Spoilt, loved: Second chances for gorgeous rescue pets

THERE'S no better feeling than giving an abandoned animal a chance for a better life.

That's why so many of our thoughtful and caring readers have chosen to adopt pets from rescue shelters across the Northern Rivers.

From curious cats to playful pups, so many lucky animals have now found their "forever homes".

And it's not just the cats and dogs that have benefited - many of you told us that adopting a new pet was the best thing you'd ever done.

Share your stories with us at news@northernstar.com.au.