothing worse than an itch that you just can’t scratch. But fortunately for this prickle-covered koala, a man with a hairbrush was on hand to help. One December morning, Bruce Atkinson was on his way out the door to get breakfast. Standing on his front porch, he noticed a disheveled koala bear approaching him, […] More

  • Abused Pot-Bellied Pig Now Adorably Cuddles With New Family After Being Rescued

    A lucky pot-bellied pig has a new chance at life after animal rescuers found him left for dead after having been horrendously beaten with a crowbar. Koa’s body was covered in gashes and one wound was completely infested with maggots. To save his life, the terrified pig was rushed into emergency surgery at the Ohio State University Veterinary Hospital. […] More

  • Driver Saves A Frightened Baby Horse And Reunites It With Mom

    Driving down a road, a motorist saw a baby horse running around aimlessly in the middle of the rural road. The little guy was either abandoned or lost, but the man couldn’t tell what had happened. Where was his mother? How did he get here? As he pulled up to the baby, though, the poor […] More