Month: May 2019

Cat Walks Across Computer Keyboard — And Wins Something Special

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A curious cat named Mochi has prying paws and an obsession with flashy computer and TV screens — and the combination ended up causing a very happy accident for her human, Jessica Schleider. Credit: Jessica Schleider Mochi has loved putting herself in between Schleider and her work from the very beginning. Credit: Jessica Schleider The cat […]

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How ‘Game of Thrones’ Gets Packed With Birds (and Not Just Ravens)

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As the final season of the beloved HBO fantasy epic Game of Thrones bashes and burns its way to a conclusion, many fans are already fearing life without their favorite characters. But just as much as I'll miss Tyrion’s drunken one-liners and Arya's shape-shifting vengeance, I'll also miss my other Sunday pastime: birding within the Seven Kingdoms […]

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Cats Who Survived Car Fire, Got Help for Their Kittens Then Saved Orphaned Kitties Too

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Rescuers took in two bonded cats who had survived a car fire, but little did they know three other lives had also been saved. Motley Zoo Animal Rescue “The cats lost their home when their people became homeless, and wound up living with them in a car,” Motley Zoo Animal Rescue, a volunteer-run, foster-based rescue […]

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You’ll Never Guess Where This Family Discovered Their Missing Dog

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Two heartbreaking weeks went by for a family in Lake Los Angeles, California, until they heard a word about their missing dog. The Norris family was shocked to learn their beloved three-year-old Pug Ted was listed for sale on CraigsList. “It’s my dog, it’s my family. My kids want their dog back. My sons ask […]

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Shy Kitten Who Was Found Hiding in Hay, Really Comes Around When He Finds Someone to Love

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A barn owner discovered a tiny kitten hiding in a pile of hay all alone. They knew they had to help. Debbie Harris @fosterkittys Debbie Harris, a foster volunteer of Animal Allies in Virginia, received a call about a kitten found in a barn without a mother in sight. “They were clearing out the barn […]

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Extreme Weather Caused Chaos for This Year’s Crane Tourism Season

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This year’s Sandhill Crane migration was one of the most impressive in recent memory. More than 650,000 birds staged along the central Platte River in Nebraska, and a record-setting 218,000 were documented roosting at one time at Audubon’s Rowe Sanctuary itself. But because of a series of extreme weather events, less than half of the usual […]

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My Old Dog is “ALAPA!”

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What On Earth is ALAPA? We have a saying here at iHeartDogs. We created it because we started hearing the same thing over and over again when it came to our canine joint supplement product. It goes something like this. A customer with an older dog tries our Advanced Hip & Joint chews. They usually […]

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Adorable Video Shows Mother Moose Helping Her Baby Cross The Road

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Living in Alberta, Canada, Steve Muise is used to seeing plenty of deer and fawns around the forest — but last week, he saw a mother-child pair that warmed his heart even more. As he was driving back home from a trip to Edmonton, Muise and his wife, Lalaine, noticed a mother moose who had […]

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5 Bald Puppies Found On Side Of Road Just Kept Kissing Rescuers

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A resident of Vineland, New Jersey, was driving along one day when all of a sudden they spotted the saddest sight — five bald, very sick-looking puppies, all huddled up together on the side of the road. It was immediately apparent that these poor babies had been abandoned, and the Good Samaritan driving by knew […]

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How a Bird’s Habitat Influences Its Song

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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.  190503-bird-songs-reflect-the-environment.mp3 Transcript:  This is BirdNote. To our ears, the song of a Marsh Wren may not be the most pleasing. But in a dense habitat of cattails, it’s remarkably effective. The […]

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