The Water Bowl: Holy Cow! Cattle Walk Away from Truck Accident

updated 12/14/2012 AT 12:10 PM ET

originally published 12/19/2012 AT 1:30 PM ET

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A camera captured what appeared to be a truck full of cattle tipping over in what looked like a serious accident based on the footage. However, the livestock seemed unharmed and walked away from the wreck. Holy cow? –Huffington Post

In a heartbreaking display of grief, a stray dog stood over the body a canine companion, who was struck by a car in China. The loyal dog stayed by his partner for six hours. –New York Daily News

As pets become increasingly, um, fluffy, weight-loss food dispensers that require them to work for their dinner have been on the rise. These interactive feeders ensure pets stay active at meal time, whether they’re swatting or chasing the device. –Wall Street Journal

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo is offering children free admission from Wednesday through Friday in an effort to encourage families to spend time together in the wake of the Newtown school shooting. The director of the zoo, which is located 20 miles away from the town, says he hopes visitors will “find some peace and comfort here over the holidays.” –NBC Connecticut