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Bring Them Here: NZ Should Urgently Welcome 700+ Refugees in Danger on Manus Island | ActionStation
Society & Culture  (tags: Manus Island, Australia, New Zealand, refugees, asylum seekers, ethics, freedoms, government, humans, sadness )

- 15 days ago -
Australia has washed their hands of these refugees. New Zealand should stand up for what's right and bring them here. Sign to ask Jacinda Ardern and Iain Lees-Galloway to bring them here now.
Petition: Bring Asylum Seekers From Manus Island and Nauru to Australia Now! · Change.Org
Society & Culture  (tags: Manus Island, Australia, refugees, asylum seekers, ethics, freedoms, humans, sadness, detention camps )

- 13 days ago -
Leaving people to suffer in dangerous, horrific conditions is shameful and a breach of human rights.It should be the Australian government's top priority to bring asylum seekers from Manus Island and Nauru to Australia immediately.
Society & Culture  (tags: pets in rental housing, alberta, ontario, law, landlords, Pet owners, Alberta's Residential Tenancies Act, ethics, society, world )

- 17 days ago -
Ontario has a law that prevents landlords from refusing to rent to a pet owner. Let's change Alberta's Residential Tenancies Act to allow pets in rental housing.
Bake Neko (Supernatural Cat) Festival | Tokyo Cheapo
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, festival, at festival, cats, cat lovers )

- 20 days ago -
Once a year right before Halloween, the neighbourhood of Kagurazaka in Tokyo, Japan is host to the Bakeneko Festival. This is a Halloween parade with a difference - you must be dressed as a cat.
New York State Bans the Use of Elephants for Entertainment
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, GoodNews, goodnews, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 24 days ago -
On Thursday, Oct. 20th, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York signed the Elephant Protection Act into law, prohibiting the use of elephants in entertainment settings such as circuses and parades.
Gobbolino the Witch's Cat
Animals  (tags: Gobbolino, story, storyteller, cute, animals, cats, pets )

- 21 days ago -
Poor Gobbolino, he did so much want to be a kitchen cat. But it's no easy matter when your born a witch's kitten. Gobbolino is the best loved of Ursula Moray Williams charming stories, and his adventures. Please enjoy.
Pet Monkeys Abandoned In Birdcage For 6 Months Are So Happy To Be Free - The Dodo
Animals  (tags: The Cat Man of Aleppo, animals, pets, GoodNews, goodnews )

- 22 days ago -
Two monkeys were being kept as pets in Syria when war struck the region, sending the whole country into crisis. The owner of the pet monkeys couldn't afford to feed them anymore, and so he kept them in a tiny birdcage for six months.
The Real Meaning Of The Word Cat Man   video
Animals  (tags: The Cat Man of Aleppo, animals, cats, GoodNews, goodnews )

- 21 days ago -
A very heartwarming video of Mohammad Alaa Aljaleel, the Cat Man of Aleppo at the cat shelter Ernesto's Paradise.
Kindergartner Empties Piggy Bank to Pay for Classmates' Milk
Society & Culture  (tags: charity, altruism, children, kids, school, poverty )

- 33 days ago -
Two weeks ago, a 5-year-old girl named Sunshine Oelfke of Ishpeming, Michigan, emptied out her piggy bank onto the living room floor and immediately started "counting."
Petition - Protect Rare Lizard Habitat From Fracking
Environment  (tags: mining interests, Fracking Industry, fracking ban, Endangered Species, prevention of habitat destruction, prevention of commercial exploitation, wildlife losses, biodiversity conservation, environmental damages, pollution, fragile ecosystems, environmenta )

- 30 days ago -
Don't allow mining and fracking to destroy the sandy habitat of the rare and unique sagebrush lizard. The onset of fracking in America has threatened the unique and rare sagebrush lizard with extinction. The lizard lives only in the dry sand dunes...
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