Animals

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

RSPCA name lost canary after Boris Johnson due to 'bouffant' hair

RSPCA name lost canary after Boris Johnson due to 'bouffant' hair

A canary found flying loose in a Plymouth park has been nicknamed after new Prime Minister Boris Johnson due to his "bouffant of golden hair".

Friday, July 26, 2019

Friday, July 26, 2019

Battersea puts forward candidates for Downing Street dog

Battersea puts forward candidates for Downing Street dog

The Prime Minister is understood to have raised the prospect of bringing in a dog when he addressed staff in Number 10 for the first time.

Stabbed police dog to receive bravery award

Stabbed police dog to receive bravery award

A dog who brought an armed assailant to the ground, despite being stabbed multiple times, is to be given an award for bravery.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Cat survives after being shot for second time

Cat survives after being shot for second time

A two-year-old cat has survived after being shot in the left eye with an airgun, after previously suffering a gunshot wound to the leg in 2017.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Cat

Woman fined £170 for throwing kitten at neighbour's door

Woman fined £170 for throwing kitten at neighbour's door

April Hawes threw the eight-month-old kitten at her neighbour's front door after it kept coming into her garden.

Friday, June 28, 2019

Friday, June 28, 2019

Binman saves hamster who was thrown in bin and left to die

'Hero' binman saves hamster thrown out with rubbish

'Hero' binman saves hamster thrown out with rubbish

A refuse worker has been called a “hero” after saving a hamster that was thrown in a bin.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Friday, June 14, 2019

Stowaway lizard travels from Greece to Wales in suitcase

Stowaway lizard travels from Greece to Wales in suitcase

The RSPCA was alerted after the holidaymakers from Bridgend returned home and found the lizard in their suitcase.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Over £100,000 worth of rare eggs hatched after being smuggled into UK strapped to hunter’s body

£100k worth of rare eggs hatched after being smuggled into UK strapped to hunter’s body

£100k worth of rare eggs smuggled into UK strapped to hunter's body

A bird centre has hatched £100,000 worth of rare eggs smuggled into the UK by an SAS-trained wildlife hunter dubbed the "Pablo Escobar of the egg trade".

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

What will happen to the pet food industry after Brexit?

What will happen to the pet food industry after Brexit?

What will happen to the pet food industry after Brexit?

Pets at Home announced on Tuesday it will spend up to £8million on stockpiling on pet food and products to prepare for the possibility of a no-deal Brexit.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018

Panther

Public warned of panther on the loose in Scottish village

Black panther reported to be on the loose

Police have warned residents of two villages in Scotland to be on high alert, after a black panther was reported to be on the loose in the area.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Paris votes to ban wild animals in circuses

Paris votes to ban wild animals in circuses

Paris votes to ban wild animals in circuses

The debate about wild animals being used in circuses was raised after a tiger escaped and was shot

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

More than 20 people 'who sold protected wild animals on social media' arrested

More than 20 people 'who sold protected wild animals on social media' arrested

More than 20 people 'who sold protected wild animals on social media' arrested

The group allegedly sold red pandas and gibbons in China

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

WWF warns of continuing trade in endangered animal products

WWF warns of continuing trade in endangered animal products

WWF warns of continuing trade in endangered animal products

Many products created from endangered animals are said to treat conditions such as asthma, rheumatism, stomach problems and arthritis

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

More than 100 hippos dead due to suspected outbreak of anthrax in Namibia

More than 100 hippos dead due to suspected outbreak of anthrax in Namibia

More than 100 hippos dead due to suspected outbreak of anthrax in Namibia

Vets are working to find out whether the deaths have been caused by anthrax, but even if they have there is little they can do

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Search underway for leopard on the loose in Indian car factory

Search underway for leopard on the loose in Indian car factory

Search underway for leopard on the loose in Indian car factory

Almost 100 wildlife officials and police officers were deployed to search the building, armed with tranquilliser guns

Friday, September 22, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017

Manhunt continues for crocodile killer in Australia

Manhunt continues for crocodile killer in Australia

Manhunt continues for crocodile killer in Australia

It is feared younger crocodiles will become aggressive as they compete for the position of the dead crocodile

Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017

Former humane society director arrested on animal cruelty charges

Former humane society director arrested on animal cruelty charges

Former humane society director arrested on animal cruelty charges

Andy Sartiano has been accused of telling an employee to break a cat's neck in order to kill it

Friday, August 25, 2017

Friday, August 25, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

Scientists use rats to create miniature human hearts for drug and treatment testing

Scientists use rats to create miniature human hearts for drug and treatment testing

Scientists use rats to create miniature human hearts for drug testing

Researchers replaced rat cells in the hearts with human cells and hope to now conduct more accurate research

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Woman let 'almost 80 feral cats roam around home filled with rubbish'

Woman 'let almost 80 feral cats roam around home filled with rubbish'

Woman 'let almost 80 feral cats roam around home filled with rubbish'

A woman was banned from keeping cats, but has now been fined after breaching her anti-social behaviour order

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

Panda markings could show their food supply is not good enough

Panda markings could show their food supply is not good enough

Panda markings could show their food supply is not good enough

Panda markings are a sign that their food supply is not good, according to biologists from California writing in the journal Behavioral Ecology

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Tuesday, October 4, 2016