Posted February 22, 2017 by Creature Features

Meet Rambro, an Arapawa sheep with anger management issues who, when he isn't ramming motorcycles and heavy equipment, stars in YouTube videos with view counts in the millions.

Posted February 20, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

I just love it when dad would stop to discuss foreign policy with me. After all my ancestors were Portuguese immigrants. Woof!

Posted February 17, 2017 by Ron Callari

Move over Grumpy Cat, there’s a new favorite pet ripping up the digital landscape these days. Out with the old, in with the new! Social media can be a fickle mistress sometimes, particularly when it comes to our four-legged furry creatures. Enter stage left . . .

Posted February 10, 2017 by Ron Callari

It wasn’t any surprise, that David Letterman’s iconic ‘Stupid Pet Tricks’ would be sorely missed when he retired a few years back. To fill that void, it appears that the Blackish TV comedy star Anthony Anderson is stepping into those big shoes, with his new weekly show, Animal Nation. Like Letterman, its talk-show-variety format is said to celebrate the unusual talents of animals and the folks who love them.

Posted February 4, 2017 by Ron Callari

Each year in advance of the Super Bowl, there’s another ‘Bowl’ that catches the imagination of thousands of fans. Now, into its 8th year on Animal Planet, the Puppy Bowl has become ‘ruff-er and ruff-er’ to come up with funny quips to describe this momentous event.

Posted February 2, 2017 by Ron Callari

Refugees from foreign countries are of topical interest in the United States these days, particularly with the recent ‘travel ban’ imposed by the president. Generally speaking, a refugee is defined as a displaced person who has been forced to cross national boundaries and is unable to return to his or her home of origin. Wildlife that are captured and sent to zoos, circuses and other forms of captivity can be considered refugees as well, when they attempt escape.

Posted January 25, 2017 by Creature Features

Nazem Kadri's cat Jazzy may not be the highest scorer in the NHL (National Hairball League) but she DOES have her own Instagram account with thousands of followers.

Posted January 8, 2017 by Ron Callari

The death of an Orca whale on January 6 was a very sad event. We’ve heard a good number of reports over the years regarding these magnificent creatures being washed ashore at the end of their lives. While not the largest animal known to man [that distinction is reserved for the Blue Whale], Orcas are not light-weights either. They are known to weigh up to 6 tons in weight and 32 feet in length, at full maturity.