Fred, a 10-year-old yellow Labrador, has become an adoptive father to nine abandoned ducklings in Essex, England. The ducklings were found wandering about the Mountfitchet Castle grounds in Stansted with no mother duck in sight. While the mother duck is still MIA, Fred the Lab has stepped up to give the baby ducks some parental guidance.
We’ve all made mistakes. But, most of us have never mistaken a bear for a dog, and then raised it for two years as the family pet. A family in China, however, did just that.
This pooch is one smart cookie. In Monterrey, Colombia a black dog has been living on Colombia’s Diversified Technical Education Institute of Monterrey Casanare campus, but he’s not your average mutt. It might have been the exposure to the educational system, or maybe he’s just fiscally responsible but “Negro” the dog has figured out how to buy treats on his own.
Pepper, the feline reincarnation of Houdini, was finally found in JFK’s sprawling terminal 4 after escaping on April 20th. The cat spent a full week cruising dusty alcoves in the airport, eluding Port Authority police. Pepper’s owner missed a flight to China attempting to find her cat but had to board her re-scheduled flight.
Ella has breast cancer and a hollow diagnosis, but that doesn’t mean her last days have to be sad ones. She was brought in as a pregnant 5-year-old stray by Rescued Ohio; only two months after being placed with foster mom Brittnie Baker, Ella found out she has terminal cancer. Baker decided to make sure Ella’s last few weeks were going to be as amazing as possible – starting with a Day of Destruction.
The Yodel Kid aka Mason Ramsey (yes, he has a name. We were just as surprised as you) serenaded Doug the Pug and it was everything. Mason Ramsey, the subject of the viral video below, rose like a phoenix from the ashes.
Foolishly, Chris Evans thought he could film a scene for Gifted in an animal shelter and not leave with a dog. Luckily for himself and Dodger, that was a lie. The Avengers star adopted Dodger that day.
A Canadian goose decided to take vengeance against teens and golf alike during a Michigan high school golf tournament. Isaac Couling, a 16-year-old sophomore, had just finished teeing off the seventh hole and was walking down the fairway when the vicious sneak attack occurred. Luckily, the teen was not alone.
The Indiana Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo A young giraffe named Thabisa escaped from her enclosure and lead the staff on a wild giraffe-chase. She frolicked around the zoo’s parking lot for a few hours before deciding it was too boring. Thabisa eventually returned to her barn on her own.
Maisy is a St Bernard with a penchant for eating things she shouldn’t. Like any worried mother, Jane Dickinson rushed Maisy to the vet when she realized something was wrong with her 8-year-old fur baby. Following a CT scan by vet Nick Blackburn of Paragon Veterinary Referrals, Maisy was diagnosed with cancer.