Current Pet News

August 29, 2017 - Issue 1721


If Kitty Could Talk, She’d Ask You to Avoid This Mistake

cat and kid

August 29, 2017

Kitty operates by her own set of rules. Yet often in households like this, those rules can be a polar opposite to reality. So it's imperative to learn her body language for signs of pleasure (or not), and do these specific things to avoid stress and unwanted surprises for your little charmer.

Pony Smiles — Really Smiles — While Being Petted

Pony Smiles — Really Smiles — While Being Petted

August 29, 2017

This adorable pony delighted his human companions when he smiled as they pet him.

How Do Flamingos Stand on One Leg — Even When They’re Sleeping?

flamingos

August 29, 2017

It's been suggested that flamingos stand on one leg as a form of thermoregulation, but new research found the pink birds are uniquely suited to standing this way and can do so without using any muscular activity. For flamingos, balancing on one leg is a passive act, one that's even easier than standing on two legs at a time.