Category: abandoned

Fawns (baby deer) are often left alone for hours while their mothers forage for food. Sometimes well meaning people ‘kidnap’ the fawn thinking it’s abandoned when it’s really just waiting for its mom.

A man from Mexico has been travelling all around Mexico on a tricycle, looking for abandoned and injured dogs to rescue and put up for adoption. He has rescued over 400 dogs in the last 5 years.

John Lennon’s son, Julian, said he gets angry when people say his father was a great man, because he practically abandoned his family. John left when Julian was around three years old, and then Julian only saw him “maybe eight times at the most,” before he died when Julian was 17.

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Nature taking over an abandoned ship in Australia.

In 1969, a musician named Jim Sullivan recorded an album titled ‘U.F.O’. The lyrics were about him leaving his family and being abducted by aliens in the desert. Six years later, his car was found abandoned at the ranch — somewhere in the New Mexico desert, he disappeared, never to be seen again.

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A cement truck crashed near Winganon, Oklahoma in the 1950s and the mixer was too heavy to move. It’s still there; locals have painted it to look like an abandoned NASA capsule.

Employees at the Amsterdam zoo found an abandoned griffon vulture egg that none of the other vultures would adopt, so they placed it with a gay couple that had been nesting, bonding, and mating for years. The two males immediately took turns lying on the egg, cared for it until it hatched, and are now a happy family of three.

People with Borderline Personality Disorder are often terrified of being abandoned or left alone. Even something as innocuous as a loved one getting home late from work or going away for the weekend can trigger intense fear.

In the town of Aleppo, a man named Mohammad Alaa Jaleel has been maintaining a cat sanctuary, taking in over 100 cats displaced or abandoned during the Syrian Civil War. source

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