A snake on the make in London's East End needed help from the RSPCA after the rodent-eating reptile was caught by a mousetrap.
A rare and endangered Goeldi's Marmoset reported missing from the Universeum science center in Gothenburg, Sweden turned up safe and sound several hours later... at a local McDonald's restaurant.
Ayam Cemani chickens are the blackest birds you've ever seen, putting run-of-the mill crows and ravens to shame.
It appears a peeved-looking pet marmoset shopping with its owner at Walmart doesn't like the photographer snapping its primate parts.
A well-mannered pet goat from Australia has learned that cat flaps and dog doors aren't just for cats and dogs anymore.
A large python 'went postal' on an Overland Park letter carrier who'd figured barking dogs and hissing cats were the worst of his worries.
A pet-owner from Belleville, Illinois got that sinking feeling while trying to rescue his escaped parrot from the middle of a mud-choked lake bed.
Good on this couple for not leaving their 'kid' at home or in the car while shopping at Walmart. Bonus points for the backpack carrier resplendent in shades of graze.