Current Pet News

March 16, 2017 - Issue 1555


People Mistakenly Think These Animals Feel No Pain or Emotions

common fish owner mistakes

March 16, 2017

These little animals are more needy than most people think. And since they feel pain and they're social, they deserve basic ethical treatment, plus vet care, enrichment and stimulation. Wild fallacies abound, including these 10 owner mistakes. Do you make any of them?

UK Vets Save Bird Who Swallowed Tweezers

jackdaw

March 16, 2017

In a remarkable success story, UK wildlife vets were able to save the life of a small crow-like bird - a jackdaw - that had accidentally swallowed a pair of tweezers. These intelligent birds are full of surprises, including their ability to recognize individual human faces.

Don’t Try Taking the Cat’s Laptop

Don’t Try Taking the Cat’s Laptop

March 16, 2017

Is it the warmth? The hum? This kitty likes 'his' laptop pillow, maybe a little too much!