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Hamster Comes Back From Dead on Good Friday
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, hamster, saved, pet, dead, back to life, humans )

Giana
- 1651 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Lisa Kilbourne-Smith and boyfriend James Davis were looking after the pet hamster, called Tink, for friends when they found her lying lifeless in her cage.
Greyhound Trainer Asks That Dog Be Killed Because of His Gender
Offbeat  (tags: despiable, greyhound trainers, killing dogs, saved, outrage )

Simone
- 1780 days ago - all-creatures.org
Dr. Kirkendall should be applauded for denying the callous request that Pat C Rasputin be killed simply for being a boy. At the same time, this is a sad example of how dog race promoters put personal profit ahead of animal welfare.
Pit Bull Rescues Unconscious Owner From Oncoming Train
Offbeat  (tags: pit bull, train, amaizng, rescue, saved, pet, miracle, sacrifice, animals )

Lindsey
- 1988 days ago - abcnews.go.com
This story made me bawl my eyes out. Just warning you that you might so the same. A Massachusetts pit bull named Lilly took on a freight train last week to save her owner, who collapsed unconscious onto the tracks during a late-night walk in Shirley.
Over 500 Caged Dogs Rescued By Animal Lovers In China
Offbeat  (tags: animals, dogs, cats, China, rescued, saved, good news, happy news, animals, protection, pets, humans )

Lindsey
- 2003 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
More than 500 dogs destined for the slaughterhouse -- and the dinner plate -- were saved when the truck that was transporting them was intercepted by about 200 animal lovers in China last week, China Daily reports.
Watch Fiona's Amazing Journey~Dog Has Sight and Spirit Restored
Offbeat  (tags: dog, Fiona, blind, good news, pets, rescued, video, inspirational, saved )

Lindsey
- 2033 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
This is a beautiful video of a dogs journey from being blind, filthy, and flea-infested, to being able to see again and finding a new, loving home. It made me cry and features one of my favorite Avril Lavigne songs. This is a very touching video.
Puppy Rescued From Drain Pipe VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: puppy, dog, stick, pipe, good news, happy, saved, rescued, animals, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, pets, photos, protection, unusual )

Lindsey
- 2078 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A precocious puppy in Detroit that found itself stuck in a drain pipe for more than 12 hours was liberated Thursday thanks to the efforts of hard-working rescue crews, United Press International reports.
People Vs Spalding: City of Royal Oak Heidi Is Safe
Offbeat  (tags: Heidi, saved, goodnews, pet, doberman pincher )

Barb
- 2083 days ago - ci.royal-oak.mi.us
On Saturday, October 15, 2011 at approximately 5:00 p.m., a 45-year-old Warren resident approached a woman holding two leashed Dobermans outside the Fresh Approach market on Campbell Road in the City of Royal Oak. He asked the woman (the 26-year-old girl
Little Eric's Rescue Story
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, Eric, pig, saved, rescued, pets, photos, environment )

Barb
- 2138 days ago - farmsanctuary.org
When this little piglet was rescued, he was suffering from a joint infection that followed a leg injury he received in the overcrowded conditions he lived in at a local farmer's petting zoo and pumpkin patch. Despite the label of "free range" that some...
Victory! 19 Million Animals a Year Saved .
Offbeat  (tags: peta india, university grants commission, non animal experiments, animals, saved )

Simone
- 2154 days ago - peta.org
Following an extensive campaign by PETA India, Indian universities' top governing body, the University Grants Commission (UGC), is officially recommending that all colleges and universities replace animal dissection and animal experimentation in zoology .
A Guardian Angel Saved My Daughter, Says Father of Tabak's Girlfriend, Who Fears Killer May Have Struck Before
Offbeat  (tags: A, guardian, angel, saved, my, daughter )

Agnes
- 2182 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
They used to regard Vincent Tabak as a potential son-in-law, given that their daughter had excitedly described him as 'the one'. But yesterday the parents of Tanja Morson told of her lucky escape from the 33-year-old Dutchman - jailed on Friday for 20 y
"Manly, Grown Up." New Life of Richard Lynx- VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: baby lynx, saved, rescued from drowning, poland, rehabitated, survied, ndew beginning )

Simone
- 2197 days ago - tvn24.pl
A few weeks ago, Richard lynx, which left her mother, was rescued from drowning. Came under the care of foresters, who dealt with it carefully and zżyli with the animal. - He was our pride and joy - give. Now is the time of separation, however.
It's Tough Being Ginger, Even When You're a Seal -Lonely Pup Shunned By His Colony
Offbeat  (tags: blue eyed ginger seal, russian island, loneliness, rejected, colony, saved, rescued )

Simone
- 2225 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Sitting all alone on a beach, this little seal is an outcast from the colony. Its crime? Having reddish-brown fur and the palest of blue eyes. The rest of its sleek black family took an instant dislike to the ginger pup, leaving it to fend for itself.
Quick-Thinking Principle Saves Students From Tsunami
Offbeat  (tags: children, saved, quick thinking, principle, school building, escaped, tsunami, Miyagi Prefecture, wave, remaind calm, elementary school, Japan, March11, emergency drills )

Naoko
- 2395 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
YAMAMOTO, MIyagi - An elementary school principle's quick thinking saved his students' lives here after march 11's colossal tsunami hit their school building.
Endangered Tiger Cub Nursed Back to Health
Offbeat  (tags: endangered, tiger cub, amur cub, illness, nearly died, recovering, saved )

Simone
- 2500 days ago - upi.com
An endangered Amur tiger cub born at a Pittsburgh zoo that developed a potentially life-threatening infection was nursed back to health, veterinarians say. Veterinarians Tuesday declared the 13-week-old unnamed Siberian tiger, one of approximately 150
Thanksgiving Victory: Pardoned Turkeys Won't Be Destined for Disneyland
Offbeat  (tags: two young turkeys, obama, pardoned, saved, thanksgiving, gardens )

Simone
- 2521 days ago - animals.change.org
Today, over 46 million turkeys will be served as Thanksgiving dinner, but two of those birds can count their lucky stars. At the annual Thanksgiving turkey pardoning ceremony yesterday morning, President Obama spared the lives of a pair of 21-week-old
 

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