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Cat Gets Help For Sick Owner By Knocking On Neighbors' Window
Offbeat  (tags: , , tapping on a window, cats, endangered, GoodNews, protection, rescued, suffering, medicine, prevention, safety, women, europe, GoodNews, investigation, humans, habitat, unusual, pets, performance, photos )

Kelly
- 7 days ago - thedodo.com
Heroes can come in all shapes and sizes. And it just so happens, the hero in this story, Slinky Malinki, is the shape and size of a cat.~THIS IS BABY
Great Animal Rescue or Great Scam? A Complete Guide By Alison Hector ©
Offbeat  (tags: animalcruelty, abused, abuse, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, endangered, dogs, cats, GoodNews, pets, protection, humans, environment, activists, news, usa, americans, education, healthcare, treatment, prevention, safety, medicine, Body-Mind )

Kelly
- 19 days ago - petadvocatesnetwork.org
THEY SOUND SO GOOD BUT WHOA IS THAT A VALID RESCUE GROUP? HOW TO EVALUATE ANIMAL RESCUES CREDIBILITY AND WORTHINESS *READ THIS TO MAKE SURE DONATIONS ARE NOT GOING TO A SCAM*
60 Cases of Female Genital Mutilation Discovered in Swedish School
Offbeat  (tags: Children, EU, Human rights, Medicine, Scandal, Sex, Violence )

Ray
- 30 days ago - rt.com
Up to 60 cases of genital mutilation among elementary school girls have been discovered in Norrköping in eastern Sweden since March, local media reported. Among the cases, 28 girls were subjected to the most severe form of genital mutilation.
Teenager Heads Home After 16-Mo Custody Battle Between Parents and State
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Court, Health, Medicine, Politics, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 32 days ago - rt.com
Justina Pelletier, the Connecticut teenager kept from her family by the Massachusetts government for 16 months as a custody battle raged over her medical care, is finally back at home.
US Veterans Waited 115 Days for Care
Offbeat  (tags: Conflict, Medicine, Military, Scandal, Security, USA, War )

Ray
- 53 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Employees at an Arizona veterans affairs medical centre minimised the reported wait times for veterans to receive care, a new report found. Military veterans at an Arizona hospital waited an average of 115 days for a first appointment,
A SAD DAY AT NOAHS ARK~REST IN PEACE, Sweet Bubbles.
Offbeat  (tags: Bubbles went peacefully to sleep cradled, She knew Love, She was Love, death, dogs, rescued, sadness, suffering, pets, activists, medicine, healthcare, health, family, treatment, protection, prevention, pictures )

Kelly
- 53 days ago - noahs-arks.net
Today has to be one of the hardest days I have experienced in rescue. At 5:26 this evening, I had to say good-bye to BUBBLES. RIP SWEET BABY GIRL
Hillside : Good News About Skye...
Offbeat  (tags: animalwelfare, ethics, protection, healthcare, treatment, medicine, goodnews )

Borg
- 56 days ago - us2.campaign-archive1.com
Following Skye's life-saving colic operation she underwent late on Tuesday night, we are delighted to tell you that she is making such good progress and will be coming back to the Sanctuary tomorrow. The vets there told us that as the 'twisted intestine'
Pesticides Blamed for Spike of Illnesses in Washington State
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Biology, Children, Ecology, Food, Health, Medicine, Science, USA )

Ray
- 69 days ago - rt.com
Washington state health officials are pointing the finger at pesticides as they try to explain the recent surge in illnesses in the central part of the state.
Teacher Has to Resign After Taking Sick Student to the Hospital and Paying Her Bill
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Conflict, Court, Education, Health, Law, Medicine, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 107 days ago - rt.com
A former Red Bank, Tennessee teacher claims she was forced to resign from her position - all for taking a sick student to the doctor and paying the bill.
At Least 1 American Child Is Shot Every Hour - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Arms, Children, Health, Medicine, Security, Shooting, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 173 days ago - rt.com
A recent research estimates over 10,000 under-18s were shot in the US in 2009 - at least one third died. While infants are mostly injured due to firearms mishaps, teenagers are most often victims of criminal armed assaults.
Detroit Rallies for Rescued Dog Found Skinned
Offbeat  (tags: fund raiser available, abuse, activists, americans, sadness, safety, violence, treatment, safety, prevention, medicine, healthcare, health, abused, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, cruelty, protection, sadness, suffering, pets )

Kelly
- 310 days ago - lifewithdogs.tv
Staff at a Garden City rescue group are calling a case of animal abuse one of the worst they've ever seen: a rat terrier was abandoned after being stabbed and partially skinned. Veterinarian Amanda Houk with Patty after her five-hour surgery.
Community Donations Bring Burned Dog Home
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, GoodNews, pets, protection, rescued, sadness, suffering, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, treatment, safety, healthcare, medicine, pictures )

Kelly
- 331 days ago - lifewithdogs.tv
Photo credit to Sharon Cantillon of The Buffalo News After having been surrendered for three months of medical care, Rocsi (pronounced "Roxy") the chocolate Lab is finally going home.
Heartland Virus Is Carried By Ticks
Offbeat  (tags: ticks, disease, health, heartland virus, discovery, research, medicine )

Giana
- 362 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The Heartland virus, a mysterious virus first identified last year in two Missouri farmers, is indeed transmitted to people by ticks, new research suggests.
ACTION NEEDED Disaster Response Fund to Help Protect More Cats
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Kelly
- 419 days ago - getinvolved.alleycat.org
We've all been stirred by the images coming out of Oklahoma. A black and white cat named Panda is rescued from underneath a pile of rubble--terrified, but safe in the arms of her ecstatic owner.
 

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