Category: Menagerie

Camera Catches Cat Comforting Anxious Dog While Owner Is Away

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The support of a friend can be a powerful tool when battling anxiety — someone who gently lets you know that you’re not alone and that everything will be OK. No one knows this better than Joule — a sweet-natured dog who hates to be left alone. Credit: Instagram/ginger_cat_and_vizslas Joule has come a long way since […]

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Woman Catches Her Cat Returning Home With Stolen Goods

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About a year ago, something perplexing began happening to Jade Jefferies. She began to receive newspapers to her New Zealand home — newspapers she did not subscribe to. But it gets stranger yet. Credit: Jade Jefferies “They always have teeth marks in them,” Jefferies told The Dodo. Credit: Jade Jefferies Jefferies said these inexplicable deliveries […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Retired Greyhounds Are Forced To Give Blood At This Strange ‘Rescue’ Group

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The barking was deafening. The moment anyone stepped into Hemopet’s building, where 200 greyhounds are kept in tiny, rusty cages, the dogs erupted with sound. “The dog barking is persistent and loud, and there’s no respite for the animals from that constant noise,” Dan Paden, associate director of evidence analysis at PETA, told The Dodo. […]

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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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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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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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Tiny Rabbit Dumped At Shelter For Being ‘Too Affectionate’

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When Ryann Sadler saw two baby rabbits being left at the SPCA of Texas in December 2017, she rushed over to meet them. A longtime shelter volunteer and rabbit mom, Sadler was heartbroken to see the condition of the newcomers; they were so small, and had extremely overgrown nails. Sadler scooped up the little male […]

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Dolphins Keep Mysteriously Dying At This Arizona Marine Park

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In the past 16 months, three dolphins have mysteriously died at Dolphinaris Arizona, a controversial dolphinarium that opened in Scottsdale, Arizona, in 2016 — and people are getting very worried about the remaining five dolphins at the facility. Bodie was the first dolphin who passed away in September 2017, followed by Alia in May 2018. […]

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