09/11/2012 at 10:00 AM EDT
These stories are worth a click:
Once again, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is calling Mother Monster out for what it describes as monster-like behavior – toward animals. The animal rights organization is giving a thumbs-down to a white fox fur scarf Lady Gaga
wore last Thursday, about a month after sending her a letter denouncing her other fur ensembles.
A dog died last week after pulling its reportedly drunk, suicidal owner away from train tracks in Kazakhstan. The animal was killed instantaneously when the train ran over its hind paws; the canine's owner sustained two fractured ribs and a shoulder injury.
–Russian International News Agency
A man allegedly trying to smuggle a monkey onto a plane in New Delhi was arrested after customs officials caught him trying to board a flight to Dubai. The 7-in. primate was discovered in his underwear.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is taking flight in New York – literally. Designers such as Thakoon Panichgul and Wes Gordon have incorporated bird prints into their collections. Gordon's avian-of-choice: the swan.
The alleged dog abuser caught on video
kicking and hitting his dog inside a Harlem, N.Y., housing project was arrested Monday. Police took the suspect into custody at Manhattan Criminal Court, where he was due to make an appearance for marijuana possession.
– New York Daily News