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Good news and stories for pet guardians and animal lovers. This section also features animal rescue stories and “Thanks To Animals” profiles about animals who’ve earned our gratitude and awe. Each day, we’re profiling different stories, so keep connected – you’ll be grateful that you did.

Elena Sicconi is reunited with Tuffo after nearly three years.  Photo Credit: News Times

Kitty Kismet: Cat Reunites With Long Lost Brother

(CATS/ANIMAL RESCUE) Is there such a thing as kismet? Do the stars really align and make good things happen? You may want to ask Noah’s Ark Animal Hospital in Connecticut. They were notified of an injured lost cat in a parking lot, so they took him in and nursed him back to health. The staff […]

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Meet Xander, The Blind Service Pug (GALLERY)

(DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL PICTURES) Xander may be the cutest, sweetest pug to ever grace this Earth. As a baby, Xander suffered from head trauma which resulted in him needing both of his eyes removed. Shortly after being adopted by his companion Rodeny Beeney, Beeney knew that Xander was destined to be a therapy dog. After adopting […]

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Animals Who Think They’re Human (GALLERY)

(ANIMAL PICTURES) Animals often amuse us with their unintentionally funny antics. From chasing after their own tail to eating snow, animal conduct is nowhere near as controlled or calculated as ours. But it’s the moments when they tend to behave like us that yield the most amusing results. Check out this adorable gallery of animals […]

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Happy Days: Secrets Of Joyful Animals (GALLERY)

(ANIMAL PICTURES/WILDLIFE) There’s nothing better than 25 pictures of animals at their best—happy faces, giddy leaps, and sweet, precious hearts. Here are some magnificently happy animals who’ve clearly figured something out worth sharing with the rest of us (when they’re done frolicking or whatever). Enjoy! — Global Animal

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This Is No Bull! Jon Stewart Rescues Runaway Bull

(CELEBRITY ACTIVISTS/ANIMAL RESCUE) Jon Stewart has tackled a lot of political bull in his years as the The Daily Show host, but now the comedian-actor-activist has saved an actual bull. After an Angus bull destined for slaughter broke free from the livestock holding area at the Archer Halal Live Poultry on Friday, the runaway bull–cleverly […]

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Purrfect Pranks For April Fools’ Day (GALLERY)

(CATS AND DOGS/ANIMAL PICTURES) April Fools’ Day is finally here! Celebrated by many cultures far and wide, the holiday is famous for the practical jokes and hoaxes people play on one another. But as it turns out, humans aren’t the only animals engaging in pranks. Cats also have a special love for mischief—especially when it […]

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Penguin Swims 5,000 Miles To Reunite With Man Who Saved His Life

(CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO/HUMAN ANIMAL FRIENDSHIP) This South American Magellanic penguin swims a whopping 5,000 miles every year to reunite with the man who saved his life. In 2011, retired bricklayer and part-time fisherman Joao Pereira de Souza, who lives in an island village outside Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, discovered the penguin covered in oil and […]

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