Posted January 18, 2019 by Creature Features

Blood-sucking bugs avoid biting bodies painted with contrasting 'zebra' stripes, according to a new study published by The Royal Society.

Posted January 15, 2019 by Myra Per-Lee

Given the fact that none of us want to face the idea of our pet's demise, the news that veterinary hospice care may be available in your city or town should be met with relief.

Posted January 12, 2019 by Lady Bee

If I'm sitting, my cat wants to sleep on my lap. If I'm lying down, he wants to sleep on my stomach. That has forced me to start sleeping, uncomfortably, on my back. Dare I get up and I'll hear about it!

Posted January 10, 2019 by Lady Bee

Ear wax. We all get it. Even our dogs get it. Though ear wax has a protective function, you and your dog can get too much of a good thing.

Posted January 10, 2019 by Creature Features

CatKit, the first home cat DNA kit, allows cat-owners to learn more about their pet's past, present and future.

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 4, 2019 by Creature Features

Deceased dried lizards are turning up in bags of Irvins Salted Egg Flavor Fish Skin snacks across southeast Asia, turning up noses among fans of the acquired delicacy.

Posted January 3, 2019 by Myra Per-Lee

For pet lovers, one of the best protections in the 2018 Farm Bill is for pets!  It provides protection for abused pets and pets in danger from becoming abused.