Wholesome Rescue Pet Photos That Will Completely Melt Your Heart

by Ayoub Mask

When you rescue a pet, not only do you gain a new best friend, but you also save a helpless animal from loneliness or even euthanasia. It's one of the most fulfilling things in life and it adds so much joy and happiness to your life.

The bond you can create with your pet is like nothing else, you rescue them and they rescue you back almost immediately. The posts below contain some of the best rescue stories on the internet. They will definitely improve your day drastically and maybe even make you want to adopt a friend of your own.

1. My Husband Couldn't Have Pets Growing Up. When We Bought Our First House I Got Him A Little Surprise

1. My Husband Couldn't Have Pets Growing Up. When We Bought Our First House I Got Him A Little Surprise

2. After Adopting Our First Cat Everyone Prepared Us For A Nervous And Timid First Few Weeks, This Was Our Sweet Boy 30 Minutes Later

2. After Adopting Our First Cat Everyone Prepared Us For A Nervous And Timid First Few Weeks, This Was Our Sweet Boy 30 Minutes Later

3. My Dog, Who Has Never Liked Cats, Adopted My Bottle Baby Foster Kitten. She Adopted Him Too, I Think

3. My Dog, Who Has Never Liked Cats, Adopted My Bottle Baby Foster Kitten. She Adopted Him Too, I Think

4. The Neighbours Wanted To Put Down This Dog Due To Being Very Aggressive. Instead, My Dad Adopted Him Into Our Family

4. The Neighbours Wanted To Put Down This Dog Due To Being Very Aggressive. Instead, My Dad Adopted Him Into Our Family

5. This Little Girl We Found In A Cardboard Box

5. This Little Girl We Found In A Cardboard Box

6. Sebastien Recently Gained A New Little Sister

6. Sebastien Recently Gained A New Little Sister

7. My Son, 8, Who Happens To Have Autism Got A Bunny. He Sits Outside With The Bunny For Hours. His Echolalia Stops. His Stimming Stops. He Is Calm, Focused And Happy

7. My Son, 8, Who Happens To Have Autism Got A Bunny. He Sits Outside With The Bunny For Hours. His Echolalia Stops. His Stimming Stops. He Is Calm, Focused And Happy

8. My Girlfriend Has This Rescued Cat, And I Think She's Cute

8. My Girlfriend Has This Rescued Cat, And I Think She's Cute

9. Adopted This Sweet Baby Boy Today. His Name Is Pickles

9. Adopted This Sweet Baby Boy Today. His Name Is Pickles
via: hamhars

10. My Mom Meeting Her Dream Kitten For The First Time Today

10. My Mom Meeting Her Dream Kitten For The First Time Today

11. Disco Is 2-Months-Old And Just Woke Up From A Nap

11. Disco Is 2-Months-Old And Just Woke Up From A Nap

12. Everyone Meet Jake (7-Years-Old). My Wife (Pictured) And I Adopted Him Yesterday From A Local Shelter

12. Everyone Meet Jake (7-Years-Old). My Wife (Pictured) And I Adopted Him Yesterday From A Local Shelter

13. I Saved Him, But Actually He's Saving Me

13. I Saved Him, But Actually He's Saving Me

14. Abbi Learned How To Walk Upstairs Alone And She’s Very Proud Of Herself

14. Abbi Learned How To Walk Upstairs Alone And She’s Very Proud Of Herself

15. Hi Everyone. My Name Is Joey. I Am Excited Because I Am Being Adopted Today

15. Hi Everyone. My Name Is Joey. I Am Excited Because I Am Being Adopted Today
via: ProfCNX

16. My Dad Just Got A Kitten

16. My Dad Just Got A Kitten

17. The Two Puppies Who Visited The Georgia Aquarium Were Adopted Together Today

17. The Two Puppies Who Visited The Georgia Aquarium Were Adopted Together Today

18. Dad’s New Little Girl

18. Dad’s New Little Girl

19. She Suddenly Slept Like This While I Was Just Playing With Her. It Was A Stray Kitten, My Brother Adopted Her

19. She Suddenly Slept Like This While I Was Just Playing With Her. It Was A Stray Kitten, My Brother Adopted Her

20. My New Puppy. She’s A Mutt, Some German Shepard And Some Australian Cattle Dog

20. My New Puppy. She’s A Mutt, Some German Shepard And Some Australian Cattle Dog

21. Adoption Day For This Little One. That Look

21. Adoption Day For This Little One. That Look

22. My Husband And I Found This Dog Wandering Around In Our Neighborhood Today. Turns Out She’s Been Seen Around For Weeks, And No Owner Has Come Forward

22. My Husband And I Found This Dog Wandering Around In Our Neighborhood Today. Turns Out She’s Been Seen Around For Weeks, And No Owner Has Come Forward

23. Morning Blep From Our Rescue Kitty, Mosi

23. Morning Blep From Our Rescue Kitty, Mosi

24. This Is Little Arietty, Patiently Waiting For Me To Throw Her Toy. I Am Starting To Suspect That We May Have Adopted A Doggo

24. This Is Little Arietty, Patiently Waiting For Me To Throw Her Toy. I Am Starting To Suspect That We May Have Adopted A Doggo

25. We Rescued A Pregnant Cat. Best Decision Ever. This Is Her With Her Son

25. We Rescued A Pregnant Cat. Best Decision Ever. This Is Her With Her Son

26. Everyone, Meet Popeye, The One Eyed Rescue Pup

26. Everyone, Meet Popeye, The One Eyed Rescue Pup

27. It Finally Happened. I Rescued This Beautiful 2-Year-Old Boy Today! Everyone Meet Mr. Teriyaki

27. It Finally Happened. I Rescued This Beautiful 2-Year-Old Boy Today! Everyone Meet Mr. Teriyaki

28. Quarantine Silver Lining: Time To Adopt This Pupper

28. Quarantine Silver Lining: Time To Adopt This Pupper
via: O4WDawg

29. After Growing Up With Cats And Loving Other People’s Cats. I Finally Have My Own Bundle Of Pure Joy - Meet Nova Everyone

29. After Growing Up With Cats And Loving Other People’s Cats. I Finally Have My Own Bundle Of Pure Joy - Meet Nova Everyone

30. The Best Thing To Come From The Coronavirus... We Adopted Our Foster Pup

30. The Best Thing To Come From The Coronavirus... We Adopted Our Foster Pup

31. I Found Him Running On A Road. Got His Chip Scanned And The Vet Called The Owner On File. They Didn’t Care About Him, He Was Dumped. So Meet My Little Buddy, Wilson

31. I Found Him Running On A Road. Got His Chip Scanned And The Vet Called The Owner On File. They Didn’t Care About Him, He Was Dumped. So Meet My Little Buddy, Wilson
via: sboneal

32. Our New Rescue Kitty. We Call Him Sinbad

32. Our New Rescue Kitty. We Call Him Sinbad

33. He Was Adopted After Being Going From Home To Home And Being Mistreated By His Former Owner. I Think He's Finally Happy

33. He Was Adopted After Being Going From Home To Home And Being Mistreated By His Former Owner. I Think He's Finally Happy

34. The Adoption Center Said To Expect Her To Hide Under The Bed For A Week. Here Is Our New Girl, Millie, After About 4 Hours

34. The Adoption Center Said To Expect Her To Hide Under The Bed For A Week. Here Is Our New Girl, Millie, After About 4 Hours

35. Karma The Pitbull.

35. Karma The Pitbull.

36. This Was The Day This Little Guy Found Me And Got Himself Adopted

36. This Was The Day This Little Guy Found Me And Got Himself Adopted

37. Just Adopted And She Graced Me With A Blep

37. Just Adopted And She Graced Me With A Blep

38. My Birthday Is Tomorrow, Got Myself The Cutest Little Rescue. Meet Marcel

38. My Birthday Is Tomorrow, Got Myself The Cutest Little Rescue. Meet Marcel
via: NvlPtl

39. I adopted my elderly parents cat (grey one) and after two weeks of hiding he's starting to hang out with us.

39. I adopted my elderly parents cat (grey one) and after two weeks of hiding he's starting to hang out with us.

40. We Just Rescued This Left Alone Cat, He Instantly Fell Asleep When We Got Back

40. We Just Rescued This Left Alone Cat, He Instantly Fell Asleep When We Got Back
via: siminsu

41. I Adopted A Smol Woodland Critter. He Is Either A Dog Or A Badger, Not Sure

41. I Adopted A Smol Woodland Critter. He Is Either A Dog Or A Badger, Not Sure

42. Adopted A Stray Kitten Today. Meet Kelly

42. Adopted A Stray Kitten Today. Meet Kelly
via: drodg34

43. Adopting During Quarantine Was An Excellent Choice

43. Adopting During Quarantine Was An Excellent Choice

44. He’s 5-Weeks-Old And Rescued From Having To Go To The Pound. He Farts A Lot And Is Getting The Hang Of A Potty Pad

44. He’s 5-Weeks-Old And Rescued From Having To Go To The Pound. He Farts A Lot And Is Getting The Hang Of A Potty Pad

45. Adopted A 3 Legged Street Cat From Greece. He Has Just Discovered The Resident Betta Fish

45. Adopted A 3 Legged Street Cat From Greece. He Has Just Discovered The Resident Betta Fish

46. Adopted This Guy Three Weeks Ago. He Spent The First Two Hiding Under A Chair And Now Sleeps With Me Every Night

46. Adopted This Guy Three Weeks Ago. He Spent The First Two Hiding Under A Chair And Now Sleeps With Me Every Night

47. Adopted These Two Beauties, They Are Sisters And Totally Inseparable

47. Adopted These Two Beauties, They Are Sisters And Totally Inseparable

48. I Had Always Wanted A Poodle, Decided To Adopt A Good Girl 3 Days Ago

48. I Had Always Wanted A Poodle, Decided To Adopt A Good Girl 3 Days Ago

49. Our Recently Adopted 8-Year-Old Kitty In Full Curl Mode

49. Our Recently Adopted 8-Year-Old Kitty In Full Curl Mode

50. Just Adopted Bubbie, I Think She's Precious

50. Just Adopted Bubbie, I Think She's Precious

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