The 10 Weirdest Animal Stories of 2009From dyed donkeys to cat-sized rats, we revisit the 10 craziest stories of the year


A Sydney, Australia, family selling Chihuahua puppies was taken by surprise when a potential buyer pulled a gun on them in their home. Luckily, they were able to restrain her until police arrived – and the pint-sized puppy was unharmed.

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