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Japan Teen Murder Accused 'Kept Cat's Head in Fridge'
Offbeat  (tags: society, crime, illness, violence, death, Japan murder, teen )

Naoko
- 20 days ago - japantoday.com
Tokyo (AFP) -- A 16-year-old Japanese schoolgirl who allegedly confessed to decapitating a classmate kept a severed cat head in her refrigerator, a report said Tuesday.
A Mosquito-Repellent Newspapaer in Sri Lanka
Offbeat  (tags: prevention, illness, disease, mosquito-repellent, Sri Lanka, newspapers )

Naoko
- 31 days ago - ozy.com
Earlier this year, advertising powerhouse Leo Burnett in Sri Lanka partnered with the Sinhala-language newspaper Mawbima in a campaign to fight dengue fever. Together they created what could be the world's first mosquito-repellent newspaper .
Sick Dog Reunited With Family After Allegedly Being Kept Alive By Vet for Blood Transfusions
Offbeat  (tags: illness, sick dog, used, blood transfustion, outrage, returned home, investigation )

Simone
- 117 days ago - dogheirs.com
A long-running veterinary clinic in Texas is under investigation after a family claims that instead of euthanizing their sick dog, the vet secretly kept him alive for blood transfusions.
Tiger, Zebra and Snake Die in English Circuses
Offbeat  (tags: circus animals, sadness, tiger, snake, zebra, investigation, abuse, illness, risks, safety )

Borg
- 187 days ago - us6.campaign-archive1.com
Neeka the tiger was one of the big cats used by Tom Duffy's circus in Ireland. Photos of her performing in the big top were highlighted as part of CAPS' "Ring of Cruelty II" investigation into Irish circuses, carried out in 2012. In August 2013
Pomegranate Seeds In Frozen Berry Mix Suspect To Be Cause Of Hepatitis A Outbreak
Offbeat  (tags: illness, warning, ethics, food )

Marty
- 449 days ago - redorbit.com
An acute hepatitis A outbreak that has caused at least 30 people across five states to fall ill has been linked to a blend of frozen berries and pomegranates sold in the US by Costco, various media outlets have reported.
UPDATE WONDERFUL NEWS UPDATE Nestlé‏
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, destruction, endangered, habitat, GoodNews, nature, humans, protection, world, health, healthcare, illness, disease, drugs, Body-Mind-Spirit, medicine, prevention, safety, risks, treatment, business, lies, money, dishonesty, corruption, cove )

Kelly
- 488 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
WE HELPED TO MAKE THIS A REAL. The petition is still open if you would like to sign it or share it. SEE THE PETITION SITE FOR THE FULL WONDERFUL UPDATE
Cat Detects Owner's Brain Aneurysm
Offbeat  (tags: health, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, protection, safety, treatment, warning, disease, cats, protection, pets, endangered, rescued, performance )

Kelly
- 488 days ago - petside.com
Noah, an orange and white tabby, began obsessing over his owner's head last year. In an interview with The Northern Virginia Daily, Janet Batten says, "He constantly smelled my head on the right side, in the front, and in my eye and in my nose.
Greenwash: To Mislead, Cover Up, or Gloss Over Damaging Facts By Appealing to Environmental Values.
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, torture, information, protection, society, safety, business, animals, pets, illness, research, prevention, healthcare, health, treatment, safety, medicine, death, disease, drugs, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, cruelty, death, killed, killing, s )

Kelly
- 491 days ago - peta.org
With this goal, many people donate, totaling millions of dollars each year to organizations that say they are working to protect the environment and wildlife. But how much do we really know about these organizations and their activities?
A Round of Applause for These 4 Pioneers in Sustainable Food
Offbeat  (tags: Growing Green Awards, celebrate the farmers, business owners, healthcare, health, family, Body-Mind-Spirit, interesting, prevention, illness, safety, protection, nutrition, treatment, diet, food, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, GoodNews, Sustainabililty, c )

Kelly
- 501 days ago - care2.com
Last week, NRDC announced the winners of the 2013 Growing Green Awards. These awards celebrate the farmers, business owners, and bold thinkers who are transforming America's food system. Each one of them has pioneered ways to provide food that nourishes
ACTION NEEDED Demand India Protect Old-Growth and Abandon Coal
Offbeat  (tags: coal, clearing its natural ecosystems, protection, safety, society, world, interesting, environment, animals, healthcare, family, illness, prevention, protection, safety, risks, treatment, health, environment, disease, death, medicine, sadness, suffering, s )

Kelly
- 506 days ago - forests.org
Yet India is heading towards social and ecological collapse unless it stops burning coal and clearing its natural ecosystems, especially important old-growth forest remnants.
Old Man and His Dog Find An Angel at Their Door - Kansas City Animal Advocacy | Examiner.Com
Offbeat  (tags: cancer, health, illness, humans, GoodNews, humans, ethics, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, pets, GoodNews, unusual, news, odd, off-beat, health, dogs, pictures, interesting )

Dianne Ly
- 549 days ago - examiner.com
Imagine being 70-years-old, having cancer and that cancer took all your money and left you in a home with no working utilities or food? You are too weak to even keep up your lawn let alone have the money or strength to fix the broken windows and door..
End Child Slavery Now
Offbeat  (tags: business, consumers, dishonesty, cover-up, humans, lies, law, marketing, money, children, death, disease, drugs, health, illness, prevention, protection, risks, safety, children, crime, business )

Kelly
- 707 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Every child deserves to grow up in a safe environment. Sadly, 126 million children work in dirty, dangerous and degrading jobs, including 1.2 million children who are trafficked worldwide.
Don't Abandon 9/11 First Responders
Offbeat  (tags: cancer, Body-Mind-Spirit, health, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, safety, treatment )

Kelly
- 713 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
September 11th 2001, first responders raced into contaminated rubble and toxic air to mount a truly heroic rescue effort. More than a decade later, those 9/11 first responders are still facing the devastating health effects of those rescue efforts.
Sassy of Big Cat Rescue Recovering
Offbeat  (tags: sassy, caracals, unwell, illness, surgery, recovering, big cat rescue sancatuary )

Simone
- 1064 days ago - petside.com
Lucky are the beautiful wild cats that live at Big Cat Rescue, one of the most popular and beautifully structured big cat sanctuaries in the United States.
Over Half Of Quake Survivors Still Living In Shelters
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, Tohoku Kanto Earthquake, Great East Japan Earthquake, survivors, shelters, more than half, poll, health, illness )

Naoko
- 1169 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
More than half those affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake are still living in shelters, with many having no prospects of earning a living, a Mainichi Shimbun poll has shown.
 

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