The Water Bowl: Cat Left in Library's Book Drop Up for Adoption Soon. Plus: Rare Golden Cat Caught on Camera!
A feline stuffed in a library book return box in Grand Rapids, Mich., will soon be up for adoption. A staffer discovered the female kitty, who has been named Dewey in honor of Iowa's famous library cat Dewey Readmore Books, a few days after Labor Day.--WZZM13.com
One of the most mysterious of all wild cats has been photographed by infrared cameras in the Ugandan jungle. Three photos of the African golden cat were snapped by a camera trap set up by biologist Dr. Gary Aronsen of Yale University.--BBC
Animal authorities in Riverside County, Calif., have confiscated a fawn they believe was being kept as a pet for several months by a homeowner in Glen Avon. It's unclear whether the animal can survive in the wild or needs to be placed in special care.--KTLA.com
A pooch stuck underground for a week was rescued after popping her head out of a rabbit hole near a road. The dog, now named Hope, is said to be making "good progress" even though she weighed in at under half of her normal body weight.--BBC
An autistic boy whose Columbia, Ill., school refused to allow him to bring his service dog to school, is now attending another school with his dog, some 30 miles from his home. "You would think that any district would be willing to go that extra mile to help a child with special needs," the 5-year-old's mother said. "It's kind of disheartening."--FOX2now.com