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Is Your Cat An Old Soul?
Offbeat  (tags: Catsters, karma-old-soul-cats, in tune with feelings, sad, happy, ill health )

Barb
- 130 days ago - catster.com
My cats are in tune with my feelings -- they know when I'm feeling blue and when I need some love. Some cats seem to be more in tune with certain things than other cats. Do you have a cat that you'd call an "old soul"? I do.
Robin Williams Dead -- Commits Suicide
Offbeat  (tags: humans, unusual, news, society, sad, actor )

Marty
- 137 days ago - tmz.com
According to the Marin County Sheriff's Office ... authorities found William's body inside his home. They say he was found unresponsive.
Glastonbury's Abandoned Dog Named After Dolly Parton
Offbeat  (tags: Dolly Parton, dog, abandoned, sad, humans )

Giana
- 171 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Singer Dolly Parton has sent out a message about "Dolly" the Galsto dog. Important message to cruel animal owners!
Mysterious Black and White Photo Found in Stray Dog's Collar
Offbeat  (tags: stray dog, collar, photo, old, mysterious, sad )

Giana
- 338 days ago - gma.yahoo.com
One stray dog found in Greenville, S.C., has posed quite a mystery for the local animal shelter that took him in.
Lindsey Vonn Adopts Shelter Dog With a Bum Knee
Offbeat  (tags: sports, adoption, dog, injury, sad, happy )

Giana
- 351 days ago - grindtv.com
Day after she announces withdrawal from Winter Olympics because of a bum knee, America's downhill skiing sweetheart takes in an unwanted dog
Outrage Grows in India as Temple Stampede Toll Hits 115
Offbeat  (tags: asia, India, temple, stampede, deaths, sad, police )

Naoko
- 438 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
RATANGARH - Outrage mounted in India Monday after at least 115 devotees were crushed to death or drowned near a Hindu temple, the site of another deadly stampede only seven years ago.
Farewell to Homer the Blind Wonder Cat
Offbeat  (tags: pets, news, sad, cats )

Zora
- 487 days ago - catster.com
Gwen Cooper's memoir, "Homer's Odyssey," inspired the world. Last week Homer was released from his suffering after a long illness.
Heartbreaking Video Shows the Effects of Leaving a Child in a Hot Car
Offbeat  (tags: baby, hot car, parents, suffering, death, video, education, humans, sad, summer )

Giana
- 488 days ago - trutv.com
This heartwrenching video shows how such a scenario can unfold, and how quickly a small child can lose consciousness and die when left alone in a hot vehicle. And, the film reminds us, it's not just drunks and junkies who are susceptible.
Bucks Co. Firefighters Say Farewell to Beloved Firehouse Dog
Offbeat  (tags: dog, firefighters, farewell, sad, humans, death )

Giana
- 502 days ago - news.yahoo.com
It's an emotional weekend for firefighters in Buck County as their beloved firehouse dog will be put down.
Dog Stays With Family Who Died on Hiking Trail | MNN - Mother Nature Network
Offbeat  (tags: humans, animals, hiking trip, family dog, sad, loyalty, death )

Tamara
- 696 days ago - mnn.com
A Missouri hiking trip turned deadly for an Air Force veteran and his two sons when the weather rapidly changed, but Bear, their 4-month-old Labrador, never left their side. While on an anniversary trip with his wife, David Decareaux, 36, and his sons,
77-Year-Old Japanese Man Asks US Mayor to Look for Items Lost in Tsunami
Offbeat  (tags: sad, tsunami, Japan, unusual, interesting, humans, off-beat )

Carrie
- 843 days ago - usnews.nbcnews.com
The mayor of a small Washington state city told The Daily World newspaper that he was surprised when he received a postcard from a 77-year-old man in Japan asking him to look out for items he lost in the tsunami a year and a half ago.
Woman Burns Down 3,500 Year Old Tree In Florida
Offbeat  (tags: destruction, green, trees, fire, Senator tree, burned, sad, environment )

Lindsey
- 1030 days ago - wftv.com
The tree was believed to be the fifth oldest tree in the world and the largest bald cypress tree. It was 118 feet tall with a diameter of approximately 18 feet. It was named after Senator M. O. Overstreet who donated the tree.
Whitney Houston Dies At Age 48
Offbeat  (tags: Whitney Houston, singer, music, sad, dies, death, unknown, bizarre, news, odd, off-beat, unusual )

Lindsey
- 1049 days ago - foxnews.com
Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48. Rest in peace Whitney, we will miss you.
World's Oldest Dog Dies At 26 Years Old
Offbeat  (tags: old age, dog, sad, animals, bizarre, news, pets, pictures, protection, unusual )

Lindsey
- 1115 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The world's oldest dog passed away on Monday afternoon at his home in Sakura, Japan.
700-Pound Woman Makes a Career Out of Eating -- a Lot
Offbeat  (tags: women, society, health, obesity in america, sad, culture )

Carrie
- 1266 days ago - jobs.aol.com
Donna Simpson, a single mom in New Jersey, weighs 700 pounds and is trying to gain an additional 300 pounds so that she can claim and hold the Guinness World Records' title of World's Most Obese Woman.
 

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