Current Pet News

August 30, 2016 - Issue 1357


The Behavior That Likely Surprises Cat Owners More Than Anything Else

cat hunting

August 30, 2016

If you allow your cat to do this on occasion, you're probably shocked at how quickly she gets into the 'role,' leaving behind any trace of her life of ease and domestication. Finally, new research from Japan suggests what's involved and how she emerges herself fully (and succeeds) in this act of pure ancestral bliss.

Populations of World's Largest Gorilla Decline by 77 Percent

gorilla population

August 30, 2016

Grauer's gorillas, the world's largest primate, are at risk of disappearing in two to five years if urgent action isn't taken to protect current populations, and stop illegal poaching and habitat destruction.

How Dogs Open Refrigerators

How Dogs Open Refrigerators

August 30, 2016

Dogs have their ways of opening refrigerators. Sometimes all that's left is the aftermath.