Happy news about animals

December, 2010

By David Wu People born in the Year of the Rabbit share certain characteristics: they are mild and generous, gracious and dignified. They are noted for their compassion and strong sense of sympathy. The people born under this sign are alert and persevering, and make good work and life companions. READ MORE HERE (PLUS VIDEO!)

The cameras used for a documentary on polar bears were designed to be as unobtrusive and resilient as possible. Polar Bear: Spy on The Ice used hi-tech “spy cams” to get as close as possible to the bears during summer in the Arctic islands of Svalbard. But while they were built to withstand temperatures as […]

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PALM BAY — Purring contently, the 2-year-old silver tabby closed her eyes and arched her back while Dr. Paul Sikoski scratched her neck and ears. Despite the cat’s easy-going disposition, the veterinarian considers it miraculous she’s alive after enduring a ghoulish ordeal. On Dec. 9, Palm Bay police and a Brevard County animal control officer […]

By ANNE LINDBERG PINELLAS PARK The whirring sound of the drill and the acrid smell of a tooth being ground are common in dentist offices. * But this is no ordinary dental clinic. The patient weighs upwards of 1,000 pounds, has a powerful bite and an even meaner kick. The “clinic” is a specially outfitted […]

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On Nov.12, Yani, a pitbull puppy, was brought to the Humane Society of Berks County’s Veterinary Services Department with a badly fractured front right leg. The puppy’s owners could not afford the surgery necessary to correct the break. Humane Society staffers decided to perform the procedure – a full amputation of the broken leg – […]

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By DICK MASON LA GRANDE, Ore. (AP) — Wolves are not bloodless killers, but they can appear to be. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist Russ Morgan explained why and much more during a recent presentation about wolves at a meeting of the Union/Wallowa county chapter of the Oregon Hunters Association. Morgan, the ODFW’s […]

Artistes from all over India have come together to save the tiger. Imagine this – you go to one of Delhi’s swanky malls and there’s a tiger there. Well, that’s going to happen. In fact, there are going to be tigers everywhere – in schools, malls, hospitals, movie halls, hotels and even at the CM’s […]

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By: Sylvia Strojek EDMONTON – She was a young, homeless single mom trying to raise a family of five, but true to the spirit of the season there was room for one more. Esperanza had been badly injured when she was hit by a car, but the young shepherd-cross with the thick white coat was […]

The sick and the lame went first as animal rescue workers moved 116 horses from a Fulton County farm to a Mountain Home barn on Tuesday. The horses were seized Thursday after a search warrant was served at the 6644 U.S. Hwy. 62 home of Rodney Kankey following the discovery of sick, injured and starving […]

By Jeffrey Alderton — FORT ASHBY, W.Va. — Taking care of 130 cats at Dawn’s Cat Sanctuary at Dawn View is tough on the best day. But it’s become even tougher since an electrical fire disrupted the operation early Sunday morning. Dawn Billmyre has operated the cat rescue since 2004. She even built four additional […]

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According to vets, Christmas is one of the most dangerous times of the year for pets. In 2008, the PDSA alone treated 15,600 ill and injured pets over the Christmas period. With the average vet bill currently standing at almost £300, there could be a sting in the tail for owners too – so it […]

By Sylvia Lerman, DDO I read the piece about vicious dogs being more dangerous than street hockey with a great deal of interest. I am the owner of the dog that was killed. Regardless of the fact that I am indeed friends with the person whose dog attacked mine I absolutely tried to do the […]

bunnies, snow, and wind chimes (30 Nov 2010) Originally uploaded by YowlYY Buns in the snow:)

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