Month: January 2019

Kitten Showed Up on Porch All Alone – Woman Saved Him When No One Wanted Him

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A kitten was found alone on a porch. He was blind and sick but all he wanted was to have someone to cuddle. Leigh Hoag @leighs_fosters A kitten, just a few weeks old, wandered onto a resident’s porch last fall. He was in poor shape with severely infected eyes. After the vet confirmed that he […]

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How Do Birds Spend Cold Winter Nights?

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This audio story is brought to you by BirdNote, a partner of the National Audubon Society. BirdNote episodes air daily on public radio stations nationwide. 181226-birds-on-a-cold-night.mp3 Transcript: This is BirdNote! As December days shorten, you may wonder where birds, including this Steller’s Jay and others, spend the long, cold nights. It might surprise you to learn that […]

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New Illinois Law Makes Pet Owners Responsible For Their Dogs’ Actions

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In 2017, a 10-year-old Yorkie named Buddy was attacked by an off-leash dog in Hanover Park in Illinois. Buddy’s injuries were so severe, he didn’t survive. His owners were devastated. Their grief was intensified when they learned the dog that attacked their small senior pup was one with a known history of aggression. They couldn’t […]

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Sweet Senior Pittie Abandoned Before Holidays Needs A Home TODAY

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Honey has been described as the “sweetest thing” at a busy shelter in Brooklyn, New York. But sadly, no one seems interested in adopting her. On Christmas Eve, Honey was picked up as a stray and brought to the Brooklyn branch of the Animal Control Centers of New York (ACC). Credit: Facebook/Must Love Dogs – […]

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Why Does My Dog Follow Me To The Bathroom?

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You will never pee alone again… We laugh at jokes and memes that declare how having a dog means you never have to pee alone again, but it’s true. If we get to go to the bathroom, you can bet our dog is right behind us. Our dogs are really tuned in to us and […]

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Delivery Man Spots Strange Black Pile In Middle Of Snowstorm

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A man was driving a truck of milk through a snowstorm in Canada when he noticed a strange black spot amid a world of white. When he inched closer he realized that he needed to rush out of the driver’s seat and brave the elements — a life, or lives, depended on it. Credit: Clyde […]

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Kittens Found Huddled Up in Trash Bin, Kept Each Other Safe Until Help Arrived

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Early January, a Good Samaritan heard meowing coming from a building. They followed the sound and were surprised to find a litter of kittens huddled up in a garbage bin. Amber @kitty_fostering_oz The kittens were about two and a half weeks old, crying desperately for their mom. The person who found them, scooped them out […]

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Facebook Is Giving Away $100,000 To The World’s Most Amazing Dog!

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You know you have the best dog in the world – and so do all your friends, family, co-workers, and total strangers on the internet. Facebook Watch and The Dodo are giving you an opportunity to prove it to the world and win $100,000 while you’re at it! Be aware – the competition is fierce […]

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EPA Says Limiting Mercury Pollution From Power Plants Is No Longer ‘Appropriate and Necessary’

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At first glance, a December 28 announcement from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency looked like an outlier in the Trump administration’s pattern of repealing regulations. A press release said the agency planned to revise an Obama-era air pollution rule, but emphasized with bold type that its limits on mercury and other toxic emissions “would remain in […]

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Cops Just Saved These Tiniest Siblings From Wildlife Traffickers

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People are now playing mom to two tiny baby animals who were saved from a life of misery at the last possible moment.  Credit: Four Paws Weighing just 2 pounds and at only a couple weeks of age, a pair of Asiatic black bear cubs were just seized from traffickers in Vietnam.  When they emerged […]

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