Leaf, a mini-horse living in Japan, was found on top of a residential roof following record-breaking floods. Rescuers searched for Leaf for three full days before finding the mini-horse perched on a rooftop. Japan’s floods have reached devastating heights, the death count’s now well over 200.
One arctic fox was lucky enough to be saved from starvation. Mallory Harrigan, partner Cliff Russell and his son Alan Russell were crabbing off the coast of Labrador. The Canadians were off to a late start that day when thought they saw a stranded baby seal on an ice float.
The Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco was married on June 30th to equestrian Karl Cook. The best part? The couple’s gift registry was adorably dedicated to their four-legged friends in need.
A wildfire in Shasta County, California left two baby fawns orphaned, but local firefighters came to the rescue. If we can’t watch burly, soot-covered firefighters hand-feed baby fawns, then what’s the point of living? Luckily, the Shasta County Fire Dept has got you covered.
Five circus tigers finally get to hang up their stripes. The laws in the EU regarding circus animals have been getting more strict. Right now, 23 European Union Member States, including Ireland, Scotland, and England in the U.K., “have introduced or announced a ban or severe restriction of wild animals in circuses,” according to the Animal Advocacy and Protection’s press release.
A kind man in Minnesota heard a kitten crying one night and investigated, finding her alone in a parking lot. After taking her home, he started to notice a few things that made her different from the average kitty: She had really big paws for her size and a strange meow… He suspected she might not be a regular domestic cat and turned her into the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota.
This good girl has joined the Vancouver Fire Department but not to put out fires. Lola, a 2.5-year-old golden retriever, will work as a trauma dog to help firefighters with their mental health. Today we welcomed Lola to VFRS and to the mental health team.
This squirrel looked like something straight out of a museum – or an Ice Age movie. Bucky is your average gray tree squirrel with one exception. Before good-samaritan Jannet Lee Talbott got ahold of him, he had massive saber-tooth tusks growing out of his mouth.
Trevor, a dachshund living in England had a pretty normal four years of life as a normal-sized sausage dog. Until one morning his human’s mom commented that Trevor looked like he was gaining weight. They didn’t think much of it at first, but as they ate breakfast, he seemed to keep getting bigger.
This Nordic company is living in the future. Musti Group, the largest pet supply chain in the Nordic countries, is now offering its employees pet parental leave for new pet owners. The company is based in Norway, Sweden, and Finland – a few places known for treating their human rights.