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Some dogs are smarter than others and this one is at the top of his game. Boji, a Sivas Kangal and shepherd dog, a local stray dog, has become a local celebrity in Turkey’s metropolitan city of Istanbul by learning how to get around by public transit. He travels using ferries, subways, and buses to get around the city.

A local Detroit man returned home to find that a dog had been changed up and dumped in his neighbors backyard. Luckily, he reached out to Rebel Dogs Detroit and they sent a volunteer, Tiffany Perkins, to investigate. Tiffany arrived and quickly discovered how lovely the dog, Beaker, was.

Hurricane Ida swept through town after town and left debris in it’s wake and this pile of debris looked like any other until a bystander heard a dog named Bubbles fighting for his life. Luckily, someone noticed cute face poking out of the collapsed shed and they immediately flagged down Humane Rescue Alliance officers working with the Louisiana SPCA (LASPCA) in the area. FACEBOOK/THE LOUISIANA SPCA Not only was Bubbles trapped, but he was also chained up under the rubble unable to move. “We suspect the dog had been stuck there — terrified in the sweltering heat with no food or water — since the storm hit,” the LSPCA wrote on Facebook. “We carefully lifted the shed enough so we could guide the dog out from underneath and free him from the chain.” FACEBOOK/THE LOUISIANA SPCA “Once freed from the shed, Bubbles was super friendly and sweet and became almost immediately affectionate toward his rescuers,” the LASPCA wrote.

Onyx is a stray cat that showed up at the Butler County Humane Society with her whole family of kittens. When they are this young, the litter is kept together until they are ready to be adopted. The super cute little kittens were adopted quickly, however, the mom was a bit more of a challenge.

Winnie is a a special needs puppy that arrived at Charlotte’s Freedom Farm  around 6 weeks. The family that bred him realized they weren’t able to properly care for him and his developmental issues. Unfortunately, his sternum did not develop properly,which left his lungs and heart unable to adequately protected itself.

A dog ended up on a luxury flight on Air India after her owner booked an entire business class cabin for her dog from Mumbai to Chennai on Sept 15. A woman from Mumbai boarded the flight from Mumbai to Chennai with her pet named “Bela” and her servant. She reportedly spent around ₹2.5 lakh (Approximately $28,000 USD for all 12 seats) on the trip.

All Hilton, Homewood Suites and Home2 Suites, will be pet friend by January 1, 2022 as part of a partnership between Mars Petcare and Hilton Hotels. Thinking about traveling with your pet? Well check out these hotels first.

It’s not everyday you see a cat and mouse get along, and it’s funnier when the cat that was hired to catch a mouse actually befriends the little critter. Here we have Simon, a sweet cat was brought in to chase pets away but instead turns them into house guests. Simon’s owner, Benjamín Sagredo, first heard some strange noises coming from his kitchen in the city of Punta Arenas, Chile. “We didn’t know what it was,” Sagredo told The Dodo. “We had seen Simon playing with something under an armchair once, but we didn’t give it much thought.” Turns out, Simon had been following around an intruder who’d been making these sounds.

A quick visit to the Taco Bell drive through for Michelle Zack went from a quick bite to a life changing adoption. After pulling the car into the drive-thru lane, Michelle noticed a black kitten lingering around the dumpster. “My boyfriend knew I was about to attempt to make friends with this kitten,” Zack said. And that’s exactly what she did in this Tik Tok video. @luckshowsup Little Black Bean Chalupa went to a rescue this morning to get what he needs done to be adopted 🥺 ♬ original sound – Michelle “I got back on track with ordering our food,” Zack said. “

Lightning the two-toed sloth is pregnant and getting the support necessary to succeed as a mama. The Cincinnati Zoo resident sloth was recently given a tiny stuffed animal sloth to care for while she gets ready to have a baby of her own. According to WLWT, zookeepers feel this is the best method to prepare for motherhood after living in captivity.