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Disabled Turtle Finds Romance After Being Fitted With Custom Skateboard
Offbeat  (tags: animals, GoodNews, treatment, turtle, mating )

Tom
- 2051 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A disabled turtle is using her new set of wheels to get around in more ways than one. Officials at the Jerusalem Zoo say the 10-year-old spurred tortoise has begun mating since being fitted with a custom skateboard to overcome paralysis of her hind legs.
CHINESE ADMIT FEEDING PRISONERS TO TILAPIA
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Suzybell
- 1828 days ago - satirepatch.blogspot.com
THOSE TASTY AND BUDGET FRIENDLY FROZEN TILAPIA PACKS WE ALL GET AT WALMART are the perfect grocery item, it seems. Fish is good for you, and the price is right. However, most people probably do not realize that part of the good deal involves workers at C
ACTION NEEDED Don't Drown Out Dolphins' Voices! Stop Dangerous Seismic Testing
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, world, protection, oceans, nature, conservation, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, safety, prevention, treatment, health, sadness, suffering, endangered, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, conservation, environment, wildlife, cruelty )

Kelly
- 320 days ago - takepart.com
Loud seismic testing will hurt dolphins and whales, leading to hearing loss and even death. Tell President Obama that this proposed testing will have grave consequences for these amazing creatures.
No Baby Shoes, No Restaurant Service -- ParentDish TAKE POLL !!!
Offbeat  (tags: baby girl, unfair, treatment, Burger King, food, service )

BarbKnigh
- 1715 days ago - theparentdish.com
No shoes, no shirt, no service. That means you, baby. Do you think Burger King was right to eject 6 month old Kaylin? Take the poll.
ACTION NEEDED Demand India Protect Old-Growth and Abandon Coal
Offbeat  (tags: coal, clearing its natural ecosystems, protection, safety, society, world, interesting, environment, animals, healthcare, family, illness, prevention, protection, safety, risks, treatment, health, environment, disease, death, medicine, sadness, suffering, s )

Kelly
- 375 days ago - forests.org
Yet India is heading towards social and ecological collapse unless it stops burning coal and clearing its natural ecosystems, especially important old-growth forest remnants.
Asian Elephant Cured In Rehab of Heroin Addiction
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, elephant, heroin, treatment, unusual )

Tom
- 2051 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
An Asian elephant that became addicted to heroin will return home after a three-year rehab program. The 4-year-old male Asian elephant became addicted after he was captured by smugglers along the Chinese-Myanmar border in March 2005.
Demand Ball Memorial Hospital Stop Discriminating Against LGBT Patients
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Tarequl
- 1273 days ago - change.org
On July 18th, transgender woman Erin Vaught made a trip to the emergency room at Ball Memorial Hospital. She was coughing up blood and expected treatment for a lung condition.
Fight Back Against 'Bad Eggs' and Our Rotten Food System! TAKE ACTION !!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, food, illness, treatment, eggs, law, ethics, safety )

Borg
- 1325 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
Please instruct all the grocery stores and supermarkets in your company to stop doing business with Jack DeCoster or his business associates, the egg producer responsible for the current Salmonella outbreak that has sickened hundreds.
Marijuana Vending Machines
Offbeat  (tags: drugs, health, interesting, treatment, medicine, humans, humor, odd, organic, off-beat )

Suzybell
- 2273 days ago - cnn.com
A herbal nutrition center will allow patients to get prescription marijuana from a vending machine. Affiliate KCAL reports.
Mystery Condition Leaves Hedgehog With No Spines
Offbeat  (tags: animals, hedgehog, treatment, illness, unusual, odd, hospital, medicine )

Tom
- 1858 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
An animal hospital is appealing for help to fix a hedgehog with no spines. Experts are baffled by his condition, which has caused his skin to dry and his spines to fall out. Practitioners of alternative medicine are asked to suggest possible remedies.
Detroit Rallies for Rescued Dog Found Skinned
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Kelly
- 215 days ago - lifewithdogs.tv
Staff at a Garden City rescue group are calling a case of animal abuse one of the worst they've ever seen: a rat terrier was abandoned after being stabbed and partially skinned. Veterinarian Amanda Houk with Patty after her five-hour surgery.
Endangered Crane's Beak Regenerated After Treatment
Offbeat  (tags: endangered, Siberian crane, broken beak, regenerated, treatment, Tama Zoological Park )

Naoko
- 782 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A Siberian crane's beak, which had been broken last year during a scuffle between two birds at a Tokyo zoo, has completely grown back, marking the first such case at a Japanese zoo.
Endangered Snow Leopards Get a Helping Hand From An Unlikely Place
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Kelly
- 304 days ago - care2.com
The endangered snow leopard has a new and unusual ally in its fight to survive on planet Earth -- Tibetan-Buddhist monks.
ACTION NEEDED BLANKETS FOR SHELTERS
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, goodnews, animals, protection, safety, sadness, suffering, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, pets, healthcare, prevention, treatment, health, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Kelly
- 378 days ago - facebook.com
THIS ACTION IS TAKING PLACE ON Thursday, April 11, 4:30-6 p.m. Please share with all you know that live in the LA area. For questions you can contact AnnieL@peta2.com Also old rugs,comforters,sheets,pillows,scarfs,toys,kitty litter,dog beds,
Greenland's First Female Prime Minister Says 'No' To Arctic Drilling
Offbeat  (tags: oil, Body-Mind-Spirit, health, healthcare, interesting, protection, safety, treatment, prevention, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, sadness, suffering, slaughter, protection, GoodNews, endangered, extinction, cruelty, death, goodnews )

Kelly
- 369 days ago - care2.com
The new government of Greenland will not grant any fresh offshore oil and gas drilling licenses in the country's Arctic waters and will also place existing licenses under greater scrutiny.
 

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