If there’s ever a story about microchipping your furry loved ones, this is definitely it. That’s because lovely Nashville pupper Blue was microchipped, something which ultimately helped him reconnect with his owner after an entire year absent from the picture.
Missouri student Nevaeh Scales has had a rough few years, but things are looking up. Hopefully, this next stage of her life is calmer and more secure, helped along by donations made to a GoFundMe campaign in her name along with some additional help from her enrolled college.
Last year’s PlayStation 4 exclusive Ghost of Tsushima was outstanding, presenting a samurai fantasy environment with impressive gameplay, searing swaths of color, and a unique historical setting, going on to garner numerous awards.
Sometimes all it takes is a coincidence to save a life. Such was the case with Darcy Pell, a jogger running through Pontefract Park in Yorkshire, England who spotted a puppy in need, trapped in the park’s icy lake.
It’s been a few hectic days for poor little Muji, a 6-year-old cat who found herself trapped at LaGuardia Airport as their owner prepped a move from New York City to Orange County, CA.
The D.C. region is experiencing a very unexpected problem that is becoming increasingly common in the country: too many dogs are being adopted! The Washington Post reports on this unusual development where, as the coronavirus pandemic continues onward and people do their best to remain safe at home as much as possible, pet adoption numbers have soared.
This is a story of Kakuma, a town in Kenya and UNHCR refugee camp which reportedly contains almost 200,000 people as of this writing – one of the world’s largest. As with any refugee camp, Kakuma has been beset by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, but it is a community that has also made great strides to protect and care for itself and its people.
The Ferndale Cat Shelter serves the community of Ferndale, Michigan, and counts 13-year-old Sidney Herzberg among its volunteers. The teenage cat-lover recently submitted an essay to a contest run by Petco, taking home the top prize of $50,000…and then, in an amazing act of charity, immediately donated it to her shelter.
You Say Tomato is a café in Kansas City, Missouri, well known around the neighborhood as a go-to breakfast destination with homemade pastries. And, like countless eateries around the country, You Say Tomato has been contending with significant loss of income due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Robert Carter is an elementary school mentor and single foster dad in Ohio with a heart that seemingly knows no bounds. In late 2019 he began fostering three boys, only to discover that they had two sisters.
Dexter and Daisy can rest happily as heroes, but of the feline variety. These two kitties rose to the task of home defenders when a sudden fire erupted in their Edinburgh apartment, using their insistent cat annoyance reflexes to arouse the residents and alert them of the life-threatening situation.
The new year brings newfound love for Newfoundland high school sweethearts Frederick Paul and Florence Harvey. In a remarkable series of events, Frederick and Florence somehow reconnected during this past tumultuous year, a full 70 years following their halcyon days of teenage romance.
Another story of great generosity in the wake of the outstanding medical debt for Americans, this time from Arkansas. Dr. Omar Atiq opened The Arkansas Cancer Institute in Pine Bluff back in 1991, which served cancer patients in the area for almost three decades.
Angela Hansperger used to be a food writer in Atlanta, Georgia…well, technically, she still is, though restaurant reviews are of limited availability over the past year amid the conditions of the coronavirus pandemic. It’s been a tough time for many Americans, and Hansperger’s 10-year-long career had ground to a halt, prompting her to experiment with a new one: personal wildlife chef.
The capital of Chennai’s Madras High Court saw a crucial judgment this week, relating to the safety and continued comfort of a very special elephant named Lalitha. Sheik Muhammed has been Lalitha’s caretaker for over 20 years, but this week’s case risked moving the elephant from his care and to that of the State Wildlife Department.
The coronavirus pandemic has nothing on Jill Stretton and Cathie Alexander, two penpals who’ve forged a robust long-distance friendship for the past 70 years. Now 82 years old, the pair have been communicating by mail since 1950, when a family friend of Stretton’s shared an address with her after a trip to Scotland.
Another wonderful story of common-sense community assistance from Poland, this time regarding the recent implementation of “social fridges” throughout the country. Reminiscent of our recent story from D.C.
It’s no secret that senior citizens have been hit especially hard during the coronavirus pandemic and its related state lockdowns. Providing shelter and comfort through this storm is national nonprofit organization Pets for the Elderly, a foundation that helps seniors adopt furry companions at little to no cost.
Skully White is the owner of Lully’s Food Experience, a highly-rated gourmet hot dog stand in Abbotsford, B.C. whose life changed earlier this week when he became a kidney donor.
An Atlanta couple has thankfully been reunited with their stolen pet, an 11-month-old French Bulldog named Stormy. Now just shy over a year, Stormy was locked in Victoria Donahoo’s car when she and her husband stopped for gas.
One day, a fairy garden appeared below a tree in the city of angels. Built by four-year-old Eliana along with her parents, the garden was meant to be a creative distraction during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown period, where the little girl felt fitful, lonely, and stressed.