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Man Built a Giant Snow Cat House for His Cats
Offbeat  (tags: giant snow, cat house, funny video! )

Barb
- 50 minutes ago - lovemeow.com
A man spent hours making his cats a giant snow cat house. It's the feline igloo. He collected all the snow from his backyard and built the contraption that was spacious enough to fit all his cats.
Hens Are Transforming Lives At Retirement Homes
Offbeat  (tags: therapy animals, retirement homes, seniors, dementia, improvements, self esteem, Good Vibrations, perspective, positive impact )

Kalliope
- 55 minutes ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Hen therapy! A wonderful program in England has brought hens to nursing homes and caring for the birds has dramatically improved the residents' lives. The sense of responsibility helps boost their self-esteem and visits to the outdoor coops include...
Pictures of the Day 11 December 2017
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 11 December 2017 )

Giana
- 3 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
Interesting photos.
Little House on the Prairie: Still a Haven for Young Fans
Offbeat  (tags: Entertainment, Book, Drama, Museum, USA )

Ray
- 9 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
It's 150 years since the birth of Little House on the Prairie author Laura Ingalls Wilder - but do her tales about the farming family still appeal to young girls in our technology-driven age?
These Doctors Want To Take Jeremy Hunt To Court To Prevent The "Americanisation Of The NHS"
Offbeat  (tags: Health Care, Legal Action, Doctors, Professor, NHS, British Government, UK )

Ray
- 12 hours ago - buzzfeed.com
Professor Stephen Hawking has joined campaigners calling for parliamentary scrutiny of plans to change the way NHS services are run. A group of doctors and academics, including Professor Stephen Hawking,
Meet Lata Kare, The 67-Year-Old Grandmother Who Runs Marathons Wearing A Sari
Offbeat  (tags: India, Maharashtra, Baramati Marathon, Lata Bhagwan Kare, inspiring, medical needs, husband, runner, marathon )

Evelyn
- 12 hours ago - huffingtonpost.in
She first ran in 2013 to raise the money needed for her husband's MRI scan (and kind donors gave the extra needed when they heard her story). See story below. Then she decided to run again - and again!
This Guy Befriends A Stray Cat, It Follows Him Home And Things Escalate Quickly   video
Offbeat  (tags: guy, cat, befriended, awesome-pawsome kitty video! )

Barb
- 12 hours ago - youtube.com
When a young man was heading home one night just about two months ago, a little cat appeared and seemed to decide that she needed to go home with him.
Seven Charts That Explain the Plastic Pollution Problem
Offbeat  (tags: pollution, destruction, animals, plastics, environment, marine life )

Ray
- 15 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Marine life is facing "irreparable damage" from the millions of tonnes of plastic waste which ends up in the oceans each year, the United Nations has warned.
 

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