Happy news about animals

May, 2011

A CAT which needed life-saving surgery after being trapped in an illegal snare is settling into his new home in Pleasley. Chad readers helped pay the vet bills of more than £1,000 to carry out skin grafts on Herbie’s body earlier this year. The two-year-old tabbie was found in Creswell and vets believe he could […]

If you’d like your child to experience an unforgettable week learning about animals, sign them up for one of the BC SPCA’s summer camps being held throughout B.C. Kids participate in a range of educational and fun activities, including animal-themed games, skits, crafts, guest speakers and more. “The highlight for many of the kids who […]

By DAILY MAIL REPORTER It’s a scene that would make Edward Lear proud. This owl and pussycat really have become the best of friends – and they’ve attracted almost half a million fans thanks to their YouTube video. The amazing footage shows Fum the cat and Gebra the barn owl playing together in the open […]

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San Gabriel Valley Humane Society: Abigail Meet adorable Abigail. She’s a sweet Dachshund/Chihuahua mix puppy, only 3 months old. Her breed mix makes her absolutely irresistible. Abigail is the smallest of three siblings (her brothers are John and Quincy, who are also at the shelter). She is very sweet and lovable, and would be the […]

by Kat Baldwyn A TERRIFIED puppy was found running into the grounds of a factory after it was cruelly tossed from a car in Birmingham. RSPCA animal welfare officer Boris Lasserre and two passing police officers managed to rescue the lurcher-type pup after it was thrown onto Montpelier Road, Erdington, in December. He was underweight […]

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By Mary C. Stachyra: Centreville firefighters fashioned a sling system from ropes on their rigs and using muscle power managed to pull a 25-year-old exhausted horse from a muddy stream where it had been stuck for hours on Thursday. The horse, Prides Medicine Man, turned up missing at the Thursday morning feeding in a fenced […]

By Harriet Marsh PETAL the cat had strayed a very long way from home when Poole residents found him in their garden. They were hoping to adopt the grey and white puss, when a microchip revealed he actually belonged to the Mayor of High Wycombe, in Buckinghamshire. The three-year-old wanderer was reunited with owner Jane […]

The Saskatchewan SPCA removed 29 dogs from a rural property near Bulyea on Thursday after receiving a number of complaints about the care of the animals. The 27 adults dogs and two puppies have been transported to the Saskatoon SPCA for care. According to a SPCA media release, animal protection officers conducted a number of […]

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By DAILY MAIL REPORTER Two years of skin grafts and physio finally sees Suki get her coat back ‘She’s a fighter but it was hard getting her to the take the antibiotics’ After two years of gruelling treatments and skin grafts, these pictures show the amazing recovery made by a horse that suffered 70 per […]

Lisa Beattie exercises each day in Cherryville by hitting the pavement with a friend and her sister-in-law. The animal lovers have made a few four-legged friends along their route, adapting their routine to bring dog treats and show some attention to three dogs who spend their days chained up outside. But when the women noticed […]

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By Niyati Rana There has been a new addition to the list of Indian things being exported to foreign countries. Guess what it could be! It is our stray dog. Thanks to the efforts of an organization, Adopt An Indian Desi Dog (AAIDD), stray dogs or desi dogs are gaining popularity among foreign couples in […]

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By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS: “Spencer the cat is now down to eight lives. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports the 11-year-old gray cat was in a camper that wrecked along Interstate 95 near Harleyville last week. Ann Laubacker of New York was driving home from Florida with her mother, a dog and four cats. […]

BY ELAINE O’CONNOR Playing with sweet, fuzzy baby chicks is an Easter ritual for many children. But this year, the children from one Kelowna family had to make it past one over-protective hen-mother to do so: the family dog. Sue Paull, owner of Eco Turf Farms, said this year her three children had to make […]

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