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Want To Keep Safe During An Epidemic Or Disaster? Let These Animals Guide You

The American Public Health Association (APHA) has prepared 'Ready, Pet, Go,' a public service calendar for kids and adults on the importance of being prepared in case of an epidemic or natural disaster, occurrences that are more prevalent every year.  The calendar is about teaching kids (and adults!) protective tips through lessons learned from animals and even insects like bees!  Read on to see some of the neat photos and captions in the calendar....

The Weekly Buzz! The Search And Rescue Cat, China's In The Doghouse, And More...

If you think that political news is hot these days, wait 'til you read The Buzz in the animal world!    I'll put some of Lady Bee's Buzz out there for you today that you might not have heard about, from the meaning of horse whinnies to the cancer-fighting venom found in a certain species of wasp, from animal heroes to conservationist heroes, from the citizenship rights of pandas in the US to the rights of dogs in China... There's more, but read on.

Air Canada Pilot Saves French Bulldog From Frigid Temps On Flight

On Monday, September 14, 2015, an Air Canada airline pilot made the decision to divert a Boeing 787 with well over 200 people on board to Frankfurt, Germany, in order to save the life of its smallest passenger before any harm could befall him. That passenger was Simba...

Songbirds Honored The Fallen on 9/11/15

The iconic beams of light that visually replicate the World Trade Center's Twin Towers were turned off several times on the evening of 9/11. The annual “Tribute in Light”  disappeared shortly after 9 p.m. three times causing confusion among those viewing this year's memorial.

Grumpy Cat To Be Immortalized At Madame Tussauds

Arizona kitty Tardar Sauce, a.k.a. Grumpy Cat, is the most famous cat in the world. In addition to being an internet sensation, she has authored her own book, starred in her own movie, and now she is being immortalized for all time at the Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum in San Francisco. Being true to herself, she is completely underwhelmed by the honor.

Fleeing Felon Foiled By Felines

If you are going to take up a life of crime, you may want to check your love of cats at the door. One young man in Florida got tripped up by just this when he was trying to elude police last year. If he hadn't stopped in his attempt to escape capture to play with some cats he would have gotten away and it was the police who would have been foiled.

The Buzz! Best City For Pets, Dog Makeup, And More...

The Internet contains a ton of news about pets and wildlife from all over the world, and we don't get to read all of it.  Well, here's some of the buzz you may have missed over the last few weeks that can inform you, pique your interest, make you laugh out loud, or just plain outrage you!

The first item might surprise you...

Human And Gorilla Bond Over Cell Phone

A video recently uploaded to YouTube shows an unidentified young man showing a silverback gorilla his cell phone. The pair met at the Louisville Zoo recently and seemed to strike up a friendship. It all started when the gorilla, named Jelani, used some excellent non-verbal skills to ask to see the face of the phone. The man indulged the ape and they started to bond.

Loving Dog Found Nursing Hungry Toddler

Like something out of Roman mythology, a young boy was recently found nursing at the breast of a dog in Arica, Chile. No, it's not the retelling of the tale of Romulus and Remus, but it is a testament to the loving and nurturing nature of man's best friend.

Lunch With A Side Of Elephant

You could call it "lunchus interruptus." This week tourists at Mana Pools National Park in northern Zimbabwe were enjoying lunch al fresco when they were approached by a bull elephant. They were advised to remain still so they froze and avoided looking at the big boy. One man, Stephen Montague of Ireland, was looking the animal's direction and that seemed to be an issue for the elephant and he tossed Montague and his brother-in-law, Shane Wolf.