Meet Mercury. Despite missing his two front legs and all but one of the toes on his left hind leg, this inspirational survivor is just as rambunctious and playful as the rest of his pals. Mercury was found with his horrific injuries when he was just four days old – his eyes weren’t even open yet. His owners suspect that he must have been injured by a weed whacker. After taking him to a vet, they continued to care for him and tend to his wounds.
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A photographer in Bangladesh has captured photographs of a daring and heartwarming rescue hero that will restore your faith in humanity. When a baby deer was separate from its family by a flooded river in Noakhali, Bangladesh, its chances for survival were slim. But Belal, a local boy believed to be in his early teens, braved the rainwater-swollen river to reunite the fawn with its family.
Thanks to the help of a vigilant pet care clinic and a loving family, this mistreated pup, dubbed “Shrek” because of his monstrous appearance when he was found, has been rescued and has found a new home. When Shrek was found by Dr. Brenda Gough’s husband on their equestrian facility in Ontario, he could barely move. His thick, over-grown fur was caked with mud, his legs were covered in sores and a burr had lodged itself in his eye.
This is the story of Rob the Sri Lankan palm squirrel and how he was rescued after his mother left him alone in the wilderness. Paul Williams, a filmmaker working with BBC Wildlife, found Rob as he was walking through the forest. He thought the baby squirrel was dead until he saw a twitch of life. After wrapping the squirrel up for warmth, he left it in a safe spot nearby tree, hoping that its mother would find it. When he checked in the morning, however, he was still there.