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PetsLady's Pick: Cute Santa Lucia Dog Of The Day

Happy Santa Lucia's Day to all of my fellow Scandinavians. This day once fell directly on the Winter Solstice before the reformation of the calendar in the 16th century. The holiday is about the eternal struggle between darkness and light. A white gown with a crown of candles is a traditional costume used in the celebration.

Elderly Woman Gets Visit From Traveling Zoo

There is no doubt that 81-year-old Patricia Delaney loves animals of all kinds. She loves all animals from the top of the food chain on down. She is especially into horses, but she can't ride anymore thanks to her Parkinson's Disease. Being confined in a nursing home has severely limited her chances of getting to interact with animals -- until her social worker came up with the idea of bringing a zoo to her.

Aggressive Squirrel Clears Playground

While squirrels appear cute and cuddly, they are an animal not to be trifled with. Last week it was reported that the Chater Infants School in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, was faced with an unusually aggressive gray squirrel. Teachers quickly rushed the terrified children back into school to get them away from the pushy rodent.

PetsLady's Pick: Cute Shopping Chinchilla Of The Day

I has to gets a start on my Christmas shoppings. I can't disappoints all the little chinches in my life.

PetsLady's Pick: Cute Bonus Thanksgiving Chipmunk Tableau Of The Day

Why does someone always want a group photo with the food before we eat? We're thankful, but hungry too!

PetsLady's Pick: Cute Foraging Mouse Of The Day

Mmmmmm! Freeze dried seeds warmed by the sun. My favorite!

Squirrel Rescue Caught On Video!

Thomas Patterson of Oakdale, Ontario, Canada, was just out for a day of riverboarding on the water when he noticed a squirrel stranded on a rock in the middle of the river. Being an animal lover, the 22-year-old couldn't just leave the little rodent to its fate -- he had to intervene. He paddled over to the rock and tried to convince the hapless squirrel to jump onto his board.