These 20 Pictures Had Me Crying At First. When I Reached The Last One? I Can’t Stop Smiling.

Animals find themselves in some sticky situations. There was the Python who got caught in a drainage pipe recently in Australia. Other times, humans are just absolutely terrible and intentionally hurt animals. Animal abuse and neglect is a very big problem in the United States, and throughout the world. Many people are uncomfortable looking at pictures of animals that have been abused. Being able to look at the evidence that it happens, makes you really, truly, acknowledge that this stuff happens in our world. Not all animal abuse stories have an unhappy ending however. Many of them end with good people, doing amazing things to help these neglected and abused animals. These rescued cat stories will make you pretty angry. What some kind people did for them however will have your heart brimming with joy. Being a hero to an animal doesn’t take a lot. Just a little love and caring, and they will return it to you 10 fold.

These 20 Pictures Had Me Crying At First. When I Reached The Last One? I Can't Stop Smiling.

1. With winter coming around, take a couple of seconds to check under your car and inside your engine bay. Cats will use these areas to keep warm during the winter.

These 20 Pictures Had Me Crying At First. When I Reached The Last One? I Can't Stop Smiling.

2. It looks like someone intentionally tried to kill this cat. It’s very sad that she was the only one of her litter to survive. She looks very healthy and happy now however.

These 20 Pictures Had Me Crying At First. When I Reached The Last One? I Can't Stop Smiling.

3. Justin has a permanent weird haircut, but he seems to be doing just fine after getting rescued from a fire.

These 20 Pictures Had Me Crying At First. When I Reached The Last One? I Can't Stop Smiling.

4. I honestly thought this kitten was dead from the first picture. It looks like a completely different cat wrapped up in that blanket.

These 20 Pictures Had Me Crying At First. When I Reached The Last One? I Can't Stop Smiling.

5. This little guy was almost a goner. After being rescued though, he is now living the good life it seems.

These 20 Pictures Had Me Crying At First. When I Reached The Last One? I Can't Stop Smiling.

6. It really is astonishing some of the things that people will do to their so-called “pets”.

These 20 Pictures Had Me Crying At First. When I Reached The Last One? I Can't Stop Smiling.

7. For all the suffering Kodama went through, she looks like she is fully enjoying life now.

These 20 Pictures Had Me Crying At First. When I Reached The Last One? I Can't Stop Smiling.

8. It is really sad to think that even right at this moment, there are animals out there who are still in the situation 

These 20 Pictures Had Me Crying At First. When I Reached The Last One? I Can't Stop Smiling.

9. This guy looks a million times better in just one year of love and attention.

These 20 Pictures Had Me Crying At First. When I Reached The Last One? I Can't Stop Smiling.

10. This guy had some severe facial damage from being out of the street. He looks like a completely different cat now however.

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