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A Memorial for the 100 Slaughtered Sled Dogs in Whistler BC
Offbeat  (tags: memorial, victims, cruelty sled dogs massacred, whistler3d )

- 2368 days ago -
This video is a memorial tribute to the 100 sled dogs that were cruelly slaughtered in Whistler BC on April 21st and 23rd, 2010 after business slowed down and the dogs were no longer needed. The song is by Canadian singer songwriter Sarah McLachlan.
Pepper's Story: Justice for a Forgotten Victim
Offbeat  (tags: victims, humans, animals pepper, neglected, peace, memory, chained, welfare )

- 2434 days ago -
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.
1,040 Paper Cranes Made By 96-Year-Old Woman To Honor Tsunami Victims Displayed at Festival
Offbeat  (tags: paper cranes, paper folding, tsuru, 96-year-old woman, tsunami, victims, lost loved ones, prayer, Japan, Tohoku, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, tanabata festival, world war 2, devastation )

- 2629 days ago -
"The disaster claimed the lives of people in the prime of their lives, young people with big dreams, and even children who made everyone smile. When I thought about the people who lost their loved ones, all I could do was fold paper cranes in prayer."
Demolition Workers Waiting for Swallow Chicks to Leave Nest Before Taking Down Buildings
Offbeat  (tags: Miyako, Iwate Prefecture, swallow, earthquake, victims, chicks, demolition, wait, goodnews )

- 2670 days ago -
MIYAKO, Iwate - Two swallow couples who have made their nests in a building here have tugged on the heartstrings of demolition workers, who have decided to wait until the swallow chicks fly the nests before proceeding with their work.
One More Click-To-Donate Opportunity to Help the March 11 Megaquake Survivors
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, March 11, earthquake, tsunami, help, victims, Civic Force, click-to-donate, Tohoku Kanto Earthquake, disasters, NPO, emergency team, relief, donation )

- 2742 days ago -
This is similar to the one I posted before. Please click the orange box to donate 1 yen to the "Civic Force", an organization that responds to domestic humanitarian disasters in Japan.
Peace Boat Rallies Help for Victims
Offbeat  (tags: Peace Boat, help, March 11, earthquake, tsunami, Miyagi Prefecture, volunteers, victims, suffering )

- 2761 days ago -
A nongovrnmental organisation base in Tokyo in recruiting volunteers, both Japanese and non-Japanese, to travel to Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, and work to help those who are stillsuffering there after the March 11 earthquake ans tsunami.
A Haven for Abuse Victims--And Pets
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- 2841 days ago -
Many abused women won't flee violent homes because they are afraid to leave their pets behind with their abusers. When a domestic violence victim finally makes the call for help, she'll likely discover that most shelters just don't have the resources to
The Face of Dogfighting; Chance to Save Other Animals From Abuse
Offbeat  (tags: dogfighting stallone, face of abuse, victims, cruelty humans, savage brutal cruelty )

- 2900 days ago -
I need to begin this blog with a strong warning. What you are about to see is a tragedy. Worse, it was a preventable tragedy. It is a story that puts a face on dogfighting. It is a story about one dog named Stallone. This video will
Biggest Loser Attacks Vegas Trainer
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, victims, exploitation, vegas trainer, wild animals, suffering )

- 2959 days ago -
The biggest losers in Las Vegas are the animals who are used as entertainment props, such as the lions at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino--one of whom recently snapped and attacked a trainer. The event was caught on video. Just two years ago, another trainer
Hurricane Katrina Victims Revisited
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- 2965 days ago -
The New York Times Magazine, Ms. Kenneally assumed she would return. After revisiting twice on her own, she went back this month at the request of Michele McNally, The New York Times's director of photography, to create a multimedia account of...
School Gangs Make It Hell For All
Offbeat  (tags: school bullies, gangsters, Malaysia, terror, rapist, violence, abuse, molestation, shocking, victims )

- 3068 days ago -
RAWANG, Malaysia: They are not just ordinary backyard school bullies - at just 14 and 16, they are already hardcore gangsters and now, sadiatic rapists. They strike terroramong their schoolmates and even the teachers, and residents in the two neighbourhoo
Please Let Us Helip Chile Victims With Butterfly Credits
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- 3155 days ago -
On Saturday Feb 27, 2010, the S. American nation of Chile was devestated by a severe magnitude 8.8 earthquake. It was bigger than the Haiti earthquake and this one has been ranked as the fifth largest earthquake recorded since 1900.
Finches Are Latest Victim of Gambling Rings
Offbeat  (tags: finches, brazil, gambling rings, victims, cage fights, blood sports, cruelty )

- 3159 days ago -
They are just 6 inches from head to tail, little bursts of yellow flitting through the air. But when it comes to courtship, the male saffron finch gives little quarter to its romantic rivals.
Beheading Chickens Is OK, But Beheading Cats Is "Over the Top"
Offbeat  (tags: beheading animals, cruelty, victims, controversy, investigation )

- 3255 days ago -
One dog, one cat, three chickens -- all were found beheaded in Philadelphia late last week. The AP's brief account of the discovery mentioned only the dog and cat in its intro, the chickens coming up only a few sentences later as having been found "along

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