Happy news about animals

September, 2010

Credit: dora_marie Bunny ready for take off:)

Credit: Svadilfari Thank you for helping, mutt! LOL ( I would not say that in his face though…)

One of Northern Ireland’s smallest World War II heroes has been honoured. Paddy, a messenger pigeon who served with the RAF during the Normandy operations in June 1944, was remembered in his home town of Larne on Friday. PDSA, Britain’s biggest veterinary charity, awarded Paddy the Dickin Medal, dubbed the animals’ “Victoria Cross”, 65 years […]

A picture is worth a thousand words… Follow the trail…

Credit: Roeselien Raimond The world is a big scary place when you are a small little kitty!

e Last Chance for Animals event that got underway at La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles had a high profile visitor. Musician Pink, who made it a point to attend the event, extended her support for the movement’s ‘Adopt, Don’t Shop’ initiative and to celebrate Puppy mill awareness day. The event was launched with […]

By Abigail Sniegocki Georgetown — Truly amazing things can happen beneath the roof of a barn. This was proved on Aug. 27 when The Essex County Sea Horses, a horse 4-H club based out of Topsfield, volunteered a day to help out with New England Equine Rescues. The Sea Horses has about 18 members ranging […]

By DAILY MAIL REPORTER A woman who sparked international outrage after allegedly dumping a cat into a wheelie bin was today charged with animal cruelty. Mary Bale, 45, hit headlines after she was apparently caught on CCTV stroking four-year-old tabby Lola before throwing her into a bin. Read more

Credit: Bunny Spice Very nice photo!

By Cleon Wall SOUTH JORDAN — A few horse owners spent the night at the Salt Lake County Equestrian Park after a wildfire in Herriman forced them to evacuate. Susan Tibbits said, “My horses are here, and what else am I going to do with these animals?” She said it wasn’t easy gathering up her […]

By DAILY MAIL REPORTER Isn’t that tweet: Flint the spaniel DOESN’T make a dog’s dinner out of tiny sparrow friend Chicky. They were originally bred as hunting dogs who would think nothing of gobbling up a tiny bird as a tasty snack. But cocker spaniel Flint went against all his natural instincts to befriend this […]

By Aprill Brandon A new grassroots organization is forming in Victoria to help rescue and find homes for as many pets as possible. Although the group is still in the early stages of forming, the Crossroads Pet Rescue and Rehabilitation groupwants to people and businesses involved from the start, co-founder Chyanne Lakey said. On Tuesday, […]

Credit: KochkinS Smart, sweet little thing!

By ANDY DOLAN ll the clues are there: the whiskers, the purring, the miaowing and even the toy mouse under her front paws. But just in case you were in any doubt as to what sort of animal Polly is, the ten-week-old tabby is happy to help out, thanks to her unusual markings, which spell […]

By PETER DOWNS Who said cats are the only ones with nine lives? A Thorold pooch thought to have died in a roaring house fire Tuesday afternoon was eventually pulled from the ashes by firefighters and is on the mend. The dog, an 18-month old golden doodle named Chico, was trapped inside for more than […]

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by Louise Clarke THE LATEST horse to arrive at Easy Horse Care Rescue Centre (EHCRC) in Rojales, has injuries so shocking that the vet called to treat her said she doubts that any other vet has ever seen such a sight. A horrific injury to the little pony’s leg has left a gaping wound, and […]


By Yesenia Robles The Humane Society of Boulder Valley had their second-largest adoption day ever today, placing 106 cats and dogs in new homes. The line of people waiting to adopt gathered even before the doors opened this morning for a free cat and kitten adoption special event. Most of today’s 106 adoptions were cats, […]

Credit: Pockafwye Isn’t it sweet:)) I don’t know if they all are wireless…

A 2-month-old puppy left quivering in fear after four teenagers kicked, punched and threw it through a basketball hoop has a new home. The black labrador pup has been adopted by Dave Readings, the police sergeant who was called to the park in Papakura, South Auckland, last weekend after reports the teenagers were abusing the […]




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