Happy news about animals

March, 2009

Credit: dora_marie Lovely digital scrapbook page.

The Cutest Puppies In The World View more presentations from Pedro Menezes.

Credit: Don3rdSE Spring has sprung for sure when you see them little critters out in the sun:) Black-tailed prairie dog emerging from his burrow. Cold spring day. Nice warm sun. Taken March 27, 2009 at the Blank Park Zoo, Des Moines, IA. Trying out my new telephoto lense. Uploaded by Don3rdSE on 28 Mar 09, […]

Credit: catlu1 Well this photo could make a fabulous animal mag cover!!! You are so lovely sweetie!

Man tosses girlfriend’s pet into storm drain during argument By JACK NOYES Updated 7:16 AM PDT, Tue, Mar 24, 2009 A 21-year-old Compton man was jailed Monday on suspicion of throwing a black and white Shih Tzu puppy down a storm drain during a fight with his girlfriend, police said. Full story here

Film maker and writer Terry Jones discovers a colony of penguins, which are unlike any other penguins in the world.

Over the next few weeks, thousands of local adults will be tempted to buy an Easter rabbit for a beloved child, godchild, grandchild, niece, or nephew. A few months from now, our local animal shelters will be, as they are every year, inundated by a flood of cast-off bunnies. I would ask that everyone who […]

Credit: Don Iannone (Scarce Because of Business) An exquisite photo. Check the photographer photo stream!

Credit: mishirish What an adorable little critter:) He seems to smile on that photo:)

Credit: Heliotrophe And quite an extraordinary photo. You should go to her photo stream and check that photographer’s talent!

Credit: raheelafs WARNING: this photo can cause fainting due to an overload of cuteness!

Credit: AleFletcher Le plus beau des lapinous! Bunny so lovely, indescribable!

Credit: reggaedori Nothing like a sleeping puppy to have the awwwwwww effect on us:)

Mar 20 2009, 6:37 PM · UPDATED A lucky 26-year-old horse named Bailey was rescued after it fell down a 12-foot well in Covington this morning. King County Animal Care and Control received a call from a neighbor of the horse’s owner at 10:44 a.m. Animal control officers were first on the scene in Covington […]

KWGN.com GOLDEN, Colo. – The fire chief says crews could see flames engulfing a house even as they left the fire station on the emergency call early Friday. When Pleasant View firefighters arrived at 1551 Salvia Court in Golden at about 12:30 a.m., it was too late to save the home. No one was in […]

If it walks like a duck and talks like a duck, it must be a duck. At least that is what Rachka and DD, two Staffordshire cross dogs must believe each day as their mom Steph Tuft, 25, of Bournemouth, England, holds three leashes in her hands. Full story here with pictures

Credits: Sue Gerres

Credit: dora_marie Tchitchi was abandoned at the door of the city pound about a week ago, in a carton box. At the pound, they did not know how to take care of him. So since a week he was in a crate with a cover, on the floor. he had water and a mix of […]

Credit: Siana NZ Hush lil rattie Have a nice nap! Dream of nanners, seeds and goodies!

By Marcia Davis The first purple martin – a purplish-black male -arrived Feb. 22 at Sue and Clifford Snider’s Madisonville martin colony. Even earlier on Feb. 12, migrating tree swallows appeared in Clinton. On March 7 a pair of Carolina wrens used their long, pointed bills to harvest moss from my lawn. Making multiple trips […]

Credit: zweiehrliche – Vero And bunnies do have a lot of style and rabbitude!:)

RARE tiger cubs at Paignton Zoo are to have their own dedicated in-house TV channel. A hi-tech camera system is to be installed in the paddock in time for Easter, when it is hoped the Sumatran cubs start going outdoors. The zoo says visitors should be able to watch the cubs with mum Banda even […]

CAMPBELLVILLE ON, March 11, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ — Many people give adorable baby bunnies as pets at Easter. In a few weeks the babies grow up, the children lose interest and the rabbits are evicted to fend for themselves or end up in shelters. Thousands of rabbits are waiting in shelters for loving homes. Some of […]

Credit: dora_marie Love is..when your uncle babysits you while your mum is feeding your brothers and sisters!

A pink dolphin that emerges from the waters of Lake Calcasieu has been drawing people in Louisiana, first spotted by Boat captain Erik Rue, aged 42 in 2007. Thought to be the world’s only pink dolphin with reddish eyes was usually spotted with its dark grey mother. Boat captain Erik Rue claims that it, “looks […]

Credit: dora_marie Follow the link to the original photo. Yes, we agree that an animal is such a good thing for both the human and the animal who share their life together BUT THE DECISION should be taken after considerable time, thinking about what is best for the animal and your family. Study the subject, […]

n a legislative session when an alarming number of hare-brained measures are being introduced like clockwork, a move to curtail puppy mills offers at least a smidgen of redemption. Oklahoma is the nation’s second-largest exporter of puppies, and many of those who do the exporting are less-than-savory characters. That’s long been the case, but this […]

By ERIKA CHAVEZ The Orange County Register updated 4:17 p.m. ET, Mon., March. 9, 2009 A stray dog with injuries so severe that one veterinarian described them as “something from a horror show” has made a full recovery and found a permanent home. Gideon the “miracle dog” is now living in a spacious Yorba Linda […]

Credit: macropoulos Someone abandoned this puppy on the street… Go read about his story on its original site on Flick R Happy ending!

By Philip Round, Comox Valley EchoMarch 6, 2009 The ancient Egyptians’ reverence of cats will be reflected in a cabaret fundraiser for the Kitty Cat PAL Society tomorrow (Saturday). Belly dancers and drummers from all over Vancouver Island will be performing at the Elks Hall in Courtenay, where the Egyptian theme will also include a […]

Credit: Sarah-Vie This squirrel seems to think that a staring contest can make us back up… maybe: his teeth are sharper than mine:)

They’d hate to overwork their hamsters, but then again sometimes those little critters ought to *earn* their keep instead of being cared for all the time. Here’s a Roomba that has been retrofitted with a special mechanism that enables it to be controlled from the hamster ball. In essence, the Roomba will go wherever the […]

Credit: wardahputeri Although she looks and certainly feel like a plushie, she is a bunny, a real one:) I don’t know what it like to hold such a fluffy bunny ball but I can imagine how warm and fuzzy it must be:) Lucky owner!

By Sharon L. Peters, USA TODAY This is one of those stories that stretches the bounds of credibility. You can choose to believe it or not. All I can do is swear it’s absolutely true. Nearly a year ago, a beautiful young husky landed at the rural animal shelter where I volunteer, brought in after […]

Cougar is up for adoption on PetFinder. In the meanwhile, the eyeless foster cat is mothering two foster kittens she met at a pet adoption event. By Addison Taylor KVAL News GLENWOOD, Ore. — Cougar is an almost 1-year-old domestic long-haired grey and white cat. With no eyes. Her story begins in northwest Eugene where […]

Credit: @->->-{rosaceae}-<-<-@ Have you ever seen such a cute piggy:)

She always said she would get her next dog from a shelter and she kept her word. By William Hageman | Tribune staff reporter After examining the problems of puppy mills and pet overpopulation on her show last spring, Oprah Winfrey vowed that her next dog would come from a shelter. She made good on […]

By KOMO Staff Watch the story EVERETT, Wash. – Veterinarian Steve Weinrauch was watching TV with his wife a few weeks ago when he saw the heart-wrenching images of 600 dogs rescued from three filthy kennels raided in Mount Vernon. He couldn’t just stand by – he knew he needed to get involved. And now […]

Credit: bel_b She is trying to get better reception for the television set:) seems to work:)

Triplets are rare, about 1 in every 105,000 births story here: cow and her triplets

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