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Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Sat Aug 22, 2020 10:00 am

Man rescued squirrel and now she doesn't want to leave (this is the most heartwarming video you will see in a looooong time!):

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



From a small cage to freedom, the story of Dillian, the Asiatic bear.

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


How to keep your cat from scratching furniture and why you should NEVER declaw:

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


National Zoo Giant Panda gave birth becoming the oldest to do so:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/natio ... r-BB18ePSa


Baby emu plays with kid (sooooo cute!):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/baby- ... i-BB18fGxZ


Cluck cluck - I want chicken!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-s ... i-BB18fGxS


The lobsterman and the seagull (wonderful, wonderful story with video):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/capta ... i-BB18fbj5


Mittens Cat postulated for New Zeelander of the Year:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/local ... r-BB18f5Ww


Raising orphaned baby wombats in lockdown (I dare not to go AWWWW when you see them)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/raisi ... r-BB18eFvF


They call it 'spread-eagle' squirrels, I call it the 'pancake splot' when my dogs do it:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/sploo ... r-BB18eL9c


'No more of that, I need to fix your hair!'

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/racco ... i-BB18epN6


Horse power morale booster:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/more-s ... i-BB18eAPK


'Get off that phone'

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/lizar ... i-BB18eDna


Cat plays fetch better than my dogs :lol:


'Hey, what's wrong with this water?'

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/thirs ... i-BB18eaOI


'If you want it, you have to work for it'

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/this- ... i-BB18e66q


A baby shower registry... for a gorilla!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/audub ... r-BB18cSd3
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Flight: Yes

Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:38 am

The 'Dead Dog' sleep position (my goldie does the same thing)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/owner ... i-BB18bAz3


Taking shelter from the storm (CUTE!!!):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/famil ... i-BB18bO6w


Handmade nests bring golden eagles back to the Highlands:

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


Big eyes and hopeful wagging tails in San Diego:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/big-e ... li=BBnbfcL


Life after the tourist trade for elephants (please help, even a little goes a long way):

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


Solomon Tortoise back home after 74 days on the lam:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/a-run ... r-BB18glCU


'What's up?'

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/crow- ... i-BB18jiAR


Working around the sleeping cat:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cat-s ... i-BB18iZoX


Snow! YAAAAYYYY

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/kanga ... i-BB18ja91


'Hey, I look weird but I like it!'

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cats- ... i-BB18izuk



Flying dogs to their forever home:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/flyin ... r-BB18hzwH


'My pearly whites'

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-g ... i-BB18gYha


Two horses neck deep in mud get rescued:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animals/ ... ep-in-mud/
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17518
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 25, 2020 9:50 am

Bait dog finally smiles after suffering unimaginable abuse (you have to see the picture of this poor animal - these people are monsters!):

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/for ... w-smiling/


Baby penguins take their first swim:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals ... i-BB18jPKo


Man loses cat, goes to shelter to adopt another one to heal his heart and look what happens!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/man-r ... li=BBnbfcL


They like fruit so they climb the trees!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/herd- ... i-BB18lPfl


They threw the dog from an overpass but Good Samaritan rescued him:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/good-new ... li=BBnbfcL


'I don't have it' (personal note: George, one of my dogs has only two teeth -one fang and one molar- so I chew the milk bones into small pieces for him but he loves to steal entire ones from the other dogs and he does the same thing - he can't chew or swallow it but he hides it in his mouth :lol: )

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-s ... i-BB18lUtR


2,000 year old redwoods survived the fire!:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/2000- ... r-BB18kpRs


A kind boy in Brazil feeds frog a corn snack:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/boy-f ... i-BB18lTnz


The Toy Terminator:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cat-h ... i-BB18lQE1


'You go get it' (and Shiba Inus are supposed to be hunters - Ha!)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-d ... i-BB18lM0M


The 'Exorcism' (stupid owner teaching dog to growl because she thinks it's funny):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/have- ... i-BB18lzS9


Cat can't stop his tongue (not true, this is a cat that was obviously weaned or separated from his mother too early and it's doing a 'pretend suckle' while kneading to comfort itself)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cat-c ... i-BB18lyJt


'That's what you get!'

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cat-h ... i-BB18lB0o


Oops!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/woman ... i-BB17XBgN


Evacuee reunited with her dogs by SPCA:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/wed ... r-BB18kgIu
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17518
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 25, 2020 9:51 am

Bait dog finally smiles after suffering unimaginable abuse (you have to see the picture of this poor animal - these people are monsters!):

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/for ... w-smiling/


Baby penguins take their first swim:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals ... i-BB18jPKo


Man loses cat, goes to shelter to adopt another one to heal his heart and look what happens!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/man-r ... li=BBnbfcL


They like fruit so they climb the trees!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/herd- ... i-BB18lPfl


They threw the dog from an overpass but Good Samaritan rescued him:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/good-new ... li=BBnbfcL


'I don't have it' (personal note: George, one of my dogs has only two teeth -one fang and one molar- so I chew the milk bones into small pieces for him but he loves to steal entire ones from the other dogs and he does the same thing - he can't chew or swallow it but he hides it in his mouth :lol: )

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-s ... i-BB18lUtR


2,000 year old redwoods survived the fire!:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/2000- ... r-BB18kpRs


A kind boy in Brazil feeds frog a corn snack:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/boy-f ... i-BB18lTnz


The Toy Terminator:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cat-h ... i-BB18lQE1


'You go get it' (and Shiba Inus are supposed to be hunters - Ha!)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-d ... i-BB18lM0M


The 'Exorcism' (stupid owner teaching dog to growl because she thinks it's funny):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/have- ... i-BB18lzS9


Cat can't stop his tongue (not true, this is a cat that was obviously weaned or separated from his mother too early and it's doing a 'pretend suckle' while kneading to comfort itself)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cat-c ... i-BB18lyJt


'That's what you get!'

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cat-h ... i-BB18lB0o


Oops!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/woman ... i-BB17XBgN


Evacuee reunited with her dogs by SPCA:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/wed ... r-BB18kgIu
Pajarita
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17518
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 » Wed Aug 26, 2020 10:47 am

Wildlife photos (wonderful although some are heartbreaking)

https://www.theguardian.com/environment ... n-pictures


Baby birds rescued from dying tree:

https://patch.com/illinois/crystallake/ ... dying-tree


Indian village keeps lights off for 35 days so baby birds can hatch:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... irds-nest/


Farmer closed down humane goat cheese production and opened vegan sanctuary (a wonderful story):

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/goa ... sanctuary/


Sweet dog used as bait never lost love for humans (they are so much better than we are!)

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/bai ... es-people/



Catherine Zeta-Jones launches vegan shoe line:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/lifestyl ... gan-shoes/



Catch me if you can!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/squir ... i-BB18o1FO



'Hey, where's my hot tub?!'

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/bear- ... i-BB18o552



Moose has a blast in the water:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/moose ... i-BB18meRN



Duck and dog friendship:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/duck- ... i-BB18momn



Squirrel goes to work on tractor (so cute!):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/squir ... i-BB18lVwy



A mouthful of wind:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-t ... i-BB18jEYy



CLEVER goat!!! (you gotta see this!)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cleve ... i-BB18jEbI



Essential oils company donates $100,000 for bird conservation:

https://www.heraldextra.com/business/lo ... b472f.html
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17518
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 28, 2020 10:15 am

Pets reactions to seeing something for the first time:

https://www.moneypail.com/pets-see-thin ... mp-v1&mp=2


Poacher accused of killing up to 500 elephants gets 30 years in jail:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/po ... d=msedgntp


Finders keepers!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cheek ... i-BB18pTQW


Moved to safety before the storm:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/rescu ... i-BB18pfvW
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/texas ... i-BB18oGdI


Saved from California fires:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/anima ... i-BB18p6bA


Iowa Raptor Center programs will fly soon:

https://www.thegazette.com/subject/life ... n-20200825


Zoomarine donates Euros$60,000 to Parrot World Trust (personal note: I do not approve of WPT, they support parrot breeders for the pet trade and have join projects with Loro Parque, a VERY iffy place for animals):

https://www.theportugalnews.com/news/zo ... rust/55479


Olympic jump landing for cat:

https://www.aol.com/video/playlist/PL10 ... 307909a03/


Rare birds in Kolkata from clean environment:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/cit ... 767774.cms


Baby koalas in Cleveland for first time in 10 years:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/lif ... r-BB18p09S


Babybelle Sheep loves attention:

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


Man helps wolf caught in barbed wire:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... ire-fence/


Dog watches over kittens abandoned in front of rescue in video:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/dog ... d-kittens/


Dog loses her puppies to complications and adopts motherless kittens:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals ... i-BB18sFRJ


Paralyzed yorkie has wheelies fun on beach:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-w ... i-BB18sw0j


A glass between them (and thank goodness for that because that cat is NOT playing -see the whipping tail?)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/glass ... i-BB18sAqs


A dog 'muzzled'...

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/hungr ... i-BB18r1L9


'Don't stick your tongue out to me!'

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dogs- ... i-BB18qVQ8


Puppy plays with raccoon taking a bath (not that I would allow any of my dogs to do that):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/puppy ... i-BB18qSTO


And the polar bear went WEEEEEEEEEE

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/happy ... i-BB18qOEc
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17518
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 29, 2020 9:37 am

Neglected/abused animals held in legal limbo (they are 'evidence') are slowly beginning to be released for adoption:

https://www.pressherald.com/2020/08/25/ ... -adoption/


Swiss to ban foreign trophy hunters of ibex:

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


Pony hugs his rescuer (eyes closed in happiness):

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/pon ... s-rescuer/


Why do cats love boxes?

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... ove-boxes/


Miley Cyrus adopts abandoned bulldog helped by firefighters:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/an-ab ... d=msedgntp


Orphaned koala rescued (Darn, those things are crazy CUTE!!!)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals ... d=msedgntp


Rescued endangered penguin on its own loves to watch penguin shows:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/this- ... d=msedgntp


Playing in the backyard:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/fox-c ... i-BB18ulKV


Amazon delivery guy saves old dog from drowning in pool:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/amazo ... r-BB18u6Ub


Therapy dogs turned advocates while owner is on ventilator for Covid19:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/two-t ... r-BB18ttNr


La Mesa has online pet adoption today:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/pet-a ... r-BB18tKL0


Woman turns white cat yellow with turmeric fungal treatment:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/woman ... r-BB18tHFd


'Get off my chair or I'll sit on you!' 'Ha, just try it!'

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dogs- ... i-BB18ty9h


Hedgehog with head stuck in cup rescued by passerby:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/hedge ... i-BB18txOq


Flapping a single ear:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/mlb/do ... i-BB18tavE


Vote for the wildlife photo of the month (I loved the Kingfisher and the Oystercatcher ones)

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/vot ... -2020_1999


Farmer in India grows millet and sorghum for the wild birds to eat:

https://www.thehindu.com/life-and-style ... 474153.ece
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17518
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 31, 2020 9:54 am

Pipsqueak, 3 legged mouse, escaped Laura and was adopted by animal lover:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/pet ... d=msedgntp


Dog and baby, best cuddling friends (this is SOOOOO adorable!!!):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/lovab ... i-BB18vMt2


Captive breeding for endangered black stilts is working:

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


Whoa! That's a big whale!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/more-s ... i-BB18w4Ms


Meet Hope, a turtle that was born with an exposed heart and made it thanks to her owner:

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


Dog chews on his own leg:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-c ... i-BB18y1VE


'Forget it! I am NOT walking'

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/fat-c ... i-BB18xOQB


Genetic map hopes to trace origin of rescued chimps:

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/a-g ... title_1120


Ladybugs!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/natur ... i-BB18wsEx
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17518
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 Sep 01, 2020 10:37 am

Argentina - Fixing the damage we've done: (personal note: this is what should be done all over the world)

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/01/worl ... ibera.html


Ten stellar organizations fighting for farm animals

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


Marmalade Cat's bathroom 'gym':

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/mar ... gym-video/


Miniature horse jumps human hurdles:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/adora ... i-BB18yiFK


Chip Cat's naughties compilation:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/owner ... i-BB18ymw7


Admiral Galacticat has turned away from life of crime:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/offbeat/ ... r-BB18z2sy


Dog supplement company YuMove donates their product to shelters to help senior dogs get adopted:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/lif ... r-BB18z242


Adopted, returned and after 2.5 years waiting, dog gets his forever home:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/st-lo ... r-BB18yMZ3


Ssssssllllooooowwwwllllyyyyy:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-l ... i-BB18A2Kl


Taxidermist gets 56 weeks of jail for trading in illegal animal parts:

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


Tony Rigatoni (LOVE the name!) thinks he is a dog:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/goose ... i-BB18yE7U


50,000 purple martins take over a shopping mall in Texas:

https://www.kansas.com/news/nation-worl ... 97315.html


Remember the Sheik that stopped using his SUV because there was bird nest in it? Well, the babies are all grown now:

https://gulfnews.com/uae/watch-pair-of- ... 8954852841


French President stops glue hunting:

https://www.courthousenews.com/french-p ... -of-birds/


75,000 birds spotted in Abu Dhabi in the six first months of the year:

https://www.msn.com/en-ae/news/other/ov ... r-BB18weiK


Essay: Birds are keeping me sane in lockdown:

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/world/bi ... r-BB18wzWK
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17518
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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