Animal shelter says "world's worst cat" is up for adoption

BAKERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The “world's worst cat” is available for adoption — just ask the Mitchell County Animal Rescue organization in North Carolina. The shelter about 55 miles (89...

Crafting for critters: Australian fires prompt global effort

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Kyla Gill had never so much as touched a sewing machine or picked up a crochet hook two weeks ago. Now, she’s hooked on crafting for critters 10,000 miles (16,000 km) away, to the...

6 more horses found shot to death in eastern Kentucky

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Six more horses have been found fatally shot near a strip mine site in eastern Kentucky, according to authorities. Animal rescue group Dumas Rescue says the...

Beijing bans medium- and large-size dogs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing is following in the footsteps of Chinese cities Wuhan and Hangzhou by banning medium- and large-dog breeds, so animal groups are pleading for volunteers to save th...

Guardsman raises money to fly cat home from Afghanistan

SEAFORD, Del. (AP) — A National Guardsman who made friends with a stray cat in Afghanistan raised enough money to bring the feline home to Delaware. The News Journal in Wilmington ...

SeaWorld releases rescued manatee back into Florida waters

OAK HILL, Fla. (AP) — A manatee named Bingley has been released back into waters off Florida after treatment of an injury. The manatee was found injured in May by the Florida Wildlif...

Dog lost since 2007 found over 1K miles away in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A toy fox terrier that disappeared from its family's south Florida home in 2007 was found this week over a thousand miles away in Pittsburgh and reunited with its owner on Friday. ...

Animal rescue operators charged after 150 dead dogs found

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A couple who operated an animal rescue face multiple charges after authorities found about 150 dead dogs on property in Missouri and Texas and rescued hundreds more animals who...

Formosan black bear cub rescued by farmer in Taitung, Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A young Formosan black bear that apparently strayed away from its mother, was rescued by a local farmer in Taitung County Saturday. Wang Wan-yu (王萬有), the farmer, said he found the ...

Cat recovering after being shot by arrow in Virginia

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — An animal rescue agency in Virginia says a cat is recovering in its care after it was shot with an arrow. News outlets report Roanoke County police received a cal...

Goose freed, got stuck in pizza driver's car grille

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Authorities say a goose that got stuck in a pizza delivery driver's car grille in Vermont is expected to make a full recovery. Driver Ryan Harrington tells WCA...

Skopje zoo's chimp returns after recovering from depression

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Koko the chimpanzee, once a star in Skopje's zoo, has returned home after spending 10 years in the Netherlands recovering from depression, the zoo says. ...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending April 28, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. ...

Tiger attacks founder of Arizona nonprofit animal rescue

VALENTINE, Ariz. (AP) — A Bengal tiger attacked a nonprofit animal rescue's founder in northwestern Arizona and will not be put down after the man said it was his fault. Keepers of t...

Minnesota woman with 64 dead cats, 43 live cats sentenced

FARMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota woman who was found to have 64 dead cats, 43 live cats, a 400-pound pig and other animals on her property has been sentenced. Twenty-five-year-ol...