Photo of the Day: Taiwan president's purrfect running mate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Taiwan presidential race heats up, a massive billboard showing President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) holding one of her cats has surfaced in Taipei. On Saturday (Nov. 16)...

New Taipei man fined NT$60,000 for sticking cat in mail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An owner of a cat has been fined a total of NT$60,000 for sending it to a shelter via express mail last month, announced the New Taipei City Animal Protection and Health Inspec...

Animal of the Kingdom pet store chain closing, free pets available at 17 branches in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Animal of the Kingdom (動物王國), a well-known pet store China in Taiwan, announced its closure yesterday (Sept. 27) due to heavy losses from its investment in e-commerce and that ...

Donor helping fraudsters, offshore bettors backs Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — One customer was a debt collector that threatened to jail people if they didn't pay back loans that they never took out. Another was an offshore gambling operation that hid bets behind...

Labs still lead but French bulldogs leap in popularity in US

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans still love Labrador retrievers, but the nation's flirtation with French bulldogs has reached new heights. Labs remain the country's most popular purebred do...

Wildfire on California trailer park in 'blink of an eye'

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Nancy Cook's dogs sounded the alarm in the middle of the night and she looked out the window to see the flames about a mile away. She never thought they'd reach the Journey's...

Taiwan to include cats in its regulations on the sale of animals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An official for the Council of Agriculture revealed on Saturday the council's plans to add cats to its current Regulations for Particular Animal Industry Management, which ...

Young woman dies after reentering burning house to save cats

Taichung (Taiwan News)--A young woman died early Tuesday morning after reentering a burning house in Taichung City to rescue her cats. The Fire Bureau of Taichung City Government received a repo...

Man to be fined for abandoning pets in cat village

Taipei, July 29 (CNA) A man from New Taipei City faces a fine of NT$30,000 (US$939.57) for abandoning two pet cats outside a village in northern Taiwan known for its stray cats, an official said Fri...

U.S. representative welcomes Tsai in Miami, voices support for Taiwan

The chairwoman emeritus of the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, welcomed Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen Saturday in Miami, Florida, expressing her support for Taiwan and ...

Cancer leading cause of death of cats and dogs in Taipei

Taipei, Feb. 9 (CNA) Cancer has emerged as the No. 1 cause of death for family pet dogs and cats in Taipei as they live longer, animal protection officials said Monday. The city's Animal Protec...