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8 Remarkable Animals That Saved People’s Lives

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Goat feeds farmer milk, keeps him warm for five days

While doing his daily farm work, Farmer Noel Osborne was accidentally knocked into a pile of manure, shattering his hip. He was rendered immobile and stranded too far away for anyoneto hear his calls for help.For five days, his goat Mandy huddled by his side keeping him warm, even throughout stormy, cold nights. Perhaps more remarkably, Mandy allowed Osborne to milk her for sustenance.

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9:27PM PDT on Mar 22, 2014

These are great stories. I wish more people would read them. Maybe then they'd realize that these "dumb" animals with no feelings are as smart and as compassionate as we'd like to be.

9:29PM PDT on Jun 24, 2013

wow great article. if your still interested ive seen ads in a pet mag on rats that have saved their owners, a lot of different stories

2:29PM PDT on Jun 10, 2013

ty

1:34PM PDT on Jun 10, 2013

Often non-human animals are kinder to humans than humans are--either to each other or to non-human animals.

5:21AM PDT on Jun 1, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

3:20PM PDT on Apr 10, 2013

For the love of animals! Look what they do for us and sadly what we coldly do to them.

8:11AM PDT on Apr 10, 2013

Amazing stories. Thanks for sharing.

3:59PM PDT on Apr 9, 2013

Touching stories. There are a lot of others that could be added, I guess. We should take a leaf out of their book!

3:25PM PDT on Apr 9, 2013

Grandi storie,riflettiamo noi umani ci saremo comportati allo stesso modo? ne dubito.

10:19AM PDT on Apr 3, 2013

Love these stories!!! Animals are so special. They do so much for us and all are loving loyal companions. I only hope one day soon people start realizing this and start respecting and caring for our world's animal species. God knows they've earned it and more!!!

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