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Today’s Good News 7-17-24

Today’s Good News 7-17-24

A convention for “furries” broke a fundraising record last weekend in Pittsburgh.  Guests at Anthrocon donated $100,000 to a group called Gray Paws Sanctuary that rescues and cares for senior dogs…… A tow truck driver in Ohio recently helped cops save a kitten that got stuck between two wheels of a big rig.  The trucker…read more »

Today’s Good News 7-16-24

Today’s Good News 7-16-24

Six critically endangered sea turtles were released back into the waters off Massachusetts this past Wednesday, after being saved and rehabbed by a team at the New England Aquarium.  They included one loggerhead, one green, and four Kemp’s ridley sea turtles.  All three are endangered species…………Patriotism doesn’t stop at the Fourth of July.  An ice…read more »

Today’s Good News 7-15-24

Today’s Good News 7-15-24

A woman in Alabama named Helen Denmark turned 108 on Sunday, and said she stays young by “drinking wine, eating dessert, and flirting with men with mustaches.”…………. A 12-year-old kid in Rhode Island named Alex Dupuis saved a classmate from drowning during a field trip in June. Both of his parents are first responders with…read more »

WSFL Rock Cat of the Week 7-15-24

WSFL Rock Cat of the Week 7-15-24

We’re going in a different direction this week, since our Rock Dog was adopted quickly. This s is Barbara (aka Batwoman), our Rock Cat of the Week! She came to the shelter by someone saying they found her, but Barbara came with a dramatic entrance……when asked to proceed with the process, the finder became agitated…read more »

***ADOPTED***WSFL Rock Dog of the Week 7-15-24

***ADOPTED***WSFL Rock Dog of the Week 7-15-24

Meet Ariel, a sweet and quiet three year old hound mix. Ariel has the most soulful eyes and can be seen curled up in a ball on her bed in the kennel. To give her a quiet, relaxing weekend, a wonderful foster took her home for a break from the shelter life. Her foster said that…read more »

Today’s Good News 7-12-24

Today’s Good News 7-12-24

Doctors might be able to diagnose autism by testing gut bacteria . . . a cure for lupus could be around the corner . . . and a team at Penn State may have found a way to turn tumor cells against each other and finally beat cancer…………. A woman from D.C. bought a vase…read more »

Today’s Good News 7-11-24

Today’s Good News 7-11-24

Boston added googly eyes to five metro trains, just for fun.  There’d been a public campaign calling for it to happen.  They say it’s one of many “creative ways” they’re trying to improve things for commuters…………. Mattel is updating Uno so people who are colorblind can play.  They’re adding tiny symbols to the top of…read more »

Today’s Good News 7-10-24

Today’s Good News 7-10-24

A bunch of garden gnomes went missing last month from a guy’s yard in the Canadian city of Kelowna.   But they weren’t stolen.  A secretive group that calls itself the “Gnome Restoration Society” fixed them up and returned them all…………….. A five-year-old girl from England recently lost her favorite stuffed animal on a trip to…read more »

Today’s Good News 7-19-24

Today’s Good News 7-19-24

A teenager in New Hampshire saved the day when a runaway boat started spinning in circles last week.  17-year-old Brady Procon hopped on the back of a jet ski and jumped onto the moving boat to stop it.  He said he didn’t think about the risks, he just went for it.  Adding, “It was fun,…read more »

WSFL Rock Dog of the Week 7-8-24

WSFL Rock Dog of the Week 7-8-24

Meet Miss Tupelo! This playful pup has been in foster with the shelter Director since joining HSEC, and she can’t wait to share with you all about this beautiful Redbone Coonhound puppy that will bring you so much joy and laughter every day. From the Director: Tupelo is a 7-month-old Redbone Coonhound puppy in search…read more »

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