"He teaches me every day that no matter where you come from or what has happened to you, you can still be filled with love and optimism."
And what did they teach you?
We love a chubby queen.
So, how did you meet your best friend?
Do you love dogs? Do you love Instagram?! Then boy, do we have a pop-up FUR you!!!!!!!!
Jessie the parrot “turned the air blue and flipped the firefighter the bird,” according to the London Fire Brigade.
In the age of the viral doggo, shelters and rescue organizations are recognizing the need to hop aboard the meme train — or risk getting left behind.
Employees at the Florida Museum of Natural History caught butterflies in nets and rescued them before Hurricane Irma slammed into Gainesville.
"I couldn't let an animal die, it's as simple as that."
The restaurant owner thought it was all a joke at first.
Warning: Things got a bit bloody.
As unshellfish as you can get.
"He just sat patiently and waited for us to take him back to the shore."
Talk about a stinky situation.
Happiest puppy ever :')
"There's just so much to love about it!"
Meet DREAMERS and their furry friend Lil Trucker.
A little love makes a big difference.
Name: Newman. Occupation: Being too dang adorable.
"I had no choice but to stay," Naoto Matsumura said. "I couldn't leave the animals behind."
Veterinarians from across the world rushed to save the cub and are now trying to get it to a wildlife sanctuary in South Africa.
Reunited and it feels so good.
But he still wants your love.
FEELINGS, those are the things that you will feel.
It's not just a fashion statement: these jumpers save lives.
Rosa and her four-year-old son Daniel are desperately trying to get their 8-month-old puppy back after he was given to another family.
Dawn the fox was rescued by someone who thought she was a dog. She's been living at the Nuneaton and Warwickshire Wildlife Centre ever since and seems pretty happy about life these days.
MOVE OVER, DISNEYLAND.
[WARNING: Some of the "Before" pics are graphic.] Here are 10 happy endings for animals who found their way to New York's Farm Sanctuary, which provides homes for animals rescued from abusive situations. You can visit some of these guys at Farm Sanctuary's New York or California locations. (Thanks for passing these along, Meredith!)
The seal was undernourished & exhausted but is now in safe hands.
Your daily dose of adorable.
This little guy got stuck in a manhole cover in Germany, so local police had to help him out. He died a few hours later, but his story probably made the squirrel nightly news as a cautionary tale.
This story starts off incredibly sad: this raccoon was found in the under-cabin of a boat at an impounded marina, in a filthy cage full of rotten food where he had been living since he was a baby. Harbor was left 80% blind due to his poor nutrition and lack of sunlight, and he was turned over to rehabilitator, MaryEllen Schoeman, who named him Harbor. In his new home, Harbor didn't just recover well enough to survive, he found a boundless exuberance and a love of life that should inspire us all.
Hope For Paws is a small Los Angeles based organization that specializes in helping the abandoned dogs who are in the most desperate situations. These videos of some of their most intense rescues will make you cry that the world could be so cruel... and then restore your hope for that same world.
Here's your feel good story of the day. Damn this dust in my eye!
A rescue team from SeaWorld rescued a 900 pound melon-head whale from Playalinda Beach near NASA Tuesday.