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15 Photos of Firefighters Who Bravely Risked Their Lives To Save Animals

Kudos to these modern-day heroes for risking their lives to save our furry friends.


All lives matter and with the dangerous nature of their work, firefighters are bravely risking their own lives in order to save others. In some instances, the ones they save aren’t even humans but animals.

This compilation you will see below is a touching tribute for courageous firefighters from different places across the world. In behalf of the entire mankind, thank you for the work that you do and thank you for showing us the true value of every life.

As Lt JJ Edmondson once said:

“The role of a firefighter in today’s society – be it urban, rural, natural environment, volunteer, career, industrial, defence force, aviation, motor sport, or other is one of dedication, commitment and sacrifice – no matter what country we reside and work in. In the fire service we fight together against one common enemy – fire – no matter what country we come from, what uniform we wear or what language we speak.”

Take a look at these 15 photos and you’ll surely have greater appreciation for your firefighters:

#1. CFA Volunteer Firefighter gives drink to a koala.

#1 Koala Named Sam Is Given A Drink Of Water By Cfa Volunteer Fire Fighter

Source: Telegraph
#2. This firefighter from Denmark saved a cat from a burning house.

#2 A Firefighter In Denmark Rescues A Cat From A Burning House

Source: Reddit
#3. Even a baby owl has been rescued by a firefighter.

#3 Orphaned Baby Owl Rescued

#4. This Russian firefighter saved a cat.

#4 A Russian Firefighter Saving A Cat

Source: Reddit
#5. This dog expressed gratitude to Ff/Paramedic Mark A. Monaghan From Largo Fire Rescue by kissing him.

#5 The Dog Rescued From The Structure Fire Took His Head Out Of The Oxygen Mask To Give A Wet Thank You To Ff/Paramedic Mark A. Monaghan From Largo Fire Rescue

#6. This dog just survived a traumatic car crash and the firefighter comforted him.

#6 Firefighter Comforting A Dog That Has Been In A Car Crash

Source: HS
#7. This cat clings to the firefighter who just saved him.

#7 A Cat Clings To The Firefighter Who Rescued Him

#8. Firefighter Ray Spellmyer rescues a poodle from a burning building.

#9 Firefighters In Lacey, Rescued Baby Hamsters During A Trailer Fire Today And Gave Them Oxygen

Source: Reddit
#9. Firefighters save baby hamsters and gives them oxygen.

#8 Firefighter Ray Spellmyer Carries A Poodle Named Joseph Out Of A Burned Out Building

Source: JenBrown
#10. In Lake Ontario, a blind dog was save from cold waters.

#10 Blind Dog Being Rescued From The Cold Water Of Lake Ontario

#11. Firefighter gives cat back to his grateful owner.

#11 A Firefighter Rescues A Cat

Source: Imgur
#12. Saved a kitten!

#12 Firefighter Buddy Saving A Tiny Kitten

Source: Reddit
#13. Cat stares lovingly to his rescuer.

#13 That Loving Look Of A Cat That Just Recovered

#14. Firefighter rescues a cat who’s barely breathing from under the bed.

#14 The Crew Rescued A Cat That Was Barely Breathing From Under The Bed

Source: Seattle.Gov
#15. Firefighters saving a guinea pig.

#15 Firefighters Refuse To Let Guinea Pig Die

Kudos to these modern-day heroes for doing what they do!


Poor Whale Asked for Help From Humans, Then Shows How Grateful He is Afterwards

When James Moskito tried to entangle a whale from a one-mile long line they found they found in freezing waters, he did not expect it to do the most touching thing a gentle giant can do.

James and a group of volunteers were out in the water when they saw a humpback whale come up the surface. The poor whale stared at them as if it was trying to communicate something. Indeed, after a few minutes, James and his group realized that the whale was asking for help as it was bound to a long net.

The gentle giant asked for help from a group of volunteers.


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Stork Flies 8000 Miles Every Year For His One True Love

Two storks teach us a lesson on true love and it is absolutely heartwarming.

Most of us, if not all of humanity, are in search for their one great and truest love. That one person who will complete them and make them happy for the rest of their lives. That is the ultimate goal in life, after all right? To find The One and love him or her forever. Not everyone is lucky enough to find their other half so people who do, make sure that they are able to do everything they can to make things work.

The same goes for animals, too. They are also in search of their own mates, fall in love, and the rest is history as they all say. Animals, too, make sacrifices for their mates, and they also make sure that their respective partners know and feel that their love is true. This is one such story between two storks.

Lovebirds Klepetan and Malena are inseparable most of the time.

Lovebirds Klepetan and Malena are inseparable most of the time.

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Hero Dog Dies From Exhaustion After Saving Seven People

A four-year old Labrador works itself to exhaustion to rescue seven people from the earthquake rubble in Ecuador and dies.

Dayko is a 4-year old white Labrador that works as a rescue dog at the Ibara Fire Station in Ecuador. She is every dog owner’s dream because he is loving, loyal and hard working. Dayko died last Friday after he rescued seven people from the aftermath of the tragic Ecuador earthquake last week. Poor Dayko died from severe exhaustion.

Dayko was a rescue dog for Ibara Fire Station for three and a half years.

Dayko was a rescue dog for Ibara Fire Station for three and a half years.

He spent the past several days at Ground zero, searching and rescuing survivors, through the rubble that was caused by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake. Dayko died while on duty as a rescue dog for Ibara Fire Service. According to the fire station’s Facebook post, the cause of the labrador’s death was "massive coronary myocardial infarction and acute respiratory failure." Dayko has been a rescue dog for Ibara for three and a half years.

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