Animals

Portugal to Stop Children Watching Gruesome Bullfighting

After a statement published by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child highlighted the harmful effects that witnessing violent abuse of any sentient being – including bulls – can have on a child, Portugal has raised the minimum age for watching gruesome bullfighting from 12 to 16. We’re glad Portugal has taken this progressive step […]

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Boaters Find A Dog Stranded Alone In The Middle Of The Ocean

The other day, Bryn Crowell and few friends were enjoying a day on a boat off the coast of Florida when something in the water caught her eye. As the boat driver slowed and circled back, Crowell assumed someone aboard must have lost their hat. “My first thought was, ‘Woah, that hat looks like a […]

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Dog Can’t Understand Why Abraham Lincoln Won’t Throw Frisbee For Her

The legacy of the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, continues to live on to today — his likeness appearing in memorials, monuments and, of course, on money. But unfortunately, one thing it doesn’t do is play fetch. Just ask this befuddled pup named Nova. She met Lincoln in statue form and simply […]

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People Are Having The Hardest Time Finding The Real Cat In This Pile Of Toys

It’s pretty universally known that cats love to hide. In cabinets, in boxes, in very high places — you name it, a cat will probably try to hide in it. Piles of pillows or stuffed animals are particularly popular spots for some cats to try and stay hidden. They can be pretty effective — but […]

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Elderly Man Builds Mini Train To Give Rides To Rescue Dogs

If you’re like me, you secretly want to save all the homeless dogs in the world. At the very least, you might have the urge to give a meal or a belly rub to a random dog you see on the streets. They might be on their own, but it doesn’t mean they don’t deserve […]

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Puppies Covered in Solid Tar Could Only Move Their Eyes Rescued Just in Time

Four puppies nearly died after they stumbled into tar that had been spilled in a garbage pile. The strays were so covered with tar and debris that only their eyes could move. Animal Aid Unlimited in India came to their rescue after receiving a call and revealed: When the first one wandered in and got […]

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Refused Puppy Seized From New York Home Is Adopted By Responding Officer

Two dogs are recovering at Niagara County SPCA after being seized from abusive home. Niagara Falls Police Department responded to an anonymous call about two dogs in a backyard that appeared to be “in rough condition.” One of the dogs was a six-month-old puppy, now called Hemi, and the other was a female pit bull […]

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Dog That Spent His Whole Life Chained Sees The Ocean For The First Time

There’s not much sadder than seeing a dog living its life neglected and on a chain. Suffering and helpless, these dogs are often left to die by owners who have no love or compassion to give. Hershel the German shepherd was one such dog. He endured a terrible start in life. By the hands of […]

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Anxious Rescue Dog Gets A Blue Blanket — And Carries It EVERYWHERE Now

“Even though he had tons of his own things, he would frequently pull this particular blanket off the furniture and drag it around the house, which is when we realized he REALLY seemed to like it” 💙 Ever since Myko’s parents adopted him when he was just a tiny puppy, they could always tell he […]

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Bonded Cats Wait At Shelter Window Every Day Hoping To Be Adopted Together

Xeno and Ripley do everything together — they sleep together, eat together, play together and are now raising their eight kittens together. “They are inseparable sisters who even walk around with their tails linked,” Sarah MacLeod, a volunteer at Exploits Valley SPCA, told The Dodo. The young moms arrived at Exploits Valley SPCA in late September. […]

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