Current Pet News

June 21, 2016 - Issue 1287


Does Your Cat Act More Human Than Animal? It May Not Be Your Imagination

Does Your Cat Act More Human Than Animal? It May Not Be Your Imagination

June 21, 2016

If you sometimes feel like your pet is a human covered in fur, you may not be imagining things. A team of researchers, studying 3,000 cat personality tests, has discovered a surprising range of human-like behaviors among kitties. Which of these five personality types does your cat fit best?

New Ghost-Like Octopod Discovered Living in the Deep Sea

New Ghost-Like Octopod Discovered Living in the Deep Sea

June 21, 2016

A white, gelatinous octopod (an octopus-like creature) was found 2.5 miles below the ocean's surface near the Hawaiian Islands. With little muscle and a decidedly ghost-like appearance, fans on social media want the new species to be named Casper, after the friendly cartoon ghost.

Cute Little Hamster Eating Under the Covers

Cute Little Hamster Eating Under the Covers

June 21, 2016

What's so cute about a hamster eating a carrot? When it's breakfast in bed!