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This 9-Year-Old Boy Created A No-Kill Shelter In His Garage

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Happy Animals Club

Ken, 9, has grown up dreaming about someday having a shelter to help the stray animals that live near his home. He started feeding three stray dogs that he encountered on the streets of Davao City, Philippines.

As Ken’s photo feeding the dogs made its way onto the internet, people from all over the world started donating money. Ken’s dream of opening an animal shelter started to become a reality.

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Cancer Survivor Reunites With Husky Stolen From Her Over Two Years Ago

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A San Diego woman who battled cancer was reunited with her dog who went missing two and a half years ago.

Kameroun Mares was getting chemotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia back in 2013 when she got Semper as a puppy.

Mares named the husky after the Latin words “always faithful”. True to his name, Semper remained faithful to his owner even after getting separated for years.

In 2016, Kameroun traveled to California from Florida, leaving Semper in the care of her then roommate. But while out west she received word that Semper had gone missing.

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Goose Saves Stray Puppy From The Cold By Warming Him Under Its Wings

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The images were posted on Facebook after someone came upon the scene on the street. At first the user “thought that the goose was going to attack the puppy after seeing it staying close to the puppy.”

The puppy appeared to be abandoned shortly after birth and was shivering terribly in the cold. According to the post, the goose did not hesitate to wrap its wings around the puppy and later stroked its head with its beak

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This Husband Lost 70 Pounds To Save His Wife’s Life

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If you ever wanted a prime example of a husband’s unfailing devotion to his wife, this is it. Tracy Spraggins was losing a lifelong battle with lupus, and needed a kidney transplant to turn things around. Her husband immediately got tested to see if he could give her one of his, and was thrilled to find out he was indeed a match. However, the doctors told him he couldn’t be her donor in his condition.

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Penguin Travels Every Year To Visit Man Who Rescued Him

In 2011, a retired bricklayer and part-time fisherman found a starving, oil-covered penguin lying on his local beach in southeastBrazil. Joao Pereira de Souza, 71, scooped up the bird and took him home. He cleaned the bird, fed him, and named him Dindim. When Dindim was strong enough, Pereira de Souza took him back to the sea.

But the bird wouldn’t go.

The Magellanic penguin stayed with Pereira de Souza for another 11 months at his home in Ilha Grande before finally returning to the ocean.

And then, a few months later, he was back.

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A Single Father Walked 11 Miles To Work Every Day ― Until His Co-Workers Found Out

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Trenton Lewis has never missed a shift and never been late for his 4am shift at a UPS facility in Little Rock, Ark, a dedication driven by his love for his 14-month-old daughter, Karmen. His attendance is even more impressive when you consider his wakeup time and commute: Lewis rolls out of bed at midnight and then, as ABC News notes, “in the rain or cold, through some rough areas of town—he walks.” And it’s a 5.5-mile journey one way for the 21-year-old single dad. He didn’t have a job when Karmen was born, but when she entered his life, “I knew I had to step up.” “I wanted to be with my daughter, to be able to support her. I wanted to be a father,”

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A Vietnam Vet’s Heart-Wrenching Missed Connection

I met you in the rain on the last day of 1972 – m4w (Old State House)

I met you in the rain on the last day of 1972, the same day I resolved to kill myself.

One week prior, at the behest of Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger, I’d flown four B-52 sorties over Hanoi. I dropped forty-eight bombs. How many homes I destroyed, how many lives I ended, I’ll never know. But in the eyes of my superiors, I had served my country honorably, and I was thusly discharged with such distinction.
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This Woman Reads Books To Dogs At The Local Shelter To Help Ease Their Loneliness

Redditor puglife123 volunteers at the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society and lately the shelter has been getting a visitor. A woman has been coming into the shelter and reading books to lonely dogs to let them know that they’re still loved. The dogs can’t understand what she’s saying but volunteers at the shelter say that the woman keeping them company has definitely helped their mood improve.

“This woman comes to my local humane society and sits in front of the dogs cage and reads books to the dogs”

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80 Year Old Man Builds Dog Train To Bring Joy To His Rescued Strays

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Eugene Bostick may just be the coolest 80 year old ever. After retiring 15 years ago he began a new venture which is possibly his most impactful work yet.

Shortly after retirement he built his very own train to take stray dogs on small adventures around the neighbourhood and surrounding woods, this is when he began his new role as a train conductor for strays.

Eugene is now dedicating his life to caring for and bringing some joy these strays who are left abandoned in his hometown of Fort Worth, Texas.

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