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Daily Cute: Gertie the Cleft Palate Puppy Slurps Up Fresh Water (Video!)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, goodnews, cleft-palate, puppy, adopted, video )

- 1778 days ago -
This adorable puppy, Gertie, was born with a cleft palate and was found in a dumpster when she was just one day old. She was taken to the Mia Foundation, and then got adopted. Don't feel too bad for her - she's found a loving home and enjoying life.
14 Year Old Brother And Sister Cats Get Adopted Together
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, 14 yr old, brother, sister, cats, adopted, together, photos )

- 2007 days ago -
Two 14 year old cats were left behind and couldn't find a home. They were often overlooked at the shelter because of their age. "No one wanted them because they are older, but I think they are pretty cool," said their new human via reddit.
You'Ve Got Tech Sgt Len Anderson (Must See Video!!)
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, azza, dog, adopted, sgt len anderson, happily reunited, video )

- 2135 days ago -
After suffering injuries from a remotely detonated explosion on a daily patrol in Afghanistan, TSgt Len Anderson has healed and adopted his patrol explosive detector dog, Azza.
Wuzzle's Wheels - WLOS News 13 - Never Stop Learning (VIDEO!!)
Offbeat  (tags: Wuzzle, Chihuahua, two wheels, inspiration, adopted, goodnews, adorable, video )

- 2179 days ago -
Wuzzle is a furball Chihuahua who was born without her two front legs. But thanks to her foster Mom, she ''walks'' with two wheels strapped to her back. She cheers pet owners up who have lost their pet and much more. Enjoy Wuzzle's video!
Chance, a Texas Rescue Puppy, and His Tale of Rescue
Offbeat  (tags: Chance, new lease on life, adopted, Dawn Henson, GoodNews, rescued )

- 2402 days ago -
Two weeks ago, the adorable pit bull puppy from Arlington, Texas was named Butch. Two weeks ago he was a miserable, itchy mess sitting in a kennel run at an over-crowded animal shelter on death row. Today, thanks to a woman named Dawn Henson....
Dog Proves A Little Kindness Goes A Long Way (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: little dog, courageous, cyclists, journey, mountains, adopted )

- 2423 days ago -
When a group of cyclists encountered a stray dog and fed it a bone, they did not expect what came next. Xiao Sa, nicknamed Forrest Gump, followed the cyclists for 24 days from southwest China's Sichuan province to Lhasa in Tibet, running 1,200km
Fiona 2002-2012
Offbeat  (tags: bunny, easter funny, abandoned, foster homes, adopted, home loved memoriam )

- 2435 days ago -
Fiona was found on the side of a busy highway in 2002. She was probably a discarded "Easter bunny." A person walking his dog, who was involved with dog rescues, saw her and rescued her. She probably would not have lived three more days otherwise.
Lone Baby Elephant Gets Adopted By A New Mom :)
Offbeat  (tags: elephant, baby, mother, adopted, animals, happy news, environment, goodnews, interesting, news, off-beat, odd, protection, safety, unusual, wildlife )

- 2598 days ago -
TODAY Show- An elephant calf is recuperating at Coochbehar Wild Life in India's eastern West Bengal state. The15-day-old calf was rescued after falling into an open well and was brought to the sanctuary. VIDEO
Rescued Saint Bernard Protects New Family Within Hours of His Adoption
Offbeat  (tags: heroic bravery, hercules, adopted, rescued saint bernard, protective, house invasiion, burglar )

- 2622 days ago -
A rescued Saint Bernard took a bite out of crime on Wednesday, and in turn has become a national sensation when his story appeared in the Times-Gazette. Hercules, as his adopters, Robert and Elizabeth Littler named him has certainly lived up to his hero
Dying Homeless Man Gets Last Wish to See His Dog
Offbeat  (tags: dying man, reunion, homeless man, cancer, love, dog, adopted, bonding, goodbye )

- 2771 days ago -
- A homeless man's last wish was simply to see his best friend: His dog. With a mix of the compassion and serendipity that so often defines a relationship with a special pet, the man's wish was granted.
Britain's Ugliest Dog Finally Finds a Loving Home After His 'Unique' Looks Make Him a Hit With the Ladies
Offbeat  (tags: rejected, regarded as ugly, loving home, adopted )

- 2954 days ago -
With his bug eyes, wildly crooked teeth and sparsely-whiskered chin, scrawny Ug sat for months, unclaimed and overlooked at an animal sanctuary. But now, after being dubbed Britain's ugliest dog, the two-year-old's less-than-enticing looks have landed
Hugs and Kisses
Offbeat  (tags: ex labratory dog, sweet little beagle, adopted, new home, new beginnings, kindness, compassion, loved )

- 3016 days ago -
More happy stories are coming in about the animals who were rescued from life in hell inside Professional Laboratory Research Services (PLRS). Here's an e-mail from Bill and Sarah Cassani:
Penguin Couple Adopt Baby African Penguin Born at Another Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: different species of penguins, zoos, adopted, african penguin, bonding )

- 3205 days ago -
Cooperation between two zoos in Colorado has helped save a newborn African penguin, a species that is classified as "vulnerable" to a high risk of extinction in the wild, according to the International Union
Something To Warm The Heart--Crossposting Saves Lives
Offbeat  (tags: animal advocates, rescue organisations, crossposting, homeless animals, adopted, new homes, new lives )

- 3214 days ago -
Dear Rescue Friends... Forty two puppies and dogs mainly from Rome [GA], and a few from Chickamauga will be coming down to Florida today to start new wonderful lives..I know a lot of you were concerned about the starved pittie. She was rescued
To Dry the Eyes of Indian Adoptees
Offbeat  (tags: Native Americans, children, taken, adopted )

- 3230 days ago -
Not long ago, I traveled to Minneapolis to report on the Lost Birds -- those Indian people who were adopted by non-Indian families prior to 1978. This story caught

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