Happy news about animals

July, 2009

Credit: kilikkitee Cats take these positions that make them looking like royalty!

Credit: lepreskil Endearing, beautiful otters!

Credit: BunnyStudios Even animals show us how to eat healthy:)

Credit: BunnyStudios Daisie seems to think this pawpawrazzo is too much for her:)

Credit: bunnyhop Who said animals can’t help around the house!

Credit: boltandfrolic Blackberry is ready fur sure!

There is good news for wildlife enthusiasts. The tiger population i might have just increased from the last count. According to officials of the forest department, prior estimates of the tiger population for Jaipur only suggest that the count stands somewhere at 40 tigers, a minimum increase of atleast five tigers from the last count […]

Credit: Sara Sue Burton That was a good one!

Written by Lee Ross Thursday, 16 July 2009 10:28 Horses, music and hot dogs all contributed to the carnival-like atmosphere at Walkin N Circles Ranch in Edgewood on July 11. An estimated 1,100 people showed up to the sixth annual Hug a Horse Celebration, a free event with pony rides and free cowboy hats for […]

Credit: Sophia Bella Roses are red Violets are blue You are a cutie And we love you!

by Kathleen Berger July 14, 2009 DALLAS – Jenny is in the spotlight again at the Dallas Zoo. She now has a new roommate. The elephant’s name is Gypsy. Last year, Jenny’s old roommate died of heart failure. Then came the outcry from a group of citizens criticizing the Zoo’s accommodations. More than a year […]

Credit: Graygeek2009 Kiss me: I am beautiful!

by Andrea Martin Last week, we blogged about a man who stole 37 cats from the Rockingham County Animal Shelter. He was trying to buy them some time before they were euthanized. The cats were returned to the shelter and the man, Edward McIrvin, turned himself into authorities yesterday. Full story here

Discovery updated 8:34 p.m. ET, Mon., July 13, 2009 Dogs possess a 2-year-old child’s capacity to understand human pointing gestures, with dogs requiring next to zero learning time to figure out the visual communication, according to two recent studies. Full story here

BBC News Cats have a vocal way of manipulating their owners into doing their bidding, according to a study. Karen McComb, a researcher from the University of Sussex, was inspired by her own cat, Pepo, who continually woke her up in the mornings with an “insistent and rather annoying” purr that reliably motivated her to […]

July 8, 2009 · Published By Editor Author Hopes “Floppy Cat” Can Help Children Overcome Challenges Watching her cat Floppy simply try to cross the farmyard inspired Kari Kay. “He was born with very little balance control which made his daily life very difficult,” she said. “He had two other siblings that were born with […]

Credit: Gattou/Lucie Duck! There is a pawpawrazzo AGAIN!

Times Record News Tuesday, July 7, 2009 Hundreds of dogs in various states of care, from healthy to emaciated to dead, were found and seized from Maggic Pets/Heddins Kennel outside of Bowie Tuesday. Montague County Sheriff Paul Cunningham produced a warrant at 9:45 a.m. for the search and seizure of animals at the Heddins Ranch. […]

Credit: Siana NZ What a MICE way to begin the day:)

By Charles Seabrook For the AJC Saturday, July 04, 2009 On this Fourth of July, the most patriotic of our holidays, it seems appropriate for an update on our national symbol, the bald eagle. The news gets better each year for Georgia’s eagles. The final results of this year’s annual nesting surveys by the state […]

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Exotic Bird Makes Home In Steel Yard Tuesday, July 07, 2009 Steve Fermier and York Daily Record Officials at Baltimore Steel near Brogue, in York County aren’t sure where the bird came from. But an adult peacock has taken up residence there amid the I-beams and semi trucks, the York Daily Record reported. It’s not […]

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Credit: lat454205 / Lisa Goats are cute too!

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