Rescue Stories

Turtle Rescued From Being Duct-Taped to Balloons
Tying a bunch of balloons to a house makes a really sweet, heartwarming cartoon movie. Tying a bunch of balloons to a turtle, on the other hand, just makes you a giant jerk. But that didn't stop some horrible person in California from duct-taping a massive bunch of helium-filled balloons to a box tu…
Neighborhood Chihuahua Sniffs Out Lost Kids
We've all heard of rescue dogs, but we never thought this particular canine would end up saving the day.
Charley Pargo, 8, her little sister Lacey, 5, and her best friend Victoria Baker were taking their family dog Lucy for a walk down the cul-de-sac where they lived. When they got to the end of…
Hero Golden Retriever Rescues Missing Autistic Child
The parents of 5-year-old Scotty Meyer, who suffers from autism, were fear stricken when they realized their son had disappeared. The family officially reported him missing midday last Tuesday, convinced that he had slipped out of the house while their air conditioning was being repaired. Fortunatel…
Real-Life Hero Rescues Child From a Burning Building
When a heroic passerby in New York City's Bronx neighborhood heard screams coming from a burning building, he rushed to the aid of a little boy trapped inside. It isn't everyday that someone gets a chance to be a real-life hero, and it's even rarer to catch such a daring rescue on vid…
Crying Baby Doll Saves Family From Raging House Fire
Forget about Chucky. Now, it seems, dolls have decided to use their powers for good.
Christian Deason of Tennessee awoke at 3:30 a.m. on October 24 when an infant doll she was caring for as part of a school assignment began to cry. Deason realized at that moment that her house was being consumed by a…