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Kind Strangers Create Warm Beds For Istanbul's Street Dogs During Blizzard

Kind Strangers Create Warm Beds For Istanbul's Street Dogs During Blizzard | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
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UC Davis Veterinarians Help Paralyzed Cat Walk Again

UC Davis Veterinarians Help Paralyzed Cat Walk Again | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
Just three months ago, Gray was paralyzed from the waist down. His owner Jack Hill was living in Hawaii when he found him. Hill noticed Gray was having difficulty with his hind legs. Within days, he lost his ability to walk altogether.
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Cat sets new world record for longest fur

Cat sets new world record for longest fur | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
With fur measuring more than 10 inches long, Sophie now holds the Guinness World Record for longest fur on a cat, a title that previously belonged to Internet sensation Colonel Meow.
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Firefighters Save Baby Hamsters With Teeny 'Oxygen Masks'

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The recent rescue of a hamster family by firefighters in Lacey, Washington, just goes to show that good things sometimes come in tiny packages.

Called to a local mobile home on Sept. 26 to put out a fire, which apparently began in the laundry roo...
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War dog shows heart, gets veterinary care - SOURCE

War dog shows heart, gets veterinary care - SOURCE | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
A bomb-sniffing war dog that saved thousands of American lives in Iraq and Afghanistan has a new lease on life after heart surgery Sept. 16 at CSU’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
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Autistic Minnesota man builds ultimate cat maze in home

Autistic Minnesota man builds ultimate cat maze in home | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
ST. JAMES, MN (WCCO/CNN) – People build bird houses, swing sets, tree houses and even skating rinks for their kids. But a Minnesota man has created an indoor fun house just for cats. "That goes to the basement, that goes to a closet. Charlie Brown goes from the closet to the stairway," Greg Krueger said.…
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Kentford based Animal Health Trust save the life of Ninny the cat, who had a brain tumour

Kentford based Animal Health Trust save the life of Ninny the cat, who had a brain tumour | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
The life of a nine-year-old cat with a brain tumour has been saved thanks to emergency surgery by a charity near Newmarket. Ninny the cat was rushed to the Animal Health Trust after her vision...
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Pets provide more than companionship

Pets provide more than companionship | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
A Northwest Indiana mental health specialist knows the positive effect a pet can have on clients. Whether seeing nursing home residents socialize more near an indoor bird cage or a
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Cat Bids To Shed Some Of Its 30lb Bulk By Using A Water Treadmill

Cat Bids To Shed Some Of Its 30lb Bulk By Using A Water Treadmill | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
An obese and bedraggled cat found abandoned at the roadside is battling his huge bulge using water treadmill treatments.
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Therapy dog thrives in Paws to Read program

Therapy dog thrives in Paws to Read program | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
Pete, a therapy dog, and his owner, Alvaro Polanco, volunteer together through Central Kentucky Love on a Leash and the Paws to Read programs.
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Man cuts open truck to save kitten

Man cuts open truck to save kitten | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
A hitchhiking feline in Florida has a 50-year-old truck owner to thank for her unusual rescue.
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Heroic Dog That Saved Patrol In Afghanistan Retires With Full Military Honors

Heroic Dog That Saved Patrol In Afghanistan Retires With Full Military Honors | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Staff Sgt. Shannon Hutto thought his bomb sniffing dog Eddie was just being lazy when he wouldn't move from a certain spot one hot day in Afghanistan in 2012.

But Hutto then saw what Eddie smelled: a homemade bomb, partially...
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26 photos of cats sleeping wherever they want, however they want

26 photos of cats sleeping wherever they want, however they want | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
When a cat's tired, there's no telling where it will plop down for a nap.
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Rescue dogs swim in pool of tennis balls in honor of dog who died

Rescue dogs swim in pool of tennis balls in honor of dog who died | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
These rescue dogs are having the time of their lives, and there's a sweet reason behind it.
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Vet students helping low-income families care for their pets

Vet students helping low-income families care for their pets | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
Zookie managed to sit still for about half a minute before he wrangled out of Virginia Woo's grasp, more interested in surveying what else was going on in the room.
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Can life in a nursing home be made uplifting and purposeful? - Telegraph

Can life in a nursing home be made uplifting and purposeful? - Telegraph | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
One young doctor in upstate New York thought so and he came up with a highly eccentric way of demonstrating it. In this extract from his book Being Mortal, Atul Gawande tells the story of Bill Thomas and his miraculous menagerie.
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This Cat Knows the Struggle Is Real and Gives Pit Bull Friend a Well Deserved Face Massage

This Cat Knows the Struggle Is Real and Gives Pit Bull Friend a Well Deserved Face Massage | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
Nobody can resist a good face massage! Not even this pitbull pup and his best kitty friend.
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Rescued Plano Dog Adopted as Service Animal

Rescued Plano Dog Adopted as Service Animal | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
A dog that was running out of time has found a new life in Texas as a service dog for a U.S. Army veteran.
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Downtown Eastside free pet care clinic means one less worry

Downtown Eastside free pet care clinic means one less worry | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
A Vancouver group set up a free animal health care clinic in Canada's poorest postal code Sunday offering vaccinations, deworming treatments, and even nail clipping to residents on the Downtown Eastside.
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Canine companions

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TEMPLE — A member of the Baylor Scott & White board was the catalyst for establishing a Canine Companions for Independence training center in Texas.
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Owner and her therapy dog inspire laughter and memories

Owner and her therapy dog inspire laughter and memories | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
MOUNT ZION – Nowadays, there are therapy horses, therapy goats, therapy rabbits, but at Heritage Health, Macy is beyond compare.
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This Abandoned Cat Ballooned To 23 Lbs. But Now Exercises Regularly Thanks To The Vet

This Abandoned Cat Ballooned To 23 Lbs. But Now Exercises Regularly Thanks To The Vet | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
A cat named King Leo, was found on the side of the road in Nashville, Tennessee weighing 23lbs. But the vet tech. is now helping the cat to get fit.
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Quebec Tries To Clean Up Reputation As One Of Worst Places For Animal Abuse

Quebec Tries To Clean Up Reputation As One Of Worst Places For Animal Abuse | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
QUEBEC - Quebec's new agriculture minister is promising to clean up the province's bad reputation as one of the best places to be an animal abuser.Pierre Paradis says new legislation is in the works that will redefine the status of an animal in the p...
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These Adorable Animal Buds Remind Us That Best Friends Love Us Just The Way We Are

These Adorable Animal Buds Remind Us That Best Friends Love Us Just The Way We Are | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
If you think animals, even different animals, can't be friends with each other, you may be in need of some heart melting....
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Firefighters rescued a blind and deaf dog who fell down sinkhole

Firefighters rescued a blind and deaf dog who fell down sinkhole | Uplifting Animal Stories | Scoop.it
A deaf and blind dog spent nearly eight hours inside a sinkhole after the ground gave way in a Maryland backyard.
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