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Blind Calico Went From the Oldest Cat at the Shelter to a Happy Home! (Gallery)
Animals  (tags: animals, cats, GoodNews, goodnews, pets )

- 52 days ago -
This 19-year-old calico with 'scary' eyes initially repelled adopters from taking her home. But once her story was shared on Facebook, hundreds of offers can pouring in to take her home!
Teacher Gets Wonderful Surprise From Her Students After Her Cat Passed Away
Animals  (tags: animals, cats, GoodNews, goodnews, pets )

- 52 days ago -
This compassionate group of teens is giving high schoolers a good name. These kids were raised right!
GetUp! - PETITION: Bring Them Here
Society & Culture  (tags: #BringThemHere, Refugees, abuse, ethics, government, humans, rights )

- 57 days ago -
The Australian government has been imprisoning people illegally for over three years in abusive conditions. The camps on Manus Island and Nauru must be closed, and the people who have suffered in them be treated with compassion and dignity.
I-Paws for Guide Dog - ABC Queensland - Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, april fools' day, GoodNews, goodnews, guide dogs )

- 90 days ago -
Guide Dogs Queensland are beginning to train their dogs using a program called i-Paws.
Buddy the Bucket-List Dog Dies With All Items But One Ticked Off During Blue Heeler's Final Weeks - ABC News (Australian Broadca
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, pets )

- 90 days ago -
A terminally ill dog who captured the hearts of thousands of people after his owner set up a bucket list for his final days has died.
Dangerous Dog Laws Forcing Councils to Kill Restricted Breeds Likely to Be Overturned
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, animals, dogs, pets, BSL, dangerous dog laws )

- 107 days ago -
A controverial dog law forcing councils to confiscate and kill pitbulls and other restricted breeds is likely to be overturned in Victoria. A long-awaited parliamentary report is expected to recommend scrapping 2012 legislation.
URGENT !!! PETITION: Save Teddy From Being Put Down
Animals  (tags: animals, animaladvocates, dogs, pets, BSL, dagerous dog act )

- 106 days ago -
Teddy bear is a loving and caring american bulldog who was taken from his home under the dangerous dog act. Magistrates made the order after saying there was a perceived risk to the man's young child. Please sign and share the petition.
Father's Heartbreak at Destruction Order for Dog Teddy, Despite No Attack History
Animals  (tags: animalrights, animals, dogs, pets, BSL, dangerous dog act )

- 106 days ago -
A father has spoken of his heartbreak after the court ordered the destruction of his beloved dog, despite the dog never having attacked anyone. Magistrates made the order after saying there was a perceived risk to the man's young child.
Firefighter Pulls Puppy From Flames Then Changes His Life Forever
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, death, pets, rescued )

- 108 days ago -
What began as a near-fatal tragedy for one pit bull puppy named Jake ultimately transformed his life for the better - all thanks to the man who risked his own life to save him.
Purple Kitten Once Used As 'Chew Toy' Makes Stunning Transformation
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animals, cats, cruelty, GoodNews, goodnews, pets )

- 108 days ago -
It was a shocking discovery: In December, a tiny kitten was found in California stained purple with fabric dye and covered with bite marks. Two months later, the cat named Smurf is finally looking like the happy, healthy kitten he was always meant to be.
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