Animals

Cats, Like Humans, are Fatter and Unhealthier Than Ever

by Natalia Lima

Oh no! It looks like humans aren’t the only ones having health issues because of their diets. Cats are also showing more cases of diabetes and obesity than ever before.

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Bronx Bulldog Finds Home After Three Years in Shelter

by Brianne Hogan

Tank, a 6-year-old American bulldog, who spent three years in a no-kill shelter in the Bronx, has finally found his forever home. Tank was the longest resident at NYC’s Top

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4 Activists Charged After Photographing Utah Hog Farm

by Megan Thompson

After taking photographs of a large hog farm in Utah, four animal rights activists are being charged with trespassing and interference of an agricultural operation. Attorney Matthew Phillips, who is

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WATCH: A Musical Memorial for Lonesome George

by Brianne Hogan

It’s never too late to say a proper good bye. Last week, NPR released a musical memorial for Lonesome George, who passed away in 2012. Lonesome George, of course, was

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Namibia Seeks Funding for Drone Army to Fight Poaching

by Michael dEstries

A private conservation trust has been formed in Namibia to fund the acquisition of up to 14 aerial drones to combat poaching in remote areas. The “Next Generation Conservation Trust”

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La Russa Animal Rescue Foundation Nears 30,000 Adoptions Milestone

by Brianne Hogan

Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation has a reason to celebrate. The non-profit animal organization has almost reached its 30,000 adoptions milestone. The charity, also known as the aptly-titled ARF,

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Dog Abandoned At Scotland Station With Suitcase

by Brianne Hogan

Talk about baggage. A dog named Kai was abandoned at a Scotland railway station with a suitcase of his belongings. The Scottish SPCA report that the shar-pei mix was found tied

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