Rescue pets who save us too
It's been a year since Second Chance Dog Rescue gave us the opportunity to adopt Nero.
When our German shepherd Ari died, she left a huge whole in our lives. Along came Nero.
Shannon Tong wants to say thanks to the woman who helped save her kitten, and many others.
Texas was found in a box by a rubbish bin with four other kittens, before being rescued.
Tank came to us full of fear and with many afflictions, but we've never looked back.
Rhian Huggard found a dog on Trade Me that had been saved from being shot.
Baz went from being a poster dog for the untrainable to a search and rescue team.
Emma Pender's dog Bazil had been beaten and abused by someone in his past.
She's a runt with a slight splay in her rear legs. But to Ben Rice, she is perfect.
It's incredible that your animals know when you need them next to you, Amber Hudson writes.
After moving into a new house Haden Hansen decided his life wasn't complete without a cat.
Sacha Hodgson was tempted to buy a dog online but instead ended up rescuing Ralph.
Koko has chewed her owner's couch, clothes and everything inbetween, but they still love her dearly.
When Pipi Reisch's last cat died, her workmates rallied to help her find a new pet.
For Beth, who has Asperger's, playing with her kitten helps her through the most difficult of days.
Despite their troublesome start, two brothers rescued from a shelter have turned into cuddly cats.
People often tell Sally French they have never seen a cat love a person more than her cat, Lucky.
Wendy Moffitt is entering her third decade of sharing her home with rescue cats.
If you have the time and the love, a rescued animal can change your life, writes Katie Jones.
The second Louise Gould picked Izzy up the purring started and she was sucked in.