Everyone needs a little help sometimes.
Even though as humans, we sometimes feel ashamed to ask for help, we can’t do everything alone. So it really isn’t a big deal to ask for help. Thankfully animals don’t have to deal with this sort of ‘morality’ and they don’t mind asking for help. And that is what happened in these particular situations. I am sure you have seen stray animals and not done anything. I am not blaming you, after all, I have done the same thing quite a lot of time.
However, sometimes these stray animals are clearly malnourished, sick and clearly in need of help. In that situation, it is our duty to help them in any way we can even if we are not able to give them a loving house ourselves. The following people, however, did exactly and saved these animals. Because I am quite sure the adorable fluff babies wouldn’t have been able to survive without the help of these kind humans.
Scroll below to hear some heartwarming stories that will make you melt.
#1 Every cat ends up acting like spoiled royalty sooner or later.
From a small sad caterpillar to a mischievous, ubiquitous, loved, and spoiled cat. This is Stephan.
#2 How could someone throw away such a good boy?
Patron was found discarded in a trash bag on the side of the highway at 4 weeks old. 8 weeks later, he’s a very happy boy and we couldn’t love him more than we do!
#3 Is it the same cat?
When we got Hilda she was very underweight after having recently given birth. Somewhere in the last 6 months, she turned into a long-haired beauty queen!
#4 I am sure the dog is eternally thankful.
We picked up our second dog on a staircase. He wouldn’t have survived a day without urgent medical help. Now he conspires together with our first dog.
#5 May she have many more birthday’s.
This is Utah. She was about to be put down when I saved her. She was 13 years old then — she’s turning 19 soon.
#6 From scared to happy when seeing people.
This is Shelley, I adopted her from the street when she was 1.5 months. She was very scared of people. And 1.5 years later, there we are! Huge progress after a lot of work, that was totally worth it.
#7 I wasn’t aware you could buy such a beautiful kitty.
We are living together with an 11-year-old deaf cat. It’s the most profitable purchase (about 10 cents) we made 10 years ago.
#8 Just look at how much she has changed!
Penny, before and after. She was found wandering in the boonies, still lactating, with a hernia, and a bunch of rotting teeth.
#9 The baby clearly loves the stray kitty.
#10 Kira does look quite cheeky.
Kira lived outside of a restaurant kitchen. He was wild, always screaming, all covered in grease and dirt. I’ve had him for 10 years already. We have meals together, he gnaws my phone, my wallpaper, and my furniture, and sleeps on my leg.
#11 She looks so happy now compared to before.
My beautiful girl Charlie — only got 6 months with her (14 years old) but it was worth every second.
#12 She was even smaller than a remote.
From a small scared ball of fluff who was left on our block, to the boldest and most loved queen of our apartment.
#13 Now this is one shiny and silky cat.
She was screaming at me and my daughter, ‘Stop, please, and let me live with you,’ when she was running after us on the street. We heard her.
#14 She looks like a different dog now, a much healthier version.
My sweet Remi Mae, she was full-term pregnant and 2 weeks from delivery. Came to me and had 10 healthy puppies, who all went to a rescue. Now she is the sweetest couch potato.
#15 This kitty clearly chose this person.
I was going to work and I started my car. Suddenly, I saw a man coming toward me, waving his hands and screaming. He said, ’There is a kitten under my car. I went out to check but didn’t find anyone. I got back into the car and saw a funny sweet kitty sitting near my bag. It’s been 2 years since we started to live together.
#16 This doggo from the shelter will always love his family.
This is exactly the reason why we always say to always adopt, never shop. There are so many animals in the world in need of a loving and caring home but some people would rather buy a pet that fits their aesthetic rather than helping an animal and getting a companion for life.
#17 He looks quite happy as well.
The Pontiff of our home. I have no idea what would’ve happened to this little kitten if we hadn’t met him. He is the best thing that happened to us in a foreign country.
#18 He changed completely in a short amount of time.
We got her from a shelter 3 years ago. The difference between the photos is 2 weeks.
#19 The luxurious side of him definitely show.
Arwyn is 9 years old today. We found her with her siblings behind our chicken coop in the woods. Hand-raised and living a life of luxury.
#20 Stevie looks so happy to have found a forever home.
#21 He finally grew into his ears.
1.5 years ago, someone threw a sick kitten full of fleas out onto our block. He was sitting and crying near our apartment. Eventually, he grew into a big Bandido cat.
#22 It is truly sad to see the before picture.
Sugar was the worst case of matting I had ever seen. Found her running down my street. A friend and I spent 3 hours grooming her to reveal the spunkiest little girl.
#23 He definitely looks malnourished in the before picture.
Our cat (named Cat) was adopted 6 years ago. He was living in the street and was hungry every day of his 1-month-long life. Now I think he’s happy. And I am too.
#24 Such a unique pair of eyes for a dog.
The top left photo is the day we got him, top right is after the first week, and the bottom is a year later. He’s the best dog I’ve ever had.
#25 This is true love right here.
Once a stray cat snuck onto our balcony. In the morning, I heard strange sounds. When I went out there, I saw 2 small kittens. That cat disappeared 2 weeks later, but we kept the kittens with us.
#26 I am glad that he definitely found a home.
Roger was found on the streets of Kentucky before being rescued and brought up to Minnesota. During his journey up here, he lost all of the hair on his ears from stress (left). Now he’s grown all of his missing fur back (right), gained 30 lbs, and has been my best buddy for 4 years.
#27 People who volunteer need a lot more appreciation.
We took this asthmatic cat from a shelter. The dog came to us from a forest with an ingrown collar. Thanks, everyone who rescues animals!
#28 His marking are truly gorgeous.
One year ago, Jake was found underneath a car, alone, and half-frozen. He was 4 weeks old and his mom was gone. Now he’s the biggest kitty with the best personality that I’ve ever known.
#29 I hope all of the other kittens found a home too.
We were passing by a swamp and saw a sinking and wildly screaming bag. We took it out and found 4 kittens inside. 3 of them ran away, but this one stayed with us, lied on my kid’s feet, and fell asleep. He’s been living with us for 8 years and is the chief of our house.
#30 He wanted someone to find him.
The Siamese cat was picked up by my husband near the fence of some fancy house. He was meowing so much that he almost lost his voice.
Have you ever rescued or adopted an animal rather than buying one? If so let us know the whole story by commenting below.