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False killer whale stranded in Taiwan released after rehabilitation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Marine Animal Rescue Network (MARN) team nursed a beached false killer whale back to health and released it on Thursday morning (Nov. 25). The false killer whale was ...

Review: Sweet kid, lovable dog, uneven script in ‘Clifford’

It’s really not that complicated. Kids love dogs. Dogs love kids. Separate them at your peril. So despite obvious efforts to link the beloved and durable “Clifford” story, about a hu...

Rescued leopard cat cub nearly adopted as pet in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A person surnamed Wu (吳) in Nantou City that rescued a “kitten” from drowning found out the animal is actually a leopard cat cub just before adopting it, UDN r...

Taliban seize control of Kabul airport after US withdrawal — as it happened

Dire warnings from the UN of an approaching "humanitarian catastrophe" EU ministers back plan to help Afghanistan's neighbors deal with refugees Taliban take control of Hamid Karzai In...

Taiwan animal rights groups condemn killing of 154 cats by government agency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Quarantine officers in southern Taiwan have provoked criticism from animal rights groups after putting down 154 pet cats on Saturday (Aug. 21) that had been smuggled into ...

Taiwan culls 154 smuggled rare cats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 154 rare cats with an estimated market value of NT$10 million (US$357,000) were culled after being discovered on a smugglers’ ship, reports said Saturday ...

Runaway caiman found hiding in sewer in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A runaway spectacled caiman was found hiding beneath a manhole in a sewerage pipe in the Hsinchu County city of Zhubei late Tuesday evening (Aug. 17). The search fo...

Dilys’ Collection Partners with Dog Rescue Action International to Launch Online Charity Campaign: ‘Honour Life, Pets for Life’

Helping humans in despair, with dogs in need of care. Hong Kong’s high jewellery designer raises awareness for abandoned pups and mental health conditions stemmed from COVID-19 HONG KONG SAR - Media O...

Torrential rain threatens dog shelter in Taiwan's Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With torrential rain causing flooding in southern Taiwan, a shelter for stray dogs in Tainan has lost much of its food reserves to rising water levels, reports said Thursd...

Ranging Bull: 'Barney' eludes capture days after farm escape

MASTIC, N.Y. (AP) — An escaped bull has eluded capture for several days on Long Island despite searchers employing a helicopter and night-vision equipment along with attempts to lure the roaming anima...

Pet rescuer gets jail for starving cats in Miami apartment

MIAMI (AP) — A self-styled pet rescuer has been sentenced to 364 days in jail for animal cruelty after hoarding cats and allowing them to starve inside her apartment in South Florida. ...

Songwriter Diane Warren saves escaped cow from slaughter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Songwriter Diane Warren stepped in Thursday to save the life of cow that eluded capture for more than a day after a herd escaped from a Southern California slaughterhouse and stampe...

Deputy fatally shoots pet chimpanzee that attacked woman

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — A deputy shot and killed an adult pet chimpanzee named Buck after it attacked a woman in Eastern Oregon, sheriff's officials said. The Umatilla County Sheriff...

Minke whale is lost far from home in London's Thames River

LONDON (AP) — A young minke whale was lost far from home Monday, trapped in the Thames River upstream of London landmarks after it escaped from rescuers overnight. Maritime authorities were trying to ...

India: Thieves arrested for using monkeys in robberies

Two men have been arrested in India’s capital city of New Delhi for using monkeys to threaten and rob unsuspecting victims, police said on Saturday. Last month, a victim reached out to authorit...