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RIP Hole - You Left a Hole in Our Hearts
Offbeat  (tags: pet trade industry, hole, death, grief, loved )

Simone
- 31 days ago - all-creatures.org
Just after World Turtle Day this May 23, 2014, we discovered our beloved Gulf Coast box turtle "Hole" had succumbed to old age. He died peacefully in his house alongside a friend of his, a small box turtle with no name.
Rainforest Action Network Mourns the Loss of Rebecca Tarbotton
Offbeat  (tags: ran, becky tarbotton, loss, grief, sadness, death )

Tamara
- 557 days ago - ran.org
Our young, bright and passionate executive director, Becky Tarbotton, died suddenly on Wednesday, overwhelmed by the surf on a sunny afternoon in Mexico while on vacation with her husband,
Manatee Dies During Tropical Storm Debby Flooding in Florida, and Two Companions Refuse to Leave Body
Offbeat  (tags: friendship, bonding, heartbreaking manatee death, flooding, companions, grief )

Simone
- 743 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Staying with their beloved companion to the end, the two manatees refused to leave the body of their friend. The tragic scene unfolded in front of a crowd in Tampa Bay following a huge tropical storm. With torrential rain flooding the low seawall at
Farewell to Oliver the 'Humanzee'
Offbeat  (tags: oliver, abused chimpanzee, rescued, sanctuary, loved, memoriam, grief )

Simone
- 762 days ago - all-creatures.org
Over the weekend, Oliver the chimpanzee passed away peacefully in his hammock at the Primarily Primates sanctuary in Texas. His sweetheart, Raisin, was with him. Oliver was captured in Africa as a two-year-old in the 1960s and sold to animal trainers
Photo Captures Touching Scene as Dog Mourns Loss of Companion in Arizona
Offbeat  (tags: grief, bonding, two dogs, mourning, adoptions, heartbreaking )

Simone
- 779 days ago - examiner.com
Last Friday night, a female Pit bull was struck and killed by a car in Phoenix, Ariz. The deceased dog was not alone that night, nor through much of the next day. By her side, loyally refusing to move, was a male Pit bull. Someone captured an image
Whitney Houston , Iconic Pop Star , Dies at 48 !
Offbeat  (tags: Whitney Houston, Iconic Singer, Dead at 48, Grief, Sadness, Gone to Soon )

Krista
- 880 days ago - gma.yahoo.com
Whitney Houston, the iconic American singer whose battles with drugs, alcohol and ex-husband Bobby Brown marred her star power, has died. She was 48.
It Hurts To Say Goodbye: Grieving The Loss Of A Pet
Offbeat  (tags: grieving, heartbreakingly goodbye, loved, friend, pet, bonding, grief )

Simone
- 913 days ago - globalanimal.org
Coping with the death of a loved one is one of the most painful experiences a person can endure. Here are some kind words and advice for getting through this time of bereavement.
STORY OF OUR HERO HORSE "COCO"
Offbeat  (tags: coco, suffering, abused, horse, sanctuary, memoriam, grief, sadness, heartbreaking, goodbye coco )

Simone
- 941 days ago - all-creatures.org
Coco was a horse used and abused by pickers and cart drivers. He worked tirelessly, beyond his strength, and from sunrise to sunset. The load was exceeded in poorly nourished for a long time. He passed through several cruel and ruthless hands.
Beam of Light Halos Fallen Soldier's Pup (NOT Photoshopped!)
Offbeat  (tags: tragedy, beam of light halo, fallen soldier, adopted pup, grief )

Simone
- 954 days ago - globalanimal.org
In this incredible story, a guardian's connection with his pet seems to go deeper then we think, and makes us question life after death. Hero was rescued by Justin Rollin in Iraq, and only one day after he found her, he was killed.
Tippi Hedren - Tough Summer For Tippi Hedren As Three Big Cats Die At Shambala
Offbeat  (tags: tippi hendren, grief, mourning, loss, big cats, deaths, loved )

Simone
- 1038 days ago - contactmusic.com
Actress Tippi Hedren is mourning the loss of three big cats at her Shambala Preserve in California. Liger Patrick, tigress Tamara and a serval called Sawyer all passed away this summer (11).
Dog Survives Crash, Returns A Year Later
Offbeat  (tags: tragedy, fatal car accident, grief, surviving dog, beloved dog caesar, returns, home )

Simone
- 1063 days ago - globalanimal.org
A year after a car crash that tragically killed a father and daughter, the surviving Benson family has finally been given some good news with the return of their beloved dog, Caesar.
Grief and Joy
Offbeat  (tags: grief, joy, twin, appreciation, gratitude, life, compassion, caring, interesting, world )

Care For
- 1069 days ago - gratefulness.org
Grief and joy are more like twin sisters than the sworn enemies we often take them to be.Grief comes from a heartrending appreciation of what matters most to us; while joy reawakens us to life's wonder even when we've discovered how precarious it is.
Teenager Distraught Over Her Dog 's Cancer Diagnosis Dies in Car Crash
Offbeat  (tags: tragedy, hearbreaking, heartbroken teenager, cancer stricken dog, car crash, grief )

Simone
- 1110 days ago - examiner.com
Taylor Mae Stinchcomb, 15 left her home without permission in the family's 2003 Dodge minivan late Tuesday night with her friend and her cancer-stricken Doberman named Romulus.. An hour later the teens lost control of the car, and both Taylor and Romulus
Zoo Honour for Mercedes as Polar Bear Put to Sleep- ONLINE POLL
Offbeat  (tags: edinburgh zoo, honour, mercedes, memorial, polar bear, death, grief )

Simone
- 1181 days ago - scotsman.com
The 29-year-old bear, who suffered from crippling arthritis, was put to sleep at the Highland Wildlife Park in Kingussie yesterday morning. The half-ton bear moved to the park, which is situated in the Cairngorms National Park, in October 2009 after
A Best Friend's Tribute To Chewbaaka The Cheetah
Offbeat  (tags: chewbaaka, rescued cheetah, sorrow, grief, conservation fund )

Simone
- 1187 days ago - globalanimal.org
Rescued cheetah Chewbaaka recently passed away at 16 years old, leaving many grieving friends behind. He and his best friend and rescuer, Dr. Laurie Marker, changed the way people view cheetahs, showing them it's possible to live peacefully with animals.
 

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