Police Officers Escort A Mama Duck And Her Babies Safely Through A Busy City

Downtown traffic in Saskatoon, Canada, stood still for a few adorable minutes when a couple of kindhearted police officers escorted a mama duck and her babies toward the South Saskatchewan River.

Duck families are common sights at the start of spring, since ducklings hatch this time of year. Within 24 hours of hatching, mother ducks lead their little ones to water, which normally goes off without a hitch.

Unfortunately for these little fluff balls, their mother couldn’t avoid laying her eggs in a busy area. That’s where these officers came in!

We all need a helping hand sometimes, and these nice officers really went out of their way to extend theirs to an adorable little family. Good job, guys!

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Cute Little Dog Rescued By The Side Of A Dirty Road Turns From Fearful To Happy

When you meet Minnie the dog, a few words immediately come to mind: gentle, affectionate, cuddly, friendly, and playful. But that wasn’t always the case. When she was found by the side of a dirty road, “scared” was the best adjective to describe her.

When animal rescue organization Howl Of A Dog came across Minnie, she was quite hesitant to trust anyone. Luckily, it didn’t take too long for them to gain her trust and get her the help she needed from a vet. What they discovered at the animal hospital, though, crushed my heart…but don’t worry, there’s a happy ending!

What an adorable little sweetheart. That tail wagging is the richest reward in the world.

To adopt Minnie, please contact Howl Of A Dog. You can also help by giving them a donation here.

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What You’re About To See Is All Completely Real. The Last Photo Says It All.

In the past 30 years, over four thousand firefighters have died on the job. Every day, these brave heroes risk their lives to save others. When there are fires, explosions and disasters, most people will flee and run away from the flame. Firefighters, however, run towards them. If that isn’t enough to earn your respect, these pictures will be.

Those who decide to be firefighters are special kinds of people.

They go through hours of rigorous training to do a job that is even more dangerous.

Not only do they save humans, but animals, too.

When disasters strike, firefighters are there to save us.

And most firefighters are volunteers.

Don’t take these heroes for granted.

Fighting fires is a dangerous and complex job. Not everyone can do it.

Most work for 50 hours a week. Some work in 24 hour shifts.

Firefighters deserve more praise than they receive. If you know one of these unsung heroes, take time to thank them. Share this article to honor all of the brave firefighters in our country; every time they are on the job, they are risking their lives for you.

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When You See The Surprise That A Cop Had For These Kids, You’ll Be So Jealous

Kids are always told to put down their devices and play outside, but when they do, they’re often met with backlash. While sitting inside and scrolling through Twitter is a quiet activity, playing basketball is a decidedly noisy way to pass the time.

That’s why people in this neighborhood called the cops on a few teens who were playing a pick-up game outside. They were just trying to have fun, but the neighbors weren’t having it. Luckily for the players, however, a guy named Officer White was on their side.

Instead of coming down on them for playing ball, this officer joined them (since, you know, playing basketball isn’t a crime). He also vowed to come back and play again!

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Officer White was recently dispatched to a call of kids playing basketball “loudly” in the streets. In the evening. Having fun. Not committing crimes. Let’s see how he handled it.

Posted by Gainesville Police Department on Thursday, January 21, 2016

He kept his promise, and you’ll never believe who he brought with him.

(via Facebook)

Playing ball with Shaq must have been a dream come true for those kids! He’s an absolute legend. Cops like Officer White are doing it right. People should never feel bad about having fun, especially when they’re staying healthy and active.

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