Good News and Bad News for Orangutans

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The good news is that a new population of about 2,000 individuals was discovered in Borneo. The bad news is that the pet trade is decimating the population on Sumatra.

RIP Knut

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cute video newsThe little polar bear that captured the attention and hearts of so many has passed away. Knut was only 4 years old, and the cause of death is still unknown.

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Lame News Story!

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So, I click on this story because the link says no pets were lost on the US Airways flight that went down in the Hudson. Great, right? Makes it sound like they were rescued right? Well, no pets were lost because there were no pets on the flight in the first place. The miracle US Airways flight that went into the Hudson River has another feel-good story: The airline says no pets were lost on the flight.

Slow News Day at ALF?

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A canary liberated in Mexico! With the desire to add ourselves to the call to action to carry out wild sabotage, we of the Frente de Liberación Animal-Comando Verde Negro (FLA-CVN) have not sabotaged any institution or company, however on the morning of June 15 we rescued a canary from a cage where he was kept captive in Mexico State; we have taken a prisoner from cells which had condemned him to live his entire life in captivity.

Why is Reuters Putting News Releases From the United Egg Producers on Their Site as "News"?

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Reuters dutifully puts it on their website , which then gets picked up on my Google news page. The United Egg Producers issues a press release claiming that egg prices will rise 25% if animal welfare advocates get their way. All according to a study by some agribusiness related consulting firm.

Best Friends Animal Society Opens First Pet Adoption Center in New York

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We are so excited to be “spreading the news”!! Best Friends Animal Society Opens First Pet Adoption Center in New York! The SoHo Center will Raise Awareness for the Nearly 5,500 Dogs and Cats Killed Every Day in U.S. Shelters.

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CBS News Runs Series on Factory Farms

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This occurred a week or so ago. Katie Couric did a story on the use of antibiotics on factory farms in the US and the potential harm to humans. Unfortunately, I missed this series as we don't watch network television. A friend of mine said it was quite good. According to her, there was a message that removing the use of antibiotics would actually improve these poor animals' welfare. Here is an article about the series.

Latest News on Best Friends' Haiti Efforts

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I hope one day to leave a bunch of money to help animals in such horrible conditions. Of course, I have to figure out how to earn that money first :-). In the meantime, direct from Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.

“New York’s Kindest” includes Rock & Rawhide!

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A Place to Look For Animal Research News

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I stumbled across this site called FiercePharma that has all kinds of news about the drug industry. Note - this company has a lot of industry news sites on a wide range of topics, so they do more then just drug company news. If you go to the very top, there are tabs for FierceBiotechResearch and other topics. I've never heard of them before.

Critter News Is Now On Facebook

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We now have a group on Facebook. As of yet, I am the only member. Oh well. We've got to start somewhere to get anywhere on the Interwebs and all

Critter News Content to be Featured on AnimalRightsZone.com

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Starting tomorrow, Critter News content will be featured on AnimalRightsZone.com. Note - we'll still be here. But, some of our posts will show up on the new site as well. Joining us will be Animal Person , Creature Talk , and Animal Ethics. I'm hoping there will be more, because I think it's a great idea to organize this kind of content in one area. So, I hope you'll time to check out the site and check out some of the other bloggers. The site officially launches on Tuesday April 21st

More Bad News for Birds in the Gulf

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Here's an article exploring whether it's pointless to try to rescue oiled bird in the Gulf. This article states that most of the oiled birds probably won't even show up before they eventually die, so we'll never know how many have actually been killed.

Yet More Good News for Project Treadstone

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This one's more like Good News for Mary Martin. I received a call yesterday from a woman who started a coalition for homeless cats. She said her Trapper Man could go to the Project Treadstone site--last night and this morning--and trap up to 10 cats that she would bring to Pahokee. Pahokee will keep them overnight after their surgeries, then they will be returned to their colony.

Some Good News In NJ Farm Animals Case

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Although the court noted that these practices are controversial and that downed animals ‘suffer greatly,’ it found the record on appeal insufficient to warrant striking the regulations at this time,” explains an article from the Environmental News Service. Thanks to Farmed Animal Net for this information from August 8.

Philosophers in the News

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Mylan Engel is quoted in this Northern Star story

Gorilla E-News from the Dian Fossey Fund

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I signed up yesterday to get email alerts from the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund. I called the fund and spoke to the front desk person who said this was the best way to get updates from them about the situation in the Congo. I thought things would settle down after the election, but now I'm tied up in knots again! I am so worried about these animals.

Terrible News. US Supreme Court Strikes Down California "Downer Cow" Law

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Clearly a win for the damn livestock industry. It was a question of federal vs. state authority. Sucks. And it was a unanimous decision. Read the full story at CNN. A state law mandating "humane treatment" of downed livestock headed for the slaughterhouse was unanimously overturned Monday by the Supreme Court.

Pet-Related Charities Receive Early Holiday Present

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We got some great holiday news in our inbox this morning! news people helping animalsOn December 20th, Americans voted online to raise funds for five national pet-related charities.

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BOBS for Dogs & Best Friends Animal Society

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This is fun news!BOBS BOBS from Skechers has created five styles of a limited collection to benefit Best Friends Animal Society.

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Guide Dog Honored as “Dog of the Year”

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dogs newsA 9-year-old yellow Lab named Tanya from Arizona whose human partner is a blind golfer was honored as 2015 Dog of the Year at the Guiding Eyes for the Blind Annual Golf Classic June 12, 2015.

Gymnast Shawn Johnson Put To Sleep After Breaking Leg | The Onion – America’s Finest News Source

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This video nicely highlights the insanity in killing “racing&# horses when they become injured. I think my favorite parts are when Shawn’s mother says “it’s just so expensive to keep a lame gymnast&# ; and then when the host asks her if Shawn was in a lot of pain at the end, and she replies, “oh no, no, no – there was no pain – just a quick shot to the back of the head.&#.

Cute Pictures from Mountain Gorilla Births in February

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virunga happy news primates mountain gorillas endangered speciesTwins born in February, a rare event! Here's the link to some cute pictures! Eerie how similar to humans they appear.

Dog rescued in Japan!

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Watch the video below to see the story: cute of the day news people helping animals pet storiesAfter being washed out to sea, and somehow surviving on top of the roof of the house that was washed out, this miracle dog was rescued!

ASPCA Joplin Adopt a Thon

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Such happy news from Joplin! cute video news people helping animals rescuesThe ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and Joplin Humane Society successfully found permanent homes for 745 pets during its weekend adopt-a-thon event on June 25 and 26.

Cheetah sets new world speed record!

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cats news wildlifeSarah the cheetah broke her own world record! © Ken Geiger/National Geographic Magazine. Sarah, an 11-year-old cheetah at the Cincinnati Zoo, broke her own world record by running 100m in 5.95 seconds on June 20, 2012. She was clocked at 61mph.

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“FedEx Panda Express” Brings Giant Pandas to France

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news people helping animalsTwo giant pandas made their way from China to ZooParc de Beauval in France today. FedEx Express donated services to transport the giant pandas in a special plane named the “FedEx Panda Express”!

New York City’s oldest dog, Paco Sosa

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Paco Sosa, New York City’s oldest dog, is the subject of a new film called Wolf Dog. Paco, who passed away last year, will be doing helping animals, even after his passing, through sharing his true story as an animal celebrity!

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Pygmy Whale Befriends Jodie Nelson

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Visit msnbc.com for breaking news , world news , and news about the economy. Tags: cute animals news This is a truly amazing animal encounter! Earlier this month, California surfer, Jodie Nelson, decided that she would paddleboard the 40 miles from Catalina Island to mainland California to raise money for breast cancer in honor of her best friend and mother who both survived recent battles.

Flamingo Fluff Ball!

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Rats help save humans.

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Hero K9 Receives Donations for Life-Saving Surgery

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Such great news to share today! Angels for Animals Foundation and Partners Reach Fundraising Goal for Hero K9’s Life-Saving Operation. The Guardian Angels K9 Fund, a dedicated fund of the Angels for Animals Foundation specifically serving police and military K9s, … Continue reading → The post Hero K9 Receives Donations for Life-Saving Surgery appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals. dogs people helping animals

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Iams Home 4 the Holidays

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news people helping animalsWe hope that you all had a wonderful holiday weekend, we sure did! Baby was very excited about what was in her stocking and gifts, hopefully your pets were spoiled a bit too. You may have heard of a great program called Iams Home 4 the Holidays.

Iams Home 4 the Holidays Report

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news rescuesWe are thrilled to report that the Iams Home 4 the Holidays was a big success this year! 1,125,667 animals were adopted between Oct. 1 and Jan.

Jane Goodall Institute’s New President

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Why Dogs Are Better Than Boyfriends

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Yahoo News! Happy Valentine’s Day! Will you be spending your day with your dog? reported that one in five people would prefer to spend Valentine’s Day with their pet over their partner.

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