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The Shoe That Grows Inspires Donations That Shock Its Inventor
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Wendy
- 28 days ago - msn.com
Kenton Lee is the brain behind the innovative new shoe. He was working at a home for 140 HIV/AIDS orphans at a children's home in Nairobi when he saw that none of the children had shoes that fit. .THERE ARE -300 million children who do not have shoes.!
Beaten Ocelot Successfully Recovers From Jaw Surgery
Offbeat  (tags: ocelots, surgery, broken jaw, abuse, recovering )

Cher
- 30 days ago - ticotimes.net
Alik, the 8-month-old female ocelot that veterinarians believe was beaten with a metal pipe, is successfully recovering from surgery to repair her broken jaw.
Ex-Alabama Officer Charged for Assaulting Indian Man
Offbeat  (tags: Police, Abuse, Federal officials, civil rights, USA )

Ray
- 54 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Federal officials have charged a former Alabama police officer with violating the civil rights of an Indian man.
Abused Circus Elephants Forced To Keep Semi-Truck From Overturning
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Angie
- 55 days ago - thedodo.com
Two elephants on the road with a circus company are winning praise for preventing a semi-truck from overturning but a closer look at photos from the scene suggests that the animals were not acting out of good will, but rather terror.
PLEASE HELP , A CARE 2 MEMBER, TO CARRY ON FEEDING STRAY CATS, CALLOUSLY LEFT BEHIND BY PREVIOUS OWNERS
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Wendy
- 57 days ago - change.org
Allow your residents at Biltmore Park Apartments to feed stray cats. Your recent ban on feeding strays is cruel, These friendly cats, have depended upon kind residents for food,- for many years.To Allow the cats to starve to death is horribly cruel.
More Than 9,000 Animals Rescued From 'Worst Torture Operation' In The U.S.
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Angie
- 63 days ago - thedodo.com
More than 9,000 animals have been rescued from a life of unimaginable pain and suffering after a raid on what investigators called "the worst torture operation in existence in the United States" , an illegal slaughterhouse in Florida operating under the n
City Management Addresses Viral Video of Dog Being Dragged Down Shelter Hall
Offbeat  (tags: animals, dogs, shelter, abuse )

Angie
- 87 days ago - examiner.com
A video taken of a dog being dragged behind an a seemingly indifferent staff member at the Hesperia Animal Control in California has been circulating widely on Facebook and has inspired a great deal of outrage.
Dolphin Trainers Filmed Allegedly Abusing Animals At New Georgia Aquarium
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Angie
- 103 days ago - wsbtv.com
The video appears to show trainers screaming, hitting, and even kicking their dolphins.
Horrifying Tales of Abuse and Torture at a Florida Boys' School
Offbeat  (tags: Arthur G. Dozier School, Florida, Boys, abuse, death, torture )

Angie
- 103 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
There was the 6-year-old boy who ended up dead after being sent to work as a house boy. And another boy who escaped but was later found shot to death with a blanket pulled over his body and a shotgun across his legs. Then there was the "rape dungeon" wher
The Scale of Abuse
Offbeat  (tags: Sex, Abuse, Home, Children, UK )

Ray
- 105 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Child sexual abuse has dominated the news agenda since the Jimmy Savile revelations. But the focus on abuse by celebrities and grooming gangs masks the fact that more than 80% of abuse takes place within the home, according to campaigners
Thirsk Slaughterhouse 'Attacks' Probed By FSA
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Slaughter, Abuse, FSA, UK )

Ray
- 106 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Under the halal code, animals are supposed to be killed quickly with a single sweep of a surgically-sharp knife,
Fabio The Horse Has A Golden Mane And A Spirit To Conquer Abuse
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Angie
- 108 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Neglect left this gorgeous animal with shockingly long and tangled hooves that prevented him from walking properly. When Fabio's former owner surrendered him to the Ohio SPCA in early December, his lower extremities were in really rough condition.
What Reputable Rescues Do and Don't Do
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Kelly
- 119 days ago - ddbrescue.org
Reputable rescue groups all have similar goals, which is to not only save dogs, but to find them the perfect forever home for them. They also educate the public on their specific breed or breeds, what the positives and negatives are,
These Golden Globes Nominees Are Already Winners For Animals
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Kelly
- 131 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Awards season is upon us, with all the glitz, glamour and star sightings it comes with. For some, there's nothing more exciting than watching our favorite stars waltz down the red carpet in all of their finery, Image Credit: Wikia
 

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