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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Chihuahua Sings Badly, Croons Beautifully

(FUNNY PETS/DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Maybe they're not Sonny and Cher--and so what? This Chihuahua and his auntie pour their charming hearts into their duet, "Take On Me" by the '80s band A-ha. -- Global Animal

Puppy Chews Cat’s Ears

(CATS AND DOGS/PETS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Their fur may be different colors, and he may be one persistent puppy, but this cat is focused on love and, of course, dinner! -- Global Animal

Baby Lamb Confuses Chickens

(BABIES AND ANIMALS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Watch cuteness ensue after someone decided to put their baby in a lamb costume and introduce the little bundle of joy to a couple of hen friends. Chickens are extremely curious creatures and can bond quite closely with humans. Could this be the beginning of a beautiful human-animal friendship? -- Global Animal

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Quinoa Salad

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN) Quinoa is an ancient grain that is high in protein and gluten free. It is perfect for winter salad recipes because it is hearty and filling compared to lettuce-based salads. Chickpeas, craisins, and spinach pair well together as salad toppings, and a homemade Balsamic vinaigrette adds a rich, sweet, and tangy flavor. Enjoy it by itself or with a nice warm bowl of soup! — Global Animal

Red Panda Snow Day

(WILDLIFE/RED PANDAS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) With the snowy season upon us, these fun and frosty red pandas remind us that cold weather isn't all that bad. Watch as they have a blast diving through a fresh layer of snow. -- Global Animal

Rescued Camels Are Long Lost Soul Mates

(WILDLIFE/ANIMAL RESCUE/ANIMAL VIDEO) After years of neglect, these two camels are finding happiness in each other. Waheed and Tracy were found in the Maharastra district of India, each separately neglected while being used for entertainment purposes. Luckily the PETA-supported Indian animal-relief organization Animal Rahat was able to give them both a new life--and a shot at love. -- Global Animal

Is Your Dog Having Seizures?

(PET CARE/DOGS) Many pet guardians misdiagnose a dangerous seizure as simple canine idiosyncrasy, like pacing or whining, because they don't understand how seizures affect animals and how to spot them. When your dog can't tell you he needs a visit to the doctor, you have to be the one who knows when things are wrong. Being diligent and educated about your pet's health is just as important as those trips to the dog park. Ciara Black is a Global Animal contributor from the Dog Help Network, a resource for dog health related websites. Read on to learn about how seizures affect dogs, and what you can do to help. — Global Animal

Baby Bat Loves To Snuggle

(ANIMAL RESCUE/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO/BATS) Batzilla the Bat, a bat rescue group in Brisbane, Australia, uses something called "cuddlebatz," designed by member Battie Blue, to help these baby bats feel like they are still wrapped inside their moms' wings. So adorable! -- Global Animal

Zoey & Jasper: A Best Friend Story (GALLERY)

(CUTE ANIMAL PICTURES/DOGS) There's never been a cuter friendship than the one between Jasper and his adopted dog Zoey. Zoey is a 7-year-old rescue mutt from Taiwan, Jasper is a 10-year-old Chinese-Korean baby boy living in Los Angeles, and these two are the best of friends. They do everything together, including play dress-up. Check out these adorable pictures of the two best friends and their insanely cute matching outfits.— Global Animal
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The Truth About Declawing: What Vets Aren’t Telling You

(ANIMAL WELFARE/PETS) Declawing a cat is the equivalent to amputating a human finger at the third knuckle, and yet twenty-two million domestic cats per year are declawed in the United States—a third of which reap serious behavioral and physical consequences from the procedure. Due to a general ignorance and perpetuation by greedy vets, the procedure remains one of the most common in the United States for family pets. The detrimental results of this procedure has led to its ban in over twenty countries but it's a trend not followed by the U.S. due to the backlash from national veterinary associations who reap tremendous financial gain from the practice. — Global Animal

Kitten Puts Foot Down

(PETS/CATS AND DOGS/ANIMAL VIDEO) Watch Albert the kitten as he puts his foot down. Albert was orphaned and bottle fed by humans before being adopted to a great forever home. Spoto the dog still loves kittens--even the ones who may not love him back. -- Global Animal
It took Steve-o and his friends two days to complete their prank. Photo credit: Magpictures.com

A Thing Of The Past? SeaWorld Shuts Down Shamu Shows

(SEAWORLD/ANIMAL NEWS) Today, as part of its comprehensive strategy to try and redeem the company's maligned reputation, SeaWorld unveiled plans to phase out its longstanding orca shows at its San Diego park next year. In its place, a new orca experience in a more natural setting is set to debut in 2017, described as "informative" and designed to carry a "conservation message inspiring people to act." On Friday, California Congressman Adam Schiff also announced plans to introduce the Orca Responsibility and Care Advancement (ORCA) Act which would end breeding captive orcas, ban the capture of wild whales, and put an end to the import and export of the species. If approved, the bill would ensure this is the last generation of orcas to live in captivity. Read on to learn more about the park's plans for its $100 million Blue World Project, and share your thoughts on the park's decision in the comments below. -- Global Animal

Maru Minds The Gap

(CATS/FUNNY PETS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Maru the cat is up to his snuggly antics once again. Watch as he finds a gap he really likes and flips head over heels for it—again and again. -- Global Animal

Rabbits & Roombas: A Match Made In Heaven

(RABBITS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO/FUNNY PETS) All aboard! We've seen a Roomba-riding cat, but check out these rabbits riding Roombas! There's no denying that pets and roombas are a match made in heaven. -- Global Animal

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