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Monthly Archives: January 2019

Cat Takes Over The Catwalk In Turkey

(CATS/ANIMAL VIDEOS) In the footage above, witness a sassy feline crash the Esmod International Fashion Show in Istanbul, Turkey, and strut her stuff on the runway. Perhaps that's why they call it a catwalk? -- Global Animal

Pregnant Cow Takes Brave Leap Onto Highway To Save Herself

(ANIMAL RESCUE) A pregnant cow realized it was her last chance to survive when she bravely jumped out of the second floor on a transport truck onto the highway. The cow--now named Brianna--was on the run for hours, but eventually rescued by Mike Stura of Skylands Animal Sanctuary And Rescue. The sanctuary has since become her permanent home, where she gave birth to a baby girl calf just two days after the rescue. View the miraculous rescue footage in the clip below and continue reading for Brianna's full story. -- Global Animal

Rescued Bears Are Thriving One Year Later

(WILDLIFE/ANIMAL VIDEOS) It's been one year since two bears named Ben and Bogey were rescued from Tregembo Animal Park in North Carolina and moved to The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Colorado. As you can see in the video clip above, they have been thriving in their new sanctuary home. -- Global Animal

Save The Eagles Day: Best Places To See The World’s Most Iconic Birds

(BIRDS/SPECIES CONSERVATION) Observed every year on January 10th, today is National Save The Eagles Day. The national 'holiday' serves to promote efforts to save America’s national symbol, the bald eagle. Fortunately, these conservation efforts have proven effective as the bald eagle was officially removed from the Endangered Species List in 2007. But did you know there are upwards of 70 different species of eagles worldwide? Several of them remain critically endangered, threatened by poaching, pesticides, and other factors. Read on to learn more about the world's eagles and where you can see them in the wild. -- Global Animal

Missing Cat Rescued From Car Engine

(ANIMAL RESCUE/ANIMAL VIDEOS) When a 7-year-old house cat named Koko went missing on New Year's Eve, she was eventually heard crying under a car engine six days later. Firefighters spent 45 minutes rescuing her, but luckily she was not hurt in the process. -- Global Animal

Photographer Captures Cats ‘High’ On Catnip (GALLERY)

(CATS/ANIMAL PICTURES) In his latest book "Cats on Catnip," professional animal photographer Andrew Marttila captures a range of the cats’ silly expressions as they react to catnip. See some of their hilarious faces in the adorable photos below. -- Global Animal
Workers force-feed ducks at foie gras farms. Photo Credit: Eric Risberg/AP

Foie Gras Officially Off The Menu In California

(ANIMAL WELFARE/ANIMAL NEWS) A California ban on a cruel dish known as foie gras was upheld thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to reject an appeal by the foie gras industry attacking the state law's constitutionality. The public has been able to order the French delicacy in California since 2015, after the U.S. District Court overturned a law enacted in 2012 banning restaurants from serving the gourmet item. The issue has been a hot debate in courts since lawmakers barred the fatty liver pâté's production in 2004 because of the explicitly cruel way that it's produced (by inhumanely force-feeding ducks and geese). Read on to learn more about the law and its 15-year history. -- Global Animal

Military Dog Is Finally Home With His Dad

(DOGS/ANIMAL VIDEOS) This military dog is flying to the U.S. to retire with his handler. Witness Bakk and Dustin's priceless reunion in the heartwarming video clip above. -- Global Animal

Here’s Why You Should Never Pay To Pet A Tiger

(TIGERS/WILDLIFE CONSERVATION) Tourists all over the world pay to pet baby tigers, but it's actually a lot worse than you'd think. In reality, baby tigers are bred and taken from their mothers, putting them at risk of dying at an early age. When they grow too big to be held, they're sold to zoos, circuses, and other tourist attractions where they're often, drugged, chained, and abused. In some cases, they're also killed for their body parts. With less than 4,000 tigers in the wild, these endangered animals need our help more than ever. To help save tigers, we encourage you to support Project CAT and Big Cat Rescue. -- Global Animal

Did You Know? 8 Household Items Tested On Animals

(ANIMAL TESTING) Who knew that some of the most basic items in your house are tested on animals? Even your dog food might have some skeletons in it's closet. Read on for household products that continue to use animal testing, and make sure you get all of the facts before stocking your home. The biggest way you can take a stand against this cruel industry is simply by boycotting companies and/or products that continue to test on animals. Learn other ways you can take action by visiting the links below. — Global Animal

These Animals Are So Excited It’s Snowing

(CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) It's the dog days of winter, and these animal friends are SO excited it's snowing. But no matter how excited your pet is to play outside in the snow, always remember to keep your furry friends safe during the cold winter weather. -- Global Animal

Find The Odd Animal Out: Which Of These Is Not Like The Other?

(CUTE ANIMAL PICTURES/PETS/WILDLIFE) Sometimes we just want to blend in, even if we don't completely belong. Can you figure out which of these animals is not like the others? — Global Animal

Meat-Free Monday: Sweet Potato Fajitas Meal Prep

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Whether you're vegan or just trying to eat a little healthier, these sweet potato fajitas have you covered for meal prep Sunday. This meal prep recipe couldn't be any easier--simply cook the seasoned veggies on a sheet pan and serve with rice or quinoa and guacamole for a balanced, filling meal. Note this recipe is also completely customizable. You could easily substitute the bell peppers and onions with brussels sprouts, green beans, asparagus, cauliflower, broccoli, or whatever your heart desires! As always, happy eating! -- Global Animal

Police Diver Adopts Dog Rescued From Icy Lake

(DOG RESCUE/ANIMAL VIDEOS) In this dramatic video, witness a hero police diver smash through ice on a frozen lake to rescue a stray puppy. Officer Burak Okten reportedly swam 150 metres across the Bostanici Goleti lake in Turkey to rescue the puppy from the freezing waters. The rescuer feared the worst but said it was miracle that the strong pup survived, and has since adopted her. -- Global Animal