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Cat Finds New Home After Walking 12 Miles Back To Owners Who Rejected Him

His former family asked a local animal shelter to euthanize him. They refused.<p>Things are looking up for a North Carolina cat who walked 12 miles to get back to his former home, only to have his owners surrender him to an animal shelter and ask that he be euthanized.<p>Luckily for the fluffy orange …

Squirrel Who Lost Paws In Trap Gets Prosthetic Wheels

Karamel is believed to be the first squirrel to be given prosthetics.<p>Life is rolling a little easier for Karamel the squirrel these days despite getting his front limbs caught in a trap.<p>Karamel’s paws were surgically removed after the tragedy, which happened near Batman, Turkey, according to the …

Two Golden Retrievers Share a Cat Best Friend and It’s Adorable

Harry the cat has two unusual best friends for a cat—a pair of golden...

Rare, Celebrated 'Janus Cat' Kitten Born with Two Faces Dies at 16 Days Old

Her name is Bettie Bee, and she was born on Dec. 12 to a normal house cat in Eastern Cape, South Africa. She was an exceedingly rare kitten, and now …

Lake Oswego companion dog missing for one week found safe

LAKE OSWEGO, OR (KPTV) -<p>A companion dog belonging to a Lake Oswego man with MS has been found after going missing one week ago.<p>Craig Ackerson was …

Why Libraries Are More Important Now Than Ever

It’s almost 4 p.m. on a November Monday, and a very un-library-like scene is unfolding inside Chicago’s Harold Washington Library teen …

If Your Cat Had a Wish List, Here's What Would Be On It

The holiday season is a time when people gather with friends and family, exchanging gifts and celebrating with loved ones. And when you're a pet …

France's Outrageously Cute Panda Cub Now Has a Name

The United Kingdom is celebrating the engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, but another European country has a — dare we say it — more …

19-Year-Old Who Rescued Rabbit From SoCal Fires in Viral Video Speaks Out Amid Criticism

A man seen in a viral video rushing to the aid of a wild rabbit caught in the SoCal fires is speaking out after he was heavily criticized by many …

Hiker rescues rooster on Appalachian Trail, carries him 42 miles to safety

You might call this fluffy guy here the cluckiest rooster on earth.<p>Heather Bolint was not expecting to rescue a rooster while fulfilling her lifelong dream of hiking the Appalachian Trail. The rooster also couldn't have expected he'd find himself the absolute perfect rescuer.<p>Bolint is an animal …

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Firefighters help rescue dog from tunnel dug by tortoise

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — A dog wouldn't come out after chasing a cat into a tunnel dug by a giant tortoise in the back yard of a home in a Phoenix suburb, so homeowner Toby Passmore called for help.<p>Chandler firefighters responded Wednesday with people and shovels and, with the help of a city backhoe, …

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Military dog wins British prize for valor under fire

LONDON (AP) — A British military dog that saved the lives of troops in Afghanistan in 2012 was decorated Friday for bravery.<p>Mali, an 8-year-old Belgian Malinois, won the Dickin medal — a prize awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and billed as the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross, …

British embassy cat in Jordan appointed chief mouser

AMMAN (Reuters) - At the British embassy to Jordan, a former rescue cat is settling into his new position as chief mouser - as a traditional well established in the ministries of London goes global.<p>"Lawrence of Abdoun" is a fluffy black-and-white tom who, according to his Twitter feed, reports …

Cat Agility Is Real and Your Kitty Can Do It

You’ve seen dogs jump through hoops and weave through poles.<p>Perhaps you’ve even watched canine agility competitions on TV with your cat by your side, …

Strangers Pay for Veteran's Meal

Strangers paid for a veteran's welcoming-home meal he and his friends were enjoying at an Applebee's, footing a nearly $300 bill in a show of …

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Librarians Across America Are Using Their Powers For Political Good

Whether it’s community organizing or battling untruth, they do far more than just shelve books.<p>When he was coming out in college, Martin Garnar found solace in his campus library, where he read affirming stories about and by LGBTQ people.<p>“I knew I wasn’t alone,” he told The Huffington Post in an …

Stranger Buys Plane Ticket For Army Soldier Struggling To Get Home For Memorial Day

What a way to honor the holiday.<p>A simple gesture turned into a defining moment for Josh Rainey from Glendale, Missouri.<p>The good Samaritan spotted a young soldier waiting to fly standby at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport ahead of Memorial Day weekend, several news outlets reported. What …

This animal shelter is sorting dogs into Hogwarts houses to help them find owners

And the pictures of dogs in Harry Potter scarves are too much<p>Any <i>Harry Potter</i> fan will be familiar with the four houses in Hogwarts: Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff and Ravenclaw.<p>A super-fan will also know each kind of person that is put into the house, for example, Gryffindor is pretty much …

13 Dogs Dressed up for Halloween That Are Guaranteed to Make Your Day

Dogs are great, aren't they? They cuddle up next to us when we want to relax and binge watch our favourite TV show. Then, when we've decided enough's …

Anonymous Woman's Wonderful Act Of Kindness To 25 Firefighters Goes Viral

She secretly picked up their restaurant tab to thank them for their service.<p>An anonymous woman selflessly treated a group of about 25 hungry firefighters to a meal in Southern California on Saturday.<p>The unidentified woman secretly picked up the firefighters’ $355.22 tab at a Denny’s restaurant in …

Bus Driver's Wonderful Act Of Kindness For Stranded Schoolgirl Goes Viral

"Now that is a reason I don't mind my bus running late for."<p>A kindhearted bus driver went above and beyond the call of duty to make sure that a distressed girl arrived for her first day of school on time.<p>The unidentified First Bus service employee sprang into action after spotting the upset …

Stranger Saves The Day After Wedding Cake Is Destroyed On The Way To The Venue

There's nothing sweeter than kindness. 🍰<p>Bride Millie Maltby loves to bake, so she decided to make and decorate her own three-tier wedding cake for her nuptials to fiancé Matt in Brixham, England on Sept. 2.<p>Unfortunately, the exquisite cake collapsed during the couple’s long, hot car ride to the …

Teen Does The Honorable Thing After Finding Lost Wallet With $1,500 Inside

“I just really thought about what I would want someone to do if I were to drop my wallet."<p>Tyler Opdyke didn’t think twice after he found a lost wallet with $1,500 inside.<p>The 18-year-old from California immediately returned the wallet to its rightful owner — and is now earning praise for doing the …

Tear-Jerker Video Shows Boy With Rare Cancer Getting His Halloween Wish

A Facebook call-out to family and friends went global.<p>The family of a young boy diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer has turned his favorite holiday into a worldwide effort to lift his spirits.<p>Seven-year-old Brock Chadwick of Biddeford, Maine, was diagnosed with glioblastoma earlier …

9-year-old cancer patient to celebrate his 'last Christmas' early

(NEWS CENTER) — Jacob Thompson was diagnosed with Stage 4 high-risk neuroblastoma in February 2014 when he was just 5 years old. Amazingly, Jacob is …

Friendship Between Dog and Duck Is So Cute it Stops Traffic

It’s the sweetest pit stop in the world.<p>Max the 12-year-old husky and Quackers the 4-year-old duck live along a country road in Strout, Minnesota, …

Jimmy Fallon's Halloween Dogs Round-Up Is Too Cute For Words

Pawnald Trump takes a starring role.<p>These hounds are so ready for Halloween.<p>On Thursday, “Tonight Show,” host Jimmy Fallon showcased the weird and wonderful costumes that his viewers’ dogs will be wearing on Oct. 31. Diving deep into the #DogHalloweenCostumes Twitter appeal that he launched earlier …