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Cat Befriends Every Kitten He Meets After His Life Was Turned Around

A tabby cat is giving other kittens the same love that he received when he was rescued.

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Bubblegum the cat adores other kittens in needAlley Cat Rescue

Baby Bubblegum had all the odds stacked up against him when he came to Alley Cat Rescue in Los Angeles. He was just half the size of his siblings and battling a host of health issues.

“He was just 71 grams when we got him at 10 days old. He was so little and frail at first that he kept falling over when we weighed him,” Alley Cat Rescue told Love Meow.

When his litter mates began to play and run, Bubblegum would waddle up to them and try to be in the middle of all the action.

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Bubblegum was much smaller than his siblingsAlley Cat Rescue

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Timid Dog Can’t Stop Shaking After Being Dumped At A Shelter

It is absolutely heartbreaking the number of dogs who are in shelters waiting for a forever home. Sadly, there are so many animals who are surrendered to shelters and are unsure of what will come next.

As one TikToker pointed out in his video caption, “I can’t imagine what a dog may be thinking when they are surrendered to a shelter.”

Honestly, we can’t either. It must be a terrifying and anxiety-inducing experience to one day find yourself in a strange place behind bars with no idea of what will happen to you.

Photo: flickr/Spot Us

It is no wonder that so many dogs are scared when they’re brought into shelters. For the sweet little pooch, it must’ve been so confusing.

In fact, the poor dog was so scared he was shaking.

Photo: TikTok/adoptingdogs

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After Immense Public Pressure, The NPS Finally Gives Thirsty & Dying Tule Elk Water; Fencing That Confines Them Due To Cattle Ranching Must Come Down

Photo By: Matthew Polvorosa Kline

In Defense of Animals, TreeSpirit Project, and ForElk.org are pleased to learn that the National Park Service (NPS) is finally providing some water to the Tule elk that are trapped behind fencing inside Point Reyes National Seashore. The news comes amid ongoing drought conditions.

Photos by Tony Seghal, In Defense of Animals

Hundreds of activists have gathered to intervene in recent months to provide water to the Tule elk, only to have it dumped out shortly after by the NPS. The NPS has removed 10 troughs that activists provided, including two that were brought just one week ago.

“This is a good step and we’re glad some elk will now have access to water, but many elk still won’t. This doesn’t solve the problem,” said Lisa Levinson, In Defense of Animals’ Campaign Director, in a statement sent to WAN. “These elk are still captive

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Kitten with Mesmerizing Face Jumps with Joy After Leaving the Street Life Behind

A kitten with a pair of mesmerizing eyes is so happy to never have to live another day on the street.

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Lenny the kitten with big round eyesCommunity Cat Club

A Good Samaritan from New Jersey found a stray cat and her kittens in their neighborhood and tried to help them. The mother cat sadly didn’t survive the elements of the outdoors. The kittens were then taken to a local shelter as they needed medical attention and a foster home.

Sara Sharp, founder and president of Community Cat Club (a cat rescue in South Jersey), saw their plight and immediately offered to help. The kittens were in rough shape and one of them was just half the size for her age. Despite their very best efforts to save them both, the smaller kitten lost her fight.

Lenny, the sole survivor, pulled through with incredible might. When he met Sara … Read the rest

Puppy Whose Tail Was Cut Off With Scissors Finds A Loving Forever Home

A tiny puppy who had its tail chopped off with scissors finally found the loving forever home she deserves.

Smouse was living at the De Doorns township in South Africa. Thankfully, she wasn’t living there long before Sidewalk Specials stepped in and rescued her from the abusive home.

Before she was rescued, her owner used scissors to cut her tail off (a horrible practice called “docking”) which left her in pain and agony.

Photo: YouTube/Sidewalk Specials

Ultimately, the tail wound ended up getting infected and little Smouse needed a savior and quick.

Her savior came in the form of Sidewalk Specials. The rescue organization stepped in and confiscated her from her abusive owner and got to work on healing her, both physically and mentally.

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Breaking! Three New Wolf Pups Mark First Litter To Be Born In Colorado In 80 Years

Between June 4th and 8th, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) staff members observed three new wolf pups with their parents, collared wolves M2101 “John” and F1084 “Jane” who are known to reside in the state. It is not yet confirmed that these are the only pups as a typical wolf litter consists of between four to six pups.

While these observations were necessarily made at long distance, CPW staff have recorded three separate, but similar, sightings of pups on the ground in Colorado. They conducted three separate observations of the den site from a safe distance approximately two miles away.

“Colorado is now home to our first wolf litter since the 1940s. We welcome this historic den and the new wolf family to Colorado. With voter passage last year of the initiative to require the re-introduction of wolves by the end of 2023, these pups will have plenty of potential

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Cat Blossoms After Family Opened Their Door to Her and Her Adorable Brown Kittens

A cat blossomed alongside her kittens after a family opened their door to them and helped them thrive.

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Mars the cat mom and Hershey the kittenLaura @fosterkittyfamily

A cat mother and her litter of four were brought to a city shelter in San Jose, California in need of rescue. Mini Cat Town, a cat rescue, saw their plea and stepped up to help. All four kittens were born with a rare chocolate brown coat.

On the first night in foster care, Mars the cat mom was nervous and very protective of her kittens (Reese, Hershey, Ruth and Twix). She would growl at every noise and movement and stood defensively, safeguarding her precious litter.

It didn’t take long for the foster family to see that underneath that spicy exterior, there was a sweet cat eager for human interaction and pets.

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Woman Shares What It’s Like To Live Out Of Her Car Full-Time While Traveling With Her Rescue Dog

Nikki Delventhal packed up her Prius, her rescue dog named Camper, and hit the road, embracing homelessness and travel full-time.

In the winter of 2019-2020, Delventhal made the decision to move into her car with Camper, and the two have been nomadically living out of the Prius ever since.

Since moving into her car, Delventhal has been trying to make an income as an influencer through a quickly growing YouTube channel and social media presence. She shares all about life on the road with her dog and people can’t get enough.

Photo: Instagram/nikkidelventhal

In one of her videos posted below, Nikki explained that in a time when she could’ve been feeling down and out, she decided it was the perfect time to move into her car and see the US. She put all of her belongings in storage and set out with Camper.

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Acclaimed NYC Fine Dining Restaurant Eleven Madison Park Chooses Sustainability & Goes Meatless; Reopening On June 10th

As New York City restaurants are returning to indoor dining at full capacity, Eleven Madison Park (EMP) plans to mix things up a bit in the kitchen with a healthy compassionate twist. More than one year after closing its doors due to COVID-19, EMP Chef and Co-owner Daniel Humm announced that the acclaimed fine dining establishment will be going meat-free and reopening on June 10th.

“The pandemic brought our industry to its knees. With our closure, we laid off most of our team, and truly didn’t know if there was going to be an Eleven Madison Park,” stated Humm.

“We kept a small team employed, and with their remarkable effort, in collaboration with the nonprofit Rethink Food, we prepared close to a million meals for New Yorkers experiencing food insecurity,” Humm explained, noting that he began to experience “the magic of food in a whole new way” through this

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Kitten Found Hiding inside Cinder Block, Came Out of Her Shell and Really Transformed

A kitten who was found hiding in a yard, transformed with the help of kind people.

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Dayze the kittenChatons Orphelins Montréal

A family from Montreal, Canada found a stray cat and her kittens in their yard. One of the kittens was hiding inside a cinder block, with one leg sticking out. She was very timid and trying everything she could to stay hidden.

Local animal rescuers, Stefany and her mother Johanne, saw the plea for help from the family and immediately responded. By the time they got to the place, the cat mom had moved all her kittens except the one hiding in the block.

The mother cat didn’t return for the little shy kitty. They scooped her up and realized that she was just skin and bones.

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The kitten was found in a cinder block in a yardChatons Orphelins Montréal

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