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10 Heartwarming Cat And Dog Heroes

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1. Smiley, the therapy dog that goes to funerals to comfort children who've recently experienced loss and doesn't let his blindness or dwarfism stop his service.

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2. Brutus's first owners didn't care for him when he got frostbite on all four legs. Like a true survivor, the 2-year-old Rottweiler is now relearning two walk using his prosthetic legs at his new loving home.

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3. Wrigley, a 4-year-old search and rescue K9, is one of many dogs aiding workers in Bhaktapur, Nepal, sift through the wreckage of the area's recent devastating earthquakes.

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4. Tinkerbell the Chihuahua was a new mom to four pups when she fostered three newborn kittens as well! Tinkerbell and her owner's hospitality saved the kittens from being put down.

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5. This puppy, no bigger than a helmet, who kept American marines' spirits up during their deployment in Vietnam in 1968.

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6. Scarlett, the "Mommy of the Year" cat that was found severely burned but alive in the Spring of 1996 after going in and out of a burning Brooklyn building to save each of her five kittens individually.

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7. Barry, the St. Bernard rescue dog who saved over 40 lives in the Swiss mountains, inspiring rescue dogs like these for generations to come.

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8. When Stacey Rogers was a baby, her cat Midnight saved her life by noticing that she was having difficulty breathing in her crib and alerted Stacey's mom by meowing into the baby monitor.

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(Midnight not pictured above)

9. Pictured here visiting President Coolidge at the White House, Sergeant Stubby was a WWII war dog that was able to detect mustard gas attacks early and warn his human infantry.

10. A mother cat in Mamurras, Albania, that recently lost her kitten started nursing and caring for a puppy after the pup's mom was killed in a car accident.

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These animal heroes went above and beyond to care for others. Care for your four-legged friends with Frontline Plus for Dogs and Frontline Plus for Cats.

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