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Petition #3 (U.S. RESIDENTS ONLY): Overrule New Jersey's Decision to Reinstate the Use of Leghold Traps
Offbeat  (tags: animalcruelty, animalwelfare, fur, trapping, leghold traps, raccoons, opossums, beavers, otters, cats, suffering, pain, death, NJ )

Kathy
- 368 days ago - outlawlegholdtraps.com
Does this look "humane" to you? No matter how the New Jersey Fish and Game Council (FGC), New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) and the New Jersey Fur Harvesters sugarcoat it, a rose by any other name...
The Cost of War In Graphics
Offbeat  (tags: cost of war, UN members, Britain, USA, Iraq, Afghanistan, money, tax dollars, waste, pain, horror, perspective, graphics )

Dandelion
- 401 days ago - demonocracy.info
United States Britain and the UN-Member nations all went into Afghanistan and Iraq to help save the world. This is how much it cost them to Ensure safety for the World. Feel safer? Your tax dollars at work.
Do Animals Feel Pain Like We Do?
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, feel, pain, feelings, complex )

Scooby
- 446 days ago - theconversation.com
Pain is a complex experience involving sensory and emotional components: it is not just about how it feels, but also how it makes you feel.
The Emotional Lives of Rats: Rats Read Pain in Others' Faces
Offbeat  (tags: rats, pets, pain, laboratory, sad news )

Scooby
- 543 days ago - psychologytoday.com
Rats are amazing social beings whom many people love to have as companion animals ("pets").
Loch Lomond A Sad Love Song From Scotland   video
Offbeat  (tags: love, sadness, seperation, pain, suffering )

Yusuf
- 671 days ago - youtube.com
A sad love song
Acupuncture Helps Ailing Animals
Offbeat  (tags: wildanimals, suffering, GoodNews, acupancture, treatment, healing, pain )

Naoko
- 1123 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Bino's back was killing him. He was suffering from scoliosis. He couldn't move his legs -- two of them, anyway -- and his tail just wouldn't swish. What is an albino alligator in that sort of health bind to do? Acupuncture, naturally.
PETA Gets 'Dancing' Shrimp Kicked Off Menu
Offbeat  (tags: peta, restaurants, shrimps, suffering, pain, not dancing, menus, welfare )

Simone
- 2184 days ago - aolnews.com
To diners, it must have seemed like mealtime magic: Squeeze a little lemon on a prawn and watch as it hops up, jumps around and "dances" on the dinner plate.
Seperation, Pain for Koreans Left on Sakhalin
Offbeat  (tags: Korea, Koreans, Japan, Russia, Sakhalin, annexation, Korean Peninsula, nationality, left on Sakhalin, pain, separation, 65 years, World War II, repatriation )

Naoko
- 2225 days ago - asahi.com
Over her life time, she has watched as her nationality switched from Japanese to "stateless" and to Russian as rule over the island and the peninsula changed hands.
Fish Can't Feel Pain? Don't Be So Sure
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, fish, pain )

CherAWAY
- 2311 days ago - animals.change.org
It has long been denied that fish are capable of feeling pain, a conclusion drawn from the idea that they do not have the brain matter required to recognize it. Yet studies done over recent years have done a great deal to challenge these long-held
Experimenters Turn a Smile Upside Down
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, mice, experiments, suffering, pain )

CherAWAY
- 2331 days ago - blog.peta.org
A new study that will probably leave you grimacing in frustration finds that mice make facial expressions when they're in pain.
Aging A-Bomb Survivor Determined to Continue Telling Story to Children Worldwide
Offbeat  (tags: hibakusha, a-bomb, survivor, radiation, storyteller, Nagasaki, children, determination, aging, pain )

Naoko
- 2349 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
"I'm in pain. But the truth about the A-bomb and the survivors must be told to the children of the next generation." So says 89-year-old Kazuko Yamashina, a survivor of the nuclear attack on Nagasaki and n A-bomb "storyteller."
Rant From a Shelter Manager
Offbeat  (tags: homeless animals shelter manager, humans, cruely surrending animals, animal shelters, euthanization, pain, suffering, heartbreak )

Simone
- 2360 days ago - all-creatures.org
Anonymous, posted on craigslist I think our society needs a huge "Wake-up" call. As a shelter manager, I am going to share a little insight with you all...a view from the inside if you will. First off, all of you people who have ever surrendered a pet
Some Like It REALLY HOT
Offbeat  (tags: hot, spice, Malaysia, eateries, levels, chilli, caution, pain, acid imbalance, vomitting, stomach )

Naoko
- 2409 days ago - thestar.com.my
Singaporians have the hots for spicy food but love that is untested remains naive. So some have been subjecting their fiery fervour to trial by fire at a growing number of eateries that offer diffrent levels of spiciness for everything from chicken wings
Fighting Polygamy: Woman Castrates Husband, and Then Kills Him
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, bizarre, pain, troubles, ouch, hurts )

Lone
- 2415 days ago - asianews.it
With a kitchen knife, the woman cuts off her husband's penis, then stabs him to death. His physical abuse and his decision to take a new wife drove her to such action. Polygamy is legal in Bangladesh but is a rapidly waning social practice. Only 10 per
Sheriff: Florida Keys Man Uses Fingers to Puncture Another Man's Testicles During Fight
Offbeat  (tags: testicles, punctured, fight, party, cards, pain, hurts )

Lone
- 2418 days ago - orlandosentinel.com
A Florida Keys man is accused of grabbing another man by his testicles and injuring him during a fight at a Super Bowl party, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.
 

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