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Man Was Sentenced to 99 Years in Prison on Animal Cruelty Charges!
Offbeat  (tags: nick patterson, 99 years in prison, aggravated animal cruelty, animals, crime, humans, society )

- 4 days ago -
Nick Patterson, 30, of Alex City, Alabama, was sentenced to 99 years in prison after pleading guilty to aggravated animal cruelty charges.
Woman Looking At Shelter's Facebook Page Sees Her Cat âEUR" Who's Been Missing 2 Years
Offbeat  (tags: shelters, facebook, missing, animals, cats, humans, photos, society )

- 6 days ago -
Zelitsky immediately commented on the post, trying to figure out if the lost cat was indeed her beloved Jimmy. After messaging back and forth with the shelter, the evidence kept piling up that Jimmy had finally been found.
Mangroves, Coral Reefs Could Cut Flood Insurance Premiums: Lloyd's
Offbeat  (tags: mangroves, insurance, flooding, coral reefs, environment, humans, society, world )

- 7 days ago -
Natural coastal habitats such as mangroves, coral reefs and salt marshes protect communities more effectively against coastal storms than seawalls, and insurers should consider this when pricing flood risk, Lloyd's of London said.
Rescued Moose Comes Back Every Day To Visit The Guy Who Saved Her
Offbeat  (tags: rescued, moose, animals, humans, society )

- 7 days ago -
"The first sight of her was heartbreaking," Plucas, who lives in Lithuania, told The Dodo. "She was starved, dirty, sad, her fur was infested with flies, and she was so terrified of me when she first saw me but was too weak to run away, to even get up
Canadian Activist Acquitted of Criminal Charges for Giving Water to Thirsty Pigs Bound for Slaughter - UPDATE
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, animals, pigs, distress, water, society, world )

- 8 days ago -
In a video of the incident, a pig is seen panting heavily inside the tractor trailer and appears to be in distress as Krajnc asks the driver to give the animal some water. He warns her not to give the animals anything
Cats Can Be Trained as Easily as Dogs: Pet Lovers' Manual
Offbeat  (tags: cats, trained, animals, humans, pets, society )

- 9 days ago -
Cats get a bad reputation as being untrainable, but the science of animal training also works for them.
34 Years Later, Monsanto's Mysterious Mouse Tumor Study Resurfaces
Offbeat  (tags: monsanto, mouse tumor study, animals, humans, society, world )

- 11 days ago -
Call it the case of the mysterious mouse tumor.
Copenhagen Now Suffers From Bicycle Traffic Jams And This Is How It Will Deal With It
Offbeat  (tags: bicycles, copenhagen, denmark, traffic jam, environment, humans, society, world )

- 11 days ago -
Copenhagen has become a city with more bikes than cars. Naturally, that brings a traffic jam problem like no other.
Penguins and Flamingos May Be Added to TorontoâEUR(TM)s Banned Animal List
Offbeat  (tags: penguins, flamingos, toronntoanimals, humans, society )

- 12 days ago -
Torontonians will no longer be able to keep penguins, flamingos or cranes, if a city staff report is approved.
What to Do If You See Someone Selling or Using Glue Traps
Offbeat  (tags: glue traps, rodents, animals, photos, society )

- 12 days ago -
Glue traps are one of the cruellest methods of rodent control. Animals caught in these devices can suffer for days as they frantically try to escape, often tearing off their own skin in the process.
Ban Bottled Water on Western University Campuses *** PETITION ***
Offbeat  (tags: bottled water, western university campuses, environment, humans, society, world )

- 12 days ago -
Bottled water provides consumers with no benefits. Despite the deceptive marketing which we have been the target of for our whole lives, there is no advantage of drinking bottled water.
Scared Shelter Dog Who Couldn't Even Lift Her Head Just Got A New Mom
Offbeat  (tags: dog, rescued, shelter dog, foster home, animals, humans, society )

- 13 days ago -
Annabelle is now resting and recovering in her foster home and loving every minute of it
Tony the Tiger - UPDATE
Offbeat  (tags: Tony the Tiger, animal legal defence fund, animals, humans, society, wildlife )

- 15 days ago -
June 6, 2017: The Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a motion to expedite the hearing, arguing that âEUR" due to TonyâEUR(TM)s health âEUR" he would not be forced to wait until August 21, 2017.
Woman Dedicates Her Life To Rescuing Street Dogs
Offbeat  (tags: rescuing street dogs, animals, dogs, humans, society, world )

- 15 days ago -
When she saw street dogs she couldnâEUR(TM)t take home, she at least made sure they got food and any necessary vet care.

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