Month: February 2019

Kitten Who Couldn’t Move Her Hind Legs, Shows Others She Can Walk Again

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A kitten was found on the sidewalk, unable to move her hind legs but she never gave up trying to walk again. Kelley Peters Sophie the kitten was just six weeks old when she was rescued from the streets of Coney Island, New York. Kelley Peters, founder of The Kitty Krusade, was contacted about the […]

Watch a Black Heron Fool Fish by Turning Into an Umbrella

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Most of the time, Black Herons look like your typical wading bird—long legs, long necks, long beaks. But when it's time to eat, this jet-black African species has a pretty nifty trick up its wings: It turns into an umbrella.    Not literally, of course. But while fishing, the bird will tuck its head down, […]

Police Ignored This Box During Search — Until They Heard Splashing

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When officers with the Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) began searching a home in Washington, D.C., last summer, they expected to find some unnerving sights. But nothing could have prepared them for who was lurking in the basement. The property belonged to a man involved in a suspected dogfighting ring, and during the search, the officers […]

Field Notes From My First Rare-Bird Sighting

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As a yard birder, I’d never felt the urge to jump in my car and drive dozens of miles just to set eyes on an obscure species. But never say never. When I first learned on Twitter that a rare Red-flanked Bluetail had been spotted at a library in downtown Los Angeles, my interest was […]

Family Dog Out On Walk Sniffs Out A Tiny Blind Kitten

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Rose Jenkins had just finished walking her dog, Jai, and they were heading back to their condo. As they wandered down an alley to reach their door, Jai suddenly pulled on his leash. “I thought he caught the scent of some food, but it was different,” Jenkins, who lives in Bangkok, Thailand, said. “He was […]

Canine Star Of “A Dog’s Way Home” Was Hand-Picked From A Tennessee Shelter

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The filmmakers of A Dog’s Way Home had two very specific requirements for their canine star. She had to be a Pit Bull mix as in the novel by W. Bruce Cameron, and she had to be a rescue pup. Cameron and his wife discovered the perfect pooch in a Tennessee shelter. Despite her rough […]

Woman Saves Kitten from Middle of Road When Others Just Keep Driving

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A tiny kitten ended up in the middle of the road in Norman, Oklahoma. No one stopped for him until a woman came to his rescue. Rachael @thechronicfoster Rachael, a foster volunteer of Bella SPCA, was driving down a busy street with her boyfriend when they spotted a tiny ball of fur in the middle […]

How to Set Up the Perfect Perch for Backyard Bird Photography

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Bird feeders are a useful way to attract photo subjects, but they don’t usually make the best backdrops for your shots. Fortunately, most birds prefer to perch near a feeder for a moment before they fly in. With some careful planning, you can create a photogenic pre-meal landing spot. Prep the Bird’s Perch Light Angle […]

8 Potentially Deadly Diseases You Can Get From Your Dog

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When your dog gets ill, do you worry about catching it? Dr. Kathryn Primm, DVM, owner and practicing veterinarian of Applebrook Animal Hospital shares eight diseases you and your dog can give each other. #1 – Rabies Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus that attacks the nervous system. The virus is secreted […]

Woman Saves Kitten Found Wandering the Streets Alone, and Changes His Life Forever

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A tiny orphaned kitten was brought to a shelter after he was found wandering the streets all alone. A woman took him in and changed his life forever. Chatons Orphelins Montréal The little tabby was spotted by a Good Samaritan in Montreal, Canada. At three weeks old, he needed round-the-clock care that the shelter wasn’t […]