Friday, February 26, 2021

Valentine Kisses For Everyone

(DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Happy Valentine's Day! We wish you nothing but love and kisses from your animal companions today! — Global Animal

People Give Their Rescue Pets the Best Valentines

(PETS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) For some people, their pets are their Valentines--and there's absolutely nothing wrong with that! Watch these pet parents give their furry and feathered besties some well-deserved love. -- Global Animal

Have A Pet-Friendly Valentine’s Day!

(CATS & DOGS/PET CARE) All around the world, February 14 is the day to exchange gifts, flowers, and chocolates--all in the name of St. Valentine. This special time of year can be just as fun for pets as it is for humans, if the right precautions are taken. Read on to learn how you and your furry friend can have a safe and festive Valentine's Day. — Global Animal

Is Donald Trump a Mass Murderer?

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Fatal Flowers? Keep Lilies Away From Cats!

(PET CARE/CATS) With Easter just around the corner and lilies in full bloom, it's important to learn about the dangers of bringing lilies into your home. Many pet guardians do not realize that lilies, particularly Easter, Tiger, Asiatic, Day, and Japanese Show lilies, are poisonous and potentially deadly to cats. If a cat ingests or comes into contact with any part of the lily plant, including its pollen, he/she could possibly develop kidney failure and die within several days. — Global Animal

20 Greyhounds Bundled Up For Winter (GALLERY)

(DOG PICTURES) It may be cold outside, but these Greyhounds know a thing or two about staying warm. And somehow they still rock turtlenecks better than most humans. — Global Animal

How Does Wildlife Cope With Cold Winter Weather?

(WILDLIFE/ABOUT ANIMALS) Winter weather can be brutal for humans and pets alike, but what about for wildlife? How do our wild animal friends fair in colder weather? We may never be able to gauge each animals' subjective experience, but it's clear different species have a variety of ways of withstanding the cold. While some warm-blooded animals hibernate or exhibit torpor (a state of decreased activity), other animals--like the arctic fox--have physically evolved to adapt to colder climates. Read on for more of the interesting ways that various animals deal with harsh winter conditions. -- Global Animal

Protect Your Pet This Holiday Season

(PETS/PET CARE) While holiday meals and festive decor often bring us joy, they can serve as a huge danger to your pet. During the upcoming season, veterinarians see a huge influx of patients, due to consumption of "human" food and even decorations. Read the tips below to learn how both you and your pet can celebrate the holidays safely. — Global Animal

When Your Relatives Bring Up Politics At Thanksgiving

(WILDLIFE/KANGAROOS/FUNNY ANIMAL VIDEO) We all have that one relative who loves to bring up politics at Thanksgiving. Let's hope this wasn't your family at the dinner table last night. -- Global Animal

Florida Man Jumps Into Action To Rescue Puppy From Alligator’s Jaws

(AMAZING ANIMAL VIDEOS) In this remarkable footage, witness Florida resident Richard Wilbanks' heroic actions to save the life of Gunner, his 3-month-old puppy. Watch him run into his backyard pond and pry the gator's jaws open to free Cavalier King Charles spaniel from the predator's deathly grip (all without dropping his cigar). What a legend! -- Global Animal

Cat Agrees: “Dump Trump”

(FUNNY ANIMAL VIDEOS/CAT VIDEOS) Cats are notorious for knocking things off tables. But in this video clip, we learn that maybe cats are more political than we give them credit for. Watch this feisty feline express his/her opinions on the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election results. -- Global Animal

20 Ways To Celebrate World Vegan Month

(GO GREEN/VEGANISM) November is World Vegan Month and there is no better time to transition to a vegan diet. World Vegan Month celebrates the founding of the world's first vegan organization. On November 1, 1944, The Vegan Society was founded in England by Donald Watson. He coined the term vegan and used it to refer to vegetarians who also abstained from eating dairy. Interest in a vegan diet is on the rise and more people are eating less meat. There are many reasons to enjoy a vegan diet, including health and environmental benefits. But for many, it is a matter of animal rights and boycotting an industry that treats animals inhumanely. Below are some tips to help transition into a cruel-free diet and celebrate World Vegan Month. — Global Animal

The Scary Side Of Gelatine Sweets This Halloween

(FACTORY FARMING) Made In Chelsea sisters Lucy and Tiffany Watson have teamed up with Humane Society International UK to expose the scary truth behind what's inside a number of Halloween treats. For instance, did you know many jelly sweets contain gelatine? This substance is made of boiled up bones, skin, ligaments, and tendons of factory farmed pigs and cows--many of whom suffer in horrific conditions, unable to see sunlight, breathe fresh air, or even fully extend their limbs. Not only is gelatine found in many big brands of sweets like Starburst and Altoids, but it can also be found in cosmetics, shampoos, candles, ice cream, yogurts, puddings, cakes, and sports drinks. -- Global Animal

“Snowflake” Snags Rave Reviews & Editor’s Choice From Publisher’s Weekly Booklife

(BOOK REVIEW) In Global Animal’s first published novel, Snowflake, writer Arthur Jeon cranks up the climate change alarms while indicting the Trump administration for their environmental destruction. The result is a cli-fi thriller that’s a blistering contribution to “contemporary historical fiction,” the emerging genre that tackles current issues through fictional characters. Besides presidential assassination, Snowflake swims through many of America’s murky cultural waters, including gun violence, factory farming, social media hate, mental health, and a #metoo subplot.

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