Now that they’re winding down their HGTV series Fixer Upper, Chip and Joanna Gaines have a little more time on their hands — and they’ve found a way to fill it. “I go out of town for one night… @chipgaines #welcometothefarmkitty,” Joanna wrote on Instagram Thursday night, sharing a photo of a new, teeny-tiny kitten
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Lead poisoning may be a result of old water pipes or microscopic lead dust. By: MatanVizel Here’s a conundrum: If a condition is rare and not normally tested for, how would you know if it became more common? Not so long ago, up until the middle of the 20th century, in fact, lead poisoning was
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Get your rabbit used to a harness and leash indoors before you venture outside. By: Monsterkoi Taking your rabbit outdoors and exposing them to the world can feel like a treat — for both of you. If you’ve ever felt the urge to put them on a leash and take a stroll around town, you’re
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A 4-month-old puppy is putting her best face forward, literally, to recover from a dog fight injury. According to KCRA, a puppy named Loca recently arrived at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in California with severe facial injuries from a dog bite. With a fractured cheek and jawbone, the Staffordshire bull terrier pup required complex
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Californians are coming together to save and protect every resident, two-legged or four-pawed, affected by the multiple wildfires in the Los Angeles area. People are stopping their cars to save rabbits romping dangerously close to the blaze, celebrities are speaking out about how the fires affect local wildlife and the Los Angeles Police Department is working
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Not all who wander are lost, especially if they have a friend roaming with them. After spending some time traveling solo, Henry the Colorado Dog now has a furry camping companion: Baloo the Kitten. Both of these adventurous angels belong to Cynthia Bennett, a Colorado nature lover who also adores documenting her pets’ astounding wanderings
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“Stay off the ice!” That’s the urgent message from Swift Current Fire Department Chief Denis Pilon, who posted a video to Facebook on Nov. 29 of a harrowing dog rescue in Canada. In his post, Pilon went on to say, “Yesterday afternoon, our firefighters were busy at the creek, rescuing someone’s pet. They allowed their
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Buttermilk the Beagle is the Harry Houdini of hounds. A video of the dog posted to Facebook by the Isle of Wight County Animal Shelter went viral last week. The clip, posted on Nov. 28, shows the wily pup scaling a 4-ft. cage wall and then perching atop it. Buttermilk’s brazen feat currently has more
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Spending time with cats can be therapeutic for humans. By: Mark Patterson My grandmother got Alexander for me the morning after my dad had his heart attack. The lanky red tabby kept me company during a strange, uncertain time. And even after Dad came home from the hospital, Alexander remained my go-to feline. He lived
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Hound Height: 24–28 inches Weight: Typically 65–70 pounds for males, 60–65 pounds for females Life Expectancy: 12–15 years Greyhounds are tall, lean and muscular dogs built for hunting and speed. They have short, smooth coats and can be any color. 2. Where They Came From Tomb carvings depicting the dogs were discovered in ancient
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Trust us and get the tissues ready. Singer Tom Chaplin, formerly of the British band Keane, recently released a holiday album, Twelvetales of Christmas, which features the moving song “Midnight Mass.” But it’s not necessarily the lyrics or instrumentation that are getting to us — it’s the music video. Starring a host of furry friends,
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Katherine Heigl is known as one of Hollywood’s biggest animal lovers — but these days, it’s her own animal needing the love. In a tearful video posted to her Those Heavenly Days blog on Friday, Heigl, 39, revealed that one of her dogs, Gracie Lou, was diagnosed with a brain tumor in September. It all
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Dogs who wear sweaters in the winter may shed a bit more, which is normal. By: funkblast It’s that time of year when you take out your gloves and a woolly hat for the morning dog walk. Indeed, for some dogs, it’s also the time of year when they wear a coat for the first
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Cats have no shame, a fact made clear by felines’ frequent, proud displays of their rear ends. Unlike humans, kitties are not required to cover up their naughty bits in a public space, leaving owners and guests with plenty of unwanted opportunities to stare at the bit of kitty that can be found right below
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Cluck the 1-month-old kitten will no longer be the butt of anyone’s jokes. The rescue cat was born with an Imperforate Anus, a birth defect which caused her to come into this world sans butthole. As we know, everyone poops, so everyone needs an anus.  In hopes of helping the innocent baby cat, Kitty Bungalow Charm School
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This cat was in a sticky — and salty — situation. The stray was found banging around the streets of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, with a mayo jar stuck on her head. She was first spied by Linda Ruggere, a neighborhood animal lover who does her best to look after the stray cats in the area. “I
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Animals land in shelters for many reasons, including that their humans moved or had a baby. By: 825545 Of the numerous causes that have captivated my interest and attention, animal rights has always been high on the list. I considered myself to be reasonably informed on the basics of animal advocacy, legislative efforts, protection and
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Rachael Ray is definitely on Santa’s nice list. For the third year in a row, the celebrity chef is rallying famous friends to help donate money to animals in need this season through her #SantaPaws campaign. Celebrities like Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Hilary Duff have already posted about the campaign, which kicked off on
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