Current Pet News

May 2, 2017 - Issue 1602


Here's Why You Don't Give Your Kitty a Belly Rub

lap cat

May 2, 2017

You may intend it for good, as a love demonstration to your kitty. But that's not how she's going to read it, no matter how noble your intentions. Here's what to do instead, to encourage her to develop a closer bond with you - even as independent as she probably is.

Baby Goat Learns How to Walk

Baby Goat Learns How to Walk

May 2, 2017

This cute little goat named Champ has become a role model for special-needs pets.

Manatees Are No Longer Endangered, but There’s a Downside

manatee

May 2, 2017

Manatee numbers have been increasing in Florida, leading the US Fish and Wildlife Service to downgrade their status from endangered to threatened according to the Endangered Species Act. Some argue, however, that the downgrade is premature and may put the animals at increased risk, especially from boat strikes.