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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Hyena Hijinx

(CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO/WILDLIFE/HYENAS) While all of her brothers and sisters are busy hanging out with mom, this baby hyena has spotted her chance. She's going to follow the camera and become a star! — Global Animal

Cat Demands To Sleep In

(CATS/KITTENS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) It's time to rise and shine! Watch this chatty kitty plead his case for prolonging his beloved cat nap. Just five more minutes and then maybe he’ll be ready to face the world! -- Global Animal

Derby The Disabled Dog Runs For The First Time

(DOGS/PETS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Derby’s front two legs are deformed, which makes it nearly impossible for him to walk or run like a normal pooch. Fortunately Tara Anderson, who works for a 3D printing company, decided to foster the disabled pup, and with the help of her team, she successfully designed and created prosthetic front legs for him. The design worked like a charm--take a look! -- Global Animal
Pigs can spend their entire lives in pig gestation crates which prohibit them from turning around. Photo credit: Humane Society of United States

Starbucks Serves Up Grande Animal Welfare Policy

(FACTORY FARMING/ANIMAL CRUELTY) With a helping hand from the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), Starbucks is starting the new year off on the right foot. As of January 1, 2015, the massive coffee chain put in place a North American cage-free egg policy, along with a much broader and extensive list of commitments to animal welfare. In short, Starbucks will banning the caging of egg-laying hens, the confinement of mother pigs in gestation crates, and cow tail docking among other inhumane practices. Continue reading to find out more about Starbucks' compassionate improvements for the new year. -- Global Animal

Cat Got Your Tongue?

(PETS/CATS/DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) This pup's satisfying yawn just got ruined by his kitten neighbor! — Global Animal

Cutest Kittens In The World

(CATS/KITTENS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) How can anyone resist these adorable snuggle buddies? This is just too cute. — Global Animal

The Netherlands Bans Circus Bullying

(CIRCUSES/ANIMAL ABUSE) Just two days after Mexico announced its plans to ban wild animals in the circus, the Netherlands became yet another country to take a stand against circus animal abuse. Over two years ago, the UK drafted a similar ban on this issue, but it has yet to come into effect. Animal activists like Animal Defenders International (ADI) are hoping the Netherlands' and Mexico's recent efforts will help push the UK as well as other nations to follow suit. Despite the lack of movement from the UK, more than 30 countries now have laws restricting the use of animals in traveling circuses. -- Global Animal

English Bulldog Pup Loves His New Bed

(DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO/PUPPIES) Chunk, a 4-month-old English Bulldog puppy, just got a brand new dog bed. Watch him jump for joy after stepping into it for the very first time. Yippee! -- Global Animal

What If Your Pet Outlives You?

(CATS AND DOGS/PET CARE) Pets are an integral part of our lives. But if your pets outlive you, then who will take care of them? This is an important question for all pet guardians to ask. The key is a good plan—one that outlines everything from who is to look after the animals, to how pet care will be funded. These plans help secure your pets' future and ensure a good life for them, even if the worst were to happen. Read on for five steps that can help you create a long-term pet care plan. — Global Animal

Survival Of The Floppiest: Basset Hounds Running (GALLERY)

(DOGS/BASSET HOUNDS/ANIMAL PICTURES) Floppy ears, check. Wagging tail, check. Dribbling tongue, check. You just gotta love basset hounds! Watch these dogs gallop to greatness in the adorable gallery below. Click here to learn more about this beloved dog breed. — Global Animal

Big Dog, Little Bed

(FUNNY PETS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO/DOGS) It seems that most dogs never really know their size. Watch what happens when this Great Dane decides to get cozy in a bed designed for a tiny dog. -- Global Animal

Roughhousing Zebras

(ZEBRAS/WILDLIFE/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) What's black, white, and running all over? These two playing zebras! — Global Animal

Majestic Giraffe

(GIRAFFES/WILDLIFE/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) This giraffe almost looks like he's running in slow motion. Watch him have a blast as he frolics freely through the wild. — Global Animal

Cat Vs. Umbrella

(CATS/PETS/FUNNY ANIMAL VIDEO) "Rain, rain, go away..." This cat loses his cool for a groovy red umbrella–no rain in sight. — Global Animal