What I say: I’m fine
What I mean: Why don’t fictional podcasts have bigger fanbases? The characters are lovable. The plot is well thought out. The medium in which it is presented let’s the listener imagine and create their own version of the character, which leads to a diversity of versions of a character that videos or television series could not achieve. WHY DONT FICTIONAL PODCASTS HAVE BIGGER FANBASES??

I don’t know the words for what I see happening in #Aleppo. I don’t know how to make it make sense and I don’t expect it ever will. How did we let it come to this? How did blind eyes get turned for so very long, how did we give headline space to Donald Trump and his circus over this crisis? How do we still. I am heartbroken by every piece of every news coming from Syria, I am destroyed with every image of every bomb dropping, every person killed, every child displaced. It is too much. It is too far. We must stand up and let our voices combine and speak about this. We must help. We must stop brushing under the rugs all things that make us uncomfortable, we must erase the notion that out of sight can mean out of mind. We are here, together, and we are wasting our precious time killing one another for our differences rather than loving because of them. No more. No more. Still, words are hollow if not given shape with action, and so we must act. I have tagged numerous charities that are on the front lines of this tragedy and all of whom need our help so desperately. Give. Please. #StandWithAleppo and put your money where your heart is. Support this global refugee movement and open doors instead of slamming them shut. Help. Watch. Research and learn. Please.

Give to @unicef give to @white.helmets give to @doctorswithoutborders to @icrc or @unitednations and @savethechildren Just give. Help.

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This new visitor caused a bit of a stir in our treatment room, recently!

This little bird is a very pretty fledgeling long-tailed tit, and was brought into us after being found alone with no sign of it’s nest or parents. A delighted Emma and Naomi checked the bird over, and luckily found no injuries. It was very bright and seemed raring to go!

We shall keep monitoring it for a short while and, when it is ready, it will be back to the wild!

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moodboard: alice isn’t dead

“i’m staring at my hands. they’re just my hands, like i’ve always had, but…also there is something of heaven to them, because not that long ago they were touching your hands. how could they be ordinary hands and also hold that memory at the same time?”

Please join us today as we remember not only the human sacrifice of wars and conflict but also the countless animal sacrifices that go alongside them.
Over 16 million animals fought alongside man in WWI with 9 million of these tragically never making it back home. 100,000 of these were homing pigeons, tasked with carrying crucial messages across enemy lines; a task in which they had a 95% success rate where others failed.
Their jobs helped troops relay their positions and tactics to higher command and played a vital role in making WWI and WWII how we remember them today. It seems a shame with their noble pedigree that some still consider them ‘vermin’, today…

To The Woman At Petsmart

To the woman who stood behind me in line at the petsmart today, thank you.

I didn’t know you were listening as I talked to the man at the register. I didn’t think you were paying attention as I just kept jabbering on about the sad old cat that came into my life yesterday.

I don’t think you know that as the register was ringing, and I was watching the price go up, I was watching my own grocery budget go down. 

Cat bowls. Kibble. Canned food. Liter. 

I don’t think you knew that I struggle with social anxiety and every word that comes from my mouth is a way to cope with being afraid of people.

I don’t think you knew that as the total hit I was internally fighting a meltdown about costs and rent and food and bills. 

To the woman who stood behind me at the petsmart, who listened, and who payed attention to my world falling apart at the register, I want to thank you.

When you said “I’ll pay for her’s” my world literally stopped spinning. 

“I’ll pay for her’s.”

Your gift in that moment was so much more than helping a cat that someone had picked up. 

You fed four mouths.

You lessened the load of a stranger.

You took a weight the size of the world of the shoulders of someone you will likely never again meet.

To the woman at petsmart who reached out and hugged me as I broke down in tears at the register, I would give you every award for kindness, for compassion, and for love.

Your kindness today, your help, was so much more than anything I could possibly have asked for. It is my groceries. My rent. My three cats at home with disabilities that hamper their lives.


To the woman who stood beside me at the petsmart, 

Thank you from the bottom of my heart

Thank you for showing such unconditional kindness. 

I will never forget your gift. 


From me and my boys, Tilney, Pippin, and our newest rescue Oracle.

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Thanks to your support in 2016, we were able to bring care to remote areas, respond to disasters, fight diseases, and treat the vulnerable.

We’re ready for what comes next in 2017.

The 12th House and How it Can Give Back

The 12th house rules our secret self, our secret fears, and our secret strengths. 

Mars in the 12th house: Repressed anger will only cause them grief, even possible physical harm and stress. Challenges help them grow and they eventually learn to even search for new challenges. Coming to terms with their sexuality reverberates confidence in other aspects of their life. 
Mantra: “I will show you how to fight for yourself/what is yours.”

Venus in the 12th house: Boundaries and sacrifice are what they must learn to find and give in love. Material gain is both a power and a shame to them. Generosity can make them feel more fulfilled. Relationships build or break them, loving their self needs to come first.
Mantra: “I will show you how to love and give.”

Mercury in the 12th house:  Has the gift of persuasion but fears social pressures when younger and judgment. Teaching others and bringing new points of views to light is their gift. Reserved and observant by nature but information to share is bursting at the seams.
Mantra: “I can give you knowledge.”

Moon in the 12th house: Emotions go deeper than the individual even knows. Attachment is their strength and weakness. Knows what family should be despite past relationships or harsh care. Healing comes in waves and has great power to help others mend their own relationships.
Mantra: “I’ll help you to reconnect.”

Sun in the 12th house: Has a gift to share with the world, will leave an imprint of generosity and kindness. Their journey is to find selflessness, pride, and confidence. They subconsciously fear their ego yet it wants out into the light of day.
Mantra: “I have a gift/talent to share with you.”

Pluto in the 12th house: The personal transformations this person makes awe and inspires, no matter how subtle or large. Understanding and owning their dark side and bad things that happen to them will make them feel invincible. Intuition, sexual awakening, and emotional growth is their path.
Mantra: “I’ll help you out of the dark.”

Jupiter in the 12th house: Needs to learn how to take on the world, will grow to have unshakable faith in themselves and the universe. When it comes to personal growth, luck is on their side. The universe brings them many tools. May start out avoiding help and opportunities, learns to take them with bravery, grows to be a resource for others.
Mantra: “I’ll be your pocket aces, your good luck charm, take a risk.”

Saturn in the 12th house: Must learn to balance adaptability with a solid core and to find a way to obtain their dreams. Starts out seeing aspects of life as burdens then learns they can be voluntary purposes and missions. Learns to balance seriousness with playfulness. They find wisdom in “fools”, gives patience to those who need it.
Mantra: “I’ll help carry you.”  

Uranus in the 12th house: Their journey is all about coming out to the world and showing everybody who they truly are! Learns to never be ashamed of who they are despite past prejudice or judgment. Learns to overcome instability. Despite outer chaos can find an inner stability, learns to navigate change like a captain on a ship.
Mantra: “I am me/you are you and that’s amazing.” and “I’ll help you discover the unknown.”

Neptune in the 12th house: Grows when they can connect with others and when they can connect to their intuition. Their secret strengths are very hidden and takes a while to really find and develop. Their path is a long one. Must learn to balance emotions with intellect, intuition with logic, and spirituality with the body.
Mantra: “I will help you to connect on whatever level is needed.”

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Spring is fast approaching and for foxes that can only mean one thing…
Every year we get numerous calls to help rescue foxes that end up being caught ‘stuck together’. Rest assured that they are perfectly ok and, with luck, you may even see the patter of tiny paws coming very soon!

Our staff was lucky to get a beautiful smile from Raghad! 

She’s at the ambulatory therapeutic feeding center in the MSF Mother and Child Hospital in Al Houban, Taiz, for the fourth time. Her dad, Khaled, who works in a metal workshop, brings her in once every week, to get therapeutic food for her for the next week. Months ago, mom fell sick, too weak to breastfeed her, and was hospitalized at a private hospital. Raghad’s aunt have been taking care of her, feeding her some rice and artificial baby milk - but milk is hard to find now, and it’s very expensive. 

Here in Taiz, most of the health facilities have been forced to close, and it is the people that suffer, unable to get the medical care they so desperately need. The food prices have soared and unemployment is high. Many children suffer from malnutrition.

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