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Blind Lemur Can See Again After British Vets Saved His Sight With Pioneering Two-Hour Operation to Remove Cataracts
Offbeat  (tags: Gerald Durrell, lemur, cataracts, blind, saved, good news, UK )

- 74 days ago -
British vets have saved the sight of a blind lemur after conducting a first-of-its-kind operation on the animal to remove cataracts.
A New Lease of Life: Meet Xander, the Blind Pug Who Now Helps Victims of Child Abuse
Offbeat  (tags: Pug, blind, therapy dog, xander, USA, offbeat, children, helps )

- 168 days ago -
A blind pug abandoned by his owners when he was 10 months old has been given a new lease of life as a therapy dog.
Seeing Puppy Acts As Guide Dog To His Blind Brother (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: jermaine, Jeffrey, blind, dogs, strays, video, heart warming, offbeat )

- 241 days ago -
And it doesn't get much more heartwarming than the tale of Jeffrey and Jermaine, here - eight-month-old strays who are also brothers and who currently reside at Philadelphia's Operation Ava animal shelter.
Guide Dog Saves Baby's Life By Pushing Pram Away From Out-of-Control Car
Offbeat  (tags: Jet, saved, blind, guide, dog, heroic, baby's, life, offbeat )

- 300 days ago -
Brave black Labrador Jet is lavished with praise after springing into action to save her registered blind owners' one year old son.
Blind Therapy Dog Offers Life Lessons in New Book
Offbeat  (tags: Dutchess, blind, therapy, dog, inspiration, book, life, lessons, offbeat )

- 310 days ago -
Dutchess lost both of her eyes to disease, but disability has made her an inspiration to people she meets.
When Love Really Is Blind: Couple Marry After Guide Dogs Become An Item
Offbeat  (tags: blind, dogs, guide dogs, marriage, love, pets, wonderful )

- 382 days ago -
A blind couple have told how they found love and got engaged - after their guide dogs became an item.
Blind, Deaf, 3-Legged Dog Named 'True' Saves Oklahoma Family From House Fire (VIDEO!!)
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, blind, deaf, 3-legged, dog, rescues, family, house, fire, video )

- 605 days ago -
Katie Crosley and her baby son, Jace, lost everything in an house fire, but they survived thanks to a heroic three-legged, blind and deaf dog, KFOR reports.
How Blind Dogs Play "Fetch"
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, pets, dogs, blind, fetch, protection )

Cher Away
- 615 days ago -
Chica and Jack are expert fetchers, just like all dogs. But they rely on other senses besides sight
I Saw the Ghost of My Cat - Catster
Offbeat  (tags: animals, white, calico, cat, kitten-size, litters, Iris, blind, loving, beloved pet, ghost, picture, sweet story )

- 626 days ago -
The summer before my 14th birthday, my family and I went to our local animal shelter to adopt a dog. We came home with a dog and two cats -- Iris, a mostly white calico, and Purr Bear, a long-haired black-and-white Maine Coon lookalike.
Watch Fiona's Amazing Journey~Dog Has Sight and Spirit Restored
Offbeat  (tags: dog, Fiona, blind, good news, pets, rescued, video, inspirational, saved )

- 846 days ago -
This is a beautiful video of a dogs journey from being blind, filthy, and flea-infested, to being able to see again and finding a new, loving home. It made me cry and features one of my favorite Avril Lavigne songs. This is a very touching video.
Steve Walle, a Singer-Songwriter, and C2 Member
Offbeat  (tags: Steve Walle, guitar, singer-songwriter, C2 member, blind, cd )

- 875 days ago -
Steve Walle has been blind since he was a child. When he was 5 years old he was run over by a street sweeper severing his optic nerve. His Grandmother gave him a guitar first Christmas after accident and he hasn't stopped playing it since.
Oskar the Blind Kitty Helps Decorate the Christmas Tree (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, Oskar, blind, kitty, enthusiastic, decorates, Christmas, tree, video )

- 942 days ago -
Oskar, the blind tiger-striped kitty who catapulted to stardom in the past month, now has his own Facebook page -- and a new enthusiasm for tree "decorating." Watching this little guy pounce on tinsel and tree limbs, you would never know he was blind.
Teen and Guide Dog Beat The Odds
Offbeat  (tags: Chloe, puppy, Sami, cross-country, blind, runner, video )

- 988 days ago -
Sami Stoner, who is legally blind, runs cross-country with the aid of her beloved dog Chloe. Watch this amazing video!!
Looking to Help Blind Cats Find a Home
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, cats, blind )

Cher Away
- 1396 days ago -
Blind cats have it hard, and have to live life with two big strikes against them. The first strike is pretty obvious -- they are blind. The second strike comes from people's reaction to their blindness. Few want to adopt a cat who cannot see.
Blind Vulture To Undergo Cataract Surgery
Offbeat  (tags: animals, vultures, blind, surgery, environment, protection )

Cher Away
- 1739 days ago -
A young African white-backed vulture is preparing to undergo cataract surgery in hopes of restoring his eyesight.

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