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Posted July 26, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Finally! The perfect job is here! There is a veterinary clinic out there looking for someone to work full time cuddling cats. It's a unique opportunity to do something a cat lover really loves -- loving cats for a living. Now to figure out if you qualify for the position. It does require more than a pair of hands and a warm lap. First of all the job is in Clonsilla, Ireland.

Posted July 25, 2017 by Ron Callari

In my bucolic waterfront village of Beaufort, South Carolina, it's currently that time of year when the 'dog days of summer,' and ole Sol are at their meanest . . . making air conditioning our best friend. However, this year, there is an upcoming natural occurrence involving the sun many of us are actually looking forward to.

Posted July 25, 2017 by Myra Per-Lee

Some pet owners worry about getting germs from their pets, but they need to be careful about what really unhealthy, and even poisonous, ingredients their pets can pick up from licking them.

Posted July 25, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

The octopus is one of the most mysterious creatures on the planet. Even though scientists are understanding more and more about them, they never cease to amaze us. From their shape-shifting abilities for camouflage to their ability to unscrew a jar to get at food inside without being trained to do so is just plain incredible. Human interactions with octopuses in the wild come across as astonishing for something so alien to us.

Posted July 25, 2017 by M Dee Dubroff

Found abandoned, flea-bitten and in poor health in a shed in Warwickshire, England, Jasmine the Greyhound was a four-legged surrogate mother if ever there was one. Brought to an animal sanctuary to recover, she became an ambassador and thief of hearts to all who entered the Nuneaton and Warwickshire Wildlife Sanctuary.

Posted July 24, 2017 by Rebecca West

"Here I come to save the day!" Those could have been the words of a golden retriever that instinctively dove into the water and saved a young fawn from drowning. (VIDEO)

Posted July 24, 2017 by Creature Features

A yellow cat named Stubbs has shuffled off this mortal coil after serving 19 of his 20 years as the elected mayor of a small town in Alaska. Talk about your political animals!

Posted July 23, 2017 by Ron Callari

Man has been pitted against beast in all kinds of races over the years. There’s been man vs. horses. Man vs. dogs. Man vs. cheetahs. America’s 1936 Summer Olympics gold winner Jesse Owens even raced a train late in his career, after he was beat out by racing horse in Cuba.