Pet Stories

Our furry and feathered friends bring
so much joy to
our lives. In so many cases,
pets are nothing short of
angels in disguise:
like the wheelchair-bound therapy
dog who
cheers sick children or the stray kitten who

restored one woman’s faith and hope
during a trying time in her life.

Pets are indeed earth angels.
There’s so much we can learn
from them, so read on!






Recent Pet Stories

Teddy bear and orphaned foal snuggling

Positively awww-some! Watch as an orphaned foal finds comfort and healing thanks to a jumbo teddy bear.

Michael Bosh with Honey

Trapped in my car upside down at the bottom of a ravine. Who would save me?

by Michael Bosch
, Nicasio, California

Sweetie the cat

A gentle feline teaches a man that everyone sometimes needs a little TLC.

by Richard H. Schneider
, New York, New York

Sea lion at the National Zoo in Washington DC

A sea lion at the National Zoo is "playing" with a little girl who suddenly trips and falls. Watch the sea lion's touching reaction!

Staff Sgt. Jesse Knott and Koshka

After a cat in Afghanistan saved Staff Sgt. Jesse Knott from despair, he went to great lengths to keep the animal out of harm's way.

baby elk plays in puddle

Even baby elk get spring fever! Watch this playful moment caught on tape.

Matt Beisner and his four dogs

He was deathly afraid of dogs—so what made him think he could be a professional trainer?

by Matt Beisner
, Los Angeles, California

Oklahoma tornado survivor Barbara Garcia, just before her dog is rescued

A tornado survivor in Oklahoma is stunned to discover her dog, whom she thought was lost, alive in the rubble left behind by the storm.

A cat interrupts a videotaping.

As this funny video proves, it's very important that you give your pets the attention they deserve.

A man's hand extends down to pat Casey the Alaskan malamute.

An Alaskan malamute with a nose for mischief finds a new mission in life: paying daily visits to an ailing neighbor.

by Ron Berler
, New York, New York

woodchuck eating an ice cream cone

Super cute video! Who knew? Woodchucks like ice cream, too.

An artist's rendering of a cat with a chickadee perched on its head

An injured bird and a nearby feline is a recipe for disaster, but the kitty's heavenly nature prevails.

by Kathy Keeley Anderson
, Wautoma, Wisconsin

An artist's rendering of a pig with angel's wings

With a heart attack coming on, she was unable to get to the phone. How could she call for help?

by Jo Ann Altsman
, Beaver, Pennsylvania

Barb Granado and Hannah
The tragic shootings at Sandy Hook brought all of us together, including God’s most sensitive creatures.
by Barb Granado
, Chicago, Illinois

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