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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 spent 50 years as a "begging elephant" in India. See the Daring Midnight Rescue That Set Him Free »
Second Chance for Pregnant Stray
Autumn's 14 pups were adopted quickly, but Autumn was left behind. See How Autumn Escaped Euthanasia »
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!
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.