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  • Llama and its mama cause drama
    Llama and its mama cause drama
    One of the signs of the alpacalypse showed up yesterday in the Arizona retirement community of Sun City. Two llamas, armed with nothing but ‘shear’ determination, fled from a visit to an assisted living home on Thursday. The two then...
  • Take care of your pets
    Taking care of your mental health needs and your pets
    Many people who struggle with depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues sometimes have a difficult time taking care of their pets. It is important to make sure your pets are taken care of when dealing with your mental health issues.Here...
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    National Love your Pet Day
    Today is National Love your Pet Day. Yup, February 20 is the day to celebrate this unofficial holiday. While most pet owners are loving, responsible care takers to their animal companions, it doesn’t hurt to have a special day to lavish some...
  • 'Kay Kay's Alphabet Safari' by Dana Sullivan: Picture book with animals & fun
    'Kay Kay's Alphabet Safari' by Dana Sullivan: Picture book with animals & fun
    Dana Sullivan, author of "Ozzie and the Art Contest," uses his bright colors and simple words to create "Kay Kay's Alphabet Safari," a picture book that is an alphabet book but also a story. The book is simple and based on...
  • 'Cow with Butterfly' sculpture by Trinka Roeckelein
    ‘Art from Ark’: Animals escape at the Scope Gallery
    The Noah’s Ark theme sets the stage for presenting pottery that contains or features animals at the Scope Gallery in the Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, Virginia. The show opens March 2nd.Noah’s Ark is an ancient myth. If you dig into its...
  • The oldest man in Australia is knitting sweaters for injured penguins
    109-year-old man knits sweaters for injured penguins
    The oldest man in Australia has found a worthwhile way to help the animals: He's knitting tiny sweaters for injured penguins.UPROXX reported yesterday that Alfred "Alfie" Date, 109, is a prolific knitter who loves to spend his time...
  • 'Inkblot' watercolor cats making a great impression (Gallery)
    'Inkblot' watercolor cats making a great impression (Gallery)
    Cats rule the web, but, usually, they're alive. This time, a series of watercolors by Serbian artist Endre Penovác has cute cat lovers appreciating a whole new style of art: Inkblot watercolor cats so real you can almost reach out and touch...
  • Distasteful cat joke on Facebook causing outrage
    Distasteful cat joke on Facebook causing outrage
    Tom Downey posted a picture to the Facebook group Buy, Swap and Sell - Austin, Texas with a description that has upset quite a few people. The description reads, “Cats for sale, Live or cleaned, live ones plump & juicy $5 each. Skinned,...
  • 'The One and Only Ivan' by Katherine Applegate is out in paperback
    'The One and Only Ivan' by Katherine Applegate is out in paperback
    The Newbery-Award winning "The One and Only Ivan" by Katherine Applegate is now out in paperback. For those few animal lovers (and book lovers) who have not read this wonderfully written account of Ivan, the gorilla who lived for decades...
  • Bear and Bird by James Skofield
    Review of 'Bear and Bird' by James Skofield and illustrated by Jennifer Thermes
    "Bear and Bird" by James Skofield is a picture book that should be in every school library. It's a picture book about death, but the manner in which the story is told is beautiful and touching. It's about nature and friendship...
  • Super Bowl XLIX predictions: Cute animals pick between Seahawks and Patriots
    Super Bowl XLIX predictions: Cute animals pick between Seahawks and Patriots
    Humans are notorious for betting on sports events like the Super Bowl but are Las Vegas oddsmakers really any better at choosing a winner than, say, the nearest cute animal? After all, all things being even (and there are some that will point out...
  • Exploding Kittens blows up on Kickstarter in first week
    'Exploding Kittens' game blows up on Kickstarter (Video)
    Cute kittens may still rule the web, but a new game could be the answer for anyone suffering from cat video fatigue syndrome.Called "Exploding Kittens" the new card game reached its $10,000 funding goal on Kickstarter within an hour and,...
  • Barney the rescued Golden Retriever gives the gift of laughter
    Barney the rescued Golden Retriever gives the gift of laughter
    Anyone that knows Peter Calarco knows his love of dogs, and all animals for that matter. And anyone that knows him, knows his rescued Golden Retrievers, Barney, Rhett and Roxy. Originally from Long Island, New York, Peter is a long time resident...
  • 'How to Outrun a Crocodile When Your Shoes Are Untied' by Jess Keating
    'How to Outrun a Crocodile When Your Shoes Are Untied' by Jess Keating
    "How to Outrun a Crocodile When Your Shoes Are Untied" by Jess Keating is a clever and humorous middle grade book filled with middle school angst and lots of interesting creature information.Ana (short for Anaconda) is miserable about...
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    DA: Long Beach man who killed cat sentenced to jail time
    A Long Beach man accused of tossing a cat to the ground and then stuffing the animal in a plastic baggie until it died was sentenced Thursday to serve a year in jail after pleading guilty to animal cruelty charges, Nassau County prosecutors said...