This cat almost burned to death. His painful tragedy turned into something beautiful!

Traumatic experiences can drastically change the way we see the world. They can also push us into embracing despair and also carry us to a decidedly higher level.

Stories of people motivated by painful tragedy to great deeds are very popular. It turns out, that similar situations also happen in animal world.


Russel can definitely talk about a blessing in disguise. He was able to survive a fire, which has burst in the home of his owner. The cat hasn’t escaped the flames without a scratch. Extensive third degree burns caused him to spend the last year at an animal clinic in North Carolina.


Russel quickly became the favorite among the clinic’s employees. Their liking for the animal grew even more, when he started to reveal his unusual interests. Russel frequently visited other patients in the clinic, offering in some solace from pain.