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Top 15 Care2 Causes Posts of 2011

Top 15 Care2 Causes Posts of 2011
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From ferocious to heroic, appalling to inspiring, Care2′s readers dug their teeth into a variety of different important issues this year. You read, you commented, and you shared.  But which stories resonated the most with our readers? This article counts down the top 15 Care2 causes posts of 2011. Did you miss any of them?

15. What Are the Unhealthiest Restaurant Meals in America?

Shannon McKarney digs through the Center for Science in the Public Interest’s lists of the unhealthiest restaurant meals in America. If you need some inspiration for your New Year’s resolutions to eat better, this is a good place to start.

14. Stray Dogs and Cats Being Burned Alive in Ukraine

Preparations for the UEFA European Football Championship included a lot of cleaning up. But, as Offune Okwudiafor explains, animal activists were caught off guard when they found out the preparations included the mass killing of stray animals.

13. Lawmaker Says Women Should Plan Ahead in Case of Rape, Since He Carries a Spare Tire

There was a lot of victim-blaming in 2011 when it comes to rape. This story by Robin Marty shows just how far that goes. Not only are women to blame for being raped, but they should be “planning ahead” so that they can pay for an abortion if they are raped.

12.Hero Uses Pocket Knife to Free Trapped Lynx in Canadian Wilderness

A brave first person story from Kevin Aubie about his rescue of a lynx that was caught in a trap in New Brunswick, Canada.

11. Woman Helps Little Gopher in Trouble: Stunning Thank You

In another great animal rescue story, Wendy Bays explains how she saved and cared for an injured gopher until he was ready to go back out into the wilderness.

10. Georgia Representative Wants to Investigate All Miscarriages

Robin Marty breaks down a ridiculous proposal that would “treat every woman as a potential criminal at a time when they are already at their most emotionally vulnerable.”

Keep reading for more of the top Care2 causes stories of 2011…

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5:05AM PST on Jan 9, 2012

Thanks for sharing

11:03AM PST on Jan 8, 2012

Thanks. Some shouldn't have made the list imo.

7:16AM PST on Jan 8, 2012

Noted and thank you.

1:30AM PST on Jan 8, 2012

Thanks for the article.

4:03AM PST on Jan 7, 2012

thanks!

11:38AM PST on Jan 6, 2012

Thanks - a nice recap!

3:09AM PST on Jan 6, 2012

These are all inspiring stories - and boy! do we need inspiring in the unkind world our leader have made for us. Thank you Care2 for giving us the opportunity to remember that there are a great deal of compassionate and intelligent people out there.

10:02PM PST on Jan 5, 2012

I am so glad I discovered Care 2 !

8:55PM PST on Jan 5, 2012

Thanks so much to all for the enlightenment this year. News worthy reports I myself know I would have missed. Thank you to all you caring people and thanks so much for caring enough to share your care.

7:49PM PST on Jan 5, 2012

THANKS.

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