World’s ‘Chonkiest’ Cat Is Looking For Someone Willing To Love Him

World’s ‘Chonkiest’ Cat Is Looking For Someone Willing To Love Him Anastasia Arellano By Anastasia Arellano Proper greatergood_ctg_belowtitle An animal shelter in Philadelphia is putting out a special appeal in order to find someone who is willing to take a very sweet kitty cat named BeeJay. But he’s not like any other cat, this little…

Speeding Tourists Are Killing Bears In Yosemite National Park

Speeding Tourists Are Killing Bears In Yosemite National Park Andrea Powell By Andrea Powell Proper greatergood_ctg_belowtitle Yosemite National Park, covering 1,169 square miles in California, is known for beautiful waterfalls, ancient giant sequoias and a vast array of wildlife. One of the most fascinating animals that call the park home is the American black bear….

Dog Joins Her Parents For First Dance At Their Wedding

For wedding guest Selena Mercedes, the fact that Seth and Nicole had invited their dog to the wedding was not a surprise at all. Everyone who was there knows she’s truly a part of their family. “They both spend so much time with Eva,” Mercedes told The Dodo. “They take her everywhere they go.” But…

Meet The Woman Who Uses Dog’s Shed Hair To Knit Sweaters, Socks, And Scarves

Ever noticed how much your dog sheds? If you collected all the dog hair from a couch alone it would probably be enough to spin into yarn and knit clothes, right? Well, that is exactly the thinking that founded the company Knit Your Dog based in Evanston, Illinois. Founder Jeannie Sanke says that her company…

Cat On Leash Gets Stuck On Bridge

“Our animal control officers (Sgt. Kent and Ofc. Sherwood) contacted the California Highway Patrol and Caltrans (they help stranded motorists on the bridge) to help them,” Deb Campbell, of SF ACC, told The Dodo. “Those agencies stopped traffic so our ACOs could work safely.”  As the officers peered down at the very stuck cat, they…

Woman Saves Shark’s Life By Sticking Her Hand In Its Mouth To Grab Rusty Hook

Woman Saves Shark’s Life By Sticking Her Hand In Its Mouth To Grab Rusty Hook Anastasia Arellano By Anastasia Arellano Proper greatergood_ctg_belowtitle Cristina Zenato has a passion for wildlife and conservation that has led her to take on a very daring job that few people would dream of doing: swimming with sharks. These sharks that…

How To Help Animals Affected By The Amazon Wildfires

Members of local communities directly affected by the fires have seen animals flee the blazes: “We saw wild pigs, tapirs, armadillos, anteaters, snakes in larger numbers than we are used to,” Adriano Karipuna, a leader in the Karipuna indigenous community, told The New York Times. “We saw the forest covered in smoke, and the sky…

Service Dog Meets Favorite Princesses At Disney World

Service Dog Meets Favorite Princesses At Disney World InspireMore By InspireMore Proper greatergood_ctg_belowtitle This story originally appeared at InspireMore. What service dogs do every day is nothing short of incredible. These smart pups work tirelessly to make life easier and more comfortable for the humans they love. Megan Leigh knows for a fact that without…

Wild Rhino Charges At Tourists Driving By

Finally, the rhino began to slow down a bit — and eventually stopped his chase, as fun as it seemed to be for him. The tourists had left his territory, and he headed back on his way.  Once everyone had calmed down, the guide told them that he’d seen the same rhino before — and…

Airlines Can No Longer Ban Service Dogs Based On Breed

Airlines Can No Longer Ban Service Dogs Based On Breed Timothy Roberts By Timothy Roberts Proper greatergood_ctg_belowtitle More and more frequently, we are seeing people with service and emotional support animals and the breeds that are being used for that purpose are becoming more diverse as well. We’ve seen more than just dogs, we’ve seen…