Pets have always been there right when we need them, but sometimes they need help too. Fortunately, many of these animals are rescued by kind-hearted individuals who provide them with a loving home. These rescues are the very best of humanity.
It was going to be a long day for grief-stricken María José Sáez Orte as she went to the cemetery to mourn the loss of a loved one. There’s no shortcut to healing and María went alone to begin the process. Tearfully settling down, she was seemingly inconsolable until a stranger came for a visit.
Welcome to the world of Tema, the chubby raccoon with over 325k followers on Instagram. When Tema was just a baby, he was adopted from the zoo by Lena Troskina and her husband, who was a manager there. While pet raccoons are uncommon, it’s happening more and more.
Maddison, Maddie for short, is a little lamb born on a farm in Canada earlier this year. The timing of her birth was meant to coincide with the upcoming Easter market and she was supposed to be just a couple months old which means she would be big, but not too big. Credit: BLACK GOAT FARM AND SANCTUARY But things didn’t work out.
It’s always heartbreaking when any creature — human or not — loses a loved one. Peetambaram Rajan, a 56-year-old Sri Lanka local, passed away recently and many were saddened, including his monkey companion. Rajan had become known as a friend of animals and his monkey friend visited him everyday for snacks and companionship.
When Dexter Dog Ouray was hit by a car and his front leg, his family never imagined he’d become an internet sensation. But that’s exactly what happened. What started as a tragedy is now an amazing story of triumph.