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Abused Elephant Has No Idea She's About To Be Set Free
Offbeat  (tags: Good News, elephant, abused, Set Free, BLES, pics )

Barb
- 11 hours ago - thedodo.com
On Saturday, Sontaya must have woken up as she did any other day, ready to do what she'd done for the past two years âEUR" ferry tourists around on her back.
Waseem Shalouf: A Story of Hope and Determination From Gaza   video
Offbeat  (tags: good news, child, Waseem Shalouf, genetic disability, Gaza, Palestine Children's Relief Fund, Shriners Children’s Hospital, Spokane, Washington State, prosthetic legs, walking, climbing, hope, determination )

Evelyn
- 41 days ago - youtu.be
7 yr old Waseem was born with a deformity, unable to walk like other kids his age. Sent to Spokane, after five months of multiple surgeries and therapy he was able to complete his treatment and go back home walking on two legs instead of a wheelchair
Heartbroken Dog Who Stared At Walls After Adoption Fell Through Finds New Home
Offbeat  (tags: March, dog, walks, pit bull, home, good news, shelter, adopt )

Scooby
- 45 days ago - m.huffpost.com
A shelter dog has finally been rehomed after heartbreaking images of him hopelessly staring at a wall emerged online
Spains Balearic Islands Move One Step Closer to Banning Bullfighting
Offbeat  (tags: Spain, Balearic Islands, ban, bull fighting, good news )

Scooby
- 85 days ago - eureporter.co
The parliament of the Balearic Islands has voted in favour of a proposal to initiate a ban on bullfighting and animal fiestas in the autonomous community. Following the vote, a legislative proposal needs to be presented to modify the Animal Protection Law
Once Thought Extinct, âEUR~LostâEUR(TM) Group of Lions Discovered in Africa
Offbeat  (tags: Lions, found, Africa, rediscovered, good news )

Scooby
- 89 days ago - richarddawkins.net
Lions have disappeared from much of Africa, but for the past few years scientists have wondered if the big cats were hanging on in remote parts of Sudan and Ethiopia. The regionâEUR(TM)s inaccessibility and political instability have made surveys difficult
Stuffed Bunny Gets VIP Treatment After Little Girl Leaves It at Irish Hotel
Offbeat  (tags: Stuffed bunny, Good News, happiness, photos, funny, unusual, off-beat )

James
- 102 days ago - today.com
An Irish hotel treated a little girl's lost stuffed bunny to a VIP experience this month âEUR" and documented the fluffy companion's adorable adventures on Facebook along the way. Great photos, nice way to make you smile on a cold wet Sunday!
Cafe Serves Free Food to Refugees and Homeless (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: Lebanon, Beirut, "Bonheur du Ciel", "Joy of Heaven", NGO, free meals, poor, homeless, refugees, good news, philanthropy )

Evelyn
- 103 days ago - facebook.com
A snack Cafe where meals are free! "Bonheur du Ciel" ("Joy of Heaven") cafe is run by a Lebanese NGO, providing a service for the poor, homeless, refugees - irrespective of religion, nationality etc..
Microbeads Banned From Beauty Products in the U.S.! Why This Is Awesome for People and Animals
Offbeat  (tags: microbeads, us, good news, environment, animals )

Scooby
- 127 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
n a HUGE win for marine animals and humans alike, President Obama signed an official ban that prohibits the use of plastic microbeads in beauty products! Thanks to this monumental legislation, companies that manufacture shampoo, face wash, and body wash
Lawmakers Pass Bill That Penalises Leaving Pets Outside in Extreme Weather
Offbeat  (tags: illinois, usa, law, dogs, chained, tied, outside, weather, fined, jail, good news )

Scooby
- 128 days ago - chicagotribune.com
Leaving the family pet outside in extremely hot or cold weather could result in up to a year in jail and a hefty fine under a measure House lawmakers sent Gov. Bruce Rauner on Tuesday.
8 Times the 'Helpers' Eased the Pain of Sad Situations in 2015.
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, unusual, people, helping, 2015, kindness, uplifting, good news )

Robert
- 129 days ago - upworthy.com
There were a lot of helpers in 2015. Here are eight of them that I want to remember because they remind me of the good in the world and inspire me to do my part when I can, no matter how small, to help make the world a better place.
Chef Alain Ducasse Has Removed All Meat From the Menu at His Eponymous Paris Restaurant
Offbeat  (tags: france, ducasse, meat, free, good news, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 137 days ago - independent.co.uk
Alain Ducasse is to French cuisine what Ronseal is to fence paint. No one can really match Alain, he of 18 Michelin stars. He is the rum in the rum baba, the foie gras spread thick, the very essence of Gallic culinary joie de vivre.
Epic Christmas Caroling   video
Offbeat  (tags: humor, off-beat, performance, interesting, Good News, christmas )

James
- 151 days ago - youtube.com
We surprised a random family by Christmas caroling with a 20-person brass orchestra and a 13-member choir. From 2014
The FBI Is About to Label Animal Cruelty as a 'Crime Against Society'
Offbeat  (tags: fbi, animal cruelty, good news, animal welfare, tracking )

Scooby
- 154 days ago - businessinsider.in
People who hurt animals are also likely to hurt other people.
Bindi Irwin Says Legal Issues With Her ~$360,000 'Dancing With the Stars' Salary Are 'Sorted Out' (Video & Text!)
Offbeat  (tags: Good News, Bindi Irwin, Dancing With The Stars, paid, video )

Barb
- 157 days ago - businessinsider.com
Steve "The Crocodile Hunter" Irwin's daughter, Bindi Irwin, said she will indeed get paid her estimated $360,000 in wages from both competing and winning ABC's "Dancing With the Stars."
 

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