Happy news about animals

October, 2010

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He’s not even a month old but Melbourne’s newest baby elephant has big shoes to fill if he’s to live up to his name. The calf was named Ongard last week – a Thai moniker meaning brave, bold, audacious and powerful. The name was chosen through a public vote of 8000 people from five options. […]

By RICHARD SHEARS A two-day-old kitten in Australia was dramatically rescued by eight fireman over the course of four hours after the pet was flushed down the toilet by his toddler owner. Alannah Merleto, three, had a habit of flushing things down the loo so when her mother Ammie asked her where the kitten was […]

By Neil Elkes THE political rivals of millionaire Birmingham MP John Hemming have set up a Facebook group to find his love child’s missing kitten. Labour activists in Moseley, led by former city council deputy leader Andy Howell, have launched the Friends of Beauty The Kitten group and promised to help search for the missing […]

by The Daily Dunklin Democrat Dog lovers from around the area are invited to come have a howling good time on Tuesday, Oct. 26, as Sudsy Puppy Grooming Salon hosts a pet costume contest for area canines. The event is scheduled to take place at 6:30 p.m., at the American Legion Building in Kennett. Participants […]

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WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD! By WKBW Programming GOWANDA, NY (WKBW) – Inmates at the Gowanda Correctional Facility are giving back to the community after their feline friend was injured. Inmate Stephen Pierce said it all started last summer. “I first saw the little fella out there around July,” Pierce said. Four small kittens made their […]

Credit: *CA* What a cute spider!!! Never thought those two words, cute and spider, could be used in thesame phrase..lol

When you see the beautiful baby elephants on this Sunday’s Dateline, you’ll no doubt find it hard to believe that anyone would want to threaten their very existence. But more and more of Kenya’s baby elephants are being left orphaned and starving by poaching and drought, and that’s where a special orphanage steps in. Daphne […]

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By Craig Wilson When Spencer, Iowa, librarian Vicki Myron wrote about an orange tabby kitten who came to live at her library one winter’s day in 1988, little did she know she would have a best seller on her hands. Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World (2008) has sold more than 1 […]

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By SARAH MENNIE THERE are plenty of kangaroos in South Australia but not many of them like cider, playing footy, watching TV and sitting at the table for breakfast. But Beemer, the red kangaroo, does. Each morning he eats a plate of grass with a side of Vegemite toast watched by his adopted mum, Julianne […]

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo has an exceptionally sleepy and exceptionally adorable new addition – a 6-week-old baby Hoffman’s Two-toed Sloth. Born underweight, Ruth as she has been named has bounced back thanks to keepers supplanting her nursing with nutritional formula. Now Ruth is happy, healthy and as active as Two-toed Sloth ought to be, which […]

Credit: BAD RABBIT INC. Isn’t he the most adorable giant you ever saw!!

on Buzz Blog Along with his colleague and former grad student Konstantin Novoselov, Andre Geim has won the Nobel for the pioneering work the two performed on the arduous path towards an invisible hammock for cats (not a hammock for invisible cats, that would be crazy). Bear in mind, we’re not there yet. All Geim […]

Fire-fighters in England have rescued a cow that fell ten feet down a well. The one-year-old bovine landed in the muddy water at the bottom of the well without severe injury, and was rescued by a total of 11 experts. Adam Martin, a rural safety officer and crew manager from Wiltshire, said: “The cow was […]




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