( life / health / animals / covid ) Hurray for the cows! Showing more backbone than most humans, as evidenced by way too many humans' willingness to get the covid shot. The one cow (mentioned at the bottom of the article) that had to be shot was black, so of course both Antifa and Black Lives Matter are now furious.
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( life / animals / pets / health ) ...from China, where they can monitor individuals down to the square inch, but cannot enforce safety laws at factories (or germ warfare labs). Go figure.
"If we can't depend on the EPA to warn the public about something so thoroughly documented, should we depend on the agency.... read more
( life / animals / turtles ) My mom is retired, & she spends her winters volunteering at a sea turtle rescue center in south Texas. The cold snap is stunning the local turtles & they're doing a lot of rescues. She sent me this photo today of the back of her Subaru. It's literally turtles all the way do... read more
( life / animals / dogs ) I love this kind of story!
The family made a thorough search. They left a laundry basket of unwashed clothing near the spot they'd last seen Neesha on the chance she'd home in on the familiar scent marker. They even resorted to drones and took to the Internet to ask for help in ... read more
( life / animals / dogs ) If this was Denmark, the government would want to kill everyone's dogs. Thank God I'm not Danish. They love killing animals over there. Who can forget this? And then, of course, they killed again. There is something seriously wrong with those people.
Read the rest here: dog own... read more
( life / animals / birds ) "Michigan state officials said a drone that was mapping shoreline erosion in the Upper Peninsula was sent to a watery grave in a brazen attack by a bald eagle."
Read the rest here: upi.com/OddNews/2020/08/13/Eagle-sends-drone-to-watery-grave-in-brazen-attack-over-La... read more
( life / help / charity / animals ) See here, here, and/or here.
"We will not allow our animals to starve. We will not allow them to suffer. Culling would be the kindest and, if this came to pass, this is what we would do, she says. "
And here's a place in Colorado you might want to visit and/or donate t... read more
( life / animals / elephants ) Read the rest here: gephardtdaily.com
"Officials with an Indian railway company said they have started using the recorded sound of buzzing bees to keep elephants from wandering onto the tracks..."... read more
( life / animals / elephants ) Read the rest here: upi.com/Odd-News/2020/01/13/Elephant-climbs-5-foot-wall-to-steal-mangoes-from-lodge/3411578953055/
An elephant in a Zambian national park was caught in camera climbing over a wall to steal some mangoes from a safari lodge...... read more
( life / animals / dogs ) Read the rest here: alabama-man-finds-dog-living-life-large-in-prison/
Although this pup's owners were frantic with worry over his disappearance, he was found only days later living like a king amongst the local pri...... read more
( life / help / charity / animals ) Read the rest here: girl-volunteered-at-pet-shelter-for-two-days-until-reunited-with-lost-cat
Hannah Rountree had not seen her cat Spunky in three years-at least until he reappeared at the animal shelter she had only just started volunteering....... read more
( life / animals / elephants ) Some good news for a change: elephant-poaching-falls-dramatically-africa
"Elephant poaching in Africa has dropped significantly from a peak in 2011, according to a new analysis of annual surveillance data. The progress seems to have resulted in large part from declining demand ... read more
( life / help / charity / animals ) We just donated to Harmony Haven Therapeutic Riding and Horse Rescue. This recent snowstorm knocked down fencing, along with their shelter.
And don't forget these guys: Adopt-a-horse here or here... read more
( life / animals / horses ) A Minnesota couple harnessed their Belgian draft horses to help a semi truck driver whose vehicle was stuck on an icy driveway."
Read more: Horses-pull-stuck-semi... read more
( life / animals / birds ) I got yelled at today... by a quail. I was crossing an empty lot toward the soccer field (for my daughter's soccer game) when I heard squawking. I looked down, and there it was, probably protecting its nest, obviously telling me to get lost.
So I did. I am nothing if not considerat... read more
( life / help / charity / animals ) ...... and riding therapy operation now has a GoFundMe page!I hope you've got some pocket change you can donate.Thanks.
Here's the link (in case you missed the first two, above) :)gofundme.com/Facebook-harmony-h/donate
See also: Willie Nelson rescues 70 horses from slaughter ... read more
( life / help / charity / animals ) Please DONATE to Harmony Haven Therapeutic Riding & Horse Rescue's fundraiser to build better shelter for the winter. Thanks.
Please donate by clicking here. Thank you!
Or go here: harmonyhaven.wordpress.com/donations
And, last but not least (and possibly best of all), you c... read more
( life / animals / cats ) I was up a little earlier than usual this morning, which apparently surprised one of the cats in our house. The thing is, we only have one cat. Any more than that is too many. This one -- either a stray or just one of the neighbor's cats, I don't know; either way, it's apparently our... read more
( life / help / advice / animals ) Just 'cuz you cut off its head... don't assume it's harmless.
Chef dies after spitting cobra he was cooking bit him on the hand ... 20 minutes after he had cut its head off.
See Chef-dies-spitting-cobra-cooking... read more
( life / animals / cats ) In case you're in the market for a barn cat, this is for you: sacbee.com/2013/08/31/5696395/feral-cats-get-a-second-life-as.html.
Maybe other cities near you have a similar program.... read more
( life / animals / turtles ) Probably. You never know about these things. Anyway, I had forgotten to buy cat food and that is what allowed me to be there in time to save a life. Taking my daughter to school this morning, I had to turn south on Nolensville Rd because Old Hickory was backed up. I was running late,... read more
( life / animals / dogs ) "These are no hounds. These are highly trained detection dogs used by biologists to canvass for animals, scat, rare plants and invasive weeds that are easily missed by humans."
Read the rest here: A nose for wild things
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( life / help / charity / animals ) We spent the better part of Friday here at Harmony Haven Therapeutic Riding & Horse Rescue in Cottonwood, CA.
My sister and her family run it. Feel free to make a donation! Here's a 4-minute amateur video.
Please donate by clicking here. Thank you.... read more
( life / help / charity / animals ) Please donate by clicking here. Thank you.
We are always trying to raise money so we can build a barn for our wonderful horses.Some of the horses are older and need more shade or storm protection to be comfortable.
Please donate by clicking here.Thank you.... read more
( life / animals / birds ) Woke up this morning to a bird in the kitchen. I had a hunch the cat Sunny had brought something inside because, while still half asleep, I heard her banging around outside of the bedroom somewhere.Anyway, I walked into the kitchen, and there was a bird perched on the curtain rod ove... read more
( culture / writing / blog / animals ) I almost stepped on a snake as Elizabeth and I came out of the creek. Yes, we were in the creek. Anyway, I yelled, Aaaah when he slithered past me toward Elizabeth and into the water.
Elizabeth wanted to get a better look at him as he lay there half in the water, half out. It was ... read more
( life / help / charity / animals ) We welcome all the visitors and students to our center, Harmony Haven.
Our mission statement: "We rescue and rehabilitate horses so they can rescue and rehabilitate the people who need them most."It's all about leaving your mark or hoof print. Help others and have a better... read more
( life / help / charity / animals ) We have started our non-profit organization in Cottonwood. Harmony Haven Therapy Riding and Horse Rescue. We will add you to our mailing list if you want updates (we now have 3 horses for our riders). Hope to hear from everyone.
- Jeannie, 2008
Click below to see how much they've ... read more
( life / help / charity / animals ) My sister and her daughter have started a therapeutic riding and horse rescue! Don't forget to donate by clicking on the DONATE button.
Please donate by clicking here.Thank you.... read more