The Animal Rescue League of Berks County, Pennsylvania, is running a beautiful incentive program called Book Buddies where children volunteer to read books to sheltered cats. The program helps children improve their reading skills while also soothes the shelter animals.
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We’ve already showed you a collection of beautiful animal friendships from around the world, but there’s one little corner where there’s a whole lot of unexpected animal friendships all in one place. The Rocky Ridge Refuge in Arkansas is home to a huge bunch of animals, all of which seem to get along extraordinarily well. The animal refuge was set up by owner Janice Wolf 20 years ago to help both wildlife and domestic animals in need of medical care or new homes.
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.