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Vets Build Special Wheelchair for Box Turtle Who Lost Both Rear Legs
Offbeat  (tags: turtles, wheelchair, animals, protection, wildlife )

CherAway
- 16 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
A box turtle named Pedro has been outfitted with a set of custom-made wheels after losing his back legs, thanks to doctors and students at Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Mattel Launches a Black Barbie in a Wheelchair and People Are Loving the Diversity
Offbeat  (tags: Mattel, african american, doll, wheelchair )

Barb
- 17 days ago - metro.co.uk
At a time where people are pressuring big brands to be more inclusive, Mattel âEUR" which has previously been heavily criticized for its limited offering âEUR" has decided to expand its popular doll range.
Abandoned: Dog Found Dumped in Ditch With His Wheelchair
Offbeat  (tags: dog cruelty, wheelchair, awesome-pawesome pics and ending )

Barb
- 160 days ago - petrescuereport.com
Another heartless person broke BearâEUR(TM)s heart and even worse âEUR" dumped him in a ditch along with his wheelchair in Ohio late last week. Bear suffers from Degenerate Myelopathy âEUR" a disease which attacks their spine resulting
Zimbabwe's Breakdance King Who Uses a Wheelchair   video
Offbeat  (tags: Zimbabwe, off-beat, courage, determination, deformed legs, crutches, wheelchair, Blessing Fire, Beat Boy Crystals, breakdance )

Evelyn
- 755 days ago - youtu.be
Born with disfigured legs, yet a boy named Blessing Fire always felt the fire in his soul to dance. Told he would never be able to walk like a "normal child", he found his passion in breakdancing & now teaches his award-winning moves to students
ItâEUR(TM)s Adorable, But Does a Goldfish Really Need a Wheelchair?
Offbeat  (tags: goldfish, wheelchair, macguyver, Believe it or not )

Barb
- 847 days ago - care2.com
People have been able to come up with pretty amazing DIY contraptions to help make life easier for their pets with mobility issues. Silvie Bordeaux made a copper-tubing bumper to protect her blind poodle from walking into walls.
Troubled Goldfish Gets Its Own Customised Wheelchair
Offbeat  (tags: Goldfish, Wheelchair, Swim Bladder Disorder )

Derek
- 853 days ago - bbc.in
The fish reportedly suffers from swim bladder disorder, which makes it difficult to control its buoyancy in the water. As a result, the goldfish floats near the surface of a tank, flips over or leans to one side.
TAKE ACTION: Help Eric Get the Wheelchair He Needs
Offbeat  (tags: wheelchair, insurance, Cerebral Palsy )

Dogan
- 1082 days ago - change.org
Eric is 9 years old and suffers from severe cerebral palsy. He requires a special, electric wheelchair to move around on his own and communicate with his family and peers.
Bless Her! Meet the Adorable Lamb Who Has to Use a WHEELCHAIR
Offbeat  (tags: Lily, lamb, disabled, wheelchair, New Mexico )

Scooby
- 1101 days ago - express.co.uk
Lily, a disabled lamb from New Mexico, USA, was abandoned by her mother after she was born with four deformed legs
Bunny Was Born Unable To Hop - So Her Family Got Her A Rainbow Wheelchair   video
Offbeat  (tags: bunny, unstoppable, wheelchair, happy-bunny-tail-ending )

Barb
- 1146 days ago - youtube.com
Charles the rabbit was born without the ability to hop but now she's faster than ever in her rainbow wheelchair.
VIDEO: Man Makes Wheelchair for Girlfriend's Dog
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, interesting, dogs, wheelchair, pvc pipe, goodnews, design )

Marcia
- 1244 days ago - arcamax.com
A California man built a makeshift wheelchair for his girlfriend's dog after the pet lost use of its back legs.
VIDEO: Nebraska Veteran Uses Wheelchair to Plow Snow
Offbeat  (tags: veteran, snowplow, wheelchair, giving, community, heartwarming, wonderful, amputee, goodnews, interesting, off-beat, unusual )

Marcia
- 1271 days ago - arcamax.com
Justin Anderson, an Iraq War veteran living in Bellevue, was given an off-road wheelchair by the Independence Fund charity to help him get around after his leg was amputated. He decided to use the gift to help others in his community
Faith Destroyed and Faith Renewed - Paralszed Dog's Wheelchair Taken
Offbeat  (tags: animals, paralysed dog, wheelchair, stolen, environment, protection, pets )

CherAway
- 2163 days ago - fortheloveofthedogblog.com
Every day we hear horrible stories about what people do to other people, what people do to animals... it's easy to lose faith in people, not so easy to restore it... but sometimes out of a sad situation will come an outpouring of human kindness
Cheryl Leitner Home Burglarized: U.S. Paralympian Robbed While Competing In London (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: Cheryl Leitner, paralympian, usa, home, robbed, competing, London, wheelchair, games, video )

Barb
- 2496 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
After spending two weeks in London competing in the 2012 Paralympics, Cheryl Leitner returned to the United States to find her home had been burglarized.
The Vegetarian Bullfighter
Offbeat  (tags: ex bullfighter, gored, wheelchair, vegetarian, animal right defenders, ban bull torture )

Simone
- 3178 days ago - rnw.nl
Álvaro Múnera was once "El Pilarico" the star bullfighter. Then in 1984, he was gored by a bull which left him confined to a wheelchair. Today he's a staunch animal rights defender and works to have bullfighting banned.
Cooking School Relaxes Rigid Tea Ceremony Rules to Welcome Disabled
Offbeat  (tags: tea ceremony, Japan, traditional culture, relaxes rigid rules, wheelchair, welcome disabled, elderly )

Naoko
- 3326 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
The idea of enjoying tea ceremonies in chairs or wheelchairs - without having to sit on the floor - occured to Soko about 30 years ago. "I wanted to create a style that would allow me to continue the tea ceremony even if my body were to give out,"
 

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