5 unusual animal rescue stories that will bring a happy tear to the eye

Animals often adopt baby animals of another species, loving and caring for them as if they were their own. [Image Pixabay]
Animals often adopt baby animals of another species, loving and caring for them as if they were their own. [Image Pixabay]

A box of tissues is necessary when reading stories of baby animals adopted by other species.

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Animals could teach humans a lot. They are loving and caring and will even take in an animal of another species who might need help or a loving mother.

Below are unusual stories about a monkey with a dog bodyguard, a cat that raised an orphan squirrel along with her kittens, a King Charles spaniel who adopted orphaned baby rabbits, a Dalmatian dog who adopted a black and white spotted lamb and a monkey who lovingly took a ginger kitten into her family.

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Bullied monkey at Chinese zoo gets a doggy bodyguard

As reported by Digital Journal, a small orphaned monkey at Jiaozuo City Zoo was constantly bullied by the alpha male monkey. Zookeepers often had to intervene to save his life. This all changed when they placed a dog named Sai Hu in the cage to protect the little monkey. Whenever the alpha male starts bullying the tiny monkey, Sai Hu senses the danger and instantly comes to the rescue. The monkey then jumps on his back and holds on tight.

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Cat raises squirrel along with her kittens and it purrs!

Jim and Karen Watkins run a shelter called T.A.I.L.S. (Taking Animals Into Loving Shelters). Emmy, a rescue cat, gave birth to kittens and at around the same time, the Watkins found an orphaned baby squirrel that had fallen out of a tree. Karen put the squirrel into the box of kittens and Emmy immediately adopted it, feeding it like one of her own. The little squirrel has even, apparently, started to purr like a kitten.

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