The Water Bowl: 30-lb Stray Cat Arrives at N.Y. Shelter; Plus: Crocodiles Love to Surf!

06/08/2010 at 10:30 AM EDT

The Water Bowl:  30-lb Stray Cat Arrives at N.Y. Shelter; Plus: Crocodiles Love to Surf!
Courtesy Mohawk and Hudson Humane Society
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The Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society in Menands, N.Y., got a big surprise on Friday: a 30-lb cat was found nearby and dropped off at the shelter. They believe the hefty feline is someone's lost pet, but as of Tuesday morning no one had come forward.–wten.com

A new study finds that saltwater crocodiles enjoy surfing ocean currents. Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, who died in 2006, took part in the study.--BBC

Nearly 1,000 dogs and their owners packed Sydney's opera house on Saturday for the first "Music for Dogs" concert. The stunt was the brainchild of Laurie Anderson, who penned a 20-minute piece for dogs and their owners to enjoy. –ntdtv.com

Twin 9-month-old girls were mauled by a fox as they slept in their east London beds over the weekend and are in serious but stable condition. Authorities believe the animal may have entered their home through a door which had been left open during the warm weather.--BBC

A woman in her early twenties died after she jumped into a fast-moving canal in Loveland, Colo., to save her dog who had fallen in.–Reporterherald.com

David Beers, 25, of Frederick, Md., was sentenced to 4 months in jail for throwing a stranger's teacup Chihuahua off of a bridge in a fit of rage. Beers took the dog from the Wantzes family's yard after they ordered him off their property when he was making a cell phone call.–AP

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