Animals

Stop Raping Sheeple: Parody Twitter account @FresnoStSheep Launched

November 17, 2014
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That poor sheep will never live this down, now.

The parody account, @FresnoStSheep, has quickly become a place for students of the university of around 23,000 students to express shock and crack jokes about the incident.

I hope my attacker eats you for breakfast, porker. RT @Snortles: @FresnoStSheep Ewe was asking for it. ...

Timothy Antonio Diggs, 22 Charged In Amish Buggy Drive-By Shooting

February 12, 2014
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The horse was killed by a single bullet.

Police today announced charges have been filed against a Pennsylvania man in connection with the fatal drive-by shooting of a horse pulling an Amish buggy.

Timothy Antonio Diggs, 22, is facing seven misdemeanor counts, including reckless endangerment, cruelty to animals, and firing into an occupied...

Colonel Meow: e-sensation, ‘world’s angriest cat’ dead

January 31, 2014
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Angry birds hacked? Angry cat dead? There are no coincidences….

Colonel Meow, a Persian-Himalayan mix named for his authoritarian demeanor, was dubbed the ‘World’s Angriest Cat,’ but was beloved nonetheless.

Colonel Meow was just two years old and died in Los Angeles on Wednesday. The cause of his death was not immediately released.

More, including...

Video: Baby Polar Bear Introduced to Snow for First Time

January 31, 2014
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Aww…. More videos at link below.

Remember that adorable baby polar bear taking his first steps? The ball of white fuzz has returned, and this time we get to see his first chilly stroll through the snow.

More via Baby Polar Bear Introduced to Snow for the First Time [VIDEO].

Nigerian woman threw out pet cat for ‘being gay’ – says it ignored females, “hit on” other male cats

January 29, 2014
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Poor pussy cat….

In a bizarre saga which has gripped the town of Lafia, in Nigeria, the seven-year-old feline has been abandoned by his owner for being gay.

The middle-aged woman claims that he has engaged in ‘unnatural sexual behaviour’, making advances towards other male cats in the house while shunning the...

Slow Bark – CarMax “Puppy Version” of Big Game Commercial 2014

January 28, 2014
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More ads at link below.

Super Bowl marketers are kicking into high gear this week. With just days to go before the big game, advertisers are looking to capitalize on heightened interest in the ad spots by releasing their commercials ahead of time and using teasers as a way to draw...

Lost Boxer pup Dempsey reunited with family after nine days lost in the cold

January 17, 2014
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Aw …

When the Cyrway family of Severn, Md., pulled up at Madison Animal Hospital Friday night shortly before 6, Cyrway jumped from her car and ran to her dog.

And Dempsey — dragging his injured leg and just hours after a surgery extensive enough that the veterinarian feared the reunion would...

Video – African tigerfish catch swallows in flight

January 12, 2014
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There’s also video and a report at link below. This embedded video via YouTube actually lays it our more clearly.

Some species of fish are known to feed on stationary birds but experts say this is the first evidence of one catching birds on the wing.

Tigerfish are a predatory freshwater species...

Ex-mayor, Louis Terrell 75, killed by train while rescuing his dog from RR tracks

January 5, 2014
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Damn what a sad shame. The dog ran off and was fine. Pictures at link below.

Louis Terrell, 75, was walking his Labrador retriever off the leash on a coastal bluff near 11th Street in Del Mar, California when the oncoming train sounded its horn.

The noise startled the dog,...

Video – Australia: Killer Whale Pod In Rare Stranding

July 3, 2013
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Sad event featuring wondrous animals. Video at link below.

Two killer whales died and five others were rescued after a rare stranding of the animals in Australia.

The pod of seven orcas became beached on a sandbar off Queensland’s Fraser Island as they appeared to be heading into deeper waters.

via Australia: Killer...

The Must See OK Video – Tornado Survivor Barbara Garcia Finds Dog During TV Interview

May 21, 2013
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Wow! You’ll want to see the video below the fold if you haven’t.

The footage of Barbara Garcia came as fellow survivors began reliving the terror they felt while winds of up to 200mph obliterated their neighbourhoods. (more…)

Man Tattoos Puppy, Faces Backlash

May 21, 2013
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A North Carolina man has sparked controversy among animal lovers after he tattooed his puppy’s belly and posted a photo of the tattoo on Facebook.

Ernesto Rodriguez, an army veteran, says he tattooed his 4-month-old pit bull mix for identification purposes. Duchess the puppy and his other dog, Duke, have the same...

Photo: Colo. firefighters use ladder truck to rescue bear

May 20, 2013
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OK, that’s cool enough! He fell asleep in a tree top after being tranquilized.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — It was a bigger-than-average tree rescue for firefighters in Colorado Springs.

They had to use a ladder truck to reach a black bear after it fell asleep in a tall pine tree after being...

John Joseph Maillets wants $12,000 for snakes seized in teen porn case

May 20, 2013
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Category: Animals of course!

A man serving 30 years after pleading guilty to enticing a teenager to pose for pornographic pictures with venomous snakes has filed a federal lawsuit seeking compensation for the loss of his reptiles.

John Joseph Maillets lawsuit in Mississippi says that his snakes were worth more than $12,000 and...

Aww: Jessica Wilkinson finds beloved terrier, Bella – was lost in tornado rubble

May 20, 2013
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Several more images at link below – click image to enlarge:

After a series of deadly tornadoes barreled through Kansas and Oklahoma this weekend and leveled Jessica Wilkinson’s home, she cared about one thing above all others: finding her beloved terrier, Bella. (more…)

Video: A ‘Chug’ (Pug – Chihuahua Mix) Cries Watching ‘The Lion King’

May 18, 2013
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Almost looks like it’s something of a set up and it may be. But it’s very well done and – hey – it features a cute dog, so how bad can it be?

A dog has been caught weeping after watching an emotional scene from the Disney classic, The Lion King. The chug,...

Aww 3: Marine Ross Gundlach reunited with Canine Casey in surprise ceremony

May 17, 2013
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A wonderful man and his dog story. Marine Sgt. Ross Gundlach served as a dog handler in Afghanistan. His constant companion was a yellow lab named Casey. He told her he’d look her up when he returned home. Casey was doing explosive detection duty in Iowa but was given early retirement....

OK, double aww: Stunning entries for Nat Geo’s 2013 Traveler Photo Contest

May 17, 2013
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Aww – plenty more photos at link below. (more…)

Video: Portland police officer stops car chase to help … ducks

May 16, 2013
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Okay.

A Portland, Ore., police officer in pursuit of a speeding car, put the chase on hold to help a duck in distress.

In a dash-cam video released by the Portland Police Bureau, viewers are treated to what looks like the beginning of an exciting high-speed chase. A car zooms past a hiding...

Video: Deer crashes through windshield of PA bus, gets let out of open door

May 15, 2013
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Whoa. Must see video below the fold. You can also click the photo to enlarge.

A white-tailed deer crashed through the windshield of a moving city bus in Johnstown, Pennsylvania Tuesday evening, and then leapt through the open front door that the stunned bus driver had opened. (more…)

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