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Woman Writes Letter to Her Unfriendly Cat to Tell the World About Her Sweet Side
Offbeat  (tags: cats, affection, offbeat, complicated creatures )

Jeri
- 12 days ago - metro.co.uk
One minute your cat can be cuddling up to you, the next they're scratching at your arm. Cats are complicated creatures.
Adoption Requests Pour in After Photo of Dog Waiting for Dead Owner Goes Viral
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, unusual, animals, pets, dogs, loyalty, sad, animal adoption )

Robert
- 29 days ago - yahoo.com
NorthStar Pet Rescue in Boonton, N.J, working with Eleventh Hour Rescue in Randolph, N.J, shared a heartbreaking photo of a dog, Moose, sitting beside his owner's empty hospital bed.
A Tragically Beautiful Video Captures Parisians Singing Hymns as They Watch Notre Dame Burn.
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, France, architecture, history, buildings, Notre Dame, unusual, fire )

Robert
- 96 days ago - upworthy.com
Even those of us who are not Catholic and who have never visited Paris can feel this loss, as Notre Dame has been a fixture in human architecture and culture for centuries.
Beverly Cleary, the Beloved and Possibly Immortal Children's Author, Has Turned 103.
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, unusual, people, books, authors, children, children's lit, Beverly Cleary, Ramona )

Robert
- 99 days ago - upworthy.com
You'd be hard pressed to find an American who isn't familiar with quirky Ramona Quimby, her big sister Beezus, their neighbor Henry Huggins, and his scrappy dog Ribsy. Beverly Cleary made her living with her knack for getting into the mind of children...
A Beloved High School Principal Is Being Remembered After Giving His Life Donating Bone Marrow to a 14-Year-Old He Never Knew.
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, health, unusual, bone marrow donation, people, New Jersey, Derrick Nelson )

Robert
- 99 days ago - upworthy.com
Derrick Nelson, Principal of Westfield High School in Northern New Jersey heroically decided to donate his bone marrow to a 14-year-old boy in France whom he had never met.
Surreal Jigsaw Puzzle Montages - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: puzzles, montages, offbeat, photos, pictures )

CherAway
- 231 days ago - theguardian.com
Software engineer by day, puzzle enthusiast by night, Washington-based artist Tim Klein has been creating montages out of jigsaw puzzles for 25 years
India Has Opened a First of Its Kind Elephant Hospital and It's Adorable.
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, animals, unusual, India, elephants, Asia, animal hospital )

Robert
- 232 days ago - upworthy.com
Injured, sick, rescued, and elderly elephants now have a home to receive the care that they need. The facility is run by non-profit Wildlife SOS. Wildlife SOS also runs a conservation and care center near the newly opened hospital...
Customers Are Buying All of This Store's Donuts Early Each Morning So This Loyal Husband Can Visit His Wife in the Hospital.
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, unusual, donuts, people, kindness, human interest )

Robert
- 255 days ago - upworthy.com
For almost 30 years, John Chhan and his wife, Stella, have been serving customers their fresh donuts. But for the past month, Stella's been absent.
These Kindergarteners Surprised Their School's Deaf Custodian By Signing the Entire 'Happy Birthday' Song.
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, unusual, children, school, heartwarming, Hickerson Elementary School, birthday )

Robert
- 264 days ago - upworthy.com
A big group of kindergartners doing anything in unison tends to be sweet, but this video takes the cake. For his 60th birthday, the kindergarteners sung and signed the Happy Birthday song for Mr. James.
Meet CHOCâEUR(TM)s âEUR~Dancing Doc,âEUR(TM) Who Livens Up Hospital Rooms for Kids Who HavenâEUR(TM)t âEUR~Smiled in DaysâEUR(TM)
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, unusual, fun, children, medicine, Dancing Doc, Dr. Tony Adkins )

Robert
- 309 days ago - ocregister.com
Dancing doc' makes seriously ill children smile with his energetic moves - and even gets them to join in.
This Store Employee's Simple Gesture Meant the World to a Teen With Autism
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, people, society, autism, kindness, unusual, Louisiana )

Robert
- 353 days ago - cnn.com
A grocery store employee is being lauded for helping a teen with autism stock shelves in a fridge. Sid Edwards and his son Jack Ryan Edwards, 17, visited their local Rouses Market in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Sunday...
His Daughter Broke Down Onstage, So He Came to Her Rescue. And the Video Is Adorable.
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, funny, cute, parents, parenting, children, family, kids, dads )

Robert
- 403 days ago - upworthy.com
Marc Daniels is a criminal lawyer by day and a twirling ballet dad by night. When his 2-year-old daughter Isabella lost it onstage during a ballet dress rehearsal, Daniels saved the day âEUR" and the internet went wild.
TAKE ACTION: Demand Justice for Kitten Tortured to Death By Teen Girls
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, animals, animal cruelty, teenagers, animal welfare, kitten, cats, abuse, Kansas )

Robert
- 414 days ago - secure2.convio.net
Two teenage girls in Wichita Falls, Texas are accused of torturing a helpless kitten to death and proudly posting the video to social media.
TAKE ACTION: HBO: Stop Supporting the Violent Abuse of Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, animals, abuse, elephants, TV, HBO, animal welfare, animal cruelty )

Robert
- 414 days ago - secure2.convio.net
HBO's series Westworld is paying a California based company called Have Trunk Will Travel (HTWT) to use real elephants in its shows. HTWT is notorious for viciously beating its elephants with bull hooks, electric prods, and stun guns during training...
 

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