Quick Hits: Woman Leaves Millions to Animals, China’s Favorite Pig

updated 12/23/2008 AT 10:28 AM ET

originally published 12/23/2008 AT 10:30 AM ET

These stories are worth a click:

* A dog lover from a small village in the U.K. has donated some $10 million to animal charities in her will. – BBC News

* A pig that survived 36 days buried in rubble of the Sichuan earthquake in China has been voted the country’s favorite animal. – Reuters

* A team of firefighters rescued a dog from the partially frozen Missouri river on Saturday. – Great Falls Tribune

* A Reno-area woman saved her dog from mountain lion attack in her own backyard. – FOX