The Water Bowl: Are Russell Brand & Geri Halliwell's Pets Feeling the Love, Too?
A catfight already? Rumored couple Russell Brand and Geri Halliwell are already dealing with their share of drama – because their pets don't get along. Brand's cat Morrissey reportedly began hissing and clawing Halliwell's dog Daddy when they introduced them to each other. –Mirror Online
Although more owners are reporting lost or stolen pets, there's uplifting news for social-media hound dogs: The Internet can help. Records only scratch the surface because laws define pets as property, but social media sites like Facebook and digital services like petamberalert.com make it easier for owners to connect back with their missing pets. – AP
If you ever thought there was something romantic about a Coldplay song, there's a horse who might agree: "We heard that there was a guy who couldn't get his horse to breed properly," said frontman (and husband of Gwyneth Paltrow) Chris Martin. "He played 'Fix You' ... Now he has the most expensive stud farm in Britain." –The Sun
A litter of 2-week-old kittens believed to have been born up a 25-ft. tree in London were rescued Monday by the RSPCA, a U.K. animal welfare organization. A total of five felines were rescued: four kittens (one of whom was found at the foot of the tree two weeks prior) and the mamma cat, who now goes by the name Squirrel. –BBC
As the underground ivory trade is increasingly militarized, Africa is facing a mass elephant slaughter. Poachers continue to kill tens of thousands of elephants per year – a record amount for the past two decades – according to conservation groups. – New York Times