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The Cat That Won’t Call It Quits

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Of course we all wish our pets could live a lot longer. Well, for one lucky couple, it looks like that has certainly happened. It all began 26 years ago when a stray cat wandered into their backyard and he has been a big part of the family ever since. In fact, at the approximate age of 31, he is still...

A Heartbreaking Story with a Happy Ending

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The Korean couple, Kang Won Rae and Kim Song, had come to consider their beloved dog, Doldol, to be their only child, but not by choice. This was because doctors had informed them that they were unable to reproduce. Although they had accepted their misfortune and decided to be content with their devoted doggy, Doldol was sadly diagnosed with late-stage lymphoblastic...

14 Wolves Released In Renowned Park With Remarkable Results

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Back in 1995, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service in collaboration with Canadian biologists made a rather risky move. They captured 14 wolves in Canada and relocated them to Yellowstone National Park. What made this newsworthy is the fact that wolves had been extinct in Yellowstone since 1926. The results were more remarkable than anyone could have ever imagined! Over the...

The Animals Are Really Adding Up for One Accountant

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Steve Greig is not your ordinary pet owner or accountant. This is because he has taken in a large number of house pets over the past few years. Though that might not seem too unusual, some of his selections surely are. Yes, while other people in his profession are counting numbers, he's adding up animals. Currently, his Colorado home accommodates 10 very...

The Cat That Couldn’t Care More

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Radamenes might look like your ordinary cat, yet he is anything but. In fact, he has an extraordinary gift - the capability to comfort and even heal other animals! This special cat was initially brought to an animal shelter in Bydgoszcz, Poland because he was in dire need of help. Due to a severe respiratory infection, this poor kitty was literally...

We’re On the Wrong Path to Losing Two-Thirds of Our Wild Animals By 2020

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According to a recent alarming report, the total number of wild animals living here on Earth will decrease by nearly two-thirds by the year 2020. That is, unless immediate and effective action is taken to prevent it from happening. In fact, this is a serious situation for every living thing on our planet, as the extinction of animal species slowly...

Hospital Lets Patients Be Visited By Their Pets

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Pets have the power to help their owners feel better, and there's one health facility in particular that seems to understand that. The exceptional Juravinski Hospital in Ontario Canada actually permits pets to visit their owners who are seriously sick! The hospital recently adopted a helpful program called Zachary’s Paws for Healing. Launched by Donna Jenkins, a woman who was inspired...