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50 Heart Warming Pet Rescuing Stories To Make Your Day

Animal rescue stories are the best kind of stories.

Do you know what’s more heartbreaking than to know that all the legendary singers are almost dead? It’s the fact that humans abandon animals. I really cannot fathom how they muster up the energy to do such an evil thing. I mean, those animals are really there just to make our lives better, make us feel happier, kill our stresses, and make us feel confident that there is someone who is willing to give their life for our betterment. Pet animals are a literal blessing and it seems like many people have basically taken them for granted.


Animals that get kicked out have to live on those dangerous streets all by themselves with zero hope in life and shattered trust in humans. It takes a very long time to build trust so you can imagine the mental pain that comes when it is broken so ruthlessly. But thanks to the great god, where there exist these horrible people who do not honor animals the way they are supposed to be honored, there is also a massive flood of superheroes whose only purpose is to help these pets and rescue them. These people make all the efforts they can, in their power, to give these animals the life they deserve, to rebuild that broken trust, and to transform all that shyness into pure confidence. These animals are given the opportunity to kick start their lives again at their forever homes where they can do anything, be anything, for anyone without the fear of being betrayed again.

Today we are going to set the mood dim and get things emotional with these 50 pet rescue stories. Scroll down below to enjoy!

1. It hasn’t been too long since Morrissey’s adoption and he has already made himself comfortable at his new forever home.

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2. This foster dog was nothing but skin and bones when this family took it in. Within 2 weeks, his happy self has gained 20 pounds and looks extremely healthy.


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3. When they brought their newly adopted kitten home, the little one rushed under a bed and didn’t come out for hours. Patiently waiting, the owner finally won the kitten’s confidence and showed its acceptance by turning into a loaf of bread.


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4. These Snuggle Buddie were in no mood to be separated so this superhero decided to adopt the pair.


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5. About 15 years old, abandoned, has lost one eye and some teeth. But that didn’t stop it from being adopted at first sight. She’s the cuddliest, most joyous cat ever according to her owner.


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6. Owner adopted an 18-weeks-old kitten. Turns out, it is an 18-months-old adult cat. They got deceived by that tiny size.


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7. Brady was rescued as a stray cat. He is going to be adopted for the very first time next week and his looks, and he is absolutely ready for it.


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8. Sasha was abandoned by her previous owners. After patiently spending a whole year at the shelter, she has finally found herself a new furever home.


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9. Foster carer ended up adopting this apparently aggressive cat. They named her Stripes Mckenzie.


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10. Honey is happy to finally be adopted and is loving life at  new home.


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11. 2 days after his status changed from stray to adopted, Ceda was taken to a grocery store where he selected his new toy.

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12. This little baby was found on a highway with burned paws and in bad health. The vet said it had very little chance of survival but the person who rescued her did not give up. He took the cat home for rest and delivered it to a rescue shelter the next day. The shelter took really good care of the cat and she got instantly adopted.


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13. Went to adopt one cat, and returned home with two. The one they bonded with didn’t agree to leave without its buddy.

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14. The dog who had spent the most time at the shelter out of all the other animals there, finally got adopted.


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15. He was terribly abused by her previous owner. Has no teeth and is also Fiv+. But that is not what a cat lover looks for. The cat has the purest heart ever and that’s all that mattered to its owner to adopt.

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16. Don’t be fulled by those grumpy looks, this 16-year-old is the sweetest cat ever. She had to be brought into a shelter after her owner died. The people at the shelter made sure the senior cat spends her final days in the most elite fashion ever.


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17. The bottom photo is of Titus who passed away after spending 12 years with his owner. The top photo is of Milo who recently got adopted. Milo sleeps exactly like Titus.

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18. How to deal with a divorce 101.


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19. Am I really getting adopted? What does it feel like to be free, though?

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20. 9-year-old Molly just got adopted. Her life is about to change for the good.


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21. Both shelter dogs, a few months apart, got adopted by the same family.

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22. Keeps is extremely excited to finally be at its forever home.


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23. Meet Tortilla! She got adopted by this person’s mother and according to her, she is the most i-don’t-care-about-your-life cat ever. What else do you expect from 15-year-old seniors?

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24. These inseparable cats caught the eye of a person ready to adopt at a shelter. He took the pair knowing there is no way one would agree to leave the other.

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25. Can you guess why Little Screamer was given this name? He starts live concerts at 4 a.m. in the morning.

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To all the pets, all the rescuers, and all the adopting parents, you have my respect and all of my heart. These stories are so heartwarming and emotional, and they really do make me feel so happy that all these pets are now finally where they were always supposed to be. They have received that one shock everyone receives in their life. One reality checks that sort of turns everything upon itself. These cuties are through that phase and now no one can stop them from living the best life they can, carelessly and confidently. Why? Because they earned it.

Go get those snacks refilled because we are only halfway there. Scroll down below to continue enjoying more pet rescue stories.

26. Person spotted this extremely scared dog at the shelter. They instantly knew she doesn’t deserve to be there and instantly adopted the dog.


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27. This owner declares adopting this cat as his best decision ever taken.


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28. Meet this owner’s first-ever 8-weeks-old adoption. You can see nothing but love in that pup’s eyes.

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29. This person, who is extremely allergic to cats, got chosen as its owner by the cat their family adopted.


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30. A talented animal shelter photographer took this amazing picture of this beautiful dog. This very photograph resulted in the dog being adopted the very next week.

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31. These two images of Poochie before and after adoption tell two very different stories.

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32. Declared as unadoptable and aggressive, these two good boys were going to be euthanized at a shelter Their superhero intervened and adopted the two. He gave them a week’s worth of training, love, and food. They are now the cutest, softest dogs ever.


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33. Rescued from LA, brought to Oregon, Choomba got adopted within a week of being rescued.

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34. A day before he was rescued as a stray in a very bad condition. And the next day, he was caught red pawed still his brother’s sandwich.

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35. Sully had to sit through an entire 22-hour car journey to finally be united with her forever owners.


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36. A happy owner with her first ever adoption. Cheddar the cat is in safe hands.

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37. Look at this gorgeous Pit/Dachshund smiling wide after reaching its new home.

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38. This is Moon. She spent most of her life on the streets taking care of her little one, being the best mother ever. Her efforts got rewarded as the family got adopted.


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39. Squeaks got so excited to be adopted, that she leaked some dance steps during the celebration.

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40. The dog thought this newly adopted kitten was a present for her.

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41. This beautiful dog deservedly got adopted.


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42. His name is Hippo. He is happy to be adopted and fully honors his name.

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43. These two images are only 4 months apart. The left one is from the day the little one got rescued from the streets. Look how strong the power of love is.

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44. Guillermo has a resemblance to Jimmy Kimmel’s Guillermo in terms of size. Don’t worry about that look, he is very happy about being adopted after a terrible experience as a stray.


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45. The cat standing on the floor is Void. He recently got adopted and gelled in very quickly with his sister cat. Here’s him being overly protective as his sibling takes a peaceful nap.

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46. This beauty was part of the thousands of beagles rescued from Envigo Breeding Facilities. A family connected with her instantly and an adoption happened right there and then. The dog is extremely happy to be where she is now and the family feels so proud to see her grow healthier and healthier by the day.

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47. A superhero got news about this cat being put out in the jungles for wild animals to feast on. They instantly followed up, found the cat, and adopted it.


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48. Terri is having all the good thoughts while chilling on the massive lawn at his new forever home.

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49. This newly adopted doggo had a French name and when the family took it to the clinic for a checkup, he chuckled after reading the name. Turns out, the name in English means “Thug Life”. But the family has decided to go for “Herbie”.

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50. That one dog who had been hiding all its potential until now. He is ready to burst free after adoption and party all life long.

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How did you guys like these wholesome and heartwarming stories? Feel free to open your heart and let it all out in the comments section down below.

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