Animal Companions

These Dogs’ Happy Tale Took a Tragic Turn: Can You Be Their Hero?

Buster and Zoey had a wonderful home until their guardian fell severely ill. Can you give these bonded Chihuahuas a second chance at the love and comfort they deserve?

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Feeling Lonely This Friendsgiving? Claire the Cat Is Here to Help

Claire spent years roughing it outside in a rural mobile home park. Thankfully, the residents called PETA for help, and now this cuddly calico is looking for a loving, indoor home.

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A Rescue for the History Books: PETA Rescues 72 Animals From Tri-State Zoological Park

In the biggest roadside zoo rescue in PETA history, PETA and animals won against Tri-State Zoological Park.

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Career Cat Hopes to Hang Up Hard Hat and Work From Home—Maybe Yours?

When workers at a recycling plant realized they could no longer care for sweet Peque—whom they found abandoned as a kitten—they called PETA for help with finding her a permanent home.

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PETA Fielded Calls From California to Canada to Help Animals This Summer

On an average day, PETA’s Cruelty Investigations Department receives dozens of phone calls reporting cases of animal abuse. Here’s what happens next.

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Celebrate International Friendship Day With These Heartwarming PETA Rescue Stories

This International Friendship Day, these heartwarming PETA rescue stories will remind you that the truest friends stick together—even through the toughest times.

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Maxi’s Owner Passed Away—Can You Love and Comfort Her?

PETA is trying to find a new home for sweet senior dog Maxi, whose owner passed away, leaving her outside alone. Can you love and comfort Maxi for the rest of her life?

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After PETA’s Rescue, Formerly Chained Chihuahua Is Unrecognizable (Video)

Tiny Henry was chained outside in all weather extremes—all day, every day. Watch his new guardian’s emotional reaction to seeing him before he was rescued by PETA.

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Watch PETA Transform the Lives of These Starving Sheep Kept at a Convenience Store

Starving and isolated, mother sheep Camellia and her baby needed help. Watch what happened after PETA rescued them.

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Meet the Dog Who Helped Inspire a National News Story: Lady, Finally Unchained

Chained and forgotten in “No-No Land,” Lady was featured in The Washington Post Magazine. Now, she’s free from her chain and in search of the life she always deserved.

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PETA Rescued 12-Week-Old Finnegan From Under a Mobile Home—Now He Awaits Adoption

Meet Finnegan, a 12-week-old, fiery-orange kitten rescued from under a mobile home by PETA fieldworkers. Now he’s awaiting adoption!

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You Don’t Have to Wait for ‘Hocus Pocus 2’—Binx Is Ready to Meet You

Binx is willing to travel (even to Salem) to find his perfect match. And he’s ready to protect his adoptive family from the Sanderson sisters—or just foil balls and yarn.

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Public Shelters: Refuge for Animals or Not?

When lockdown resulted in an unexpected surge of adoptions and new foster homes, many shelters chose to leave cages empty, rather than offering refuge to homeless animals.

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Can You Help Blue Beat the Baby Blues?

After bringing home a new baby, a family realizes the noisy newcomer is giving their retiring cat the blues.

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From Real-Life Nightmare to Living the Dream: PETA Rescues Animals From Labs

Rescued from labs, these animals were given a second chance with help from PETA. Whether a mouse or a beagle, no animal deserves to be experimented on.

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