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Homemade Wheelchair Saves Lives Of Pets In The Balkans

Home-made pet wheelchairs are helping pets in the Balkans

Obtaining a pet wheelchair is difficult in the Balkans – an impoverished region with a bad record for caring for the disabled – both humans and pets. There are no local producers of the devices, and getting one from a European producer is practically impossible for most people due to the expense. Worse yet, due… Read more »

Cougar Found In California Mall Parking Lot

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A full-grown cougar was found wandering the busy parking lot of Temecula – California’s Promenade Mall. According to Press-Enterprise, the Department of Fish and Wildlife were called approximately around 6 a.m. Someone from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department contacted the Fish and Wildlife wardens, who arrived at the scene around 7 a.m. Once at the… Read more »

Cat Music: A Study Find That Cat’s Do Like Music, Just Not Yours

Cat Music: A Study Find That Cat's Do Like Music, Just Not Yours

Cats and cat ladies rejoice! Cat music is finally here. It is not merely music by Cat Stevens, Stray Cats, Cat Power, or that popular Tom Jones song “What’s New Pussycat?,” it is music for cats by cats. Unfortunately, the sounds are recorded by humans. So, who spent the time on this study that have… Read more »

Ringling Brothers: Elephants Will Be Phased Out Of Circus By 2018

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Ringling Brothers is phasing out elephants in their Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus events. Elephants will no longer be part of the “Greatest Show on Earth” by 2018, according to Feld Entertainment, the circus’ parent company. Elephants have been a part of the Ringling Bros. Circus for more than a century. The decision… Read more »

Bison Rams Straight Into Parked SUV — And It’s All On Video

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Sitting in his parked SUV at Yellowstone National Park, Tom Carter recorded a peeved 2000 pound bison charging 200 yards into the Nissan Xterra. The captivating video shows the bison slowly barrelling towards the car, then he rams his head into the side of the vehicle. Before the impending impact, a surprised Carter could be… Read more »

Dutch Terror Owl: Like Being Hit With A ‘Brick Laced With Nails’

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The Dutch are a peaceful nation of people, tall and often blonde, and it has been many years since their mighty warriors colonized other parts of the world. These days, Dutch folk are more associated with chilled out coffee shops and tulips. However, the otherwise peaceful Dutch town of Purmerend and its residents are under… Read more »

China Bans Ivory Imports To Prevent Poaching

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China’s ivory imports are blamed for depleting the African elephant population at an alarming rate. In response to continued criticism, China’s State Forestry Administration issued a temporary ban on some ivory imports. Although the ban is limited to one year, the agency hopes it will reduce poaching rates. As stated by the U.S. Fish and… Read more »

Texas Teenagers Stole Pet Emu, Tortured It To Death On Valentines Day

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Eight teenagers from Comanche County, Texas, have been either arrested or cited by the police after it was found that they were behind the torture and killing of a pet emu. According to Action 4 News, Cassius Mankin, an 18-year-old high school football player, has been named the primary suspect and has been charged with… Read more »