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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Life Hasn’t Always Been Fluffy for Pancake

Pancake goes from the frying pan into the fire after her owner dies of COVID-19.

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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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Cat Rescued by PETA Takes His Walkies Very Seriously

Marvin the cat plays with dogs, loves tummy rubs, and even walks on a leash. Now this very good boy hopes someone will give him a new home.

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It Was a Dirty Job, but Someone Had to Save This Kitten

Life in a storm drain might suit a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle just fine, but an 8-week-old kitten? Not so much.

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Is This Cat Too Gorgeous for Her Own Good?

There’s no denying that this cat is gorgeous, but even her stunning good looks didn’t prevent her from losing her home.

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This Magic Bean Is Ready to Be Planted in Your Lap

Even if your name isn’t Jack, today may be your lucky day, because this enchanting little fellow is looking for a place to put down roots.

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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