Olympic Freeskier Gus Kenworthy Seeks to Adopt Sochi Stray Dogs

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Olympic Freeskier Gus Kenworthy Seeks to Adopt Sochi Stray Dogs
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The 22-year-old athlete and avowed animal lover is planning on taking four puppies and their mother back to the states with him after discovering them under a security tent where they lived outside of a media center in Sochi. He tweeted that he's doing all he can to prep mama dog and her pups by giving them their necessary vaccinations. "I'm trying...I'm doing what I can," he says, also stating that he's found potential homes for the dogs stateside.

This skier may have won the silver medal in his event, but he certainly has a heart of gold!

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Mama Cat Adopts Ducks

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Congratulations to these three fluffy ducklings and their soft, surrogate mama cat for winning third place in our contest to find your Favorite Animal Moments of 2013!

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Give a Pet a Forever Home for the Holidays

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The holidays are a time for reflecting on all there is to be thankful for, and all of us with adopted pets know that our furry friends are at the top of that list! That's why starting today, local animal welfare groups will be finding homes for adorable and adoptable pets at the PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend!

So head down to your local PetSmart store this weekend to bring home your new furry family member. Whether it be a cat, dog, kitten or puppy, a new cuddly companion will be waiting for you to give it a forever home this holiday season!