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WATCH: Cat rescued after its paws froze to the ground

A cat found frozen to the ground has a second chance thanks to a quick-thinking couple. A video posted to YouTube shows a couple comforting the cat whose paws and fur froze to the ground as it sought refuge under a car in Russia. >> Watch the video here The couple used warm ...

Montreal's pit bull ban goes into effect

UPDATE 12.2.2016: On Thursday, an appeals court in Montreal overturned the suspension of the controversial law banning pit bulls in the city. The law is now in effect, though animal rights organizations vow to continue their legal battle against the ordinance, which bans the sell or adoption of pit-bull-type dogs ...

Gatlinburg aquarium: 'Animals are safe' after devastating Tennessee wildfires

Wildfires fueled by high winds roared through parts of the Great Smoky Mountains, burning the doorstep of the Dollywood theme park, destroying a resort and chasing thousands of people from their homes. In its ashy wake were scorched cars and buildings, and soot-covered debris covered in a smoky haze, The Associated Press reported. >> ...

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Cat yoga: Felines, humans get zen together in new classes

Yoga lovers in Georgia are getting into downward-facing dog with the assistance of a few friendly cats. The “Yoga With Cats” class has become a regular, sold-out feature at Good Mews Animal Foundation in the Atlanta suburb of Marietta in just a few months since it launched. In each class, up to 15 ...

Polly suffers from anxiety, unless she is wearing her duck costume.

Rescued goat wears duck costume to calm anxiety

A blind baby goat with anxiety has found a cute and cuddly way to ease her fears. Polly the goat is still a baby. She is blind, has anxiety and has neurological problems that won't allow her to eat normally. That has left her severely underweight. >> Read more trending ...

Shaved cat passed off as Sphynx, warns pet scam victim

A Canadian woman is warning others after she says she fell victim to a scam involving a cat that may end up being investigated as a case of animal abuse. JoAnne Dyck told the CBC that she paid $700 on the online classifieds website Kijiji for what she thought was a Sphynx ...

Half-blind turkey rescued from streets, dinner table in time for Thanksgiving

While families across the country prepare to celebrate food and family on Thanksgiving, one turkey can be grateful for avoiding the dining table. >> Read more trending stories Leon the turkey was found wandering the streets of Oxnard, California. After a brief stint at an animal shelter, he was brought ...

Thousands rally for pet pig Raisin as family battles city's swine ban

An Oklahoma family is working to change a city ordinance so they can keep Raisin, their four-legged, hoofed family member. Raisin is just like any other family pet to them, but a city ordinance banning pigs is leaving Raisin unwelcome in his own city. >> Read more trending stories Raisin's ...

Florida man offering truck as reward for lost dog

A Florida man is offering his truck as a reward for the return of his lost dog. The truck has 243,000 miles on the odometer, according to owner James O’Sickey.  O'Sickey said he came home for lunch on Wednesday and could not find Buddy Boy. He thinks Buddy Boy may ...

Volunteers step up to fight massive stray cat problem in Bellefontaine

A group of volunteers in Logan County have stepped up to fight a stray cat problem in Bellefontaine after city leaders proposed a feeding ban this summer. The Logan County Trap Neuter Return Project was formed in August after its founder learned about the proposed city ordinance. Since then the ...

$500 reward offered for stolen teacup Yorkie

A College Park, Georgia, woman is heartbroken after someone broke in and stole her puppy. Homeowner Brianna Wright says she's devastated after someone took her teacup Yorkie, Peso. It happened between the night of Nov. 9 and the next morning in a College Park apartment complex. >> Read more trending stories Wright ...

Generous donor pays for shelter's pet adoptions through end of year

A woman with a love for animals is doing everything she can to make sure one California shelter finds good homes for all of its residents by the end of the year. The Front Street Animal Shelter posted the good news on Facebook, thanking donor Kim Pacini-Hauch for her “tremendous ...

Which Thanksgiving foods are safe to feed your dog?

It's hard to resist sad puppy-dog eyes that beg for food at the dinner table.  This Thanksgiving, four-legged furry friends are sure to search for dropped crumbs and relatives who are willing to spare a scoop of potatoes or a piece of turkey, among other items. >> Read more trending ...

George W. Bush's newest family member is super adorable

Like many people, former President George W. Bush finds it difficult to resist the magic of a puppy. A photo of Bush, former first lady Laura Bush and their new puppy, Freddy, was posted Monday on Facebook. The puppy is an Australian shepherd mix, according to Fox4. >> Need something ...

Cat or dog? Viral photo of furry friend sparks debate on social media

A photo of an unusual-looking pet has social-media users scratching their heads. The viral image, tweeted Friday by @1evilidiot, shows a fuzzy critter with long fur and an intense gaze.  "Her.– do you have a dog or a cat? me.– I don't know," the caption reads.  >> Check out the photo ...

Here are the top 10 dog-friendly cities in the U.S.

It’s definitely a dog’s life in the United States. According to a 2016 survey by the American Pet Products Association, 44 percent of U.S. households have at least one dog. >> Read more trending stories SpareFoot conducted a survey to determine the top 10 dog-friendly cities in the country. It ...

Dog with sweet wagon ride is making health strides

A 9-year-old golden retriever who stole hearts for his wagon-ride visits around his community is showing some incredible signs of improvement. > Read more trending stories Maverick is battling lymphoma for the second time and is unable to walk, so his owner, Joey Maxwell, set up a special wagon for ...

Cat adopted at age 20 receives loving tribute from family

Dexter the cat spent just two years with the Williams family, but he made every moment count. The Williams family saved Dexter from a hoarding situation in Utah, according to People. At 20, and in declining health, the black and white cat may not have seemed the ideal pet for ...

Company launches world's most expensive cat food

A British pet food company has created what it claims is the world’s most expensive cat food. British Banquet is a grain-free blend made with “Arenkha caviar, line-caught Scottish salmon, hand-caught Norfolk lobster and Devon crab,” according to the Green Pantry website. >> Read more trending stories   Of less ...

Nearly 200 animals recovered from home during eviction

Animal Control officers seized nearly 200 animals from a home in Pittsburgh's Brookline neighborhood. >> Read more trending stories   Pittsburgh police said the animals were discovered when sheriff's deputies tried to evict Barbra Yogmas and her family from their Bay Ridge Street home. "It’s no one's fault but ours," ...

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