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Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:37 am

With scientists help, loons, which were regionally extinct, are coming back in SE England:

https://www.providencejournal.com/news/ ... rsquo-help


Dog missing for 3 years is reunited with owner:

https://www.krqe.com/video/missing-dog- ... r/5706114/


Emaciated and sick pony blooms in rescue during lockdown:

https://goodnewsshared.com/2020/07/23/e ... b3c7dfd67f


Simon Cowell's donation to HSI (Humane Society International - I donate to them, they do A LOT of good!) helped dogs bred for meat in South Korea - meet one of them:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... ed-rescue/


St. Bernard became the rescue instead of the rescuer (personal note: this dog had a bad life before and had been adopted just a few months so it was the new owners' fault that this happened. Animals do not recuperate from a bad life after a few months, it takes them years).

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/st-be ... li=BBnbcA1


Bee is born with genetic mutation:

https://a.honesttopaws.com/g/bee-symmet ... 9977&ch=bt


Bug size sunfish babies grow into heaviest bony fish in the world!

https://www.livescience.com/tiny-sunfis ... g8uvHgiBBZ


Hope for dying dog found in a ditch:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/dog ... s-rescued/


Vietnam bans wildlife trade!!!!

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... ife-trade/


Little dog with jaw split open waited for kind human to help:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/lit ... uman-help/
Pajarita
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Flight: Yes

Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:07 am

New mouse lemur discovered in Madagascar:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals ... i-BB17hHe8


Homeless three month old puppy in severe pain is rescued (there seem to be a lot of homeless dogs in real bad shape in Texas, doesn't it?)

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/pup ... g-in-pain/


The 'Cross Guard':

https://bukisa.com/articles/1137718_str ... jgWtCC9mE4


Philippines and Indonesia join forces to fight illegal trafficking of animals:

https://www.thestar.com.my/aseanplus/as ... life-trade


Ornithologist built 695 nests to help Belarus avian populations:

https://tulsaworld.com/news/national/av ... e3b1c.html


Facial recognition software to identify bird species!

https://nypost.com/2020/07/27/facial-re ... for-birds/


Hiker rescues kitten lost in snowstorm and adopts it:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... now-video/


Old dog given away, then abandoned, family not interested in getting her back rescued:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animals/ ... by-family/


Circus tigers from Guatemala rescued, shipped to Florida sanctuary (long video but worth it):

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... sanctuary/
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17202
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:20 am

Say CHEESE!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals ... i-BB17ko4R


10,000 year old mammoth remains still have ligaments!

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... MwNDExNgS2


MMMMMM yummy, yummy...

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cat-t ... i-BB17mPtf


Silver lining: Pets getting extra medical care during lockdown:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/pets- ... r-BB17mzac


"Over my dead body"

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-b ... i-BB17mxgM


120 lb labrador had to be carried down mountain:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/leo-t ... r-BB17lt9E


30 cats and kittens rescued from 101 degree RV in Arizona:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/nearl ... r-BB17l21b


Rescue used tongue depressors as splints for tiny kitten (and don't miss the video under it where the momma dog runs away from the puppies -which are too many for her to feed comfortably and which the stupid owners should have partially bottle-fed but then, people who breed their dogs are not dog lovers).

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/good-new ... r-BB17kYni


Diesel does not like doors :lol:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-t ... i-BB17kD0g


Wallaroo was rescued from roof:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/walla ... i-BB17kxdY


He feeds kites on the wing from his apartment window!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/man-f ... i-BB17jS9X


Scooter, the Big Kahuna:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals ... i-BB17jr6o


South American mouse is highest-dwelling mammal:

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/sou ... _Headlines
Pajarita
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Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
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Flight: Yes

Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:54 am

Microbes 'woke up' after 100 MILLION years!:

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/anc ... _Headlines


56 years in jail for poaching group!

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/wil ... title_1120


Three gamekeepers accused of killing protected goshawk:

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/thr ... title_1120


11 years in jail for killer of gorilla:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/ug ... li=BBnbcA1


Injured stray dog greets rescuers:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/str ... -rescuers/


Study shows pigs, like dogs, interact with humans but, unlike dogs who look to humans for solutions, pigs are independent thinkers and problem solvers:

https://www.zmescience.com/ecology/anim ... -30072020/


Success: The Morro snail status goes from endangered to threatened:

https://biologicaldiversity.org/w/news/ ... id=1643469


Cat grooms dog friend (dog is a golden retriever and all my cats have always loved my goldies)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cat-p ... i-BB17px0Q


Ranch for unadoptable senior dogs needs help:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals ... i-BB17nG5d


Oops!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/great ... i-BB17nrxl


Backyard with lots of doggies!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/adora ... i-BB17nnQr


Pedestrian gator crossing:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals ... i-BB17mKAw


Teen with cancer given Make-a-Wish to make his own dog a service dog:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/good-new ... r-BB173RXp


Good catch!!

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/ath ... 10049.html
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17202
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:09 am

"Name your cat adoption fee" even extended at Pa shelter:

https://www.wfmz.com/news/area/berks/be ... 76820.html


The German 'Swiper':

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/fo ... li=BBnbcA1


Study on dog breeds cognitive traits (problem solving, memory, reasoning, trainability, etc) to find out how much is genetic and how much is environment (VERY interesting subject because people usually confuse different traits but article leaves you wanting for more):

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science- ... AwODA5MQS2


Big sister gives little sister a ride:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/labra ... i-BB17rpsX


He got where he shouldn't have:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cat-i ... i-BB17rD5n


Gators are NOT pets:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/allig ... r-BB17qvwJ


Another big dog had to be rescued from hike (what is wrong with people? don't they have any brains? you do not take a large dog with a thick coat in a 90 degree heat to hike/climb for 3 hours!)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/125-p ... r-BB17quVd


I'm gonna get you!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cat-h ... i-BB17q99g


Where is my friend?

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-d ... i-BB17pVx3


Baby bobcat exploring car after being rescued:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/baby- ... i-BB17pYHL


Small but refreshing:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/huge- ... i-BB17q9Lf


How Covid19 can help gorillas:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/how-t ... r-BB17pyc0


Hope through horses still offering therapy:

https://www.robesonian.com/news/136552/ ... ne-therapy


Zoo animals change behaviors during lockdown:

https://www.12news.com/article/features ... 502e62118d
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17202
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Mon Aug 03, 2020 8:37 am

Endangered animals rescued from traffickers returned to their country of origin (among them were Palm cockatoo, sulphur-crested cockatoo, lory, and eclectus parrot (Eclectus roratus).

https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1865 ... ls-rescued


Now I lay me down... Wait, not so fast!

https://www.yahoo.com/news/dogs-hilario ... 53239.html


Poppy is back home but it took a lawyer and the police!

https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/col ... ea0c2.html


This is one of the most wonderful stories you will hear/see! Dog 'frozen' by tetanus gets better with loving care from vet!

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/dog ... 42612.html


Feline drug smuggler escapes from jail

https://news.yahoo.com/detained-drug-sm ... 35492.html


Protecting Africa's most endangered species"

https://www.awf.org/?_ga=2.4759923.1729 ... 1595165533
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17202
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Tue Aug 04, 2020 10:03 am

13 photos of baby and juvenile birds:

https://www.rd.com/list/photos-of-baby-birds/


Why we need 'crazy cat people' (like me and my husband :lol: )

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... at-people/


Remembering Freedom, cow who escaped a slaughterhouse:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... hterhouse/


Hartmann's mountain zebra baby born at Smithsonian preserve:

https://nationalzoo.si.edu/news/hartman ... -institute


At our service: dogs that help humanity

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/at-ou ... s-BB17xXut


Whale and calf swimming with surfers:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/drone ... i-BB17xT78


Wakey wakey, I have a present for you!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/mlb/ca ... i-BB17w0NO


A pretty girl!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/squir ... i-BB17wdBG


Momma, he won't let me in!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cat-s ... i-BB17vW5b


Adopted 14 year old girl works for years to collect money to help senior dogs get adopted:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/an-ad ... r-BB17tGLK


Whatchoodoing? Can I help?

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-w ... i-BB17vSgZ


Don't touch the baby!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/prote ... i-BB17vqPx


You snooze, you lose!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-i ... i-BB17vmJF


Wild bees pollinate $1.5 Billion worth!

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/wil ... _Headlines


Hard to kill beetles - Eaten, pooped and still alive!


https://www.sciencenews.org/article/wat ... _Headlines
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17202
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:35 am

Only the 'feel good' today because I am working from battery (no electricity) and can't ask my US daughter to drive over to pick up, charge it and return it as she did yesterday.


Defending the nest:

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/pro ... 52424.html


Doggies go for a ride:

https://www.msn.com/en-in/news/other/ad ... r-BB17yh43


Documentary of how a farmer and an animal rights activists joined forces to save animals in Germany:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... sanctuary/


Bill introduced for African animals:

https://www.change.org/p/u-s-house-of-r ... tm_term=cs


3,000 cocks raised for fighting rescued!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/more-s ... li=BBnbfcL


Round and round we go (hilarious!):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/pigle ... i-BB17AVfJ


YAAAYYY! A playground!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/bears ... i-BB17AOkQ


Satellite shows more penguin colonies than previously thought (the poop gave them away):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/satel ... r-BB17AqZh


I want some!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cat-d ... i-BB17yR1Z


'Pedestrian' crossing:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/bison ... i-BB17yFK9


Cultivated bacon!!! They make it from real pig fat cells but they don't need to kill the animal for them - I LOVE LOVE LOVE bacon and it is one thing I really, really miss!

https://www.zmescience.com/science/cult ... st-262435/


Otter 'party pooping':

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/blogs/sm ... M1MTgyOQS2


Pasco County, Fla to end retail dog and cat sales:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/pasco ... r-BB17AHmq


181 chihuahuas rescued from hoarding situation in Georgia:

https://www.11alive.com/article/life/an ... c352400c46


50 dogs rescued from NC home:

https://www.live5news.com/2020/08/05/ab ... county-sc/


Two Maine service dogs win national awards:

https://www.sunjournal.com/2020/08/04/l ... al-honors/


Indiana wildlife gets restriction orders from judge (the place is called 'Wildlife in need' but it's nothing but a front for a commercial operation where they declaw them, take the babies from the mothers for tourists to handle, etc)

https://www.courier-journal.com/story/n ... 291604001/


Video of Thailand tigers gives hope for species survival:

https://kearneyhub.com/news/science/see ... a78fd.html
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17202
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes


Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:12 am

Ten stolen dogs found in search of Irish property:

https://www.msn.com/en-ie/news/uknews/g ... r-BB17Alv8


HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!!!!!
Ten documentaries that will make rethink what you know about animals (including Parrot Confidential and Black Fish):

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... t-animals/


'Burial at sea' for dead ant (Amazing!):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dead- ... i-BB17Dkdt


How to co-exist with black bears:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... ack-bears/


Brave biologists saves a 400 lb bear from drowning (Fantastic!)

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... lack-bear/


Baby sea turtle wants to hang out with diver (she swims straight at him and then at camera!):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals ... i-BB17E7Ds


Released to the wild Siamese croc found nesting!

https://www.fauna-flora.org/news/releas ... nt=article


There are more hornbills than thought!

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/07/ornit ... 10dbb013cd


Little gorilla really, really wants to play with Dad but he won't have any of it (SOOOO cute!!!)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/more-s ... i-BB17FdQw


Octopus hides in shell (you gotta see this video!):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cleve ... i-BB17Gztc


Oops! (it had to be a lab - they are sooo goofy!)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/clums ... i-BB17Gdxp


Raccoon works HARD for his treats!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/racco ... i-BB17GtIx


Cesar 'the no drama llama' keeps peace at protests:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/other/ca ... r-BB17EFfG


Volunteers in Lebanon reuniting lost pets with owners:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/vo ... i-BB17EDBw


Seabird poop is worth millions!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/seabi ... r-BB17EoDv
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17202
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

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