A devastating earthquake in China's mountainous Sichuan province not only shattered human lives, homes and area infrastructure, it left dozens of endangered Giant Pandas at the region's panda centers shaken in more ways than one.

A zoo in Suzhou, China is adding a traditional herbal flu remedy called “Ban Lan Gen” to the drinking water of their parrots, peacocks and other birds to help them resist H7N9 avian flu. In addition, the Suzhou East Garden zoo has substituted beef for chicken in meals fed to its resident carnivores.

Everyday is Caturday in Houtong, Taiwan, as a 60-meter long, $600,000 covered cat bridge complete with cat stands and cat furniture has opened to serve the needs of cats and cat-loving tourists alike.

There's one hotel in the U.S. where the only place you won't find ducks is on their menu. The 144-year old Peabody Hotel in Memphis, TN is known for a tradition that has stood the test of time. Their famous ducks are today, national celebrities that have appeared over the years on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, Sesame Street, the Oprah Winfrey Show, in addition to People magazine and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.

A house without a cat is not a home, but if you want to take your little slice of home on the road with you, you have to be smart about it. Here are three tips for better travel with cats.

Here is a list of the most
popular theme parks in Florida that offer kenneling services and what
you’ll need to do before you drop your four-legged friend off for the
day. Just don’t forget to buy them a souvenir squeaky gator or
mouse-shaped ice cream treat too!

Life comes with changes. One of the biggest changes can be moving overseas with your or your spouse's job. The expatriate experience can be a great one, but is it right for Fido and Fluffy? Here are a few things to consider when making the decision whether or not to move the whole family.

Some New York City Hotels carry a mystique. One known more for it's telephone number than its service was the Hotel Pennsylvania. So much so, it became the inspiration for Glenn Miller's Big Band hit of the 1940s. Today PEnnsylvania 6-5000 is the oldest continuing phone number in New York City. Based on the old telephone exchange name system, the first two letters "PE" in PE6-5000 stand for the rotary dial numbers 7 and 3, making the number (with Manhattan's area code) +1 (212) 736-5000.