Pets

Two stone fat cat put on strict diet after getting wedged in his flap

A massively overweight fat cat has been put on a strict diet after getting stuck in his flap. Worried owner Molly Oliver, 68, considered Sooty's weight gain to be harmless but decided he ought to to the vets when she had to prise him free from the...

Scottish government drafts Cat Welfare Code

Lester Haines The Register 09.02.2008
Image: stitchymcyarnpants.com

The Scottish government has tackled the thorny issue of cat welfare by issuing a Draft Cat Welfare Code of Practice aimed at providing "basic information and guidance to those responsible for cats on how to care for them".


Central Florida Firefighters Save Dogs With Mouth-To-Mouth CPR

KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Kissimmee firefighters on Tuesday revived several dogs by performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation on the animals, which were rescued from a structure fire.


Dog vs Balloons

kbad73 YouTube 05.02.2008
Dog vs Balloons

Simon exacts his revenge on 74 evil latex orbs in a mere 57 seconds!

Peruvian surfing cat is making waves

Tom Chivers Telegraph 04.02.2008
Peruvian surfing cat is making waves

Domingo Pianezzi, of Lima, Peru, believes that his small cat Nicolasa enjoys catching tubes almost as much as catching mice. This unexpected feline pastime was apparently discovered when Domingo took Nicolasa to Lima's San Bartolo beach and the yo...


The two talking cats

TheCatsPyjaaaamas YouTube 29.01.2008
The two talking cats

Stina and Mossy (the two cats seen in this video) usually fight instead of talk, so this was an odd moment. They kept "talking" for about 1 hour, constantly. We've had alot of laughs over this clip.. =)

Puppy Vs. Robot! Epic Battle For Territorial Domination!

When I brought home a Roboquad robot the other day and started playing with it, our resident guardian K9 was none too pleased. I decided to put Roboquad in "autonomous" mode, set his aggression level to high, and let the battle unfold. Note: The r...


PETA Video Shows Abuse of Animals in Pet Shop

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is asking shoppers to boycott PetSmart after the advocacy group released undercover video of pets to be sold there apparently being abused.

PETA Killed 97 Percent of 'Companion Animals' in 2006; Death toll up to 17,400

WASHINGTON - An official report from People for The Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), submitted nine months after a Virginia government agency's deadline, shows that the animal rights group put to death more than 97 percent of the dogs, cats, a...


Cat missing three years comes home for Christmas

MEGAN JAMES Addison Independent 23.12.2007
SHIRLEY GIARD OF Bridport gives a hug to her cat, Trucker, who returned home recently after going missing three years ago when the Giards’ former home burned down. Trucker was one of five cats that disappeared after the fire.

BRIDPORT — There was a part of Shirley Giard that never gave up hope she might find her yellow cat, Trucker. After a fire destroyed her Bridport home three years ago, Giard and her husband, Harold, assumed their five cats and yellow Amazon parrot ...

Famous LOLCat Dies

My Confined Space 16.12.2007
Famous LOLCat Dies

Frank, one of the most famous - if not the most famous - LOLcats died at the age of 13. May you find all the cheezburgers you can eat in Heaven.


Stylish wigs for kitties

Kitty Wigs 10.12.2007
Stylish wigs for kitties

Carolyn Sortor writes: "If you have any creature in the house with a head bigger than a walnut (including boyfriends), you need a Kitty Wig."

Dog gives up life to save man from fire

CARTER LAKE, Iowa - Bryan Smith has pictures of his dog in his coat pocket, a reminder of the pet that sacrificed itself to save him from his burning house. It was Tuesday night when Storm jumped on the slumbering Smith and alerted him to the grow...


Owner Liz Bullard thinks Sgt Podge crosses a golf course every night

A cat is baffling his owner by wandering off at night before expecting to be collected by car every morning at exactly the same time and place.

Both dogs were bred in America

Despite their radical difference in size, these two dogs have something in common - Gibson the Great Dane and Boo Boo the toy Chihuahua are both world record holders. Measuring a whopping 107cm, gentle giant Gibson was named tallest dog back in 20...


Indiana couple's dancing cockatoo gets worldwide notice

SCHERERVILLE, Ind. — Snowball the cockatoo can't get enough of the Backstreet Boys. The 11-year-old medium sulfur-crested cockatoo lifts his legs, squawks and bobs his head, flashing his bright yellow crest to the beat of the boy band's Everybody ...

Dog swims 4 km to nurse pups

A dog swims more than 4km every day to nurse her newborn puppies who are stranded on an island. According to Ananova, the dog, already a celebrity in Chongqing city, is called Huahua by local people.


Bethany Hall spotted Molly in the washing machine

A 10-week-old kitten used up one of its nine lives when it survived a 20-minute ordeal in a washing machine. Molly was saved when 11-year-old owner Bethany Hall saw the helpless animal clawing at the inside of the washing machine door at her Count...

Swoop Makes Easy Work Of An Unpleasant Situation

There are lots of great reasons to own a dog but even I’ll admit that having to deal with their ‘business’ is unpleasant at best. A shovel works great when you’re in the backyard but they’re not so convenient when out on a walk, and that’s why the...



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