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Offbeat

Lovebird Benny Beats All Odds: A Survival Story of the Disabled (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: benny, little bird, courageous, disabled, survivor lovebird )

Simone
- 48 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
We may think we are aware of discriminatory behaviors against humans born with disabilities, but do we ever consider how other animals might judge the disabled?
Doing Fine: Joey, the Monkey Rescued From Hampstead Witch Doctor's Cage, Is Now Loving Life in Wildlife Sanctuary
Offbeat  (tags: Joey, monkey, disabled, rescued, UK, witch doctor, sanctuary, Cornwall )

Marie
- 53 days ago - camdennewjournal.com
A PET monkey left disabled after nine years locked in a tiny cage by a Hampstead conwoman has found love in a new life at a wildlife sanctuary.
Ralphee the Disabled Kitten Forms Adorable Friendship With Max the Dog
Offbeat  (tags: Ralphee, disabled, kitten, touching, max, Australian dog )

Marie
- 85 days ago - metro.co.uk
This is the touching story of Ralphee, a disabled kitten who has been taken in by Max, an Australian cattle dog, after they formed an unlikely friendship.
Pictured: Polar Bear in Alaska Almost Died - But Now She's Raising Two Sets of Cubs Despite Broken Leg
Offbeat  (tags: Polar bear, disabled, survives, Alaska, cubs )

Marie
- 115 days ago - mirror.co.uk
Disabled mother raises two sets of kids in the world's most challenging environment despite only having the bear necessities.
Paralyzed Dog Searches For Forever Home (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: rescued, dog, disabled, dog, looking for a forever home, video )

BarbKnigh
- 138 days ago - care2.com
Here's another remarkable case of an injured dog -- this one was hit by a car -- happily recovering with a little help and a lot of perseverance.
Heartwarming Video Captures Disabled Kitten's First Steps With Special Made Walker
Offbeat  (tags: Kitten, disabled, special, made, walker, abandoned, video, offbeat )

Marie
- 292 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Abandoned kitten Thumper has a rare neurological disorder and could'nt walk.
'Life Jacket' Helps Disabled Goldfish Swim Again - Video
Offbeat  (tags: goldfish, disabled, rescued, pet, humans, bizarre )

Giana
- 459 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Einstein developed swim bladder disease, which caused him to turn upside down and sink to the bottom of his tank.
Veteran Reunited With His Pit Bull Service Dog!
Offbeat  (tags: service dog, veteran, disabled, pit bull, reunited, good news, happy, interesting, news )

Lindsey
- 942 days ago - today.msnbc.msn.com
A disabled former Chicago police officer has gotten his service dog back. A federal judge in Iowa ruled Wednesday in favor of an injunction to allow Snickers, a pit bull mix, to be reunited with owner James Sak immediately...
Grounds for a Beautiful Friendship
Offbeat  (tags: children, culture, custom, design, environment, ethics, interesting, society, disabled, integration, parks )

Ge
- 998 days ago - jpost.com
Ecuador relies on Israeli expertise to plan 200 accessible, inclusive playgrounds based on Friendship Park in Ra'anana. Anybody can install a few playground swings adapted for children with physical disabilities. But that isn't Israel's vision of what
Great Handwriting Without Hands
Offbeat  (tags: kenya, handwriting, exam, education, without hands, disabled, handicapped, excellent, good results, KCPE, KCSE )

Naoko
- 1245 days ago - nation.co.ke
Ms Nyanaro, 18, wrote the exam despite her incomplete development of both hands and a leg. Her hands ends at the elbow while one of her legs ends at the knee. But you cannot beat her in hand writing.
Disturbing Attacks on Disabled Victims
Offbeat  (tags: video, sheriff, men, sexually, assaulting, disabled, women )

Sandra
- 1297 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Graphic video footage obtained by the sheriff's department shows several men sexually assaulting at least 10 profoundly disabled women
Building a World Without Barriers, Borders
Offbeat  (tags: woman, determined, disabled, world without barrier, Japan, Australia, hate, relationships, cerebral palsy, paralyzed, prejudice, hidden, will to live, poety, rigid, International Association of Mouth and F, independent, Tsuchi no Kai )

Naoko
- 1398 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
Take, for example, the time when she resolved to teach herself to read and write. Then the moment she decided to become a professional artist. not forgetting when, at the age of 18, she taught herself how to walk...
I Am a Graduate and Would Like to Be Independent
Offbeat  (tags: Kenya, independent, graduate, no job, orphan, misplased sympathies, disabled, pity, decline, struggle, university )

Naoko
- 1587 days ago - standardmedia.co.ke
When people meet him, they show sympathy by offering him money, mostly hurling coins at him, which he declines to accept. The well-wishers, puzzled why he should turn down thier help in his condition, hardly stop to get to know him, least of all even ask
Heroes of Hope TV With Hugh Downs & PALS With Pawz
Offbeat  (tags: autism, palswithpawz, readingpawz, disabled, servicedog, therapydog, ptsd, developmental, disabilities, AlternativeMed, family, research, dogs, GoodNews, humans, rescued, children, education, family, society, children, animals, goodnews, interesting )

Christine
- 2014 days ago - palswithpawz.org
The Heroes of Hope Public TV Documentary is launching a new series in 2009 surrounding Developmental Disabilities, according to Dr. Matthew McMahon, producer. PALS with Pawz has been invited to participate...
Important Contest for All Animal Rescues
Offbeat  (tags: palswithpawz, readingpawz, disabled, veteran, autism, dogs, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, dogs, cats, humans, pets, rescued, society, culture, children, goodnews, interesting, off-beat, society )

Christine
- 2053 days ago - care2.com
PALS with Pawz along with other Rescues and shelters are vying for $10K. PALS with Pawz rescues dogs and trains them as Autism/Mobility/Therapy Service Dogs. Most of these shelters/rescues run on donations only, so PLEASE, take a minute to vote for one...
 

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