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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Pets’

Emma Watson Dedicates Award at LA BAFTAs To Her Dead Hamster

Honored with a prestigious award from the British Academy of Film and Theatre Arts, Emma Watson chose to dedicate it to a pet hamster that died during filming of her first film. Watson’s pet hamster Millie died midway during filming for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, and Watson told the story in order to explain how much the British …

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Nina Pham Reunited With Bentley After The Dog’s Ebola Quarantine

On Saturday, November 1, Dallas nurse Nina Pham was reunited with her dog after its 21-day quarantine on suspicion for Ebola infection. Pham, who had contracted Ebola while caring for a patient and successfully recovered from the virus, met her dog Bentley again at Hensley Field, the decommissioned naval air base at which it was being quarantined. Pham was apparently …

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Linda Blair Uses Her Fame To Help Animals

A lot of celebrities use their fame to raise money and awareness for certain causes and charities. Linda Blair, who is known for her 1973 role in The Exorcist, recently talked about her favorite cause, helping animals. Blair was interviewed by WISH TV at the Indianapolis Humane Society and shared her excitement and the joy she experiences from helping animals. …

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Two-Faced-Cats: Yes, They Are Real [VIDEO]

Venus, a two-faced cat, has taken the internet by storm with her unique, two-faced look. Venus is a chimera, which makes her one of the rarest cats in the world. Her face is divided into two colors – on one side, she has black fur and a green eye, and on the other side, she has tan fur and a …

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Pet-Friendly Hotels: Tips For Traveling With Pets

For many people, a pet is a member of the family. If you like to travel with your pets, you know the importance of making sure they are comfortable and happy at all times. Sometimes it can be easy to travel with a pet, but other times it can be a real nightmare. If you are planning an upcoming trip …

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Jenga Cat: This Game Playing Kitty Has Skills [VIDEO]

If you’ve ever gotten annoyed when playing Jenga because your big, clumsy hands are constantly causing that tower to fall over, then you’re really going to be frustrated when you see that a cat can play Jenga better than you. A video of a cat named Moe, who has been dubbed “Jenga Cat,” is making rounds on the Internet, and …

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Miss Beazley, Former White House Dog, Passes Away

Miss Beazley, a Scottish terrier who was the pet of former President George W. Bush, passed away Saturday after a battle with lymphoma. The former White House dog was nine. Miss Beazley (October 28, 2004 – May 17, 2014), was adopted as a birthday present for First Lady Laura Bush, and moved into the White House as a ten-week-old puppy …

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Puppy with ‘Lion’s Blood’ Sells for $2M in China

An ancient canine breed called the Tibetan Mastiff has become a status symbol among the affluent of China, and a puppy recently sold for a record-breaking $2 million. The golden-haired dog measuring 31 inches tall was purchased by a property developer from Qingdao. Purebred Tibetan Mastiffs are sought after in their rarity, as the majority of existing bloodlines have been …

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Yelp CEO Contributes $23K To Catch Whoever Has Been Trying To Poison San Francisco’s Dogs With Meatballs

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman is really looking to make a difference this week. Not only did he write an open letter to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer urging her to veto SB 1062, which would have allowed businesses to discriminate against gay people (eventually she did veto it), but he is also contributing to a $25,000 reward for information that would …

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Infected Rat Kills 10-Year-Old Boy

A ten-year-old boy tragically died from rat-bite fever. Aidan Pankey was a healthy, happy child who adored his pet rat named Oreo and wanted her to have a family of her own. Aiden purchased a black male rat called Alex from a San Diego Petco in order for his beloved Oreo to have babies. Aiden’s grandmother, Sharon Pankey, spoke about …

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Beagle Chicken Nuggets Video A Web Sensation – Are There Others?

A video of a crafty beagle who raids his owner’s kitchen for chicken nuggets has gone viral and it’s easy to see why. When we see animals acting like people, we can’t help but to be entertained. In the video, the beagle hunts down the nuggets and even opens the oven door to steal one. He even moves a kitchen …

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Winter Storm Ion – Coldest Air In Decades

The first storm, aptly named Hercules – because it packed quite a punch – dumping snow and ice with gale force winds throughout much of the nation last week has pretty much moved on. But this new storm – now being called Ion, is the follow-up to Hercules. Ion is the polar storm that is bringing some of the coldest …

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