Posted May 23, 2017 by Creature Features

A Moscow man took his apartment's pet-friendly policy to extremes when he brought a large lynx home from a fur farm and trained it to live as a pet.

Posted May 21, 2017 by Ron Callari

When 17th Century René Descartes first penned: “I think therefore I am,” he voiced a now-accepted belief, which distinguishes animals from other life forms. His philosophy underscored the connection between the brain and the body. But is ‘thought’ the only trait that determines this distinction? What about the senses? Isn’t our sentient nature to ‘feel things’ also what what separates us from, say . . . the plant world?

Posted May 20, 2017 by Rebecca West

A special needs kitty resembling a blue eyed snow seal has become a hit on Instagram and is the inspiration for a children's book. Find out who he is and how he ended up with his unusual look.

Posted May 18, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Once upon a time (well, earlier this month) there was an old lady (well, mature anyway) who lived near the woods. She was so good at baking that she didn't know what to do. Okay, she did know. She was baking brownies when a bear appeared at the door on her deck demanding a share of the warm, sweet, chocolatey wealth. THAT was when she didn't know what to do!

Posted May 16, 2017 by Rebecca West

A foxy little lady named Juniper has fallen head over heels for a handsome Husky by the name of Moose. You have to see their love story to believe it.

Posted May 12, 2017 by Kitty Devine

Okay, you low-down sidewinder, it's time to spice up your life, er, well, your meals anyway. And your dinner table. You can do it with these cool Rattlesnake Salt and Pepper Shakers.

Posted May 11, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

A horse is a horse, of course, of course, but owning and maintaining a horse can be out of reach for most of us. One answer to this for kids has long been a hobbyhorse, e.g., a stick horse. Many of us had stick horses when we were small. There is a movement afoot for adults to rediscover these horses and the fun of riding them. Yes, this really is a thing.

Posted May 11, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

People keep thinking that us roosters are just naturally morning people. I gotta tell you, I have nothing to crow about until I've had my first cup in the morning.