One of the best things about humanity is its compassion towards creatures in need.
Mahatma Gandhi illuminated the issue when he said "The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated".
Pets are treasured family members for most, and when portions of society place animals in harm's way, the compassionate majority rises up. Exceptional people are willing to risk their own lives and well-being to help animals in need.
Even pets who fall victim to neglect from cruel owners still form deep emotional connections with their rescuers.
These 15 stories show that for every person who causes or turns a blind eye to the suffering for an animal, there are dozens and sometimes hundreds of others who reach out to help...
Click on the link to see a slideshow of 14 Rescue Stories...
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