Dog Stranded By California Wildfire Waits For Her Family By Burned Out Home

Dog. Just save my dog. I can only imagine the heartache of one California family as they had to flee for their lives during the wildfires that have engulfed the wine country. ABC News reports the Weaver family of Santa Rosa faced broken hearts as they had moments to evacuate last week. They grabbed their beloved Bernese Mountain dog, Izzy, but in the chaos and confusion, the 9-year-old dog bolted. With flames licking their house, the Weavers had no choice

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British Airways Flies Devoted Aunt Half-Way Around World To Make Dream Come True

British Airways has me wiping away the tears after watching this awesome act of kindness and generosity. They have a campaign where travelers write in and share a near impossible dream that they hope British Airways can make come true. It’s called, “BAMagic.” Here is how they describe the latest wish come true: “London-based Sarah wrote to us to ask for help to fulfill her wish to see her nephew, Brodie, in his big break into showbiz: a starring role

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Las Vegas Shooting Victim Reunites With Hero Who Saved His Life

Shooting victim and hero. That is never how Tom McIntosh and James Lawson thought they would ever meet. In fact, there was no reason they would meet at all. Until Sunday night, they were just two guys with different friends enjoying the Jason Aldean concert in Las Vegas. I’ll let them tell the story of how their paths intersected. Both men, actually, are heroes. Both men, I suspect will be friends for life. Excellent job by Savannah Guthrie and the

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HVAC Company Saves The Day Cooling Off Service Dogs In Training

It’s not easy work growing up to be service dogs who enhance the lives of special people. The pups being raised at Canine Assistants in Atlanta know that. So do the humans who are training them to do their important work. The folks at CA became concerned recently when one of their buildings wasn’t staying cool enough. The Puppy Barn, in particular, had been warmer than normal this summer. Canine Assistants team members were doing what they could to keep

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All Aboard The Cat Train As Japan Gives A Ride To Some Adorable Strays

Feline lovers got a delightful surprise as they boarded the Cat Train. Reuters reports a Japanese civic group teamed up with a railway operator on Sunday to let some 30 cats roam on a local train at an event, hoping it will raise awareness of the culling of stray cats. The event was hosted by Yoro Railway Co Ltd and an organization called Kitten Cafe Sanctuary. All these efforts to reduce the number of stray cats appears to be working.

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Democratic and Republican Senators Kaine And Alexander Make Beautiful Music Together

Two senators on different sides of the aisle are showing a Democrat and a Republican can play nicely together. Literally, play. Beautiful music. USA Today reports Senator Tim Kaine (D-Virginia) and Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tennesee)  have been holding jam sessions in Alexander’s office and will take their act public on Friday when they join with members of the Buck Mountain Band for a concert on the Tennessee-Virginia state line. Billing themselves as The Amateurs, the group will be the opening

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Couple Cancels Wedding Reception To Give Money To Hurricane Victims Instead

Ever hear about a wedding where you had complete confidence a couple will do great? That’s the case with Shellie Schoellkopf and Robert Callaway from League City, Texas. KPRC reports the couple had a big ol’ shindig set for October 7th. But in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and all the devastation around Houston, the couple just couldn’t keep things the same, not with how many of their friends and family had been affected by the flood. Callaway told KPRC,

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Kristen Bell’s Best Role Yet-Real Life Hurricane Irma Volunteer

Actress Kristen Bell has millions of fans as the voice of Princess Ana in the animated movie, “Frozen.” She also could’ve stolen your heart as Veronica Mars or in the movie, “Forgetting Sarah Marshall.” You can pretty much tell your age by when you fell for Bell. Hearts of all ages will fall for her when you see what she’s doing in Florida. ENews reports that Bell is in Orlando filming her Netflix comedy, “Like Father.” Once she figured out

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Iowa Football Fans Wave At Children’s Hospital Starting Awesome New Tradition

University of Iowa football fans have launched one of the newest and most awesome traditions in college football. At Saturday’s season opener against Wyoming, the fans stood at the end of the first quarter, turned around and waved. Everyone waved. One fantastic group of kids were on the receiving end of that big hello. Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital is right across the street from Kinnick Stadium. Young patients and their families were on the top floor taking in the

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17,000 Pounds Of Cheese On Its Way To Texas From Wisconsin Companies

Cheese is the best way to show the love when you’re from Wisconsin. Showing it, they are, as a number of companies are sending 17,000 pounds of dairy love to folks now trying to rebuild lives in Texas following Hurricane Harvey. String cheese. Cheese curds. Cheddar. How do you like your cheese? Chances are it’s on a truck that left Madison, Wisconsin Friday and is making it’s way to the Houston Food Bank. Oh, and just for good measure, there

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