Category: Pet Stories

Chinese Monk Dedicates Life to Rescuing 8,000 Dogs – He Finds Them New Homes Around the World

Good News Network

“A karmic war chest will be waiting for one Buddhist monk who’s spent decades rescuing stray dogs in Shanghai and bringing them to his monastery to live in peace and comfort, or to find a new home.

Since 1994, Zhi Xiang has rescued over 8,000 homeless pooches from the streets of the Chinese mega-city, caring for all of them….”

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Pup’s looking at you, kid: Puppies can understand human cues from very young age

Puppies understand human cues
Canine Companions for Independence

“While dogs can eventually learn to listen to their owners, some pups seem to be born with an innate ability to understand humans, research published Thursday in the journal Current Biology suggests.

At just 8 weeks old, some of the puppies in the study showed a startling willingness to lock eyes with humans they didn’t know and to take command cues, such as directions pointed out with a finger….”

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Rescue Dogs: Photographer Shows Her Dogs Nature’s Beauty After Rescuing Them From the Streets of Romania

Rescue Dogs
Anne Geier/My Modern Met

Rescue Dogs: “Dogs make great travel companions. Curious and playful, they are often ready and willing to go on an adventure. Austrian photographer Anne Geier highlights this fact in her travel photography that stars her two beautiful pups named Yuri and Finn. Alongside Geier, they trek to mountains, beaches, and lakes, traversing the rocky terrain and taking in the expansive views of the crystal waters in Norway. The results are wanderlust-inducing images that showcase the breathtaking beauty of nature and the wonder it inspires from both humans and pups….

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31-pound cat so cute, he’s irresistible like gravity

Irresistible Cat
Molly Wald, BestFriends.org

“There’s something irresistible about nice, round cats. You can’t help but love them and their roly-poly snuggles. Monkey was no exception to the Monkey was no exception to the irresistible cat trend.

When his 31 pounds of pure adorable arrived at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, everyone was drawn to him. He was often the center of attention, which was just the way he liked it, never too far from an adoring human friend and a nice back scratch. Of course, too much weight isn’t healthy on a cat, so we were ready to help him slim down….”

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These Are The Best Cat-Proof Ornaments

“Cats seem to love batting at the most breakable things, sending them crashing to the ground. And Christmas ornaments are no exception.

You’ll probably never be able to stop your cat from going after your tree, but you can switch to ornaments that are totally shatterproof! That way, no matter how much your cat bats and paws at them, your ornaments won’t end up breaking….”

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