Animals

Pandas at Hong Kong Zoo Finally Mate After Decade During Coronavirus Shutdown

All they needed was a little bit of privacy and some quarantine. While people as social distancing at home, two pandas at a zoo in Hong Kong are being celebrated for mating naturally after a decade of trying. Read more now!
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Therapy Pigs Help Take the Stress Out of Holiday Travel

Traveling can be super stressful, especially during the holiday season. If any of your travels include a stop at the San Francisco International Airport, there is a good chance you'll cross the “Wag Brigade.” It's a program that brings therapy animals to the airport to help ease your travel anxiety...
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Woman escapes with cat from car that plunged into river

BLACKSTONE, Mass. (AP) — A woman was able to save herself and her cat after the car they were riding in plunged into a Massachusetts river. Blackstone Fire Chief Michael Sweeney says the woman had just picked up her cat from the groomer Saturday when she crashed the car into the Blackstone River...
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Sooey! Pig named Hamilton bringing Hurricanes playoff luck

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have been rolling at home ever since their newly acquired grunter named Hamilton started hogging the corner. Not defenseman Dougie Hamilton — Hamilton the pig. The 90-pound Juliana potbelly who catches games from behind the boards in a personalized wagon...
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Dog runs away from home to be with daycare buddies

ST. ANN, Mo. (AP) — Sometimes, a guy just wants to hang out with his buddies. Such was apparently the case with Hugo, a dog who ran away from home last week in north St. Louis County and went straight to his doggy day care. KTVI-TV reports that Hugo is often boarded at Happy Tails Pet Hotel and...
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New Jersey homeowner finds 2 bears battling in his yard

FRANKFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Spring was in the air when a New Jersey homeowner found two black bears battling in his yard. Corey Bale tells NJ.com he went outside to investigate last week after a neighbor told him there was a bear behind his Frankford Township home. But when he stepped outside,...
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Snake turns up in washing machine smelling 'like Downy'

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — An escaped pet snake that apparently slithered into a suburban Chicago family's washing machine ended up smelling like fabric softener after going through the wash. Sanela Kamencic tells WMAQ-TV she was "totally creeped out" when the snake turned up Wednesday in the washing...
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New Study Finds That Dogs Lie to Get What They Want

According to a new study, your dog could be totally playing you.
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Woof! You Can Swipe Right to Help Puppies On Tinder This Weekend

You may find an adorable puppy begging you to swipe right as you scroll through Tinder this weekend. No, we're not kidding. We mean an ACTUAL puppy could be on your phone begging for "a like." The best part? You could HELP that puppy (and his/her shelter friends) if you do swipe right. We know you...
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