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Tiger, Zebra and Snake Die in English Circuses
Offbeat  (tags: circus animals, sadness, tiger, snake, zebra, investigation, abuse, illness, risks, safety )

- 648 days ago -
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
Community Areas of Dogster and Catster to Close March 3
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- 659 days ago -
It is with a heavy heart that we announce that we will be closing the Community areas of Catster and Dogster in March.
Video:We Can't All Be Extroverts. Just Ask This Once Painfully Shy, Famous, Talented Introvert.
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, americans, children, child, education, ethics, humans, media, society, sadness, performance, interesting, unusual, safety, arts )

- 675 days ago -
Adam Mordecai Introverted "Glee" cast member and dancing machine Harry Shum Jr. was bullied as a kid for being different.
Hillside Christmas Rescues...
Offbeat  (tags: rescued, foal, horses, deer, wildlife, protection, abused, sadness, healthconditions, safety )

- 698 days ago -
Our second rescued Chinese water deer this Christmas, Horse Rescue Update... Only yesterday, in a separate case, the staff at Hillside Shire Horse Sanctuary, at West Runton, went out to collect another abandoned foal - the third one they've taken in,
A Sad Ending...RIP Lloyd and Leila, We All Tried So Hard to Save You.
Offbeat  (tags: Lloyd and Leila, Stepney City Farm, Hillside, cows, sadness, slaughter, pets, killed, law, death )

- 713 days ago -
We've just heard that Stepney City Farm have now killed Lloyd and Leila, the two friendly pet cows that we had offered a home to here at Hillside Animal Sanctuary. Very Sad News
Visit Jimmy Jones Photography and His Gallery of 832F Photos.
Offbeat  (tags: animalcruelty, AnimalWelfare, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, environment, extinction, ethics, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, sadness, investigation, killing, killed, unusual, pictures, photos )

- 719 days ago -
The photographer Jimmy Jones has generously shared this photo of 832f with us and has a gallery of pictures of her that he took prior to her killing.
Please Help Bears Forced To Perform! TAKE ACTION!
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, animals, cruelty, ethics, sadness, society, wildlife )

- 719 days ago -
James and Tepa Hall force bears to perform degrading tricks while dressed and muzzled. When they aren't "performing" they live in tiny cells that get as hot as 96 degrees. The USDA has cited them, but done nothing. Please email venues to not book them!
Video:Jackie Evancho -To Believe
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- 722 days ago -
A talented young lady with a song that expresses what faith should mean.
Video: Fancy Chef Cooks Up Yummy Meals For Less Than A Dollar, And His Life Lessons Are Delish
Offbeat  (tags: americans, children, celebrity, culture, ethics, health, GoodNews, interesting, religion, sadness, safety, society, usa, diet, safety, protection, nutrition, health, food, family, off-beat, unusual )

- 730 days ago -
Ray Flores I'm not a deeply religious man, but I can respect someone willing to shun a six-figure career to just serve.
Video:You Might Know Him For His Music, But There Is A Lot More To Know. And It Might Surprise You.
Offbeat  (tags: celebrity, children, culture, women, violence, society, rights, sadness, freedoms, ethics, family, unusual, performance, arts, health, interesting, news )

- 731 days ago -
Alana Karsch We all know there's more to rock stars than what they wear (flannel) and their biggest hits ("Smells Like Teen Spirit," for sure). But Kurt Cobain is about to say a few things that you might not have expected to hear from a punk rock guy.
A Tornado Destroys a Family's Home, But It Spares Their Dog
Offbeat  (tags: animaladvocates, dogs, goodnews, rescued, death, news, sadness, funny, pets, pictures )

- 737 days ago -
This was heartwarming to hear that an older, and valued member of the family was actually spared miraculously from the Tornado that destroyed the city, but after losing everything they own, they're now also facing incredible veterinary bills!
Video:7 Cowardly Words From A Totally Sexist Stranger Sparked This Courageous Response
Offbeat  (tags: women, violence, usa, society, safety, sadness, rights, media, law, freedoms, ethics, culture, crime, children, abuse, americans, child, dishonesty, arts, off-beat, unusual )

- 757 days ago -
Melissa Gilkey Dear man on the bus, It is NEVER OK to say this to a woman. Or anyone else for that matter. Oh, and? You're pathetic. Not yours, Melissa
Police Office Finds Squirrel on Dollar Store, Responds With Lethal Force
Offbeat  (tags: squirrel, police, death, force, sadness, humans, kill )

- 769 days ago -
On September 27, 2013, Mountain City, Tenn., police got a call from an employee of the local Dollar General about a squirrel in the store. The employee had tried unsuccessfully several times to get the disruptive animal out of the store.
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 )

- 807 days ago -
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.

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