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Former Rabun County Animal Shelter Director Indicted on 60 Counts -CAUGHT! Now Prosecute!
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, abuse, shelter, animal advocates, abused, cats, pets, protection, ethics, crime, sadness, animal cruelty )

- 1230 days ago -
Lowanda "Peanut" Kilby faces 60 felony counts. Charges filed against Kilby include theft by taking, theft by deception, computer theft and racketeering.
Shelter Puppy Cam Captures 24-7 Cuteness -U-Stream Live
Offbeat  (tags: puppies, shelter, cam, cute, dogs, off-beat, AWW!, funny, animals )

- 1278 days ago -
Ric Browde, a California animal advocate has just launched a feel-good counterpart to all those heartbreaking Sarah McLaughlin commercials. His live-streaming puppy cam is designed to boost your mood, and the number of shelter adoptions.
Meet Stevie Wonder the Blind Piano-Playing Cat - He Is Purr-Fect!
Offbeat  (tags: cat, upbeat, animals, pets, blindCat, feline, piano, shelter, adopt )

- 1451 days ago -
When Stevie, named after the famous blind American singer and pianist, was found he was flea-ridden, suffering from worms, had a hernia in his stomach and both of his eyes were missing.
Give a Cat Toy to a Shelter and Hauspanther Will Double It!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, cats, toys, shelter )

- 1453 days ago -
The cat-conscious website offers a cool deal for those looking to donate cat toys to their favorite shelter.
Animalkind Cat Rescue Slowly Moves Toward Rebuilding
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, shelter )

- 1477 days ago -
After a devastating fire and an outpouring of support, the Hudson, NY, shelter is raising money
Battered By Sandy, NY's Rescue Ink Shelter Seeks Donations
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, storm, shelter )

- 1525 days ago -
The rescue group run by tattooed bikers sets up an Indiegogo page to raise money and rebuild.
Mickey Rourke Is A Stray's Best Friend
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, actors, suffering, shelter )

- 1738 days ago -
Mickey Rourke adopted a stray dog from Romania recently. This week, the news gets even better. Rourke is planning to build a much-needed animal shelter in his pup's homeland, a country with a very large stray population.
A Must-Have Item For When Disaster Strikes
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, shelter, personal shaleter, evacuation, natural disaster, Japan, Noah, odd, business )

- 1936 days ago -
HIRATSUKA, Kanagawa Prefecture - A tiny local factory here is attracting national attention with a spherical-shaped personal evacuation shelter for use in natural disasters.
Help for the Homeless - Humans and Companion Animals
Offbeat  (tags: reports, homeless women, companion animals, welfare, shelter, compassion )

- 2078 days ago -
A study published in the journal Anthrozoos (March 2011) examined the relationship between homeless women and companion animals, illustrating the need for the welfare of both to be considered in homeless shelter services.
Man Left To Raise Baby Son Alone After Tsunami Keeps Searching For Wife
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, Great East Japan Earthquake, missing, baby son, alone, searching, march11, tsunami, rubbles, love, Rikuzentakada City, Iwate Prefecture, tsunami, shelter, sadness, child, family )

- 2079 days ago -
Firmly grasping his 1-year-old son Yuhi, 26-year-old Junishi Kozuchi walks through rubble-filled city of Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, searching for his missing 24-year-old wife, Yuka.
Love Blooms At Shelter As Evacuees And Volunteer Set To Marry
Offbeat  (tags: love, marriage, Minamisanriku, Miyagi, tsunami, evacuee, volunteer, bond, shelter )

- 2088 days ago -
MINAMI-SANRIKU, Miyagi - At a shelter for evacuees in this tsunami-ravaged town, a new bond was formed, leading to a promise of marriage.
Dog Training Facility in Miyagi Keeps Tails Wagging After Tsunami
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, pets, Kesennuma, tsunami, earthquake, free of charge, shelter, home, AnimalWelfare )

- 2109 days ago -
In the wake of the massive earthquake and tsunami that devastated the coastal town of Kesennuma in Miyagi Prefecture on March 11, Yumi Saito, the operator of a dog training facility in the city has been looking after 28 pets free of charge.
Evacuees Taking Shelter in Shut Down Factory Banded Together to Survive
Offbeat  (tags: Tohoku Kanto Earthquake, tsunami, shelter, together, help one another, survive, help, disaster, Iwate, evacuation )

- 2124 days ago -
OFUNATO, Iwate - At a makeshift evacuation shelter here, people who lost homes and loved ones to the March 11 earthquake and tsunami banded together to survive when outside help was cut. They continue to live together and encourage one another now, trying
Bengal Tiger Cubs Live in the Animal Shelter! Photos!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, shelter )

- 2296 days ago -
More than 800 sick and old animals, saved from circuses and animal traffickers, live in the Villa Lorena animal shelter in Colombia. One of the inhabitants, the Bengal tigress, gave birth to three cubs not long ago.
Offbeat  (tags: elderly cat, dear old fellow, rocky, dumped, shelter, adoptions, home )

- 2304 days ago -
In the twilight of their years, pets who have been loving, loyal companions do not ask for much from their human families. They seek only a gentle touch, a warm bed, and the reassurance that the last of their days will be filled with comfort and love.

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