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13 Fun & Furry Facts About Chinchillas

(FUN ANIMAL FACTS/PETS) Chinchillas are some of the world’s cutest and smallest rodents, but how much do you really know about these furry friends? Wild chinchillas are indigenous to Latin America where they live in colonies of up to 100 in the mountains. Check out more fascinating and fun facts about this adorable little furball. — Global Animal

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NYC Dog Park Honors K-9 Killed On 9/11

(ANIMAL HEROES/POLICE DOGS) New York’s Sirius Dog Run is a tribute of remembrance and honor to the only police K-9, Sirius, killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001. Like many other heroic animals, Sirius performed his duties flawlessly until his final day, and was rightfully honored along with all the other fallen heroes. Located along the Hudson River in New York City’s Battery Park City, the dog park on Kowsky Plaza is being enjoyed by NYC pooches and their guardians more than ever! Take a look at the heartwarming photos below and see how Sirius’ spirit continues to live on 13 years later. — Global Animal

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Capturing The Secret Lives Of Street Cats

(STRAY CATS/ANIMAL ACTIVISM/OP-ED) Photographers for Animals husband and wife team Jason and Elizabeth Putsche document the mysterious lives of a commonly misunderstood and scrutinized animal, the feral cat. The Community Cat Project’s “glamour shots” offer a new view of community cats, showing them thriving in their natural environments. Read Elizabeth’s story on how she and her husband began photographing community cats all across the globe in the article below. — Global Animal

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10 Famous Furry Friends & Their Celebrity Counterparts

(FAMOUS ANIMALS/PETS/CELEBRITIES) Did you know that behind every great person, there’s an even greater pet? Pets have been the inspiration for so many famous songs, paintings, poems, etc. While Paul McCartney’s beloved dog Martha was the source of inspiration for his famous song “Dear Martha,” Richard Nixon’s “Checker’s Speech” was inspired by his pet Cocker Spaniel named Checkers. Continue reading below to find out how pets have inspired some of our world’s most influential people. — Global Animal

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What My Pit Bull Means To Me (GALLERY)

(DOGS/PIT BULLS/DOG PICTURES) Pit bulls, like all dog breeds, are great companions. They are adorable, loving, and more than deserving of their own week of praise. But here, at Global Animal, every week is Pit Bull Week. Let these pit bull parents tell you how much their dog means to them in the heartwarming gallery below. One by one, these photos disprove the horrible stigma against this loving breed. — Global Animal

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Remember Me Thursday: Let’s Light Up The World

(ANIMAL ACTIVISM/CELEBRITY NEWS) Each year on the fourth Thursday of September, Remember Me Thursday, a worldwide pet awareness campaign, sheds light on the millions of orphaned pets around the globe. On the day of the event, which will take place on Thursday, September 25, 2014, individuals light candles not only in remembrance of orphan pets who have lost their lives, but also to shine a light upon animals who still desperately need homes. — Global Animal

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Jennings The Cat’s Happy ‘Tail’

(ANIMAL RESCUE/PETS/CATS) Jennings the cat may have had a rough start, but his future is finally looking brighter. PETA’s latest rescue tale is about finding a new home for Jennings, a cat with a chronic ear condition. — Global Animal

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Babies & Dogs: Cuddling Perfection (GALLERY)

(PETS/CUTE DOG PICTURES) Is there anything more adorable than a perfect newborn baby in a loving embrace with man’s best friend? And there’s no denying that the larger the dog, the more love to give. Get ready for a cute overload. Check out the gallery below of some of the world’s largest dog breeds cuddling with the cutest babies ever. — Global Animal

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