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A Cat's Guide to Christmas (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: cute, cats, catmus, tree, naughty, nice, video )

Barb
- 490 days ago - care2.com
Ever wanted to see Christmas through a kitty's eyes? This video highlights all of the naughty and nice moments of "catmus" time.
Tree Felled By St Jude's Day Storm Exposes Roots in Shape of a Dog
Offbeat  (tags: storm, Britain, tree, roots, dog shaped, interesting )

Giana
- 524 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
St Jude's Day storm leaves behind an unlikely tree root in the shape of a dog's head, as council workers continue to clear up damage left by Britain's worst gale in a decade.
The Most Isolated Tree in the World Still Got Killed By a Drunk Driver
Offbeat  (tags: environment, tree, drunk driver, acacia, human activities, nature )

Roseann
- 541 days ago - grist.org
Even though this tree was in the middle of nowhere -- reportedly 250 miles from any other tree -- it was still hit by a car, twice (that we know of).
Man Shoots Tree, Tree Fires Back
Offbeat  (tags: gun, tree, humans, interesting, unusual )

Giana
- 746 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Using a tree for target practice sounds harmless enough, right? That wasn't the case for an Iowa man who is recovering at a hospital after the tree he aimed his gun at fired back.
Helen Puz Finds Bicycle She Lost Over 50 Years Ago Swallowed In Tree (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: tree, swallows, bike, helen puz, video, goodnews )

Barb
- 833 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Charlie Brown had his kite-eating tree, but Helen Puz had an even more evil nemesis: A tree that swallowed her bike. Even worse: She didn't realize what happened for more than 50 years. Puz, now 99, received the bike in 1954 as a gift from a member
Woman Arrested for Burning Down 3,500-Year-Old Tree
Offbeat  (tags: environment, humans, bizarre, tree )

Shaheen
- 921 days ago - grist.org
This is the Senator, the largest pond cypress in the U.S. and, at 3,500 years old, the fifth-oldest individual tree in the world. Or anyway, this was the Senator, because on Jan. 16, the Florida tree burned from the inside out.
Smart Dog Climbs Tree To Get Over Fence-Funny Video!   video
Offbeat  (tags: dog, funny, video climbing, tree, fence, animals, bizarre, odd, off-beat, funny, unusual )

Lindsey
- 1155 days ago - youtube.com
I saw this on America's Funniest Home Videos. So this dog can climb the fence very well so the owners tried to fix it by putting a block between the tree and the fence. Somehow this still doesn't stop him. Watch this smart little guy figure his way out.
Oskar the Blind Kitty Helps Decorate the Christmas Tree (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, Oskar, blind, kitty, enthusiastic, decorates, Christmas, tree, video )

Barb
- 1213 days ago - care2.com
Oskar, the blind tiger-striped kitty who catapulted to stardom in the past month, now has his own Facebook page -- and a new enthusiasm for tree "decorating." Watching this little guy pounce on tinsel and tree limbs, you would never know he was blind.
Cute Video of Dog Fetching Stick From Treetop
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, game, fetch, tree, video, animals, bizarre, funny, goodnews, humor, interesting, odd, off-beat, performance, unusual )

Lindsey
- 1291 days ago - happynews.com
I just thought this was pretty interesting. Jack Russel terriers are so talented and this one can climb trees! VIDEO
Snoozing Cougar Removed From Vancover WA Tree
Offbeat  (tags: snoozing mountain lion, tree, resting, tranquilized, relocated )

Simone
- 1353 days ago - seattletimes.nwsource.com
Washington state wildlife officers have tranquilized and removed a young cougar spotted lounging and snoozing 12 feet up a fir tree just south of the Veterans Medical Center in Vancouver.
World's Oldest Trees Under Threat
Offbeat  (tags: Tree, planet, World's oldest, under threat )

Tarequl
- 1660 days ago - terradaily.com
The oldest trees on the planet, some almost 5,000 years old, are under threat from two enemies in their Western U.S. mountain sanctuaries, scientists say.
Tree Behind Anne Frank House Falls Over
Offbeat  (tags: tree, anne frank, falls, support, weather )

Merissa
- 1696 days ago - mnn.com
The 27-ton tree was encased in a steel support system, but that failed under windy weather conditions Monday.
Plant a Free Tree in Your State! Check It Out!!
Offbeat  (tags: tree, free tree, online, environment, Odwalla )

Hannah
- 1779 days ago - odwalla.com
If you go here and click on your state, Odwalla will donate a tree to that state's park system :)
Creative Tree Photos
Offbeat  (tags: Creative, Tree, Peaceful, Photos )

Bane
- 1794 days ago - humorearth.com
Creative tree photos.Forests are peaceful, enchanting, and beautiful. Forest serve as a safe haven for many creatures.
Used Clothing Wrapped Around Trees Proving Effective in Stopping Deer Eating Shoots
Offbeat  (tags: deer, damage, tree, chewing, forest, unique, Japan, bark, used clothing, mysteriously, wrapping around, protection )

Naoko
- 1833 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A unique preventative measure against damage caused by deer chewing on young trees developed by a farmer in the Hakushu district of Hokuto appears to be working, albeit mysteriously.
 

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