Tony Alsup’s school bus is making rounds just ahead of Hurricane Florence. And he’s picking up unadoptable, leftover dogs and cats from animal shelters along the way. Alsup’s a trucker from East Tennessee who sort of stumbled into his role as an animal-hero.
Who doesn’t love Jon Stewart? Recently, the former host of The Daily Show helped save two baby goats who had wandered on the New York Subway tracks. Willy and Billy were found on the subway tracks in Brooklyn, New York. @NYCTSubway, New York City’s official subway account, tweeted that the goats were found “roaming along the N line tracks”.
Molly is the mother Theresa of the animal kingdom. The 3-year-old golden retriever works at the Carolina Equine Rescue and Assistance (CERA), a nonprofit dedicated to healing abused horses. One particular horse needed Molly more than most.
Bertram the Pomeranian is trendy AF, just ask any of his 117k+ followers. The little Pom works at an art gallery in NY called The Hole owned by his mom, Kathy Grayson. Grayson found Bertram aka Bertie Bert on Petfinder.
Columbo was rescued from a near-death experience by two good samaritans in Georgia. Jarrett Little was out for an average Tuesday bike ride when he came across an injured pup, crawling out of the woods. “They say the odds of winning the lottery are one in a million,” Jarrett Little posted on his Facebook page “This pup was the winner this week.” “We stopped to regroup and he came out of the woods to greet us. He was really thin, ribs showing and had a lot of road rash and a broken leg,” Little told CBS News.
A baby chimp born at the Detroit Zoo is named after the scientist Jane Goodall. Th chimp was born on Wold Chimpanzee Day. Her namesake Jane Goodall was an English primatologist from 1960 who studied the social interactions of wild chimpanzees.
Bennie’s a black lab lookin’ for love. The black lab was found abandoned and paralyzed in the streets of China. He was found by rescuers who brought him to safety and provided him with life-saving surgery.
A baby sea otter is left orphaned after a shark attack. Langly is a tiny sea otter who overcame tragedy. She was found next to her mother on the coast who was bleeding out from a shark attack.
Rule number one in an airport: Don’t leave your bags unattended. Especially if they contain an adorable bunny. Australia’s Adelaide Airport had a security scare when someone left a pink Lorna Jane bag unattended in the women’s toilets.
The Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco was married on June 30th to equestrian Karl Cook. The best part? The couple’s gift registry was adorably dedicated to their four-legged friends in need.