Posted April 27, 2017 by Creature Features

A wandering beaver from Hamilton, Canada found out the hard way that good fences – especially those made of iron – don't always make for good neighbors.

Posted April 14, 2017 by Rebecca West

Small pets are natural escape artists on the level of Houdini himself. Learn how to find them, get them back in their cage and keep them from escaping again.

Posted April 7, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Today is International Beaver Day so here is a picture of the cutest beaver I could find. Naturally that means it is a baby. What a little snookums!

Posted April 4, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

A whole cupcake? Just for me? What's the occasion? World Rat Day? Cool!

Posted March 21, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

We all remember the excitement of leaving a newly lost tooth under the pillow for the tooth fairy in exchange for a bit of cash. In some cultures it is not a fairy collecting teeth but a mouse. In Spain, Mexico, and other countries in Latin America it is a mouse named Ratoncito Peréz, or El Raton de los Dientes. In France the mouse is named La Petite Souris.

Posted March 10, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

I may still be new to the bagpipes, but they sure sound like my cousin Nutsy when he was chased by the neighborhood cat.

Posted February 2, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Every year it's the same thing. Two humans pull me out of my burrow and start grilling me about my shadow. It's like déja vu all over again.

Posted January 26, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Today is National Spouses Day. It is a good day to remember your spouse with a a big wet smooch, regardless of your species.