Category: Animal Videos

VIDEO – ‘Frowny’ Street Cat Finally Smiles, Thanks to Rescuers

Meet Barney, a 6-year-old alley cat who was rescued on the streets of Montreal after surviving a harsh winter. In pretty bad shape, this kitty was taken straight to Chatons Orphelins Montreal for some much-needed medical care. As well as coping with parasites, ear mites and an eye infection, one of Barney’s ears was frozen and is now permanently folded. He also tested positive for FIV. Barney’s numerous battle scars and several missing teeth were evidence of his difficult life as a stray. Despite his rough condition, Barney was friendly and cooperative during treatment, greeting staff and volunteers with meows when...

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VIDEO: Dog Had Head Stuck in Plastic Jar for 3 Weeks Before Rescue

Cheeto the dog had a jar stuck on his head for three weeks before rescuers finally caught him. The heroic workers can be seen trying to remove the jar from his head in this suspenseful but touching video. When they couldn’t cut the jar off themselves, the rescuers took Cheeto to the vet, where he was finally freed. If Cheeto’s head had been stuck in the jar much longer, he likely would’ve suffocated to death. Thanks to the tireless efforts of his rescue team, he’s expected to make a full recovery. Much to the surprise of the crew who...

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VIDEO: Priyanka the Elephant Loves Her New Life After 40 Years of Slavery

Priyanka the elephant’s days are filled with much-deserved leisure after being rescued from a life of slavery. Her previous owners, who now face criminal charges, forced Priyanka to walk through India’s hot streets daily while people climbed on and rode her. To make her cooperate, they threatened her with bull hooks and chains. This abuse went on for 40 years. Rescued at last, Priyanka was relocated to the Elephant Conservation and Care Centre and finally began recovering from multiple health problems caused by decades of living in cruel captivity. Her new life includes activities such as strolling through open fields,...

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VIDEO: Loyal Chihuahua Refuses to Leave Owner’s Grave

A chihuahua’s reaction to the recent passing of her beloved owner in Amsterdam, NY, reminds us of the special connection between dogs and humans. Deta’s now-deceased caretaker left the dog to her daughter, Theresa. And when Theresa takes Deta to the cemetery to visit the gravesite, she never wants to leave. In this video, there are tears when Deta’s new family gently tells her that it’s time to go home. According to Theresa, Deta makes a beeline for her former owner’s gravesite whenever they visit the cemetery. Deta’s loyalty to her deceased owner is symbolic of the intuitiveness our...

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VIDEO: Couple Adopts 21-Year-Old Cat Abandoned at Vet, Gives Him the Life He Deserves

 The future looked bleak for a thin and malnourished 21-year-old cat named Tigger when he was abandoned at a veterinary office. Circumstances brightened for the senior kitty, however, when he was adopted by a woman named Adriene and her boyfriend. Despite discovering shortly after adopting him that Tigger suffered from kidney failure and had a tumor, Adriene resolved to provide him with the highest quality of life possible. Although Tigger was terminally ill, being under Adriene’s care restored his energy and vitality to levels typical of a cat half his age. The fortunate feline celebrated his 22nd birthday with...

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VIDEO: Rescuers Save Giraffe from Strangling on Metal Wire Wrapped Around Its Neck

  It’s no small task catching a giraffe, but to save this majestic creature, that was doctor’s orders. The gentle giant had gotten a piece of wire stuck around its neck, and every minute it remained increased the chances it would cause damage and inflict pain. Animal rescuers in the Democratic Republic of Congo were tasked with subduing the giraffe in order to free it from the wire. The workers, who’d never subdued a giraffe before, called in expert help from experienced big game veterinarians Neil and Ian Parsons, a father-and-son team based in the neighboring country of Zambia....

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VIDEO: Adorable Dog Found Abandoned in the Woods is SO Excited to Go for Walks

  In this adorable and heartwarming video, a rescued Chihuahua named Poppy shrieks with joy when she knows her owner is about to take her for a walk! At first, Poppy’s owner mentions, she responded with a head nod, but now, she launches into an excited barking session. The adventurous pup comes from more modest beginnings than you’d imagine considering her cheerful demeanor. Poppy was found in the woods at about 2 months old, weighing only 2 pounds. Sadly, it’s likely poor Poppy was abandoned by a breeder. The pup had her fair share of health problems, including three hernias...

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VIDEO: Kitten Acts as ‘Guide Cat’ for His Blind Twin Brother

When a kind woman found two stray kittens in her yard, she began feeding them to ensure that they didn’t starve. Shortly thereafter, she made a discovery. The three-week-old brothers had noticeable abnormalities in their eyes, prompting the woman to take them to the vet. The kittens, named Stevie and Isaac, were born with deformed eyelids, causing irreversible damage to their pupils. To avoid infections, they underwent surgeries to remove their blind eyes. Luckily, the vet was able to save Isaac’s one good eye by reconstructing his eyelid. The kittens recovered quickly and were back to playing less than...

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