It's a meow-sterpiece!
A Siamese cat decorated with ornate flowers, hearts and rhinestones took home – or, we assume, sat in disgust with – the top prize at Monday's Feline Fantasy extreme grooming contest in East Rutherford, N.J.
The rescue kitty's far-out fur design didn't come easily. Professional groomer Angela Kumpe painstakingly cut and dyed the cat's coat after drawing the pattern, best described as a feline fleur-de-lis, on her back with a marker. (See the final product in the video above.)
No bones about it: Hank the dog is here to stay – fur-ever!
The unofficial mascot for the Milwaukee Brewers, a former stray who wandered into the baseball team's complex during spring training in Phoenix, Ariz., ruled Opening Day Monday at Miller Park in Milwaukee, Wis.
Alicia Pederson knew her skills as a CPR instructor could save a life one day. But she never could have predicted that life would belong to a puppy.
When the Talty, Texas-based American Heart Association employee noticed that her dog Izzy's newborn pup was cold, gray and lifeless shortly after her birth in early March, Pederson's "instinct kicked in," she says in an AHA blog post.
Nope, it's not an order of wings served at your local bar: the "Chicken from Hell" is a newly discovered dinosaur – and by the looks of it, it was quite scary.
Scientists recently discovered the bones of the Anzu Wyliei in a sedimentary rock layer known as the Hell Creek Formation in North and South Dakota (hence the nickname). It's believed the bizarre, feathery creature – which kind of resembles today's ostrich – was a hefty 500 lbs. and stood at a towering 10-ft. tall when it roamed Earth during the Cretaceous period, about 68 million years ago.
Happy National Puppy Day! No, we're not talking to you – we're talking to that adorable ball of fluff sitting next to you!
In honor of this special day, which celebrates the unconditional love puppies give to everyone on the planet, we've found 10 of the most amazingly cute pups who couldn't be happier to have a day that's completely devoted to them – and are equally thrilled that this super-important holiday falls on a Friday this year. Score!
Malaki knew his family was in danger.
As flames engulfed the living room of his Ohio home last Thursday night, the boxer-Labrador mix did something very uncharacteristic.
"Normally he'll sleep through the night quiet and sound," the dog's owner, John Abney, told Cincinnati's WLWT News. "Last night there was something definitely wrong, and he made sure we knew that."
It appears the luck o' the Irish also extends to the canine kind.
An Irish wolfhound named Domhnall (pronounced Donal), the regimental mascot of the Irish Guards, got up close and personal with the Duchess of Cambridge on Monday at the annual St. Patrick's Day celebration held at Mons Barracks in Aldershot.
One of the stray puppies adopted by Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy has died.
A stray female that he named Sochi passed away before getting to the U.S. for medical treatment, the silver medallist's friend Robin Macdonald announced on Twitter.
It's a fact: Good things happen in Australia. (Hello, Hemsworth brothers.)
This was made even more clear over the weekend as the Noosa Festival of Surfing kicked off in Noosaville, where many avid surfers said cowabunga with their canines in tow – on their surfboards!
You can't predict what a dog is going to do. So for photographer Lynn Terry, these shots were an amazing surprise – of viral proportions.
The adorable photos she snapped of two pit bulls in a photo booth have spread like wild fire on social media and are making people everywhere smile, and some tear up when they learn the pups's back stories.
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