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Street dog helps see Chinese nurse through virus traumas (news)

I saw this uplifting article among the human interest stories and just have to share it with you: “Street dog helps see Chinese nurse through virus traumas” . It’s about a stray dog now named Doudou (which translates to “Bean”) who was rescued by Zhang Dan, a nurse at the Wuhan Pulmonary Hospital in Wuhan . . . → Read More: Street dog helps see Chinese nurse through virus traumas (news)

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Retirement home for elderly pets

Wow. This story from BBC News is so “me”!

When pets get old and need intensive care, few places will take them in.

In Tokyo, a growing number of pet homes have opened to give elderly and sick pets the love and attention their human carers no longer can.

. . . → Read More: Retirement home for elderly pets

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Meet New Zealand’s ‘First Cat’

I don’t watch or listen to mainstream media, so I stay up on the news through independent news sources and also the BBC. I was thrilled to find in my newsfeed this morning this delightful article about NZ’s First Cat, Paddles, right along political news that made me shudder. This news about the NZ prime . . . → Read More: Meet New Zealand’s ‘First Cat’

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Cat Lady Central (The PNW Has More Cat Ladies Than Other US Regions)

Several people have sent me this news item published on December 4, 2015 on Northwest Cable News: “Pacific Northwest has more ‘cat ladies’ than anywhere else“.

That article cites the Seattle Times story “Are you a cat lady? Seattle area has 2nd-highest number in U.S.” published on November 17, 2015. Their stats are based on . . . → Read More: Cat Lady Central (The PNW Has More Cat Ladies Than Other US Regions)

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Great Dane Eats 43.5 Socks And Only Wins 3rd Place

I read an article on the BBC news website about the “They Ate WHAT?” contest run by Veterinary Practice News and I had to share!

Kitten abducts alien

Third place went to a Great Dane who ate 43.5 socks. Honorable mentions include a bearded dragon who ate a Barbie’s banana, a golden retriever who . . . → Read More: Great Dane Eats 43.5 Socks And Only Wins 3rd Place

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