Stuart Dahlquist, a 56-year-old bird enthusiast from Seattle, has been feeding and caring for this family of crows for nearly 4 years when one day they brought him a unique gift and then another one the very next day.
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This story is a tear-jerker, make sure you have that tissue box near and ready! The owner of two beautiful 16-year-old Birman cats was forced to accept the fact that she will be moving into a nursing home and would not be able to bring her beloved cats with her. The most difficult part of making this decision was because she was worried about her loves and to make matters worse, her family was unable, and unwilling, to take the cats in. She was left with one choice, return them to the shelter.
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Blair Braverman is an author, journalist, and dog-sledder in northern Wisconsin. She lives on a farm with her 21 (you read that correctly) huskies! Braverman and her husband also raise chickens and train their dogs on how to interact with them safely. Thus, Chicken Mama was born. Read the incredible story below! Art by Sophia Wiedeman
*Warning* some of the images may be considered graphic, proceed with caution. Toad, the pup born with two mouths, has gone viral for her unusual case but this story has a happy ending! You can follow Toad and her story on Instagram. As Toads Instagram says, she is simply "... a normal dog with a mouth where her right ear should be". Story first found on AOL.
When the San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD) received an anonymous complaint which led to an effort to remove the cat, they decided to adopt her instead. Edna, the beautiful tortoiseshell cat, now has an Instagram and has gained a following of nearly 40,000 in the past few days! She has supporters all over the world, as far away as England and New Zealand!
The fire department took Edna when she was just a stray kitten 4 years ago, the department had been asking the public for their help to fight for Edna to stay, as an "investigation concluded that having the cat compromised the sterility of supplies and equipment within the ambulances.
Luckily, a member of the Ambulance Deployment Facility has volunteered to adopt Edna! The volunteer even updated the fire department about Edna's new life at home which has now been posted to her Instagram handle. Check out the crazy and eventful life of Edna in the Instagram posts below:
Meet Midnight, a 4-year-old black lab is being hailed a hero! When his owner was taking out the trash, Midnight sensed something was off and led his owner to his neighbor's house. Once there, they discovered his neighbor had fallen while trying to reach her bird feeder and was laying in the snow, unable to get up, for some time. Read the full story at CBS News.
*Warning* this story will bring out some feels, so be prepared! Dave George, the magnificent owner, has adopted cats who all different but share something particular in common. You can follow the cat's journey on his Instagram handle, or even check out the Rosacam to see the lovely cats in action! Thank you for being such a wonderful cat dad, Dave!
A pheasant, named Phil by the residents of Costessey, Norwich, has staked his claim to a quiet street on a city housing estate. Phil is known to be quite the "terror" as he considers the area to be his territory and guards it fiercely. Residents have taken to carrying bird seeds in case they run into Phil, but otherwise, do their best to avoid Phil entirety. Courtesy of BBC News.
How far would you go to save your pet? When her dog, Scout, was left paralyzed, Shawna Richer had a choice: put her down or help her get back up. The next nine months have showed us all the lengths – physical, financial, emotional – to which people will go for their pets. Via: The Globe and mail