Feel-Good Story of the Day: Jessie, a four-year-old Jack Russell, got herself stuck between two boulders while chasing a feral cat on Mt Beckworth near Ballarat.
Her owner, Steve Porter, spent over A$2,000 to rescue his best friend, enlisting the services of SES Rescuers and a massive hydraulic ram to lift the 45 metric tons of rock off Jessie. "When we pulled her out and unhooked her she just jumped up the top to where I was and jumped straight into my lap,"
Feel-Good Story of the (Fri)Day: Last week, fans at a Superliga semifinal match between rival Brazilian volleyball clubs Sada Cruzeiro and Vôlei Futuro erupted in chants of "bicha" (the Portuguese equivalent of "f****t") aimed at Vôlei Futuro's middle blocker Michael (see video below).
Heartwarming Tearjerker of the Day: More feel good pet news out of Japan (previously, and): A woman enters her tsunami-ravished residence only to discover that her pet cat had managed to weather the devastation.