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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Kitten Battles Reflection

(CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO/KITTENS/FUNNY CATS/PETS) After seeing his reflection in the mirror for the very first time, this adorable Tabby goes straight into attack mode! Unfortunately for him, the mirror wouldn't back down, leaving the cute kitten with no choice but to walk away defeated. -- Global Animal

Why Bigger Is Better: 5 Favorite Big Dog Breeds (GALLERY)

(DOGS/ANIMAL PICTURES) With all the slobbering and fur, big dogs tend to get a bad rap. The way we see it, the more dog, the more love they have to give. Below are some fun facts about our favorite large dog breeds—Great Danes, Newfoundlands, St. Bernards, just to name a few—followed by a gallery of the biggest and the cutest dogs around. — Global Animal

Buster The Raccoon Hates Winter

(RACCOONS/WILDLIFE/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Winter is just around the corner, and Buster the Raccoon aka "Butter Brownie" is not thrilled about it. He doesn't like the cold weather, and quite frankly, neither do we! — Global Animal

Go Cold Turkey! Boycott Butterball This Thanksgiving

(THANKSGIVING TURKEYS/ANIMAL CRUELTY ) With Thanksgiving just around the corner, PETA has filed a complaint against Butterball for the inhumane treatment of their turkeys. PETA wants consumers to know that although Butterball birds are labeled as "humane certified," American Humane Certified (AHC) standards allow producers to force turkeys into overcrowded and unsanitary sheds, amputate their toes and beaks, and electrocute them, among other cruel practices. Continue reading to learn more about the AHC's subpar standards and the FTC complaint. -- Global Animal

Dog & Cow Love Story

(DOGS/COWS/ANIMAL FRIENDS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Every morning, this Golden Retriever runs over to the property line to greet the cow across the fence. It's an interspecies love story come true! — Global Animal
cute animal video: clumsy baby elephants

Clumsy Baby Elephants

(BABY ELEPHANTS/WILDLIFE/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) This video is definitive proof that baby elephants are the world's clumsiest (and cutest) animals! Watch these adorable elephants as they steal our hearts, one stumble at a time. — Global Animal

Passed Out Puppy Pit Bull

(PIT BULLS/DOGS/PUPPIES/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Sometimes it’s really hard to roll out of bed and start your day. This puppy is so beyond passed out that even after being poked, pet, and gently shaken, all he can do is just roll onto his side! — Global Animal

Cat Quacks At Coughs

(CUTE PETS/CATS/FUNNY ANIMAL VIDEO) Animals are very responsive to the sounds that surround them. This sleepy cat, for example, makes strange quacking noises while falling asleep. He gets particularly quacky whenever his human coughs or sneezes. — Global Animal

Animal Crush Videos: Stamp Out The Sadistic Subculture

(ANIMAL CRUELTY/ANIMAL ABUSE) For over a decade, the legal state of animal crush videos—Internet clips of scantily clad women mutilating small animals—has been hotly debated in the local and federal courts. The videos generally feature small, live animals, such as kittens, puppies, mice, and rabbits, being slowly tortured in horrific ways. Continue reading to learn how you can join PETA in the fight against these cruel videos. —Global Animal

Dog Vs. Tater Tot

(FUNNY DOGS/PETS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Watch Argus the dog get an "A" for effort as he attempts to reach a lone tater tot sitting atop the kitchen counter. But don't worry, he gets the tater tot in the end. -- Global Animal

Loyal Dogs Keep Woman Alive After Fall

(ANIMAL HEROES/PETS/DOGS/AMAZING ANIMAL VIDEO) Two loyal golden retrievers might be the reason 76-year-old Judy Muhe is still alive today. When the woman, who lives alone and suffers from Parkinson's disease, fell in her kitchen, her loving dogs Higgins and Dodger stayed by her side for two days, keeping her as warm and as comfortable as they possibly could, until help arrived. How amazing is that?! — Global Animal
This rescued pup is getting a new home in Pittsburgh! Photo credit: Huffington Post

Pittsburgh Brings Animal Rescue To New Heights

(ANIMAL WELFARE/ANIMAL RESCUE) The Pittsburgh Aviation Animal Rescue Team (PAART) helps save the lives of at-risk pets and promotes animal rescue and adoption. Co-founders Jonathan Plesset and Brad Childs make use of their pilot's licenses by flying animals in need to safer environments. The organization has helped rescue over 700 dogs as well as other animals like cats, ducks, pythons, and pigs. Not only does the organization help remove animals from unsafe or harmful situations, but it also transports animals to newly adoptive homes. Read on to learn more about how PAART relies on flying in order to save the lives of hundreds of desperate animals. — Global Animal

Dogs Wear Mustaches For Movember (GALLERY)

(DOGS/ANIMAL PICTURES) 'Tis the season to sport a 'stache! In honor of the annual, month-long event "Movember," men around the world are growing out their mustaches to raise awareness and funds for men's health issues, primarily prostate and testicular cancer. But these men aren't alone in this noble initiative. The dogs are also joining in on the action. Check out these dapper dogs as they dawn a 'Mo' in lieu of Movember! — Global Animal

Bottle-Fed Kittens Wiggle Their Ears

(KITTENS/CATS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Watch these tiny kittens, whose mother couldn't nurse them for medical reasons, as they wiggle their ears while being bottle fed by their human foster mom, Sam Querry. Querry, who works at a veterinary clinic in Washington, D.C., provides bottle meals to the kittens every few hours. How sweet! — Global Animal