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Cat Stationmaster Tama, Superstar in Western Japan, Dies
Offbeat  (tags: cat, stationmaster, Japan, died, Tama )

Naoko
- 730 days ago - mainichi.jp
Tama, a cat stationmaster of a railway station in western Japan whose immense popularity helped boost the railway operator's revenues and the local sightseeing industry, died Monday at a local animal hospital aged 16 years and two months, the equivalent
Young Girl's Letter Pleas for Highway Barriers After Fatal Lillooet Crash! Petition, Please Help!
Offbeat  (tags: children, deaths, safety, sadness, suffering, died, accident, protection, news, government, health, humans, animals, environment, animalwelfare, wellness, wildanimals, wildlife, wild animals, women, media, man, humans )

Miriam A
- 859 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Reassess the need for further CRB along Hwy 99/Hwy 12/Road 40 to prevent unnecessary deaths (Whistler - Lillooet- Lytton). Please see Petition for further details, along with a letter written by a 7 year old girl, Riley Donahue.
Dog Diagnosed With Cancer and Put Down - Just One Month After Being Saved From Dead Owner's Plan to Bury the Animal With Her
Offbeat  (tags: Animal shelter, Utah, German Shepherd, died, cancer, sad news, video )

Scooby
- 878 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A Utah animal sanctuary says a dog that escaped death in Indiana âEUR" a result of an ultimatum in the will of its late owner âEUR" has died.
I Love Lucy Actress Shirley Mitchell Dies At 94 (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: funny, I Love Lucy, actress, Shirley Mitchell, died, 7 classic scenes, video )

Barb
- 1318 days ago - parade.com
Shirley Mitchell, the last surviving adult castmember of I Love Lucy, died earlier this week of heart failure at her home in Westwood, Calif. She was 94. Mitchell appeared in three episodes of the iconic CBS sitcom as Marion Strong, Lucy's outspoken
'Barefoot Gen' Author Dead at 73
Offbeat  (tags: world, war, Hiroshima, atomic bombing, died, Keiji Nakazawa, sufferings, story, comic, Hadashi no Gen, Barefoot Gen, anti-war, Japan, peace )

Naoko
- 1640 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
HIROSHIMA - Keiji Nakazawa, author of "Hadashi no Gen" ("Barefoot Gen"), an iconic comic about the 1945 Hiroshima atomic bombing, has died of lung cancer at a hospotal in the city.
Reigning 'World's Ugliest Dog' Dies in California
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, died, World's Ungliest Dog, Yoda )

Naoko
- 1925 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
Yoda won the 2011 World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma Marine Fair for her short tufts of hair, protruding tongue, and long, seemingly hairless legs. The Chinese crested and Chihuahua mix died in her sleep Saturday. She was 15.
Remembering a Significant Otter: She Helped Save Her Species
Offbeat  (tags: animals, otter, special, died, endangered, species, pictures, police, wildlife, interesting )

Lindsey
- 1935 days ago - animaltracks.today.msnbc.msn.com
Her name was Toola, and she died March 3, aged about 15 or 16. She was the first sea otter ever to raise pups that were successfully reintegrated to the wild. She also inspired legislation to protect sea otters, which are endangered.
Hero Pet Rabbit Saves Family From House Fire ... Then Dies of Smoke Inhalation
Offbeat  (tags: pet rabbit, bravery, courageous little fellow, awaken family, saved family, house fire, died, sadness )

Simone
- 2107 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A pet rabbit is being credited for saving its owners from a house fire in south eastern Alaska before it died of smoke inhalation. The rabbit woke up the homeowner in Anchorage, Alaska, early on Tuesday morning by scratching on her chest.
Newborn Died Due to Staff Shortage, Doctor Claims
Offbeat  (tags: risk, pregnant, newborn, died, doctor )

Agnes
- 2137 days ago - cbc.ca
A shortage of anesthesiologists at Victoria General Hospital may have contributed to the death of a newborn being delivered by caesarean section, a doctor claims.
Shot Soldier's Explosives Search Dog Died of Broken Heart‎
Offbeat  (tags: mystery, young soldier, killed, search dog, companion, bonding, died, broken heart )

Simone
- 2170 days ago - mirror.co.uk
A SOLDIER'S devoted search dog died from a broken heart just hours after his owner was killed by Taliban, an inquest heard yesterday.
Man Dies After Collapsing During Fukushima Plant Work
Offbeat  (tags: Fukushima No1. nuclear power plant, crisis-fighting, died, subcontractor, TEPCO )

Naoko
- 2232 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A worker at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant died Saturday after collapsing while carrying materials as part of crisis-fighting operations, the operator said.
World's Oldest Captive Orangutan Dies at Tokyo's Tama Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: orangutan, oldest, died, Tama Zoo, 59 years old, Molly, draw pictures )

Naoko
- 2246 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
The world's oldest orangutan in captivity, named Molly, died Saturday of old age at Tama Zoological Park in suburban Tokyo, the zoo said. Her estimated age was 59 years and four months.
Discarded Cigarette Behind Six Horse Deaths
Offbeat  (tags: horrific, driver, discarded cigarette, six thoroughbreds, died, horrific )

Simone
- 2256 days ago - horsetalk.co.nz
A cigarette tossed carelessly from a car is being blamed for a fire in a horse trailer which killed six two-year-old thoroughbreds.
GREEN CANOPY GOES!
Offbeat  (tags: Trees, diseases, died )

Tarequl
- 2292 days ago - daily-sun.com
As many as 12 trees have died because of some unknown diseases in the residential area of Telephone Shilpa Sangstha at Tongi. A rise in heavy metallic and acidic substances in the air, problems in topsoil and lack of proper environment are ...
Kangaroo Death at Clarion Hotel Party Probed By Authorities
Offbeat  (tags: dublin, ireland, investigation, outrage, party, kangaroo, mistreated, died )

Simone
- 2440 days ago - joe.ie
Gardai have launched an investigation into the reported death of a kangaroo at a 30th birthday party at the Clarion Hotel in Dublin over the weekend. The Dublin Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (DSPCA) is also probing the claims that a
 

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