Month: August 2019

Then & Now: See How These 10 Popular Rescue Stories Ended

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The best stories have happy endings, and if we had it our way, every dog would be living happily-ever-after in a cozy home with a loving family. We don’t always have a happy ending to share, because these pups are still in the middle of their stories when we hear about them. But we always […]

Chubby Pug’s Day At The Pool Goes Embarrassingly Wrong

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This pudgy pug probably thought no one was watching as his lazy poolside lounging went embarrassingly awry. He was wrong. pic.twitter.com/418wYnZO69 — ŠTIŁĖŚ (@stilesAMscott) July 13, 2019 The adorable one-eyed pup, named Ludo, lives with Twitter user Stiles Scott’s parents. Life for Ludo is clearly pretty good — he apparently spends his days soaking up […]

Brazilian Woman and Her Adopted Pup Rely on the Kindness of a Stranger

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Maria Luiza Valcazara, a young woman in Brazil, decided it was time to adopt herself a pup. She had moved into an apartment of her very own and wanted some companionship. She found a fast friend for life in a cute black rescue named Chips. They were very happy together. Image with permission Maria Luiza […]

Dad Decides To Practice His Saxophone For The Best Audience

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Richard Herrmann, of Oregon, has been learning to play the saxophone for seven months and is getting better every day. He doesn’t often get the chance to play for an audience, though, and recently, as he and his wife were out on a run together, they had the best idea.  “My wife and I run […]

Kitten Found Meowing in Backyard Alone, Is So Happy to Have Other Kitties to Cuddle

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A kitten was found alone in a backyard when the homeowner heard his cries. Jin’s Bottle Babies Late June, a resident from the Phoenix Metropolitan area in Arizona heard a kitten meowing outside in her backyard. Upon investigation, she saw a ginger kitty jammed between a brick paver, all alone. The cat mother was nowhere […]

Get to Know the Anhinga, or ‘Snakebird’

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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. 190709-anhingas-snakebirds.mp3 Transcript:  This is BirdNote. Spanish moss hangs eerily from cypress trees rising from the black water of a Louisiana bayou. The water ripples where a slender form glides just […]

Hikers Locate Missing Dog With A Little Help From The Stars Above

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Kelly McDuffie and Danny Hartung were not looking for a lost pooch when they set out on their hike, but they recognized the Golden Retriever immediately. Missing dog posters bearing Max’s photo were hung all over Shenandoah National Park. When they stumbled upon him, Max had been lost in the wilderness for 11 days. McDuffie […]

Service Dog Has The Sweetest Reaction To Getting A Video Call From Her Mom

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Meet Moxie — a very good girl who works every day to make her mom’s life a little bit easier.  Ever since Moxie met Katie Harris, the two have rarely been apart. Moxie accompanies her mom to work and is always by her side at home.  Credit: Facebook/Adventures with Moxie: Service Dog “Moxie helps me […]

Which Birds Sing All Summer Long?

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There’s currently a somber hush to the summer air that makes you think, “where are the birds?” Some long-distance migrators do start moving south as early as July, but most of the species you saw back in June loafing near parks and feeders should still be around. They may be hunkered down, conserving energy like […]

Man Gave Kitten a Home — Now He Wakes Up to a Kitty Cuddling Up to Him Every Day

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A man gave a kitten a home. He’s been waking up to her cuddles every morning since. Keith Reszoly After four years without a cat in his life, Keith Reszoly was ready to welcome a new addition into his family. His life was forever changed when he met a little cuddle-bug. Keith’s mother was at […]