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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options
Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options. Read More
Man rescued from mud with parrot perched on his shoulders
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Firefighters had to rescue a southwestern Illinois man from deep mud after he became stuck while trying to reach his pet parrot. Belleville firefighters were called Sunday afternoon to the city's Bicentennial Park after a visitor heard the man calling for help. Fire Chief Tom Pour tells... Read More
Cat Video Festival comes to Oklahoma for fifth year, brings awareness to cat rescue
There is a day set out each year in Oklahoma City, where thousands of cat ears can be seen on the Devon Lawn and Band Shell. But these are not the ears of actual felines, most of these ears belong to cat lovers who have flocked to the Myriad Botanical Gardens for the Cat Video Festival. The Cat Video Festival... Read More
Family says puppy stolen from terminally ill 5-year-old
BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina mother says someone broke in to her family's home and stole a puppy belonging to her terminally ill, 5-year-old daughter. Shala Browning tells the Burlington Times-News that she and her family, including daughter Zakaia Gray, went out Saturday for her birthday. She says... Read More
Beasts unburden: Donkeys at mini ranch help people de-stress
ULSTER PARK, N.Y. (AP) — In most of the world, donkeys are beasts of burden, but the only job of the long-eared denizens of Donkey Park is to nuzzle, bray and beguile the diverse group of people who find comfort in their company. Donkey Park is the creation of Steve Stiert, who sought a new direction after his job... Read More
Many plants can be poisonous to pets and livestock
Not all plants are wholesome for foraging animals. Certain species of milkweed, for example, that are highly valued as host plants for the dwindling monarch butterfly population, are extremely poisonous to pets and to range animals like sheep, cattle and goats. Even free-ranging chickens aren't immune. Among... Read More
Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options
Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options. Read More
Wisconsin man loses limbs after contracting rare illness from dog saliva
Doctors amputated Greg Manteufal's lower legs and hands when he contracted a rare illness from dog saliva. Read More
Bring on the cake: France's baby panda has his 1st birthday
PARIS (AP) — France's first baby panda celebrated his first birthday Saturday with a cake of bamboo, honey, apples, oranges, strawberries and lemons. The panda named Yuan Meng — which means "accomplishment of a dream" — weighs about 30 kilograms (66 pounds). He has recently started eating bamboo while still... Read More
The Algonquin Hotel throws a 'purrty,' feline fashion show
NEW YORK (AP) — The "meowdels" wore couture and the crowd was cat-tastic at The Algonquin Hotel's annual feline fashion show, presided over by the historic Times Square establishment's 12th resident cat, a ginger boy with a theatrical name, Hamlet VIII. Thursday's theme for the catwalk and lobby party, with some... Read More
Wisconsin man contracts rare blood infection from dog
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin man was preparing for additional surgeries after having part of his legs and forearms amputated because of a dog lick that led to a rare blood infection, his wife said Thursday. Greg Manteufel, 48, has been hospitalized since late June, when he went to a Milwaukee-area hospital with... Read More
Colorado Springs' 8-week-old giraffe euthanized
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado Springs zoo says it decided to euthanize its 8-week-old giraffe after veterinarians determined that her dislocated hip, infected leg and other health complications would severely impact her quality of life. Surgeons at Colorado State University's vet school found an... Read More
Dog daycare owner out after customer says he kicked her dog
KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — A dog daycare chain says it has taken over the operations of a western Michigan franchise after a customer posted video online that she says shows the shop's owner kicking her dog. Colorado-based Camp Bow Wow said Tuesday it has removed the owner of Camp Bob Wow Kentwood. The company says a... Read More
Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options
Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options. Read More
Dog meat campaign say tests find rabies at Indonesia markets
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Anti-dog meat campaigners say tests of just nine dog carcasses from markets on the Indonesian island Sulawesi revealed one infected with rabies, highlighting the public health risks from the brutal trade. The Humane Society International and Indonesian groups operating under the banner of... Read More