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Fur Real: Wannabe Rabbit and Cat Cuddlers Flood City With Applications
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cuddles, Toronto )

Jeri
- 43 days ago - toronto.citynews.ca
The Toronto Animal Services put out a request for volunteers to cuddle its rabbits and cats and more than 900 residents responded.
The City Of Toronto Is Recruiting People To Cuddle Cats And Bunnies And No We're Not Joking
Offbeat  (tags: volunteers, Toronto, cuddles, cats, bunnies )

Jeri
- 43 days ago - narcity.com
Yup, in the best job ever, Toronto Animal Services is looking for people to play and snuggle up to their cats and rabbits.
Raccoon on Subway Stops Torontonians in Their Tracks
Offbeat  (tags: racoon, subway, toronto, tracks, commuters, subway tunnel. TTC, Delays, animals, bizarre, humans, society )

Lone
- 74 days ago - cbc.ca
Toronto commuters were stopped in their tracks Friday morning when an intrepid raccoon made its way into the subway tunnel, causing TTC to delay service.
Toronto Bank Branch Closed After Raccoon Family Moves in, Damages the Place
Offbeat  (tags: racoons, canada, bank, toronto, animals, business, humans, unusual, world )

Lone
- 144 days ago - cbc.ca
Canada's largest bank says a family of raccoons is responsible for shutting down a branch in Toronto's west end.
Heat Warning in Effect for Toronto as Humidex Approaches 40 This Weekend
Offbeat  (tags: toronto, heat warning, Heat Wave, humidex, environment, interesting, unusual )

Lone
- 150 days ago - cbc.ca
Toronto is under its first heat warning of the summer and it came just minutes before the start of fall.
âEUR~CatiosâEUR(TM) Allow Cats to Enjoy Outdoors Safely
Offbeat  (tags: catios, toronto, DIY, protecting pets, dead, animals, cats, environment, humans, protection )

Lone
- 169 days ago - thestar.com
Pet owners are making DIY enclosures to protect their pets as alarming numbers of cats are found dead in the city of Toronto.
The SNYP (Spay Neuter Your Pet) Mobile Clinic
Offbeat  (tags: Spay neuter your pet, SNYP, toronto, Animal services, mobile clinic, animals, humans, goodnews )

Lone
- 174 days ago - www1.toronto.ca
Toronto Animal Services' SNYP (spay/neuter your pet) Mobile Clinic is reaching out to pet owners who are in low income households, who may otherwise not be able to afford traditional veterinarians.
No Straws Toronto
Offbeat  (tags: toronto, no plastic straws, restaurants )

Lone
- 176 days ago - blogto.com
The anti-straw movement has been spreading across restaurants and bars around the world since at least 2015, when marine researchers shared disturbing footage of a sea turtle with a plastic straw lodged up its nose on YouTube
How Coffee Grinds Could Save Refugee Lives - WITH PETITIONcoffee Gr
Offbeat  (tags: coffee grinds, donations, coffee shops, toronto, humans, interesting, society, world )

Lone
- 237 days ago - globalcitizen.org
Currently, the UT students are collecting coffee grind donations from three coffee shops in Toronto, but they are hoping to expand this collection once they can increase Moto production.
Have Your Say About Prohibited Animals in Toronto
Offbeat  (tags: survey, prohibited animals, toronto )

Lone
- 298 days ago - cityoftoronto.fluidsurveys.com
Survey Residents of the Toronto area!
Andrew Peek - Do the Right Thing --- PETITION ----
Offbeat  (tags: andrew peek, toronto, building, eviction notice, protection )

Lone
- 306 days ago - change.org
Immediately upon purchasing the building, eviction notices were served to all the tenants, in order to begin construction on a 'boutique hotel'.
Toronto the Birthplace of Hairless Sphynx Cat
Offbeat  (tags: toronto, hairless spynx cat, animals, bizarre, interesting, unusual )

Lone
- 559 days ago - cbc.ca
Original hairless feline named Prune born in the 1960s among otherwise normal, furry litter of kittens
One Fugitive Capybara Caught, One to Go
Offbeat  (tags: toronto, high park zoo, capybaras, animals, environment, news, photos, wildlife )

Lone
- 616 days ago - thestar.com
The hunt for the second capybara still continues.
Women-Only Ride-Sharing Service Coming to Toronto
Offbeat  (tags: woman only ride-sharing, toronto, local entrepreneur, safety for women, taxi service, business, humans, protection, women )

Lone
- 631 days ago - metronews.ca
Local entrepreneur says the company is responding to the need for safety for women using the taxi service
 

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