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Hillside Steps in as Major Rescue Is Mounted to Help Abandoned Horses and Ponies...
Offbeat  (tags: cruelty, Horses, death, investigation, sadness, suffering, crime, safety, protection, habitat )

- 5 days ago -
In the last few days we have received a new wave of calls pleading with us to help, as news circulated that council officials had seized 49 illegally abandoned horses on the common and were desperately trying to rehome them in order to avoid a further...
Cat Gets Help For Sick Owner By Knocking On Neighbors' Window
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- 10 days ago -
Heroes can come in all shapes and sizes. And it just so happens, the hero in this story, Slinky Malinki, is the shape and size of a cat.~THIS IS BABY
Phoenix: From Abuse to Adoption
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, dogs, protection, suffering, cruelty, rescued, adoption )

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- 22 days ago -
A terribly disturbed human being had intentionally poured BOILING WATER on this sweet dog's head. Like molten lava, it dripped and swirled around her ears, down her back and around her sides.
China's Threat to Wild Tigers
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- 26 days ago -
The demise of the tiger, the world's most endangered big cat, was hastened by demand for traditional Chinese medicine, which ascribed healing properties to nearly every part of the cat, from whiskers to tail.
Offbeat  (tags: animals, dogs, protection, suffering )

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- 28 days ago -
Peter. His name echoes in my head and heart for so many reasons. I have rescued so many of these tormented beagles from laboratories, but Peter has broken my heart more than any other.
A New Life Ahead for An Abused Battery Hen
Offbeat  (tags: abused battery hen, imprisoned, suffering, rescued, loved, safe, new life )

- 38 days ago -
In her short time on earth, this gentle hen had endured more suffering than most people will know in a lifetime. But in this moment, her days as nothing more than a 'battery hen' were officially over
Miami Model Arrested for Torturing, Killing Animals in Bizarre 'Crush' Videos
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, animalcruelty, death, crime, investigation, killed, sadness, suffering, bizarre )

- 45 days ago -
The acts of animal cruelty shown in the videos are so bizarre and grotesque that even her defense lawyer, Theodore Mastos called them "disgusting."
Animals Asia Vets Race Against the Clock to Save 130 Moon Bears (PHOTOS)
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- 47 days ago -
The commercial bear bile and paw trade is driving many of Asia's most precious bear species to near extinction. This cruel and frankly, unusual, trade is driven by the traditional belief that bear bile has rare medicinal properties.
A Dying Stray Dog Was Granted His Last Wish...And It Was Truly Beautiful!
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- 54 days ago -
The dog, named Ol Boy by the organization is taken to a veterinarian who gives his rescuers the grim news--the dog, suffering from multiple ailments including tick fever and possibly cancer is dying. The rescuers decide to make the dying dog's last days
Offbeat  (tags: Bubbles went peacefully to sleep cradled, She knew Love, She was Love, death, dogs, rescued, sadness, suffering, pets, activists, medicine, healthcare, health, family, treatment, protection, prevention, pictures )

- 56 days ago -
Today has to be one of the hardest days I have experienced in rescue. At 5:26 this evening, I had to say good-bye to BUBBLES. RIP SWEET BABY GIRL
From Flames to Freedom: Lubcho, the Dog Without a Home
Offbeat  (tags: animals, dogs, suffering, protection, environment )

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- 58 days ago -
Bulgaria is a country that boasts spectacular beauty and a fascinating culture. Sadly, it also has a massive population of stray dogs. In villages, towns, and the backstreets of cities, stray dogs rummage through bins, sleep in the cold, and
Three Bears Rescued From Life as Dancing Bears (PHOTOS)
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- 66 days ago -
Three former "dancing bears" had more to worry about than Goldilocks eating their porridge. They each suffered immensely at the hands of human profit. Each of the young bears were captured from the wild and pierced with a hot needle through their muzzle,
After 14 Years in Captivity, Tony the Truck Stop Tiger May Remain a Prisoner
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- 69 days ago -
Still, the question remains: why is half the legislative body of Louisiana supporting the continued confinement of a wild animal?
Down With Captivity! Join Marine Activists in Worldwide Protest to Empty the Tanks
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- 76 days ago -
Empty the Tanks is a global awareness campaign, but it isn't a radical one, as Greenhalgh points out on the campaign's website. She understands that not all captive marine mammals can be released into the wild, however she believes that "those that are

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