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Elderly Bat Once Used For Experiments Now Lives His Best Life With His Human Pal (Video)

Bat World Sanctuary and Enzo's home, was founded in 1992 to offer lifetime sanctuary to non releasable bats while also rescuing and rehabilitating releasable bats. Enzo arrived there in 1996 after previously living in a lab doing DNA research. He was rescued along with two cute friends! Since living at the sanctuary, Enzo is treated like a king! He is very well cared for and even gets medication for his arthritis. Enzo is a super relatable bat, he likes melon and naps. Hey! So do we! This guy g…
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16 before and after adoption pet images | thumbnail before and after image of dog "This is Lenore before and after being rescued by an amazing rescue, The Damaged Ones! After receiving lots of love & TLC, Lenore does not even look like the same dog anymore."

Power Of Love: Before And After Adoption Glowups

Hi friends. We love bringing a little extra positivity to the world in whatever way we can. That's why, we've decided to use our platform to highlight a very important issue in today's society. Animal abuse and neglect and overpopulation in our shelters! Thankfully, we can take practical measures in order to improve the situation, by volunteering, adopting a pet, and donating to our local shelters! Adoption can be the most amazing experience ever and have a huge impact on an animal's life! Ever…
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video about billboard advertising senior dogs at shelter | thumbnail left man standing in front of billboard, thumbnail right billboard with dog ad, text Dog is given her own billboard so she might finally get adopted and leave the shelter after two years

Huge Billboard Featuring Rescue Dog Gains Attention In Hopes Adoption (Video)

"Sally-Sue has been waiting a long time to get adopted. The 11-year-old pit bull's been sitting in a shelter for two years, hoping to find her furever home. Now one man is on a mission to see that she does—and in a minute, you'll sense a theme. Animal advocate Scott Poore's company, Mission Driven Goods , is a pet-centric venture promoting products aimed at helping long-term shelter pets get adopted. Poore recently took out a 30-foot billboard—located where else but Mission, Kansas—featuring Sa…
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discussion adoption vs rescuing dog |  thumbnail text "Should i feel guilty for buying a dog (purebred) instead of adopting one ? I bought my dog five years ago i was a teenager i love him and take care of him , guys he is literally the love of my life BUT however recently my best friend has been shaming me for buying instead of adopting and the more i think about it the more gulity i feel. Help me out guys what are your thoughts ?" " Getting dog from shelter/rescue: Good. "

Discussion: Feeling Guilty About Buying A Purebred As Opposed To Rescuing From Shelter

Hiya friends. Today we'd like to address this super relevant question that many folks looking into getting a dog come across. Should you feel guilty about buying a purebred as opposed to rescuing a mixed breed dog from a shelter? And in general, regardless of breed, should you feel guilty about buying a dog? Many chimed in to voice their opinions on this heated subject after the discussion emerged in the depths of Reddit. We'd like to quote Reddit user Mbwapuppy as we voice our own opinion on t…
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video about rescued newborn mouse | thumbnail left tiny mouse being bottle-fed "I could tell that he was a fighter and that he wanted to live" thumbnail left bigger mouse "I'm just gonna try and give him the best life"

Abandoned Newborn Mouse Found And Raised By Kind Human (Video)

At first, Miranda did not really register what she was seeing. And then, she saw this tiny little creature moving around and knew that he was alive. She called every kind of animal rehabilitator she could think of, but no one was willing to care for the baby mouse. Miranda took it upon herself to raise the mouse as best as she could! And we think she did pretty great. The little mouse was pulling at Miranda's heartstrings, she could tell that he was a fighter and wanted to overcome this difficu…
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11 images discussion of rescue dog breeds, like a box of chocolates | thumbnail blue background "A rescue dog is like a box of chocolates... you never know what you're gonna get [Fluff] My husband and I are still in college and living in an apartment, but after talking about it for months we decided we wanted a puppy. "

Instances Of Rescue Pups Labeled As Certain Breed Turning Out To Be Different Breeds Altogether

Adopting a rescue pup is like a box of chocolates, you never reallllly know what you're going to get. The folks at the rescue have their own guesses, you the new pup owner have your own suspicions, and your nosy neighbor from across the street has a different opinion entirely. We do agree that it is important when getting a pup to know their breed for a number of reasons. The first and most important reason (in our humble opinion), size. It's super helpful to know how large your dog may potenti…
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Sweet Doberman With Difficult Beginnings Is Awwdorably Attached To Owner (Video)

Doberman dog named 'Bank' hates to be apart from his owner and there are many reasons. Poor Bank had a very difficult childhood, he was bullied by his siblings and family members and left alone. His unfortunate mistreatment led his mama and owner to give him 10 times the love that he was always denied and we love watching all the amazing wholesome goodness going on between Bank and Mom. He becomes so close to his owner, he can barely manage a second without her. As mom works, Bank tries to get …
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series of cats choosing their humans | thumbnail left cat "This little stray cat wandered inside our house last week and made himself at home named him Tofu," thumbnail right cat "This feral cat decided live with us, so built her house"

20 Sweet Instances Showing That Cats Choose Their Humans And Not The Other Way Around

We've all heard some purrty wholesome cat adoption stories , but we have to admit that our favorite cat adoption stories are ones where no cats were adopted at all. That's right, and that's because the humans weren't the ones doing the adopting, rather, it was the cats! Cats contain superior knowledge that we humans could not ever attempt to fully understand. With this great knowledge comes the power to choose their own humans. And it is super awesome. We love hearing amazing stories of cats ch…
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list of discussion about working in animal shelters | thumbnail "And yet I saw a man today insisting to return a puppy because it was "very aggressive" and he "feared for his safety" so much so that he kept the puppy in the crate. He sent us a video of the "aggression" and my whole team almost died. The puppy was on his back and chewing on his shoelace.... that's it. Calmest example of puppy play l'd seen. Yes, he is no longer allowed to adopt from us."

Beautiful And Less Beautiful Every Day Animal Shelter Occurrences

A group of Reddit users and animal shelter volunteers took to the innerwebs to express both their frustration and satisfaction with their respective shelters! It's no doubt that some amazing bonds are made in shelters between rescue animals and their adoptive parents, but it ain't always bells and whistles. There are many difficult aspects of this super rewarding volunteer gig! Adoption can be the most amazing experience ever and have a huge impact on an animal's life as well as your own life! …
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Dogs Who Are Stuck And Don’t Know Why

A dog’s life can be pretty ruff.
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Power Of Love: Before And After Adoption Glowups

Hello there, tell us, have you ever witnessed an animal being neglected? Read about it? Heard from friends. It is very real, regardless of whether or not you are personally familiar with it. And it is a terrible thing to witness, as well as to experience. On the other hand, adoption can be the most amazing experience ever and have a huge impact on an animal's life! Every week , we highlight some of the amazing transformations that occur when a newly adopted animal is showered with love and affe…
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12 images surrounding story of two foster kittens and dog, thumbnail dog and two cats cuddling

Dog Takes Shy Kittens Under Her Wing and Shows Them Courage

We'd like to highlight a story about a very special doggo whose maternal touch wins over her human's foster kittens every time! Our story starts with two kittens, about 10-12 weeks old, who were found in a New York City back yard. They were timid and hesitant to approach people, after much effort they were brought to a local rescue. At said local rescue, Asa came into the picture. A foster volunteer with a 7 year old doggo called Kona at home prepared and ready to play "mom" to any potential fo…
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11 cat images story of cat and truck driver | thumbnail left cat and paul selfie, thumbnail right cat sprawled on dashboard of truck

Lonely Truck Driver Adopts Abandoned Stray Cat

Hello Cheezburger users! We'd like to introduce you to the sweetest pair ever. Paul Robertson and his cat Percy absolutely adore each other! Paul is a once lonely truck driver, but lonely no more! Driving for days on end can get lonely and Paul realized he could use some company. A few years ago Paul decided to adopt a cat named Howie to become his road companion. Unfortunately, Howie left this world in 2017 and Paul was left with a void in his heart. Fast forward a little, Percy prances along …
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How You Got Your First Pet Stories: ICanHasCheezburger Users Edition

Most people remember the story of getting their first pet super clearly, as if it was yesterday, even if it was fifty years ago! That's just how powerfully emotional this experience can be. Getting a pet is like welcoming a new member to the family. You find yourself opening your heart to this new addition and you allow them to enter your life completely. We know how wonderful these stories can be. And that's why we invited our users to share with us their heartwarming stories of how they got t…
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14 before and after adoption images | thumbnail before and after cat images with text foreground

Power Of Love: Before And After Adoption Glowups

Those of you who have witnessed animals being neglected know that it is the worst possible sight and feeling pretty much ever. On the other hand, adoption can be the most amazing experience ever and have a huge impact on an animal's life! Every week , we highlight some of the amazing transformations that occur when a newly adopted animal is showered with love and affection. Whenever we come across a before and after images of a neglected animal and the transformation to healthy and happy we can…
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10 images from reddit post celebrating third cat adoption anniversary | thumbnail two cats laying on couch with reddit text foreground

Celebrating Three Years Of Feline Bliss: Ash and Sabrina's Adoptoversary

Hey there folks! We love celebrating adoptoversaries! Today, three years ago, Ash and Sabrina adopted this pair of humans and the rest if history. These pawesome cat owners took to the redditsphere to celebrate this very special day. " Today is the 3rd anniversary of us adopting Ash & Sabrina from the shelter. Before, they were scared strays taken in by a TNR program. Now they're the rulers of our condo." Via Reddit User u/booksandteacv . These former feral cats are living the life they always …
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