The desert sand is hot and you've got neither arms nor legs to help you rise above it. What to do? Hitch a ride on a passing tortoise and take a load off your, er, belly.

Posted by Rebecca West

It's been suggested that people that have an affinity for pets also have a greater concern for the environment than non-pet lovers. Why? Evolution and genetic makeup. Thank your ancestors.

Posted by Laurie Kay Olson

The time has come to sing to the moon in songs as ancient as my kind. We must once again let her know she is appreciated. Hooooowwwwwwlllll!

Posted by Ron Callari

His seminal work, Birds of America was published between 1827 and 1838. In it, he painted, catalogued and defined bird species.

Posted by M Dee Dubroff

While the word, hustler, rarely if ever conjures images of a fuzzy beloved cat with four legs, this time it is an appropriate moniker.

He may not be smarter than the average bear but he sure looks more comfortable, thanks to an old sofa discarded at a northern Canadian town dump.

Posted by Lady Bee

Yes, this is a handmade fortune cookie for a cat!