A woman has quit her job so she can spend time helping her terminally ill dog - complete a bucket list. Megan Marshall, 31, wants to dedicate herself to her precious pet Sasha and make her final days as special as possible. She has spent the past 15 years with the labrador cross after welcoming the dog into her life when she was just a puppy. Sadly, Sasha, who is now almost 16 years old, has been diagnosed with dementia as well as numerous health problems that will leave the dog unable to walk and eventually completely paralysed. Determined to make her beloved pet's final days as special as possible, Megan has quit her job and started completing a bucket list with Sasha to give her an experience of a lifetime. Megan, who previously ran a dog walking business and lives in Reading with Sasha and her flatmate, said: "I've always struggled with my mental health - I was running a business which made me struggle mentally and Sasha's health was getting increasingly worse. "I was finding it so hard to juggle the two, so I closed my business and decided to work on myself and give her the time she needs, and then the bucket list popped into my head. "Even though she’s always had her own health battles - one of which being a degenerative condition which affects her hind legs - Sasha has always been my rock through my own battles. "It's me and Sasha against the world type of thing so I just felt that I wanted to give her back what she’s given to me whilst I had the chance." Megan's bucket list came about after Sasha was diagnosed with dementia - also known as canine cognitive dysfunction - which has left her often confused and with severe separation anxiety. The poor pooch also has a spinal condition that affects the nerves and will eventually leave her paralysed. Sasha has already completed numerous things on her bucket list, including visiting the beach, getting an ice cream from an ice cream van, entering a dog show, enjoying a steak dinner and having a birthday party and sleepover with her furry friends. She's also met Santa, been to the zoo, visited a care home, Blenheim Palace and Kings Road in London, and had a gorgeous professional photoshoot, producing pictures that Megan will treasure forever. With Sasha's final days approaching, Megan is keen to tick off the remaining bucket list items, including going to Windsor Castle, visiting the butchers, and going to a nursery or …
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Two base jumpers were seen jumping off one of Britain's most iconic bridges. The pair were spotted leaping off Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol. Andrew Cleaver, 48, a photographer and teacher, filmed the base jumpers as he was taking his early morning stroll. The video recorded on Thursday the 19th of May shows the jumpers narrowly missing the road below. Andrew said: “[I was] A little shocked. "I regularly take an early morning walk before work and have never (in 25 years of living in Bristol) seen this sort of thing before!” He added: "If the permission of the structure owners had been asked for and approved – then I think its fine. "However, if permission has not been asked or agreed I don’t agree with it to be honest!”
A social media star was dumped by his girlfriend and barred from a Wetherspoon pub after his fans bombarded the chain with £2,000 worth of food and drink orders. Tom Birchy, 23, had invited his TikTok followers to place order with the chain remotely, and claimed that they had purchased him items including prosecco and steak. But when he went to claim the food and drink, he said staff told him they couldn’t honour the orders as those placing them weren’t in the pub at the time. Enraged Birchy then went on a foul-mouthed rant where he claimed he and his followers had been “robbed” and “scammed" after he was left with just “one f*cking pint”. And after the TikToker was told by the pub’s workforce it would be “unfair” on them to prepare the feast as they were busy, he roared “F*cking get more staff”. Birchy, revealed in later videos he had been barred from The Golden Beam in Headingley and that his girlfriend had called last orders on their relationship. He was also temporarily banned from TikTok before the social media giant re-instated his profile, where he has almost 200,000 followers. During the video, Birchy - who dubs himself the “King of Leeds” - said: “I asked people to buy me drinks, and so they did, and some nice food, some fried eggs included. “[But] they tell us that no longer will the drinks that you lot have paid for are gonna be delivered because you’re not in the pub, apparently that’s in their terms and conditions. “Now you lot have been robbed. You’ve bought me things that you can’t have.” “The little lady earning 10 quid an hour inside isn't going to be able to solve this problem, but if you lot have enough f*cking time send some emails through. “That’s a state. Someone bought me steak, someone bought a bottle of prosecco, and I have a pint, one f*cking pint.” “They said to me “Oh we’ve got a lot of order, and we can’t do your orders because it’s unfair on the staff.” F*cking get more staff! A spokesperson for Wetherspoons said the pub was overwhelmed by orders to his table, including a large number of alcoholic drinks. "We understand at this stage, he asked his followers to send drinks to other tables." The pub chain said that while refunds couldn't be processed on the day, it was working through the refunds as quickly as it could."
A hero daughter was almost mown down as she tried to stop a gang of robbers from raiding her dad’s factory in broad daylight. Chloe Fowler, 28, bravely stood in front of the crooks’ getaway car as they sped out of the warehouse after stealing steel axles worth £400. The three thieves had brazenly pulled into AED Rollers in Brierley Hill, West Mids., posing as customers at 12.30pm last Tuesday (10/5). CCTV shows the driver waiting for workers to leave the area before sneaking steel axles into the boot of the grey Vauxhall Zafira. He then leapt into the driving seat and sped off with the back door open as workers tried to stop him. Chloe, who is a manager at the firm which is run by her dad Phil Bevan, is seen standing in front of the car with her hands on the bonnet. Shockingly, the driver rams her backwards around 30ft before she manages to dodge to the side of the car as it careers out of the factory. Chloe escaped with minor bruises after the robbery and was hailed a hero by her proud dad. She said: “There were three of them in the car and were posing as customers. “The driver got out and grabbed a bundle of steel axles we use for doors. They are worth around £400 but they’ll get about £50 for them for scrap. “I didn’t really think at the time but I just wanted to stop them. I instinctively stood in front of the car and tried to push it back. "I just panicked and thought how can I stop them, but they just carried on driving. "I didn't realise how far they pushed me with the car. "I didn't want to see the footage afterwards as I was so shocked at what happened." Dad Phil blasted the crooks, branding them "dangerous thugs". He said: "Chloe was almost run over trying to stop the theft. "These thugs are dangerous and Chloe is not only extremely brave, but could have easily been knocked to the ground and run over. "They clearly had no concern for anyone’s safety." The gang are believed to have raided another factory nearby days before the raid.
Meet the adorable snow leopard couple who have been together for six years and snuggle together EVERY NIGHT. Panja and Jessiem, 11 and nine-years-old respectively, have an amazing relationship and play together like two loved-up teenagers, jumping and chasing each other. At night, they always snuggle and even stroke each other to sleep. But it wasn't all love a kisses at the beginning. Male Panja joined the Paradise Wildlife Park, in Hertfordshire., in 2011 from the Czech Republic and Jessie, the female, arrived in 2014. Panja was very disapproving of having someone invade his bachelor pad, and Jessie had never met another leopard outside her family, so they did their best to avoid each other. Conservationist Cameron Whitnall, live-in marketing director at the wildlife park, said: “They have an incredible relationship. "The first six months of them being together, they wouldn't quite see eye to eye, but it just clicked one day and they've just been inseparable ever since. "They're two incredible snow leopards. They have an amazing bond.” While they may be all loved-up it, like every other couple, the pair do have their spats. Cameron, 26, added: “Whether it be Panja taking up too much room in the bed, or Jesse just being overly needy and wanting lots of cuddles. "They're just normal sort of things that any couple, whether it be animal or human, will have to deal with.” Jessie is now definitely in charge. It was the other way around at first, but Jessie now gets to eat and play first, and even decide when Panja gets up. Cameron added: "Jesse wears the trousers in the relationship. So she always has to go first to have the toy or the food or whatever it is that we give them. And Panja is just waiting patiently for his chance to go over. “I've seen other places all around the world where the snow leopards are very similar. They love cuddling, interacting, and playing. And they all have special bonds. Jessie and Panja have been trying for kids for quite a while. As part of the Endangered Species Breeding Program they have a job to do, and that job is to make kittens, but it’s not quite that easy. The wildlife park has been trying to get the two to mate for a while, but the pair seem to be enjoying their honeymoon - free from mewling kitten for now. Cameron added: “We are hoping one day that they will have cubs. But it's just down to them to be …
This is the adorable moment a three-fingered sloth was reunited with her baby - after it was found stranded and crying on a beach. The cub was separated from its mother who had already started to climb its way back up the tree and into the canopy on May 10. Fortunately, staff from Jaguar Rescue Center in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica spotted what had happened and scooped up the tiny creature. It was then rushed to the vet for a check up where it was found to be in good shape - before the rescuers hatched a plan to safely reunite mum and baby. They recorded its cry and played it out to the mother to summon her down, and once she began her descent her precious tot was carefully handed back. The video of their reunion on Playa Chiquita went viral on Instagram and it now has over 26,000 views. The caption read: "We are happy to announce that we were able to reunite this mother and baby 3-fingered sloths (Bradypus variegatus). "On May 10, one of the staff members found the baby crying on the floor near the beach. "He spotted the mom on the tree, but she was climbing back to the canopy, so he brought the baby for a check-up with the vet, the sloth was healthy and didn't have any injuries. "We recorded the cry of the baby and played it near the tree to get the mom's attention, we waited patiently until the mom came down for the baby. "The JRC created this method a few years ago, we use it every time to be able to reunite mom and baby sloths. "It melts our hearts every time we can witness the reunion of a mom and her baby."