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My Gentle Barn: Creating a Sanctuary Where Animals Heal and Children Learn to Hope
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- 597 days ago -
Founder Ellie Laks started The Gentle Barn after adopting a sick goat from a run-down petting zoo in 1999. Some two hundred animals later (including chickens, horses, pigs, cows, rabbits, emus, and more),
Band of Brothers Rally Around Mass. Boy, 6, to Stop Teasing (VIDEO)
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- 676 days ago -
Danny was being bullied for dressing in a suit and tie and for his speech impediment by the other boys, that is until, his band of brothers rallied around him, defending his right to dress any way he wants to!
Nominate a Soldier for Free Coffee
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- 862 days ago -
Nominate an active duty soldier serving overseas in a war zone, and we'll send him or her a bag or two of free coffee. It may be any of the stock of coffee we have, but we know soldiers love the gourmet coffee we send no matter what the brand!
5 Top Regrets People Have At the End of Their Lives
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- 954 days ago -
There was no mention of more sex or bungee jumps. A palliative nurse who has counselled the dying in their last days has revealed the most common regrets we have at the end of our lives...
10 Reasons Why My Cat Is My Valentine
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- 966 days ago -
My Valentine's date this year might be a little shorter than my usual type, and he might be a bit hairier than I normally prefer, but he is very handsome--and I love him! Who's my hot date this year? My beautiful kitty! I couldn't ask for a better
Goat And Dog Are Inseperable- VIDEO
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- 1239 days ago -
This dog and goat won't leave each other's side!
Best Friends By Far........
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- 1298 days ago -
Beautiful heart touching but heart wrenching photos of the love between homeless people and their dogs
Acts of Love
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- 1318 days ago -
By Chris Hedges -- Love, the defining and most glorious element in human life, reminds us of why we have been created for our brief sojourns on the planet.
A Little Bit of Chicken Love
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- 1441 days ago -
I have been asked if chickens feel. Emotions. Thoughts. Sometimes I am told whether they do or not (and when I "am" being told, it's to let me know they don't). I am unsure of the nuances and depth of chicken thought and feelings.
World Animal Day and St Francis' Feast Day - Oct. 4
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- 1461 days ago -
Today is World Animal Day, an opportunity for people around the world who care about animals to celebrate animal life in all its forms, and our relationship with the animal kingdom. People across the globe are acknowledging the varied roles of animals.
Amazing Friends Video-Pit Bull, Bunny, Guinea Pig, and Cat!   video
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- 1490 days ago -
Tell me this is not proof that Pit Bulls are not an "evil breed". He is in love with a BABY rabbit! It is beautiful. Sorry the music is kind of annoying but you just have to see this.
Tina... A Companion for Tilin
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- 1523 days ago -
Tina, a 5-7 year old Hamadryas baboon arrived this week from Cyprus, as a non-breeding companion for the wonderful Tilin. After at least 17 years without the companionship of his own kind, our huge but gentle and quiet Tilin finally has a friend who speak
Do Crows Have An Elephant's Memory?
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- 1557 days ago -
We all remember Hitchcock's spooky '63 thriller, The Birds, in which every winged beast suddenly gains the intelligence to overtake the planet. Well, maybe all birds aren't mass communicating, but crows definitely have the ability. One study has revealed
Meet Tulip - Your New Best Friend!
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- 1562 days ago -
Tulip needs a home. This lovable girl is so sweet to everyone she meets and will be your best friend when you take her for a walk. She loves to stand up and give you hugs, and has beautiful markings that match her loving personality.
Dogs Save The World!
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- 1564 days ago -
Dogs are our best friends, aid military troops, and work in murder trials. They also help protect our ecosystem. Not only do they help our conservation efforts, dogs sometimes lead sustainability initiatives, as they can perform many tasks that we

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