Posts tagged "rescue"

I Want To Eat This Adorable Cat Face

Look, I wouldn't really eat a cat. Or a cat face. But there are no words for how scrumptiously adorable this little cross-eyed tabby cat is. This is Jarvis P. Weasely, a stray brought to the Saving Grace Animal Rescue in San Francisco, California, when he was just four weeks old. That'…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 8, 2013

World’s Largest Rodent Takes Care Of Dachshund Pups

Some total jerkwad took a couple of dachshund puppies and stuffed them into a garbage bin behind a church. They were discovered and taken to Rocky Ridge Refuge in Arkansas, but they needed a foster mama to take care of them. So the folks at Rocky Ridge paired the pups with a capybara named Cheesecake.
By: Julie Gerstein / March 18, 2013

Walmart Reportedly Fires Employee For Saving Dog

A Walmart employee in Hermiston, Oregon, was reportedly fired after she attempted to save a starving dog that had wandered into the superstore. According to an article written by Cindy Marabito at the Examiner.com, the dog was seen wandering around the store in an obviously malnourished state. But when the employee attempted to…
By: Julie Gerstein / February 1, 2013

My Nightmare: Portland Woman Stuck In Crawl Space Between Two Buildings, Firemen Using Lube To Get Her Out

Guys, I am kind of hyperventilating just thinking about this, but a woman in Portland, Oregon, is stuck in between two buildings, after falling while climbing. Nobody's really sure what the woman -- who is allegedly in her 20s -- was doing when she fell, but my guess is something dumb like parkour. Either way,…
By: Julie Gerstein / January 16, 2013

Dog And Cat Perverts Engage In Bizarre Love Affair

Meet Thomas O'Malley Flufferpants and her dog companion Murkin. Both were rescued -- Thomas was a feral cat and Murkin a shelter dog -- and developed a strange attraction. The pair are virtually inseparable these days, after Murkin helped nurse Thomas through surgery to remove two infected teeth. Love takes many strange forms.
By: Julie Gerstein / June 3, 2012

A Dramatic Wild Horse Rescue

Are you a horse girl? I'm a horse girl. And in another life, I would do what photographer Becky Standridge does. She spends her days in Arizona's Tonto National Forest, documenting the wild horses that live there and helping to catalog the herd and its migration patterns. One day, while watching the horses, she managed…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 9, 2012

It’s Time To Cry: A Baby Elephant Is Rescued From The Mud

It's a general belief among conservationists that man should meddle with nature as little as possible. But what happens when there's a wild animal in peril, and humans have the ability to help out? Earlier this month, guests at the Kapani Lodge Lagoon in Zambia, noticed a baby elephant and her mother struggling in the…
By: Julie Gerstein / November 18, 2011

Calf Rescued From Icy Death By … News Helicopter?

Well, here's an unexpectedly heartwarming story. An Oklahoman woman spots a baby calf stuck on the ice and calls the local news station, KWTV-Channel 9, to see if they can use their helicopter to rescue the stranded animal. But! The way they use the helicopter is mighty surprising. [NY Post]…
By: Julie Gerstein / December 28, 2010