Hello, my darlings. When I write to you these days, I generally bring unhappy, or even near-cataclysmic tidings — and frankly, we all could use a break. And that is why I’d like to introduce you to B-rad, the adorable, if unfortunately named, baby three-toed sloth.
Tillie and Phoebe are two dogs who were lost for almost a week in the woods in Washington state. Phoebe wound up trapped inside a concrete cistern in a ravine and couldn’t get out, so Tillie would leave every day to go find help. She would then return to stand guard over her best friend.
Finally, the massive drought gripping California has an adorable, helpless furry face that America can love!
Okay, PETA. Well played.
The heartbreaking story of a dog who was abandoned at a train station with a suitcase of his toys has a resolution of sorts, but it won't make you feel any better.
Outrageous news out of LA: Rosa Torres and her four-year-old son finally found their lost dog at the Karma Rescue adoption agency. Yet the group gave the dog to another family, deeming the Torres family not worthy of Raffiki, an 8-month-old Rhodesian Ridgeback.
Is this the Internet's next viral kitty star? Meet Meatball (!!), a 36-pound cat that the Phoenix's Maricopa County Animal Care & Control shelter picked up, after he couldn't fit into a standard kennel. The shelter is trying to find an organization that deals with overweight cats to take him. Good luck, Meatball!
To make your heart ache even more over the loss of James Gandolfini, you should know that he had a great fondness for rescue dogs — especially pit bulls! — and his final film will be a crime drama called Animal Rescue with a bully as a co-star.
In this episode of Homotional Rescue, Zach Rosen talks to British singer-songwriter Neon Hitch (Who is this? I don't know her but I like her accent, hair, and outfit so she's got a new #1 fan!) about adopting rescue dogs.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) named their Dog of the Year, and what a dog it is! Blind senior poodle mix Fiona was found living trash heap in South Los Angeles, and I'm not kidding, I started tearing up when I typed that. The kind folks at Hope for Paws took in Fiona,…
Last summer, a Kansas City woman's life was saved when her brave Great Dane threw himself over the woman's body as she was beaten by her boyfriend. After the incident, the woman fled to a domestic violence shelter. But what would happen to the animal that saved her life?
Just what America needs, you grumble, a show about rich ladies who spend a lot of money on their dogs, so that we can all feel better about ourselves. But wait! It might not be horrible!
A turtle in Israel and a goose in England were both crippled by unfortunate accidents. Now, thanks to creative veterinarians, the goose is sporting a beak made out of fiberglass and the turtle is rolling around on wheels.
Roo, a chihuahua believed to have been born without front legs, has been adopted from a Los Angeles-area animal shelter. All together, now: Awwww.
Animal lovers, vegans, and haters of deliciousness are increasingly adopting turkeys rather than enjoying them with gravy. Apparently no one let their well-intentioned rescuers know that turkeys are huge assholes.
Here's some Friday cuteness: animal control officers in Garden Grove, CA made a rare rescue mission to save a group of 14 ducklings that had fallen into a storm drain. The article comes with a video, complete with peeps and worried quacks from the mother duck who was "frantically pacing around the drain opening" when…