Posted January 15, 2019 by Creature Features

The Cat House in Riga, Latvia was built for someone who may not have cared for cats but who definitely DID care about being snubbed.

Posted January 14, 2019 by Creature Features

Sent to the doghouse again? You won't be alone at any of these 10 real towns, islands and streets named after dogs.

Posted January 11, 2019 by Creature Features

Cat got your town? It's more likely than you think, if you're living in a place whose name frightens mice and makes dogs shiver with anticipation.

Posted January 8, 2019 by Laurie Kay Olson

The Thin Blue Line is the line of law enforcement officers who stand between us and those who would do us harm. In that service they risk their lives and some fall. One 16-year-old girl, Megan O'Grady, has come up with a way to honor these men and women while comforting the children and other family members left behind by tragedy. She makes teddy bears out of their old uniform shirts.

Posted January 5, 2019 by Ron Callari

As our aging population lives longer, medical services appear to be focusing on well-being attended by robotics more than medication.

Posted December 10, 2018 by Creature Features

Has the Yellow Vest Movement gone to the dogs? At least one seemingly protesting canine was snapped strolling down a rainy Paris boulevard at a recent 'Gilets Jaunes' demonstration.

Posted November 30, 2018 by Ron Callari

For ulterior motives, when individuals alert others to a danger that doesn't exist it is called "crying wolf." This is a reference to the Aesop fable: "Boy who Cried Wolf."

Posted November 27, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

The Dickin Medal has been called "the Victoria Cross for animals." The award was created in the UK by Maria Dickin in 1943 to honor valiant animals who served in World War II. It is a bronze medal of a laurel wreath surrounding the words "For Gallantry" and "We Also Serve." It hangs from a ribbon of pale blue, brown, and green. It was most recently awarded just last month to a dog named Kuga.