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.

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Ginny the Pup Gets A Celebratory Bash After Waiting 1,000 Days to Be Adopted

It’s a tail-wagging story of patience, hope, and love that will warm your heart. After spending more than 1,000 days at the Lexington Humane Society, Ginny, a 5-year-old pit bull mix, finally found her fur-ever home. The shelter threw Ginny a big celebration, inviting everyone who knew her story to be part of her adoption moment, sponsored by MetLife Pet Insurance.

Cat Mysteriously Mailed from China to Canada – Named “Precious Cargo” by Rescuers

“When the CBSA officer looked into the box, the officer saw a pair of eyes staring back which blinked,”

The Story of Thomas the Blind Bisexual Goose Who Became an Inspirational Parent and LGBTQ+ Icon

Thomas was a blind bisexual goose in New Zealand that lived an impressive 40 years before he passed away in 2018. But his legacy as a gay partner and loving parent will continue to inspire for years to come. Thomas: The 90s kid Thomas’ love story of epic proportions starts back in his youth.

House of Cards Kate Mara Steps Up to Help Canine CellMates and Rescues 10 Dogs

Get ready to wag your tail and jump for joy because Kate Mara is helping some furry friends find their forever homes! The House of Cards star has partnered with the Animal Legal Defense Fund to fund the adoption fees for ten hero dogs who have participated in Canine CellMates’ alternative sentencing programs. Credit: HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES These pups were saved from potential euthanasia after being rescued from an overcrowded Fulton County Animal Service open-intake shelter in Georgia.

These Shelter Cats Were Sent to Prison! (For Therapeutic Purposes)

Semi-feral and extremely shy cats and kittens are hard to find fosters for. But at this prison, both the kitties and inmates feel the benefits!

Friar Moustache the Doggy Monk Will Convince You to Join a Monastery

From a dog of the streets to a dog of God, Friar Moustache's cuteness will give you the faith to drop everything to become a monk.

From Feral to Familiar: The Story of Little Pumpkin and her Fur-Ever Family

Madeline’s heart was moved the day a scrawny and timid Pumpkin showed up at her doorstep, hoping for some food, TLC, and maybe a little warmth. At first, Pumpkin was scared of her and stayed away, but then she saw another feral cat get close. Her persistence soon paid off, and Pumpkin began warming up to sharing her space.

Ginger The Pibble Once Separated from Her Puppies Now Adopts to Foster Kittens

Ginger The Pibble has a big heart and loves being a mom, even when the babies aren’t her own! After her puppies were adopted, she began helping lost kittens find new homes. Sometimes the kittens show up lost, vulnerable, and in need of comfort.

Pawl Ruff the Shelter Dog Hoping to Get Adopted by his Look-alike Paul Rudd

Pawl Ruff the rescue dog went viral thanks to having a similar handsome look, easy-going attitude, and smirk of Ant-Man star Paul Rudd,

Turkish Firefighter Ali Cakas Saves a Cat Who Now Refuses to Leave His Side

A firefighter pulled this lucky kitty out of the rubble from the Turkey-Syria earthquake and made a new best friend.