Posted January 17, 2017 by Creature Features

A neglected Persian cat weighed down by five pounds of filthy matted fur has a new lease on life thanks to some caring folks who rescued it, bathed it, and gave it a badly needed trimming.

Posted January 9, 2017 by M Dee Dubroff

Ceasar, the five-year-old camel, and Dolly, the ten-year-old blind mare, may be an unlikely duo, but they are bonded for life and have been ever since they "met" at the Pony X-Press petting Zoo in Winslow, Maine.

Posted January 4, 2017 by Ron Callari

My blogs over the years have covered the perils and forecasts of the many endangered species on this planet. In my post, “Why We Should Be Concerned About The Sixth Mass Extinction?” I reported on the current ‘extinction event’ that is happening in our lifetimes. Think about that! There have only been five periods of heightened animal extinction since the dawn of time, and the most current one is happening right under our noses.

Posted December 29, 2016 by Ron Callari

For those of us who grew up reading Richard Adams’ classic novel Watership Down, your worldview may have been significantly altered as to how you thought about the treatment of animals. The novel, told in a fable-rich format was the tale of a rabbit family’s struggles to survive in the face of adversity and threats from the cruelty of humans.

Posted December 27, 2016 by M Dee Dubroff

Meet Kiah, a Pit Bull, who is the first of her breed to become a New York State K-9 Officer.

Posted December 13, 2016 by Creature Features

A Russian street cat whose paws froze to the pavement beneath a parked car thawed the hearts of a passing couple – who returned the favor using a few buckets of warm water.

Posted December 11, 2016 by Ron Callari

Most recently I documented research in a blog post pertaining to the ‘sixth mass extinction,’ which is shockingly taking place as we speak. While under-reported, the current indicators point to several species diminishing as much as 67 percent by the year 2020. In light of those devastating findings, it’s encouraging to learn about efforts to save and reverse the extinction process of one mammal you may never have been aware of — namely, the Pacific fisher.

 

 

Posted December 4, 2016 by M Dee Dubroff

Meet Opie, the hero cat who saved the life of a three-year-old boy by taking a bullet that was headed for him.