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Forbidden Kitties: The Emperor Of China's Court Cats

About a hundred stray and semi-feral cats roam the vermilion walkways of Beijing's 500-year-old Forbidden City. Descended from felines “employed” to keep the Chinese emperor's stomping grounds rat-free, these mainly white cats have less work to do these days and by the looks of it they're enjoying their retirement to the max.

Stressed Out? Time For An Elephant Massage

Life can leave you so stressed out these days. One way to really relax is to go on vacation. Another way is to get a massage. Why not combine the best of both worlds and take a trip to a beach resort in Phuket, Thailand. There you can relax on beautiful sandy beaches beneath idyllic palm trees. And get a nice, calming massage by -- an elephant? Yep, that's right. You can get a massage from an elephant.

New Class Helps Dogs Learn To Be Airline Passengers

There are a number of reasons that you may need to fly with your dog as an airline passenger instead of as cargo -- from service dogs to best buds. Flying can be a stressful experience for dogs -- the airport crowds, security checks, and turbulence are only a few of the issues that face them when traveling. Now Air Hollywood, the world's largest aircraft-themed film studio, is offering classes to train dogs to handle air travel calmly and appropriately.

Shake Hands With An Otter At Japan's Keikyu Aburatsubo Marine Park

A Japanese marine park is offering visitors a rare chance to literally “shake hands” with their resident Asian Small-clawed Otters through specially designed portholes in the exhibit's glass walls.

Ride 'Em Catboy! Chinese Cat & Dog Travel Together Old West Style

Dogs and cats, traveling together! Mass hysteria! OK, maybe “hysterical” is a better word to describe this high-riding kitten and his noble canine steed. As for the Old West angle, it's been updated with the dog rocking a pair of very cool shades and packing a mobile phone taped (yes, taped) to his right front leg. Hey Fido, who ya gonna call?

Osaka Owl Cafe Is A Real Hoot!

Those who love Japan's plethora of animal-themed cafes can add a new creature eatery to their list: Owl Store (Fukurou-no-Mise) in Osaka.

Uneasy Rider Chased By Wolf On Alberta Highway

Is it lupus? Motorcyclist Tim Bartlett doesn't like being tailgated, especially when the tailgater HAS a tail... and a mouthful of wickedly sharp teeth! Figuring if he told his experience to anyone he'd be accused of, er, crying wolf, Bartlett snapped a photo of the loping lupine before it could snap him back.

Not A Stephen King Novel: Cimetière Des Chiens Et Autres Animaux Domestiques

A cemetery may not seem like the greatest tourist attraction to some people, but the Cimetière des Chiens et Autres Animaux Domestiques in Paris is the largest pet cemetery in the world. It is not something out of a Stephen King novel either, but a charming combination of natural beauty and monuments honoring the dearly departed. It is a place where history resides, as well as a number of live cats.

Being In The Doghouse Can Be A Good Thing

If you ever find yourself in a place called Cottonwood, Idaho, you have to check out this place -- the Dog Bark Park Inn. If you are a dog fanatic you may want to make the journey just to stay in this fabulously fun bed and breakfast built in the shape of a giant beagle. Oh, and about that fire hydrant nearby -- it's an outhouse. A touch of irony to go with the fun.

The Cat Man And His Flying Cats

If you find yourself heading down to Key West on vacation there is something you have just got to see -- The Catman and his Flying House Cats. They perform for the crowds each night at sunset. Contrary to what just about everyone will tell you about cats, they CAN be trained to do all sorts of things. For Dominique LeFort they will literally jump through hoops -- even if the hoops are on fire.


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