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Acupuncture Helps Ailing Animals
Offbeat  (tags: wildanimals, suffering, GoodNews, acupancture, treatment, healing, pain )

Naoko
- 453 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
- 1514 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
- 1555 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 )

Cher
- 1641 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 )

Cher
- 1661 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
- 1680 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
- 1690 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
- 1740 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
- 1745 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
- 1748 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.
I Love You So...
Offbeat  (tags: horses, friendship, love bonding, saying goodbye, grief, pain )

Simone
- 1815 days ago - rtfitch.wordpress.com
She has tears streaming from her eyes. Her mouth is twisted into a half frown. I have never seen this sort of expression on her before. She always smiles when she is near me, the corners of her mouth turned upwards. This new expression brings me pain
Crabs 'Can Remember Suffering Pain'
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, crabs, lobsters, crustaceans, pain, memory )

Beatrice
- 2070 days ago - theherald.co.uk
Crabs not only suffer pain but can remember being hurt, new research has suggested. Scientists, who made the discovery by submitting hermit crabs to small electric shocks, said it has important implications for crustacean welfare in the food industry.
Crabs Feel Pain, Retain Memory of It, Researchers Say
Offbeat  (tags: crabs, pain, bizarre, interesting, unusual, news )

Gwendolyn
- 2071 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A favored method of preparing fresh crabs is to simply boil them alive. A longstanding related question: Do they feel pain?
Terror and the Terrier
Offbeat  (tags: child abuse, beating, pain, healing, family, children, protection )

Kathy
- 2248 days ago - eurekastreet.com.au
She was only small, but the fox terrier bared its teeth and growled menacingly at us. Its milk-swollen underbelly and protruding teats let us know it had a litter nearby. We kept a wary distance and spoke soothingly to the little mother.
   

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