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ON TAPE: The Day Tyke Fought Back
Offbeat  (tags: heartbreaking, senseless murder of Tyke, suffering, escaped )

Simone
- 100 days ago - peta2.com
On August 20, 1994, Tyke--an elephant who had been chained, beaten, and forced to perform in the circus for most of her life--escaped.
Giraffe Kisses Dying Man Goodbye (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, giraffe kisses Mario goodbye, heartwarming, heartbreaking, video )

BarbCat
- 248 days ago - youtube.com
Here is the video that Glenn made of his dying friend being kissed goodbye from a sweet 'Marius' Giraffe. Thank you for sharing, Glenn.
Photo Captures Touching Scene as Dog Mourns Loss of Companion in Arizona
Offbeat  (tags: grief, bonding, two dogs, mourning, adoptions, heartbreaking )

Simone
- 915 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
Willow's Whisper to the World
Offbeat  (tags: willow, starved, emanicated, rescued, loved, memoriam, heartbreaking )

Simone
- 1027 days ago - all-creatures.org
This is all you saw at first, or maybe this is all that your mind could take in at one time -- not a whole picture, but manageable bits and fragments. You saw a large, white shape lumped by the side of the road.
STORY OF OUR HERO HORSE "COCO"
Offbeat  (tags: coco, suffering, abused, horse, sanctuary, memoriam, grief, sadness, heartbreaking, goodbye coco )

Simone
- 1078 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.
Incredible Video of Horse Trying to Will Another Horse Back to Life- VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: bonding, young horse, older companion, dying, protective, heartbreaking, touching )

Simone
- 1208 days ago - ncnewspress.com
This incredible footage taken near Westcliff Colorado shows a two-year-old horse trying to keep its 26-year-old pasture mate alive..
Harrowing Horse Images as Flooded Queensland Reels - Videos
Offbeat  (tags: humans courage, images, horses, stranded, queensland floods, heartbreaking, fighting to save them )

Simone
- 1412 days ago - horsetalk.co.nz
Harrowing pictures of horses fighting for their lives in flood-torn Queensland emerged yesterday, but the extent of animal losses will not be known until floodwaters, which peaked in Brisbane today, subside
A Dog's Eyes Tell a Sad Story
Offbeat  (tags: abused dog, dogs eyes, sadness, heartbreaking, cruelty, adoption, kind heart, images )

Simone
- 1417 days ago - examiner.com
A single image speaks volumes. One image can depict a life of sadness and neglect. One glance at this nameless dog's photo says it all. It says, "I have been ignored and lonely - scared and betrayed". It says, "I am beaten and I am tired, confused
The Dog With Nine Lives
Offbeat  (tags: mia, loved companion, euthanisia, elderly, spinal trouble, heartbreaking, grief survived )

Simone
- 1498 days ago - animals.change.org
When Matt Olivarez of Redford Township, Michigan, was looking for a dog to add to his new family, he found Mia, a Rottweiler who was the only surviving puppy in her litter. She was the perfect family dog, growing up with the two Olivarez boys.
The Dog That Shook the Internet Last Night Is Safe
Offbeat  (tags: heartbreaking, shelter dogs, photo, soleil, rescued, new home, rescuers, internet )

Simone
- 1518 days ago - animalliberationfront.com
Soleil, that is her new name - it means the Sun. This was the soulful picture that hit the web last night. It killed every person that saw it. She is safe now - and is on her way to a new life. She will be seen this morning by vets and then be on her
FDA Video on Melamine
Offbeat  (tags: animals, food, health, video, heartbreaking, recalled pet food )

Borg
- 1623 days ago - truthaboutpetfood.com
Warning: This is a difficult video to watch if you had a pet that suffered or died from the 2007 melamine recall. I did not lose a pet from this recall, but the video was still heartbreaking for me to watch; too many memories. I'm puzzled at why now?
Don't Even Think About It! The Fearless Squirrel Who Fights Off Crows Determined to Eat His Dead Friend
Offbeat  (tags: heartouching, heartbreaking, defending, his dead friend, squirrel, companionship, grief, crows )

Simone
- 1672 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Loyalty among the larger creatures of the animal kingdom is well documented. But faithfulness and friendship from a squirrel? A remarkable video has appeared showing just that, with one scaring off several crows as he protects the dead body of his
In The Leaving
Offbeat  (tags: pigs, slaughtered, their cries, heartbreaking, factory farming )

Simone
- 1694 days ago - all-creatures.org
When the lull struck, a pig caught our attention -- as we did hers. There wasn't any possible way she could have heard us, but maybe she sensed us there on the wall, maybe she saw a shadow we couldn't see, felt a presence we couldn't know we were emitting.
Das Loot: WWII GI Returns Books Taken in Germany Six Decades Ago
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, ww2 vet, interesting, heartbreaking, thoughtful, kindness )

Lone
- 1872 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Robert E. Thomas, 83, breezed into the National Archives on Tuesday with a smile on his face, a white hankie peeking out of his suit coat pocket and an old briefcase containing the two rare books he filched in Germany 64 years ago.
   

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