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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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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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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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Mother Dogs Found In Alley Were Raising Their Puppies Together

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A Good Samaritan was passing by an alleyway in Los Angeles, California, last week when she stumbled upon the most bittersweet scene. Huddled together on the ground were two skinny mother dogs — and they were tightly cuddling and nursing their nine babies. This alley was their only home, and they were raising their litters […]

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‘Blind’ Cat Has The Most Beautiful Eyes When He Finally Opens Them

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When Carmen Morales first met Cotton, she couldn’t believe how sick he was. Found on the streets of Florida as a stray, the little white cat was hungry and in so much pain. He had come down with mange, and it had spread throughout his entire body — including his eyes. Credit: Carmen Morales “He […]

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Yours and Our Favorite Stories From 2018

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Hey there, reader. Why yes, this is another one of those obligatory end-of-year roundups where we highlight popular stories we published this year. What's that, you say? You are an obsessive reader of Audubon magazine and Audubon.org and surely did not miss a single story we produced? Well, first, thank you! But aren't you curious what stories were the […]

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Guy Goes Looking For His Missing Cat — And Can’t Believe What He Finds

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Walking into a dark warehouse near Tianjin, China, earlier this month, animal advocates were hit with piercing cries echoing throughout the building. By the light of their flashlights, the rescuers peeked inside — and thousands of glowing eyes stared back at them, pleading for help. Credit: HSI Hundreds of cats had been stuffed into barren […]

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