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When @ryanleathers’s neighbors left all of their animals behind when they left, he worked incredibly hard to save all of the various animals and make sure that they all made it to safe homes. When they entered the abandoned house, they found a gecko, piranha, turtles, lots of fish, and hermit crabs that unfortunately did not make it.


This made us so sad, all animals are safe and fed. :( #abandoned #animals #rescue #badneighbors

♬ Tell Me Why I’m Waiting – Timmies/Shiloh

“This made us so sad, all animals are safe and fed,” Ryan captioned the video.

In an update video about the fish, Ryan said that they are all doing great and they were able to move all of the animals into a safe space.


The fish are doing fabulous! #fish #fyp #rescue


This was an incredibly sad story, and horrible to think that someone could just leave behind animals without any food or water, or care. These animals are incredibly lucky that they went over to see that the animals were still there and they were able to save them. They have found new homes for some of the animals, and they are all living much better lives than they were there. Please do not ever abandon your animal. There are numerous resources and places that you can reach out to for help if you are unable to take care of your animals anymore.

While we cannot change the horrific treatment that many animals have already endured in the past, we can give animals a voice and hold perpetrators accountable for crimes in the present and the future. Many animal abusers are not held accountable by the law, which feeds into this horrific cycle of abuse. You can sign this petition to demand all states make all animal abuse a felony.

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