Pets are the light of our lives. There's nothing better than providing a home for an animal that just wants to be loved. I've compiled a list of the most wholesome rescue pet photos for your viewing pleasure and each one of these little babies has their own story to tell.
Prepare yourselves because this one is a tear-jerker...
1. Sleepless Nights.
via: Reddit"Got a new puppy and he doesn’t like sleeping alone. Came downstairs to this."
2. Chubby Kitty.
via: Reddit"This is Amy we rescued her on Valentine’s Day. She’s been living at the shelter for over a year and no one wanted her because she has weight issues. But I do as well, so we’re on a diet together."
via: Reddit"The love of a rescue dog."
4. Best Friends.
via: Reddit"My wife and I were warned about adopting a second cat. Within a few days, the older one (brown) was snuggling, grooming, and spending every minute with her."
5. Puppy Eyes.
via: Reddit"We rescued this little guy from the streets. His face can melt hearts..."
via: Reddit"This is Milo the rescue kitty. She is blind so I remind her about 20 times a day of how beautiful she is."
7. Good Girl.
via: Reddit"This is Aretha, a rescue cow. She groomed my legs with her tongue then fell asleep. She’s a good girl."
8. A Little Rescue.
via: Reddit"Couldn’t decide a name so I just kept calling her Little. So meet Little!"
9. Adoption Day.
via: Reddit"The day I adopted her."
10. Dr. Robotnug.
via: Reddit"We just adopted this little guy today! Say hi to Nugget! (Or as I like to call him: Dr. Robotnug)"
via: Reddit"A dog and his best friend. They are purrfect for each other. We adopted the dog, then he begged and pleaded till we took in a stray that hangs out around our home. They are inseparable."
12. Belly Rubs Needed.
via: Reddit"Meet Lucy. Our 5-year-old recently adopted [cat] with a zest for life and a need for constant belly rubs. I hope she makes someone smile."
13. Double Trouble.
via: Reddit"My cat had anxiety issues, so we adopted a little sister for him."
14. Puppy Love.
via: Reddit"The girlfriend and I adopted a puppy, meet Scarlet Batdog."
via: Reddit"Adopted her today! Finally peeking out of the couch."
via: Reddit"Everyone meet my tripawd Buddy! All healed up and living his best life!"
17. Bike Rides.
via: Reddit"My ancient rescue pupper in his trailer. He is 13 and goes everywhere with me, even out on the bike."
18. Ready For Love.
via: Reddit"My grandma just adopted him."
via: Reddit"I met my best friend yesterday and brought him home!"
via: Reddit"Our rescue Pandora has a split face and majestic eyes."
via: Old Reddit"Adopted this majestic floof today."
via: Reddit"Adopted this little guy from a shelter. He ate a ton of food and made himself right at home; I think he likes it here."
via: Reddit"We adopted him as a pup without knowing exactly what mix he was. Little did we know he would grow up into a purebred Batdog."
via: Reddit"This is Link! I adopted him 3 days ago from the local shelter. I was told he's a Golden Retriever mix and I can't wait to see if he gets big or stays small!"
via: Reddit"I think my sister's rescue cat is broken..."
via: Reddit"This is Chet, a foster fail (we adopted him)."
27. Double The Love.
via: Reddit"Our two rescue pups, Monty and Tuck."
28. A Dream Come True.
via: Reddit"Been wanting to rescue a dog for a while, and we finally found our good boy!"
29. Get Well Soon.
via: Reddit"My wife and adopted a sick puppy a few weeks back, and after a lot of love (and food) he’s getting exponentially cuter."
30. Power Off.
via: Reddit"When your foster kittens match your decor! Exhausted from their first day exploring their new foster home."
31. Love Of My Life.
via: Old Reddit"This is my rescue baby, Lucy. She’s about 15 and the absolute love of my life."
32. Chonky Kitty.
via: Reddit"I'm adopting a chonky boy!"
via: Reddit"Say hello to Bubbles. Rescued as a stray kitten at one month old."
34. Ginger Kitty.
via: Reddit"I just wanted to show the world of Reddit the most precious thing in my world. My rescue kitty, Sunshine, does this whenever she wants belly rubs. She's chosen me as her mommy. Hope she adds some sunshine to your day."
via: Reddit"My brother’s new pup, Baker."
36. Work In Progress.
via: Reddit"I’ve wanted a dog for about ten years but my work or living situations were never right. Everything’s lined up now and I’ve got my puppy. Just wanted to share my little dude!"
37. Our Girls.
via: Reddit"We've just adopted these girls from our local shelter."
38. Little Tongue.
via: Reddit"My parent’s new lab puppy likes to stick her tongue out at you."
via: Reddit"Adopted Kipling a day before my other cat. You might say he's very social."
40. Kitty With A Teddy.
via: Reddit"My friend keeps sending me snaps of her new adoption." For more animal cuteness, keep scrolling...