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Baby is a brown and white spotted cat who was rescued from the side of the road.

Baby Forever

I was driving down a back road when I saw a kitten laying on the side of the road. I pulled over and the kitten just came running up to me crying.

I had two cats already and was going to give her away when the time was right. Needless to say I became attached…

Find Out How Baby Stole This Cat Lover's Heart »

Elephant Freed: 50 Years In Chains

Raju is an underfed elephant who was forced to beg for food and walk the streets in chains.

Raju spent 50 years as a "begging elephant" in India. See the Daring Midnight Rescue That Set Him Free »

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Save Honeybees

Honeybees are vital to our ecosystem. Without them, many of our crops—from broccoli to strawberries—would disappear.

Bee populations are in critical danger thanks to our use of harmful pesticides. But we can do something about it!

Ask the EPA to Ban Bee-Killing Pesticides »

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Elephant Rescued After 50 Years in Chains

Raju the elephant spent 50 years walking the streets of Allahbad, India as a “begging elephant.” He lived a life in chains, making movement very painful and leaving him with chronic wounds around his legs.

But on July 4th, Raju took his first steps as a free elephant thanks to support from concerned animal activists like you!

Read Raju’s Amazing Story Of Hope

Congratulations to the "Ultimate Cute" Shelter Challenge Winners!

The votes have been tallied and the results are in! The $10,000 Grand Prize goes to: Purrfect Pals of Arlington, WA (US).

And congratulations to our $3,000 runner up: National Mill Dog Rescue of Colorado Springs, CO (US).

To see a full list of winners, including photo contest, state, and weekly winners, click here.

Looking for more ways to help your favorite shelter? The “Summer Fun” Shelter Challenge begins July 14! Shelters around the world can vie for more than 240 prizes, including vaccinations, pet beds and, of course, $100,000 in cash grants.

Start Voting on July 14!


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Help Dogs Rescued from the Illegal Meat Trade Get Adopted
Countless dogs are stolen and cruelly killed for their meat in Southeast Asia. Soi Dog Foundation has rescued thousands of dogs from unimaginable fates, and now these animals desperately need new homes.

You can help provide medical care and food, promote the animals for adoption online, and transport them to Bangkok to fly to forever homes around the world.

Help give dogs saved from the horrific dog meat trade the loving homes they deserve!

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