These Teenage Girls Are Making the World A Better Place, One Kitten At A Time

It’s pouring with rain in Arkansas. Teenager Rachel Draper and her mum Maury are in town, running a few errands. They stop outside their local police station and disembark. Suddenly, Maury hears what sounds like the desperate cries of a young kitten. Assuming she’s hearing things in the downpour, Maury brushes it off and her … Read more

Meet Eroc, the Famous French Bulldog Who Skated With Tony Hawk

Imagine the scene. You’re walking in the park. You hear the familiar sound of skateboard wheels spinning on asphalt. Nothing out of the ordinary. But for some reason, this park skater has attracted a huge crowd of people. They’ve all got their phones out. Cameras click. Videos roll. Adults giggle like children. Then you realise, … Read more

Meet Ítalo Romano, the Brazilian Pro Skater Without Any Legs

In 2001, a spur-of-the-moment camping trip ended in tragedy for young Brazilian daredevil Ítalo Fernandes de Lima, aka Ítalo Romano. Travelling with three friends, Ítalo, then 11, found himself in Morretes, a coastal city in Paraná, southern Brazil. One morning, lagging behind his group, he decided to hop on a passing train to catch up. … Read more

Everyone Gave Up On This Blind, Deaf, “Unadoptable” Feral Cat. Is There Any Hope for Him?

In February 2016, on a routine trap, neuter and return mission, cat rescuer Joni Nelson thought she’d found just another lonely stray prowling the streets of Boston. But there was something different about this fluffy white feline. Something desperate, urgent and far from routine. Initially, the plan was to check the cat out, neuter him … Read more

Separated After World War II, These Twins Gave Up On Ever Seeing Each Other Again

“All my life I want to know my family,” says 69-year-old Polish-American George Skrzynecky, with tears filling his eyes. His voice is hoarse, almost a whisper. He pauses. Composes himself. “And I was thinking… I’m never gonna find them.” Skrzynecky has been looking for his twin brother Lucian for the past 49 years. And speaking … Read more

Divorced Mother of Two Donates Kidney to Her Dying Boss. Then Things Get REALLY Weird

If you think your boss expects a bit much, spare a thought for divorced mother of two Debbie Stevens. The 51-year-old clerical worker from Hicksville, New York gave up a lot more than just her time to please supervisor Jackie Brucia in 2011. In fact, to stay in her boss’ good books, Stevens gave up … Read more

Gruesome Remains Found In London Basement, Could They Really Be Vampires, Werewolves and Dragons

Demolition workers are poking around deep in the recesses of an old abandoned London townhouse. It’s dark. The floorboards creak under foot. And there are cobwebs everywhere. The air is stale and laced with a dark, foreboding sense of mystery and suspense. Keeping their cool, the apprehensive explorers stick to their task; examine the foundations. … Read more

The World’s Saddest Cat Was Broken And Ready to Die, Then Something Incredible Happened

Time’s running out. If BenBen the stray tabby doesn’t find his “forever home” in the next 24 hours, he’s going to be put down. Seemingly resigned to his fate, BenBen sits motionless in his lonely Vancouver hospital cage. His eyes glazed. His spine crushed. His heart broken. Only a miracle can save him now… A … Read more