A New York state nonprofit group took to Facebook this week to warn the public about harming local waterways after a 14-inch goldfish was discovered in the Niagara River, near Buffalo, New York. “Goldfish can survive year-round in our watershed and can destroy the habitat of native fish,” Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper wrote in a post. […]

Canada is taking steps towards addressing one of the biggest controversies in the animal kingdom. Earlier this week, a new federal bill was passed that will phase out the practice of holding whales, dolphins and porpoises in captivity. “Today’s a really good day for animals in Canada,” says Green Party Leader Elizabeth May. “Many scientists testified to […]

Hate the idea of leaving your dog at home while you go to the movies? Now you don’t have to! K9 Cinemas in Plano, Texas, are giving moviegoers the opportunity to have a date night with their doggo. The dog-friendly movie theater offers $15 tickets for you, up to two of your pooches, AND the promise of bottomless […]

A crew of therapy dogs have helped students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School make it through their difficult year and now the pups are getting their due. BuzzFeed reports the Parkland, Florida, high school’s yearbook has dedicated an entire page to “class photos” of the doggos. The 14 furry friends are posed just like […]

Internet sensation Grumpy Cat has passed away at the age of seven. The feline curmudgeon, real name Tadar Sauce, died in the arms of her owner on Tuesday, according to a statement posted on Twitter. Some days are grumpier than others… — Grumpy Cat (@RealGrumpyCat) May 17, 2019 “Despite care from top professionals, as […]

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has revealed plans to deploy 60 beagles to sniff out travelers coming into the country with hidden pork products from regions experiencing African swine fever outbreaks. According to UPI, members of the agency’s “Beagle Brigade” will be using their keen sense of smell to track down products at international […]

Australia wants to kill two million cats by 2020. What could possibly motivate officials Down Under to commit to such widespread feline genocide? Well, these are feral cats we’re talking about, and millions of them are roaming around Australia, all but wiping out smaller species that they hunt in the wild. CNN reports that Australia […]

Pets: They eat the darndest things! According to a Twitter poll commissioned by Taste of Country, here are some of the weirdest things people’s cats or dogs (mostly dogs) have ever eaten: The spring out of a ballpoint pen A pound of gravel Key lime pie A raw potato A cactus A deer hoof An […]

A park ranger in Congo has shared how he managed to get the selfie with two gorillas that went viral last weekend. According to the Associated Press, Virunga National Park ranger Mathieu Shamavu captured the shot when he noticed the two female gorillas–Ndakazi and Ndeze–mimicking him. He then posted the pic on social media on […]

  Only in 2019 can two cats fall in love and go viral on Twitter. Elite Daily reports that the story began on Monday when Simon the cat’s owner posted a video on Twitter of her cat longingly looking out the window at the cat across the way. During a series of video postings, Simon’s […]



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