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25+ Pets Who Found Happiness After Being Adopted

According to surveys, thousands of domestic animals are protected by different NGOs all around the world, but it’s estimated that in the US alone, 6.5 million companion animals enter shelters every year. Although there is a large number of abandoned pets, there are also many people who come to these shelters in search of a furry friend to adopt. Who knows, maybe this article will inspire you to bring home a little four-legged creature that will fill your life with love.

At Bright Side, we know that most of our readers love pets and that they have at least one at home, be it a dog, cat, goldfish, or even a parrot. That’s why today we’re presenting you with some beautiful photos that show how love and care can change the lives of these little angels forever. Enjoy your read.

1. Meet Zola, the cutest adopted puppy you’ll see today!

2. Bindu grew up and is now king of the house.

3. Maia looks super fancy with her red handkerchief.

4. This fella here has a first name and a last name: Zane Gray!

5. “Hero was 11 pounds and afraid of humans. Now she’s 25 pounds and trusts humans a lot more!”

6. Look at how happy this good boy is after being adopted!

7. One of the cutest cats we’ve ever seen!

8. “My dog Wynter went from living in the streets to relaxing in my backyard.”

9. Princess and Passion had to be sent to an animal shelter when their owner passed away, but now they are adopted again.

10. Lucky’s expression says it all!

11. This little fella was surrendered to the shelter 3 times before he was 10 months old.

12. Piper was adopted and trained to help her owner who has a medical condition. She went from homeless to a loving family and a full-time job!

13. Bella looks so pretty.

14. A big dog + a birthday hat = love

15. They really do look like siblings.

16. Looks like someone took over the sofa...

17. You wouldn’t even say it’s the same dog, right?

18. “The minute he met my other dog, he lit up like a Christmas tree.”

19. From a surly, withdrawn little creature to a beautiful, super-loving, spoiled cat

20. “It was love at first sight for me. I left the shelter saying, ’Her name is Kaia and she’s the one.’”

21. “Duke is a 3-year-old greyhound who was surrendered after the Australian greyhound racing ban.”

22. What a cute little face!

23. “I saw Sabrina on my Facebook newsfeed being advertised because no one was interested.”

24. She only needed a bit of love and care.

25. 10 months later...

26. Goku’s first day at home, and 3 years later, she’s beautiful and happy.

27. “Meet Kasper! He’s only a pup and traveled all the way from Romania to join us in the UK.”

Have you thought about adopting a pet from a shelter? Have you already adopted one? Let us know what you think about this in the comment section and post a pic of your pet to show everyone how happy they are!

Preview photo credit Coolmorecooties/Reddit
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