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Pussycat Overpass: Taiwan's First Cat Bridge Is Meow Open!

Everyday is Caturday in Houtong, Taiwan, as a 60-meter long, $600,000 covered cat bridge complete with cat stands and cat furniture has opened to serve the needs of cats and cat-loving tourists alike.

Fish Seller In China Finds Potentially Explosive Squid

A fishmonger in China was just going about his daily business and slaughtering a squid for sale when he made a startling and potentially deadly discovery. A live bomb had been swallowed by the squid, perhaps having been mistaken for a tasty tidbit. Somehow the explosive device survived being eaten and being fished out of the sea.

What Would Jesus' Pets Have Done?

Did you ever speculate if Jesus had pets and if so, was he a dog or cat person? We know a lot about the baby Jesus and how that story relates to the Christmas holidays, and of course the end of Jesus' life as it pertains to Easter. But what about Jesus as a boy? What was his preferences and how did he relate to the animals that walked the Earth with him some 2000 years ago.

Alligator Gets New Lease On Life With Prosthetic Tail – A Feel Good Story!

Poor ‘ol Mr. Stubbs lost his tail to another alligator’s savage attack around 2005, and had to doggy paddle his way around the pool ever since. That is, until the Phoenix Herpetological Society created a brand new realistic tail for the 11 year old gator!

Cat Survives Plane Crash By Hiding In The Wall Of The House

On March 17, 2013 a plane crashed into the Kobalski home in South Bend, Indiana, killing the two pilots and injuring three others. While the news media focused on the fact that one of the pilots had been a former Oklahoma Sooners football star, the Kobalski's were frantically searching for their missing cat. The feline had disappeared during the crash and had not been seen since.

Starfish Rush Hour

Apparently the human race is not the only one with a lock on the rat race. It can happen even among the stars and we're not talking Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock here. Amazing new time-lapse video of the ocean floor shows a colony of sea stars during "rush hour." As with humans, the traffic jam is caused by those who just don't get with the program and move.

Five-Star Treatment For Peabody Hotel's Lucky Ducks & Duckmaster

There's one hotel in the U.S. where the only place you won't find ducks is on their menu. The 144-year old Peabody Hotel in Memphis, TN is known for a tradition that has stood the test of time. Their famous ducks are today, national celebrities that have appeared over the years on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, Sesame Street, the Oprah Winfrey Show, in addition to People magazine and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.

Stolen Utahraptor Returned To Dinosaur Museum

A realistically detailed fiberglass Utahraptor was stolen from National Dinosaur Museum located in Canberra, Australia on the 21st. The beautiful reconstruction of the reptilian predator is over 5 feet tall, nearly 10 feet long and is valued at $2,400. The museum was desperate to retrieve the expensive stolen Utahraptor, especially since a newly refurbished Tyrannosaurus was vandalized in 2012...

Top Ten Lost Amphibians, Wanted Alive!

Extinction is a fact of life on this planet, as evidenced by the dinosaurs. Causes can vary from climate change to asteroids. According to a 1998 survey of biologists conducted by New York's American Museum of Natural History, nearly 70 percent believed that we're in the early stages of a human-caused extinction, known as the Holocene Extinction, which predicts that up to 20 percent of all living populations could be become extinct by 2028.

Paws For Thought: Cat Cafes On The Rise

In major cities around the world a new idea has come home to roost, er, well, come home to curl up and purr.  So many people now live in apartments where they cannot have pets and yet they still want the chance to commune with a pet. The result has been cat cafés -- where these people can get a cup of tea and a quick kitty cuddle. The first of these cafés opened in Taipei, Taiwan back in 1996.