Watch a Stray Kitten Save the Life of a Veteran With PTSD

In the latest film from Mutual Rescue, Scout finds Josh just in time.

Mutual Rescue films capture beautifully how animals can uplift us in the darkest of times, even save our lives. I have yet to get through one without leaking tears and reaching for my own beloved pet. The company’s newest release, Josh & Scout, continues this tradition. It tells the story of how a stray kitten rescued a veteran with a traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Grab a tissue and give it a watch:

Mutual Rescue, an animal-welfare initiative of Humane Society Silicon Valley, aims to highlight the life-changing power of human-animal relationships, and it asks that you help with that goal by:

Learn more about this wonderful initiative, sponsored by PetSmart Charities, at, where you can also watch the other films: Tracy & JackKylie & Liza and Eric & Peety,

Pamela Mitchell

Pamela Mitchell

This longtime journalist loves dogs, so much so that she made them her day job in 2014 by joining as Senior Editor. She lives in Houston, Texas, with her sweet and stinky Boston Terriers, Dolly and Spot. Read more of her writing on Dogster and friend her on Facebook.


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