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Pancake Is Living the Sweet Life at Last, Thanks to PETA

From abandoned and covered in ash to forming a cuddle stack with her new “pack”: See how PETA flipped the script for Pancake.

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Looking to Adopt a New Canine Pal? ‘Carmen’ Get Her

Carmen the canine enjoys the company of kids, cats, and other dogs—and she might enjoy yours, too! E-mail PETA to find out more about adopting this sweet girl.

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Hooray for Cat TV! Oil Spill Survivors Brandi and Bubbles Thank Kind Donors

It’s PAWSitively true: Cats love TV, too! See how PETA’s office cats are enjoying their cat TV after Samsung and others sent us kind donations.

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Interested in Adoption? This Deaf Cat Is All Ears

This cat was mired in his own waste inside a cage crawling with roaches before his rescue by PETA.

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One Person’s ‘Trash’ Could Be Your Treasure

Oscar the kitten is no grouch—all he wants is a couch to call his own.

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PETA’s 76th Bear Rescue Is in the Books—Dolly and Fox Family Are Finally at a Real Sanctuary

The sun’s set on Sunrise Side, the now-defunct roadside zoo where an injured bear was neglected and a lion bit off part of a visitor’s finger. If Oswald’s Bear Ranch were clued in, it’d fold, too.

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Dog Rescued by PETA Is a Real Rock Star

Whoa-oh, he’s halfway there. This dog rescued by PETA is livin’ on a prayer for a forever family.

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Video: Things Are Looking Up for a Cat Who Was Stuck in a Tree for 4 Days

Rescuers need cardiologists on speed dial as they watch a daredevil cat dart from tree to tree.

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What’s Up, Jax? Rescued Guinea Pig Loves Carrots More Than Bugs Bunny Does

Tuber or not tuber? A carrot-loving guinea pig who was rescued by PETA is seeking a new place to put down roots.

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Matted Dog Does Touchdown Dance After Getting Long-Overdue Haircut

After PETA rescued a severely matted dog from a depressing backyard pen, you won’t believe how happy she is to get her first haircut.

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Rescued Cat Puts the ‘Purr’ in Pearl

Pearl didn’t have to contend with a pair of inept burglars when she was left home alone, but that didn’t mean this cat wasn’t in deep trouble.

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It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a … Cat?

Wendy was stuck 50 feet up a tree, but just as PETA came to her rescue, this daredevil cat decided to save herself.

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Are You ‘Kitten’ Me? Tiny Cat Almost Kicked Out on the Street

This kitten was in danger of landing in the streets before PETA’s own version of the Tiny Ones Transport Service swooped in.

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Once the Loneliest Dog, Wolfie’s Running With a New Pack (Video)

A chained dog who was too frightened to come out of her doghouse comes out of her shell in a new home with a loving family.

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Rain, Shine, or Pandemic, PETA’s 2020 Rescue Efforts Were Stronger Than Ever

Each year, PETA helps countless animals, giving many a new life by placing them in loving homes and accredited sanctuaries. Check out some of our 2020 rescue stories!

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“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind