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Thread: Affectionate And Goofy Scissor-Beak Chicken Strives For Best Life

Not every animal is born the same. Not every animal goes through the same experiences. And whether it's experiences that caused it to become 'imperfect', like the bobcat who was dropped on its head by a hawk as a kitten and whose favorite toy is now fennel or the dog who was previously mistreated for barking slowly learning to bork again. Or if it's some disorder, like the disabled goldfish that couldn't swim because of a bout of swim bladder. 

All these animals deserve a second chance at life, and every person who gives it to them is a hero. 

grrumble on imguris our newest hero. Dory is a chicken born with a condition called scissor-beak or cross-beak, and though she's a fighter and always strives for a better life, without grrumble, Dory would not have made it. We're truly thankful, from the bottom of our hearts that you heled save this poor helpless creature, and we hope that you guys live a long, happy life together.

viral imgur thread of a chicken with a scissor beak condition | thumbnail includes two pictures of a chicken with a cross beak condition 'This is Dory, and as you can probably see, she has something called cross beak. Even as it progressed, she still strived- it felt like overnight how quickly it worsened... my dang bleeding heart couldn’t give up on her and I’m so glad I didn’t grrumble'
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Twitter Thread: Rescuing And Returning A Baby Chick To Its Family

The animal kingdom, as much as we love it, can be a pretty brutal place. Many times, for various reasons, helpless animals find themselves alone and unable to fend for themselves. Like, when 5 cheetah cubs tragically lost their mom and had to be rescued or when a bobcat was dropped on its head by a hawk as a kitten and now lives in a sanctuary because it doesn't understand it's a predator. Even the fiercest animal won't survive on its own like that.

And if it's a tiny helpless baby chick like in this twitter thread, its chances are closes to none. Thankfully, this chick found itself in the hands of a wonderful human who decided to rescue it. Because all animals, especially newborn ones, deserve to be saved. Whether it's a tiny squeaky fox cub stuck in a river, a sick 'ugly fish who was abused by its previous owners, or this itty bitty baby chick who's momma... is not the most responsible momma. 

twitter thread about rescuing a baby chick | thumbnail includes a picture of a tiny baby chick and one tweet 'Carnivore - Karma Renee @iAmMissKarma I found a baby chick on my porch.. he's all alone and chirping like crazy. We have hella chickens over here so seeing them is normal but the chicks are never alone or too far from their mom. I don't know what to do'
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World's Oldest Known Wild Bird Gives Birth At 70

A Laysan albatross named Wisdom - who is the oldest known wild bird - not only turned a whopping 70 years old this year but also reared a new chick. This chick is at the very least her 40th one, and that is a feat which stretches far and wide the knowledge humans have of how birds live. 

Wisdom, according to Gulf Doday, was banded in 1956 and is the oldest known wild bird in history. She may even be older than 70, being that her age was estimated to be 5 years at the time - earliest age an albatross reaches maturity. "Last month her new chick hatched on the Midway Atoll – a tiny scrap of land, 1,300 miles northwest of Hawaii in the middle of the North Pacific Ocean."

She has been raising her little chicks with her current mate, named Akeakamai, since about 2010, according to the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). Albatrosses are known as birds who mate for life, but considering Wisdom's amazing age, she has had a couple mates over the years, having outlived her previous companions. 

Until early in the 21st century, it was thought that Laysan albatrosses lived around 40 years, but "Wisdom has rewritten the natural history books." "We don't know exactly how many chicks she's raised, but certainly at least 35 based on what we know about her recent years performance," said US Fish and Wildlife Service biologist Beth Flint. 

For more wholesome bird stories, read about these two pelicans who have been trying to have a baby for six years and finally succeeded

story about the oldest know wild albatross hatching a chick at the age of seventy thumbnail includes a picture of an albatross and its baby chick
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Handsome Doggos Getting All The Chicks

Anyone who has ever walked a dog knows that dogs are absolute magnets of attention. People stop, people wanna pet, sometimes you'll even start up a conversation with another dog owner and well, since your dogs are friends now, you kinda have to be friends too. Maybe you'll even find your future lady companion through one of these dog-initiated meetings.  

Basically, dogs are the best chick magnets, but this time, we mean it literally. Dogs are total BFFs with chicks. Tiny yellow chicks. And it's so adorable it hurts. So, yes, even literally, dogs are better chick magnets than all of us. 

pictures of dogs and small yellow chicks thumbnail includes two pictures including a dog with chicks running toward it and another of a dog with chicks at its feet and a chick on its head
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These adorable baby British shorthairs are introduced to a baby chick! Safe to say, this may be one of the cutest videos featuring the cutest actors. 

There you have it. The ultimate cute to complete your day. 


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We are simple people. We don't understand many things in this world but we do know we want to see a chicken sitting on a cat's head. 

Don't ask us why there is no answer. And furthermore, we know you want to see it, too.

This is one super chill cat to deal with this nonstop moving chick all day! The cat who obviously wants to nap doesn't show any signs of annoyance or aggression.

Our goals in life? To be as zen as this cat. 

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This handsome ginger cat is the purrfect papa to this tiny chick, who has decided to never leave the cat's side. 

It doesn't seem like the cat minds too much, though... and we can safely say that neither do we. 

Enjoy some parental love! Unlikely friendships are the best kind of friendships. 

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Roger the chick napping in his favourite place - on Oscars mouth!