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Why Animal Welfare Is a Human Rights Issue, Too
Offbeat  (tags: animal advocates, animal welfare, human rights, protection )

- 4 days ago -
Why donâEUR(TM)t you care about humans? is a question that animal advocates hear far too often. ThereâEUR(TM)s an assumption that expressing concern over cruel acts against animals or advocating for laws to better protect them means a person doesnâEUR(TM)t care as much
VIDEO: 'Forever Tiny' Rescue Kitten Finds the Perfect Home
Offbeat  (tags: Foster kitten, tiny kitten, loving home, compassionate people, Animal Welfare, protection, happy ending )

- 16 days ago -
A few months ago, a vet nurse and pet fosterer named Jessie took in a pair of feline siblings from The Kitten Inn in New Zealand. She noticed that although the six-week-old kittens came from the same litter, the male was about two-thirds the size of...
VIDEO: Abandoned Puppy With Cleft Lip Finally Knows Love
Offbeat  (tags: abandoned puppy, rescued pup, extra care, compassionate people, Animal Welfare, loving home, protection of animals, happy ending )

- 16 days ago -
Meet Earl Grey, an adorable puppy who was born with a cleft lip. Earl was surrendered by his original owner due to the extra care his condition required. Puppies with cleft lips are unable to nurse from their mother and must be tube-fed.
Petition - Applaud Vitamin Company for Ending Cruel Animal Experiments
Offbeat  (tags: animal experiments, alternatives, banning, Animal Welfare, prevention of mistreatment, changing attitudes, stronger protection, ethical behaviour )

- 24 days ago -
Praise Riken Vitamin for ending its cruel animal experiments. International company Riken Vitamin has decided to end all of its animal experiments, which will spare countless lives from unnecessary pain and death.
New Study: Microplastics Pushing Sharks and Whales Toward Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: Microplastics, sharks, whales, marine mammals, extinction, harmful to animals, ocean pollution, ban of plastic, stronger protection laws, safety, Animal Welfare, changing attitudes, Sustainable Development, clean up )

- 33 days ago -
A new study reveals that oceanic megafauna such as whale sharks, baleen whales, and mobuild rays are endangered by microplastics. They are filter feeders, which means they don't have teeth, but rather plates through which they strain food and water.
Petition - Praise Fire Department for Going Above and Beyond to Save Stranded Cat
Offbeat  (tags: fire department, Cat rescuers, ethical behaviour, Animal Welfare, compassionate people, foster home, safety )

- 36 days ago -
Praise the Logan Fire Department for saving a stray cat from a cliff. For ten days, a stray cat was stuck on a 100-foot cliff without access to food or water. After failed attempts by animal rescue groups, locals, and rock climbers, the Logan Fire...
Cat-Sharing Service in China Raises Concerns About Animal Welfare
Offbeat  (tags: cats, sharing, China, animal welfare )

- 46 days ago -
A cat shop in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, recently sparked public criticism after launching a cat-sharing service.
How to Perfectly Pack a Cat for Christmas Gift?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, ethics, society, humans, Animal Welfare, stupid people )

- 74 days ago -
If the stupidity being paid some would be billionaires !
VIDEO: Woman Finds Bird Frozen Solid, Saves Its Life With Blow Dryer
Offbeat  (tags: animal lovers, Animal Welfare, resources, good people, protection, ethics, happy ending )

- 93 days ago -
One frigid winter day, a woman discovered a frozen bird in her yard while outside with her Yorkie. As she approached to see what was wrong, the concerned woman discouraged her curious dog, Lily, from getting too close to the ailing bird.
CLICK For Harley's Dream -END Puppy Mills
Offbeat  (tags: click to donate, end puppy mills, Animal Welfare, Animal Cruelty )

- 207 days ago -
HarleyâEUR(TM)s Dream was established in 2016 to create awareness and educate the public about the cruel commercial dog breeding industry, also known as puppy mills. Harley was a Chihuahua freed after 10 years in a puppy mill!
Can Compassion for Animals Lead to World Peace?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, humans, rights, violence, world, children, Animal Welfare, cruelty, protection, animal welfare, animal rights, society, crime, humanrights, war, Human Rights, interesting, dogs, protection, humane education, peace education )

- 367 days ago -
With profound insights from some of the world's great peacemakers, this essay explores the connection between how we treat animals and how we treat each other.
Two-Year Jail for Cruelty to Animals
Offbeat  (tags: laws, legalisation, animal welfare, animal protection )

- 393 days ago -
The cabinet yesterday approved a draft law increasing punishment for killing or badly hurting an animal. As per the proposed law, any person committing such crimes would have to face two years' imprisonment or Tk 50,000 fine or both.
Ringling Bros Circus to CLOSE
Offbeat  (tags: animals, animal welfare, circus, culture, elephants abused, animal rights, lions, tigers )

- 430 days ago -
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will close forever in May. Declining attendance combined with high operating costs, along with changing public tastes and prolonged battles with animal rights groups all contributed to its demise.
Fire Crews Save Cat Found Dangling From Grate By Her Neck
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, animals, strange, cats, kitten, pets, Massachusetts, animal rescue, good news, fire department, animal welfare )

- 612 days ago -
Fire crews used dish soap to free a curious cat who got her head stuck in the grate of a storm drain. The 1-year-old kitty was discovered dangling by her neck from a sewer cover in Winchendon, Massachusetts, on Thursday.
BREAKING: SeaWorld Admits to Spying on Activists
Offbeat  (tags: SeaWorld, activists, whales, spying, animal welfare )

- 754 days ago -
SeaWorld has admitted to sending employees to infiltrate and spy on animal welfare groups.

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