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Kind Vet Eats Breakfast In Cage With Terrified Rescue Dog

February 18, 2016 | 3 Comments » | Topics: Humanity, Life |

A terrified rescue dog found comfort Sunday when a Georgia veterinarian climbed into her cage and sat by her until she felt brave enough to eat her breakfast.

The vet explains that when Graycie was first rescued she was in a bad state – “emaciated, starved (20 lbs), dehydrated, hypothermic (temp of 95), anemic, and with a vaginal prolapse.” He even considered putting her to sleep but decided against the idea and chose to nurse her back to health.

Graycie has since made a lot of progress but still has a long road to recovery. The pooch still finds her cage most comfortable and usually hides in a corner when someone tries to meet her.

So, hoping to comfort the little thing and make sure she eats to regain her strength, Dr Mathis spent breakfast in the cage with her. He can be seen eating his own breakfast next to her, hoping she will take a cue from him and eat her own food.

It takes a while for Graycie to eat but she can be seen polishing off her kibble by the end of the video. She even licks the vet’s hands in appreciation.

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4 First Hand Accounts Of Different Life Experiences

February 12, 2016 | No Comments » | Topics: Answers, Life |

What is it like to have an autistic child?

My daughter is nearly 19, she is the 5th of 5 children and if she had been first there would likely have not been more. She is time intensive and energy draining. She is not adaptive. She is at the higher end of the specturm although she has some very extreme deficits as well. 

This past week she told me that she hates my guts, that she never gets enough attention, that is is unreasonable to only get 5 to 6 hours of my attention and conversation a day. We could never get up and just decide to go to the zoo, because she doesn’t operate on spur of the moment. Everything has to be planned well in advance. This makes life very difficult for her, because life is full of small things like ‘this road is closed, detour’ which can result in hours long rants. On some occasions it results in violent tantrums. One time, someone was running through town shooting. It was impossible to get her away from the window and onto the floor for safety, because she had a “right” to look out the window.
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This South Korean Woman Has Saved 200 Dogs And Cares For All Of Them

February 12, 2016 | No Comments » | Topics: Humanity, Life |

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61-year-old Jung Myoung Sook from South Korea has been saving dogs for the last 26 years. In all, Sook has saved over 200 dogs, picking up stray pups from the streets and even buying others from dog meat farms and restaurants.

Jung’s incredible kindness is considered strange in South Korea, where dogs aren’t popular as pets. She’s had to move house seven times after neighbours complained about the noise of her one-woman dog sanctuary.

Most of the dogs live with Jung full time and she says she spends nearly $1,500 a month on their care, relying largely on donations of dog food and money to get by.

Jung said, “Some people talk about me, saying, ‘Why is that beggar-like middle-aged woman smiling all the time?’, but I just focus on feeding my babies. I’m happy and healthy.”

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20 Things Only Kids Who Grew Up Poor Will Understand

February 11, 2016 | No Comments » | Topics: Life |

1. Not to ask their parents for stuff

 

2. How to take care of your shit. I grew up a poor kid in a very rich school district, it amazed me at every turn how callously people handled or treated their possessions.

My friend’s families would just destroy furniture or tools or vehicles or clothes or any one of a thousand things like it was nothing, because A.) they never had to deal with it because their parents did everything for them and B.) they had enough money to not care.

My friends who come over to my house now still don’t understand and they get frustrated when I ask them to stop doing things. Little things – don’t bounce coins off my wood furniture, don’t spill shit all over the place all the time, don’t just leave glassware lying out everywhere where it’s bound to get knocked over, don’t leave books lying open face down, put up food you don’t eat, don’t just sit on everything…

When you’re poor, every possession is valuable and you have to take care of them to make them last

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Dying Puppy Uses Her Last Bit Of Strength To Wag Her Tail As Rescuers Approach

February 8, 2016 | 11 Comments » | Topics: Animals, Feels, Life |

This dog was laying on a street of Udaipur, India. She was about to die of starvation, hopeless and dehydrated.

She wagged his tail to everyone who passed by, hoping someone would help her.

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10 Clips Guaranteed To Make You Feel Better About Life

February 5, 2016 | 1 Comment » | Topics: Life |

Bus driver gets surprise birthday celebration

 

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10 Clips Guaranteed To Make You Feel Better About Life

January 29, 2016 | 3 Comments » | Topics: Life |

Holocaust Survivor Hears Voice Of US Soldier Who Liberated Her When She Was Starved at 73 lbs. w/ a 103° Fever Shovelling Coal At Mauthausen Concentration Camp (full video)

 

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10 Clips Guaranteed To Make You Feel Better About Life

January 22, 2016 | No Comments » | Topics: Life |

Sam Tageson, a lifelong San Jose Sharks fan with a health condition, gets to realize his dream of practicing and skating on the ice as a member of the Sharks.

 

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