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Pensions for Life for Military Spouses Who Remarry
Offbeat  (tags: Welfare, Politics, War Pension, Military, Spouses, War Widows' Association )

Ray
- 37 days ago - bbc.co.uk
From April 2015, those who "remarry, cohabit or form a civil partnership" would be entitled to the pension for life, the Ministry of Defence said.
UK Living Wage Raised to £7.85 Per Hour
Offbeat  (tags: Living Wage, Politics, Business, Welfare, Low Pay Commission, UK )

Ray
- 44 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The UK Living Wage - an hourly rate based on the amount needed to cover the basic costs of living - has been raised by 20p to £7.85. The voluntary rate has been adopted by more than 1,000 employers across the country, benefiting 35,000 workers.
Harp Seals Win At WTO
Offbeat  (tags: WTO harp seals, protection, selling seal skins banne, welfare )

Simone
- 383 days ago - all-creatures.org
The World Trade Organization has ruled that the European Union can ban the import and sale of seal products for "moral" reasons. Canada and Norway had challenged the ban on the grounds that it was inconsistent. It grants exceptions to support
National Bird Day 2013
Offbeat  (tags: national bird day, advocates, activists, captive birds, welfare )

Simone
- 710 days ago - all-creatures.org
Born Free USA in coordination with the Avian Welfare Coalition (AWC) is calling on activists around the U.S. to take action on behalf of captive birds by drawing attention to the exploitation of other countries' native birds by the U.S. pet industry
Pepper's Story: Justice for a Forgotten Victim
Offbeat  (tags: victims, humans, animals pepper, neglected, peace, memory, chained, welfare )

Simone
- 1033 days ago - petacms.peta.org
For months, PETA tried to engage local law-enforcement officials to take action on a monstrous woman who kept a terribly neglected and miserable dog named Pepper, who needed urgent veterinary treatment, penned in her backyard.
Bo Died Today
Offbeat  (tags: chained dogs, dogs deserve better, bo, memoriam, welfare )

Simone
- 1051 days ago - all-creatures.org
As you may or may not know, Bo, formerly 'Worthless', was the reason I started Dogs Deserve Better. I'd drive by him every day, nearly wrecking as I stared obsessively out my car window and tried simultaneously to negotiate the hairpin turn.
10th Anniversary of National Bird Day Is Jan. 5, 2012
Offbeat  (tags: national bird day, freedom, welfare, celebrition, 10th anniversary )

Simone
- 1079 days ago - bornfreeusa.org
Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, is the 10th anniversary of National Bird Day, a time when Born Free USA, a leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, shines a spotlight on issues critical to the protection and survival of birds.
ACTION ALERT: Release Monkey Captured in Pakistan After Crossing Border! PLEASE SIGN !
Offbeat  (tags: monkey, captured, border lines, arrested, bizarre, captivity, freedom, welfare )

Simone
- 1097 days ago - change.org
A monkey was "arrested" in Pakistan after crossing the Indian border. Wildlife officials in Pakistan's Punjab province captured the monkey on the 5th of December following a hectic chase.
Give Thanks For Animals: Fostering Pets
Offbeat  (tags: homeless animals, fostering pets, welfare, bonding )

Simone
- 1121 days ago - globalanimal.org
Becoming a pet foster parent is a great way to help animals. It saves animals from overcrowded shelters, and allows the foster families the joy of caring for pets without the long term commitment.
Behind the Scenes in the Lives of Captive Wolves
Offbeat  (tags: captive wolves, mission wolf, sanctuary, safe, protection, welfare )

Simone
- 1125 days ago - hcn.org
When we started the 2 o'clock tour at the Colorado Wolf & Wildlife Center in the mountains above Colorado Springs, the wolves were napping, just as wild wolves do in the middle of the day.
Geese Live Freely In CA
Offbeat  (tags: victory, foie gras, banned, calfornia, geese, welfare )

Simone
- 1141 days ago - globalanimal.org
(FOIE GRAS BANNED) CALIFORNIA -- Chefs may call it a delicacy, foodies may call it exquisite, but animal activists are up-in-arms over it.
Update: Tripoli Zoo Donations Put To Use
Offbeat  (tags: international relief, tripoli zoo animals, donations, welfare, care )

Simone
- 1148 days ago - globalanimal.org
Soon after the Tripoli zoo was abandoned in late August, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) went to Libya to begin relief efforts. Their efforts were aided by the $6,000 donation from Global Animal Foundation
National Feral Cat Day
Offbeat  (tags: national feral cat day, welfare, awarness, activists, education, protection )

Simone
- 1167 days ago - alleycat.org
How are you planning to celebrate National Feral Cat Day? Will you attend an event? Sport a National Feral Cat Day 2011 shirt? Educate others about feral cats? Help cats hands-on in your community?
TROTT: New Hope For Racehorses
Offbeat  (tags: racehorses, retirement, plan, retraining, rehoming, welfare, thoroughbreds )

Simone
- 1183 days ago - globalanimal.org
A bell sounds, the gates flare open, and thoroughbred horses leap into action. Crowds scream and cheer, shaking small white stubs in their tightened fists as they yell "RUN!"
For Troubled Tigers at Taman Safari, a Dose Of TLC
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, taman safari, cat keeper, bonding, tigers, welfare )

Simone
- 1195 days ago - thejakartaglobe.com
When it comes to cat lovers, Ipen is in a league of his own. The 31-year-old makes his living watching cats, but not the kind you might find at a pet store. His feline friends are much bigger -- 100-plus kilograms of compact muscle, razor-sharp claws
 

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