Current Pet News

March 7, 2017 - Issue 1546


Researchers Studied Cats' Eating Behavior and You Won't Believe What They Found

cat choosing food

March 7, 2017

Cat lovers worldwide already know it's a very rare cat that's not finicky - sometimes ridiculously so. But what's behind snubbing their nose at food routine? Scientists recently made some fascinating discoveries about that very question. Get the lowdown right here.

Mysterious Fungal Disease Strikes US Snakes

black common boa

March 7, 2017

A widespread soil fungus has been identified as a cause of snake fungal disease, which is spreading among US snakes. In some species, the disease may kill up to 90 percent of infected snakes, leaving researchers scrambling to understand more about this mysterious disease.

River Otter Sliding Down Snowy Hill

River Otter Sliding Down Snowy Hill

March 7, 2017

Everybody needs a little fun in their life - even otters on a snowy hillside!