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  • Man Saves Kitten Stuck on Busy Road While Others Keep Driving by

    10/21/2018 5:50:48 AM PDT · by vannrox · 36 replies
    Love Meow ^ | 21OCT18 | Amy Bojo
    Friday morning, Chuck Hawley from Silverton, Oregon was on his way to work when he spotted something in the middle of the road. As he got closer, he realized that it was a kitten stuck in the lane. Chuck Hawley"I was driving to work and saw cars in front of me passing over something in the road, and realized it was a kitten sitting upright shaking like a leaf," Chuck told Love Meow. The tiny feline appeared to be stuck to the ground and couldn't break free. Many cars drove around her, but no one stopped. Chuck knew that...
  • Kittens Give an Old Cat a Purpose to Live - He's Outlived Everyone's Expectations

    10/21/2018 5:39:04 AM PDT · by vannrox · 16 replies
    Love Meow ^ | 20OCT18 | Amy Bojo
    When a group of TNR (trap-neuter-return) rescuers from British Columbia, Canada found an emaciated old cat, they knew they had to save him. TinyKittensMason the cat was spotted two years ago as an injured feral cat from a cat colony. Rescuers from TinyKittens, a rescue group based in Fort Langley, British Columbia, trapped him and brought him to the vet. They discovered that he had terminal illness but refused to give up. "A surprise diagnosis of advanced terminal kidney disease meant we couldn't return this fierce warrior to his home in the wild due to daily medical and feeding...
  • Couple Saves Cat from Shelter, the Kitty Holds onto Them and Won't Let Go

    10/02/2018 3:19:54 AM PDT · by vannrox · 40 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | 1oct18 | Amy Bojo
    A couple from North Carolina rescued a cat from a shelter. The kitty was so happy to have a home that he cuddled his human with both of his paws and didn't want to let go. DanDan and his wife Hannah were contacted by a volunteer of Chesapeake Cats and Dogs, a rescue in Maryland, about a cat needing immediate fostering. The 9-year-old cat who had been surrendered to a shelter in North Carolina, was in poor health. "I took the afternoon off work and drove an hour to get him," Dan told Love Meow. The cat was very...
  • Stray Mama Cat Leads Woman to Save Her Kitten Trapped In Storm Drain...

    09/22/2018 9:36:55 PM PDT · by vannrox · 39 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | 17NOV17 | Amy Bojo
    A stray momma cat led a woman to a storm drain so she could help her save her kitten who was trapped inside.Meet Mama Rayne! Here Kitty Kitty RescueLast Thursday Lisa was walking in her work parking lot when she saw a cat running up to her, meowing. The kitty kept signaling the woman as if she was trying to tell her something. She followed the cat who led her all the way to a tiny drain up by the building. "When Lisa got close to the drain, she could hear a kitten down the hole frantically crying. Because...
  • Survivor Rescued From Inside Capsized Tanzanian Ferry

    09/22/2018 12:46:39 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 8 replies
    NPR ^ | September 22, 20181:47 PM ET | Gabriela Salvdivia
    A survivor was rescued from inside a Tanzanian ferry two days after it capsized on Lake Victoria, killing at least 207 people. The condition of the survivor was not immediately clear. Citing the state-run Tanzanian Broadcasting Corporation, the AP reported the man was an engineer and had locked himself in the engine room. The BBC reported he survived because of an air pocket inside the vessel. Divers resumed their rescue efforts on Saturday after hearing knocking noises that suggested signs of life, according to the BBC. The overcrowded ferry was reportedly traveling between the islands of Ukara and Ukerewe on...
  • Grandpa Comes to Shelter to Brush Cats and Kittens and Falls Asleep with Them Every Day for 6 Months

    09/22/2018 5:53:13 AM PDT · by vannrox · 40 replies
    Love Meow ^ | 18sep18 | Amy Bojo
    Grandpa Comes to Shelter to Brush Cats and Kittens and Falls Asleep with Them Every Day for 6 Months Terry from Wisconsin came to Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary in Green Bay, Wisconsin six months ago, and he just kept coming back. When he returned, he didn't come empty-handed. Safe Haven Pet SanctuaryHe brought his very own trusty brush so he could help groom the feline residents there, but little did he know that his regularly visits quickly became an adorable fixture at the sanctuary. When Terry heard about the cage-free, no-kill cat shelter, which specializes in rescuing kitties with...
  • Vanity - NC/SC First Responders & Citizens active in rescue/recovery, Hurricane, Florence.

    09/15/2018 7:55:46 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 22 replies
    I have been staying tuned to the ongoing reports of storm conditions and various "proactive, positive" rescue & recovery activity going on in hard hit North & South Carolina in the areas devastated by "Hurricane, Florence". The storm of course is still quite active and will be for a few more days....but the instant reaction, and swift actions of Police, Firemen, EMTs, AMTs, the USA Coast Guard, the Cajun Navy volunteers, the Red Cross, Samaritans Purse, the actions by the hundreds of people and organizations of all kinds from all over this country, doctors, nurses, and just terrific volunteer USA...
  • The Joy When Girl with Special Needs Cuddles Shelter Cat No One Else Wanted

    09/14/2018 4:52:53 AM PDT · by vannrox · 26 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | 11jan17 | Amy Bojo
    No one at the shelter understood why a cat named Lou couldn't find a home. When a family finally took a chance on the sweet kitty, they knew that Lou is meant for someone very special. Lorca AnimalLou came to the Lorca Animal, a rescue group in Lorca, Spain, hoping for a second chance. He is a very affectionate little guy with a wonderful personality. Lou loves people and is a great cuddler.However, Lou had a hard time finding a home. He waited at the shelter for a long time until a woman named Isa saw something very special...
  • Hurricane Florence Prompts volunteer Group America's Cajun Navy to Send People to Help

    09/12/2018 10:57:03 PM PDT · by LUV W · 24 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | September 12, 2018 | Zoe Szathmary | Fox News
    A volunteer organization called America’s Cajun Navy says it's sending more than 1,000 people to North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia ahead of Hurricane Florence. “We are a search and rescue organization,” president John Billiot told Fox News, adding that they also have a K-9 team to “look for your loved ones.” Billiot says America’s Cajun Navy is sending “maybe 1200 to 1300” people to the Carolinas and Virginia and “800, almost 900 boats” which come from across the U.S.
  • Wisconsin boy rescued from sewer after firefighter spots his finger poking out of manhole

    08/30/2018 10:31:05 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 30, 2018 | Katherine Lam
    A Wisconsin boy was rescued from a storm sewer Tuesday after an eagle-eyed firefighter saw the child’s finger poking out of the manhole cover following severe weather in the area. The 11-year-old boy was playing with his friends in a flooded drainage ditch in the Village of Harrison after heavy rain passed through the area around 6 p.m. The boy, who was not identified, got swept under the water and didn’t resurface. Rescuers arrived at the scene and found a bystander attempting to hold on to the boy — but it was no match for the raging water. The boy...
  • Groom rescues struggling swimmer moments after beach wedding in Alabama

    08/08/2018 2:55:44 PM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 23 replies
    WTVD11 online news ^ | 8/8/2018 | AP
    ORANGE BEACH, Alabama -- A bridegroom has been credited with saving a struggling swimmer just moments after his beach wedding on the Gulf Coast last week. Zac and Cindy Edwards had just gotten married at Orange Beach, Alabama, and were taking wedding photos when a woman came up and said someone was struggling in the surf, WALA-TV reported . Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Zac Edwards is a former lifeguard, so he stripped off his shirt and went in after the swimmer. Edwards got to the person, but then had a hard time making it back to shore.
  • Erdogan: Mossad, CIA, plan to rescue American pastor

    08/07/2018 12:06:23 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 11 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 7/8/18
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Turkey's Star that CIA and Mossad agents are planning to rescue a pastor Andrew Brunson. According to the report, agents are already in Brunson's neighborhood. Brunson has been held in Turkey for nearly two years. He is currently under house arrest and must wear an electronic tracking device at all times. Last week, Israel released a Turkish woman who transferred money to the Hamas terror group, in a gesture intended to aid Brunson's release. However, Turkey refused to release Brunson, leading US President Donald Trump to impose sanctions on the country. Turkey responded to...
  • Senior Cat Keeps Pawing at Window in Shelter Until Someone Takes Her Home..

    07/28/2018 3:04:00 AM PDT · by vannrox · 28 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | 16AUG16 | Amy Bojo
    This kitty was 13 years old living a shelter life. Whenever someone walked by, she ran up and started pawing at the window, begging for some love. She kept hoping until someone would take her home.Courtesy: Tabby's PlaceSienna the cat was turned to the Tabby's Place, a cat sanctuary in Ringoes, New Jersey after her human passed away. She missed having a loving home and a companion so much that every time she heard someone go by, she ran to the window and begged for attention. As a senior cat, she has so much to offer.Courtesy: Tabby's PlaceSienna spotted...
  • Kitten with Special Needs Clings to Foster Dad for Love After He was Saved

    07/18/2018 12:11:45 AM PDT · by vannrox · 56 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | Jul 17 18 | Amy Bojo
    A teeny black kitten came to a veterinary clinic, in need of foster care. He was very wobbly and extremely tiny for his age. Danielle @fostercatsandkittensAbout a month ago, Gus the kitten was taken into The Poppy Foundation at Bonanza Cat Hospital in Las Vegas after he was found on the streets in the brutal summer temperatures. "It was thought that Gus had Cerebellar Hypoplasia because he was very unstable. He would fling his head around and showed all the signs of having this neurological disorder," Danielle, an avid foster based in Las Vegas, told Love Meow. "I have...
  • Elon Musk Calls Diver in Thai Soccer Team Rescue a Pedophile

    07/15/2018 11:44:15 AM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 102 replies
    Fortune ^ | 7/15/18 | By David Morris
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Twitter this morning accused British diver Vern Unsworth of being a pedophile, after Unsworth criticized Musk’s proposal to use a small submarine to rescue a trapped soccer team in Thailand. Unsworth was instrumental in the rescue of the boy’s soccer team, but lambasted Musk’s submarine plan in an interview published by CNN Friday. Among other comments, Unsworth said the submarine “wouldn’t have made the first 50 meters into the cave” and was “just a PR stunt.” Musk, responding to further criticism from professor and New York Times columnist Zeynep Tufekci, wrote this morning that he...
  • Video: Thai boys didn’t swim out of the cave; they were rescued on stretchers

    07/11/2018 8:41:17 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 59 replies
    VOX ^ | 11 July 2018 | Radhika Viswanathan
    New information suggests the 12 Thai boys trapped in a cave were medicated and carried out on stretchers during the rescue operation... ...told AFP on Wednesday that the boys were “sleeping or partially-conscious as they were passed from diver-to-diver through the cave.”... “boys were wrapped up in stretchers already when they were being transferred” while doctors posted along the 2.5-mile long escape route checked them along the way.
  • Thailand Cave Rescue To Be Turned Into Hollywood Movie

    07/11/2018 8:06:44 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 23 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 07/11/18 | AFP
    The mission to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach from a Thai cave is to get the Hollywood treatment in a movie announced by faith-based production house Pure Flix. Managing partner Michael Scott, who lives in Thailand and was at the rescue site in Chiang Rai as the boys were being pulled to safety, made the announcement late Tuesday on Twitter. "I couldn't be more excited. This story has meant so much to me as I have followed it in Thailand this summer," he said in a video filmed at the scene of the flooded cave in the country's...
  • Thailand cave movie: Hollywood producers already on the scene

    07/10/2018 2:51:16 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 32 replies
    news.com.au ^ | July 10, 2018 | Megan Palin
    “THIS will make a great movie some day.” It’s a sentiment that’s echoed around the globe as millions of people watch on and champion the ongoing rescue of 12 young boys and their soccer coach stuck in a Thailand cave, in the country’s north. But for some Hollywood producers, there’s no time to waste, and “some day” may as well be now. A US film crew has already arrived at the foothills of the Tham Luang mountain cave system in Chiang Rai province as one of the world’s most daring rescue operations enters its third day. Divers are expected to...
  • Thai cave rescue: All 12 boys, soccer coach freed from cave

    07/10/2018 8:24:17 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 22 replies
    cnn ^ | 11:20 AM ET, Tue July 10, 2018
    The twelfth boy and his coach were the last of the team to be rescued Tuesday, after a complicated three-day operation to extricate the team, who became trapped on June 23 when rising flood water cut off the exit, deep inside the cave. In the last 18 days, what began as a local search for the missing 13 turned into a complex rescue operation, involving hundreds of experts who flew in from around the world to help.
  • All 12 Boys And Their Coach Are Rescued From Thai Cave, After 2 Weeks

    07/10/2018 6:36:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 196 replies
    NPR ^ | 07/10/2018 | SCOTT NEUMAN and BILL CHAPPELL
    An elite team of Thai Navy SEALs and foreign rescue divers brought out the final four boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave near the Thai-Myanmar border, extracting the team through a labyrinth of tight passages after they spent two weeks trapped in darkness. The operation on Tuesday moved quickly, raising hopes that all 12 boys and their adult coach from the Wild Boars soccer team would be at the surface by the end of the day. "We are not sure if this is a miracle, a science, or what. All the thirteen Wild Boars are now out...