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Calgary Man Fights Off Coyote in Living Room With Vacuum
Offbeat  (tags: coyote, living room, vacuum cleaner, Calgary, animals, bizarre, humans, off-beat, safety, society, wildlife )

Lone
- 8 hours ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
A four-legged visitor got a little too close for comfort to a Calgary family earlier this week.
Hero Pit Bull Saves Boy From Bee Swarm
Offbeat  (tags: pit bull, boy, bee swarm, attacked, swarm of bees, Oregon, children, dogs, humans, pets, protection, safety )

Lone
- 17 hours ago - abc7.com
A family's pit bull is being called a hero for dragging a little boy to safety after he was attacked by a swarm of bees near his Oregon home.
He Could Go to Jail for Defending Workers
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Wendy
- 1 day ago - action.laborrights.org
Andy Hall,a British citizen,Thai company called Natural Fruit. Hall found serious rights abuses at one of Natural Fruit's pineapple canning factories, including child labor, illegally low wages, confiscation of identity documents, harrassment.......>
Couple Rescues Prairie Dog Too Fat To Get Out of Hole
Offbeat  (tags: Prairie dog, rescue, animals, humans, off-beat, safety, wildlife )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
VIDEO - Then, he scurries away.
Whoa! - Hello Kitty Is Not a Cat and Never Has Been Company Insists
Offbeat  (tags: business, culture, design, funny, humans, interesting, odd, off-beat, society, world, bizarre, children, business, culture, design, funny, humans, humor, interesting, off-beat, society, unusual, world )

Caree
- 2 days ago - news.msn.com
Hello Kitty is not a cat, the company behind Japan's global icon of cute insisted Thursday, despite an uproar from Internet users who spluttered: "But she's got whiskers!" The moon-faced creation that adorns everything from pencil cases to pyjamas isn't a
Rare Blue Lobster Caught in Maine
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Caree
- 4 days ago - news.msn.com
A Maine lobsterman says one of his traps caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster. Miss Meghan Lobster Catch company caught the curious creature in Scarborough around 10:45 a.m. Saturday. LaPlante and daughter Meghan were hauling traps when
Lonely Cat and Stray Become Fast Friends
Offbeat  (tags: activists, americans, family, humans, interesting, sadness, safety, women, GoodNews, cats, animalcruelty, protection, rescued, pets, sadness, suffering, animalwelfare, food, news, pictures, safety )

Kelly
- 5 days ago - catchannel.com
The loud cries in the middle of the night woke up the couple. As soon as they put the outdoor light on, the cries stopped. This continued for a couple of nights, until the couple decided to get a flashlight, go outside and wait for the cries again.~KITTY
Cassidy, the Three-Legged Hero
Offbeat  (tags: women, pets, off-beat, news, interesting, humans, dogs, americans, children, pictures, safety, performance, CoolStuff, health, healthy, travel, animalwelfare, suffering, rescued, GoodNews )

Kelly
- 6 days ago - dogchannel.com
Why it is so important to offer your services to your local rescue as a foster. Cassidy, a 5-year-old Shetland Sheepdog-Australian Shepherd mix was found by the side of the road, buried under piles of litter. ~ THIS IS BABY
Terminally Ill Girl Gets Puppy After Internet Scam
Offbeat  (tags: animals, business, children, crime, culture, goodnews, humans, off-beat, pets, society )

Lone
- 6 days ago - abc7.com
A terminally ill girl now has a puppy after her mother tried to buy one from an online ad, but was scammed instead.
Cow Spotted Riding in a Tiny Car
Offbeat  (tags: animals, bizarre, culture, funny, humans, society, unusual, cow, tiny car, Kazakhstan car )

Lone
- 7 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
VIDEO - This viral video from Kazakhstan shows a rickety green car transporting a cow in the back seat!
Giant Rubber Duck Floats Into Los Angeles Port to Join Tall Ships Festival - Video
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Caree
- 7 days ago - ph.news.yahoo.com
Sure to bring a smile to your day..The giant bathtub toy at six-stories tall - the largest in the world, is part of an art installation by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman. Since 2007, the gigantic duckie has called at ports and harbors across the globe.
Video Incredible Moment Firefighters Perform Mouth-to-Mouth CPR on a Koala
Offbeat  (tags: koala, firefighters, mouth-to-mouth resurection, cpr, animals, bizarre, humans, off-beat, society, wildlife )

Lone
- 7 days ago - abc7.com
Chances are you've had to learn about CPR or mouth-to-mouth resuscitation during a work orientation or health class. But did you ever think you'd need to practice it on a koala?
Weird and Wacky Facts About All 50 States - Video
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Caree
- 8 days ago - msnvideo.msn.com
Do you know which state features mashed potato wrestling matches? How about the state where you're never more than 6 miles from a lake? Find out if they're yours.
VIDEO - Playful Beluga Whale Teases Kids
Offbeat  (tags: beluga whale, kids, mammal, animals, children, culture, humans, off-beat, society )

Lone
- 8 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Watch their brilliant reaction as the mischievous mammal then turns his back on the pair, pretending to have forgotten about them, only to turn around and startle them again and again
Rabbit Colony Takes Over Garson Neighbourhood
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Lone
- 8 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
A cute and cuddly creature has become a nuisance to some in a Sudbury neighbourhood, after a couple released a herd last spring.
 

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