Ben-Fur: Romans brought rabbits to Britain, experts discover

Ben-Fur: Romans brought rabbits to Britain, experts discover

The 4cm fragment of tibia bone was unearthed at Fishbourne Roman palace in Chichester, West Sussex in 1964 but was stored in a box at the site until 2017, when Dr Fay Worley, a zooarchaeologist with Historic England, recognised it as belonging to a rabbit.

Assange has been collared. His cat knows the feeling

Assange has been collared. His cat knows the feeling

• It is not easy to feel sympathy for a man who dresses his cat in a collar and tie (Assange faces five years in US jail as standoff ends , 12 April). Let’s have at least one happy, uplifting story on the front page every day. • Join the debate – email guardian.letters@.

​​4 rules of pack structure

​​4 rules of pack structure

The best way to teach this to your pets is to follow the method wolves use to maintain their hierarchies. Feeding : In a pack, it is the right of the dominant animals to eat first.

Cabinet cats are the purrfect distraction

Cabinet cats are the purrfect distraction

• Aditya Chakrabortty (11 April) quotes the health secretary, Matt Hancock, as saying voting Tory is now “something people start to do when they get their winter fuel allowance”. • Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit

This Puppy Was Hit By A Train Lost An Eye And Two Legs Before Finding New Loving Family

This Puppy Was Hit By A Train Lost An Eye And Two Legs Before Finding New Loving Family

Thanks to his winning attitude, Trooper was able to test his wheelchair only a month after his accident: Still, a little practice and the doggie can live his life thoroughly with his new family.

Sneaky pug locks owner out of her car

Sneaky pug locks owner out of her car

Pete the pug is one of the more mischievous of the species, which was particularly notable when he locked his owner out of her car. One’s thing for sure: Maria will not be leaving Pete unattended again any time soon.

Hank the dog saves his family from a massive fire in their garden

Hank the dog saves his family from a massive fire in their garden

One family couldn’t figure out why their dog Hank kept barking up a storm one night when they went to bed. ‘At midnight last night, Hank started barking from the living room,’ wrote the dad.

Cats like music just tailored to them...

Cats like music just tailored to them...

Bibliophiles may be acquainted with Roald Dahl’s short story Edward the Conqueror, in which a pet cat with a silver coat, listens to Hungarian composer Franz Liszt’s Petrarch Sonnets with rapt attention. This is because every dog breed likes a different kind of music.

Look Inside the New AKC Museum of the Dog in NYC

Look Inside the New AKC Museum of the Dog in NYC

Take a Tour of the AKC Museum of the Dog in New York People have been in love with man’s best friend for centuries. The rich history of these beloved creatures is now on display in New York City at the American Kennel Club (AKC) Museum of the Dog , which opened February 8.

Fluffy the cat survives after she was 'essentially frozen' in snow

Fluffy the cat survives after she was 'essentially frozen' in snow

On Tuesday, the Animal Clinic of Kalispell in Kalispell, Montana, introduced the world to Fluffy, a longhaired domestic cat, and shared her miraculous story on Facebook. Animal Clinic of Kalispell/Facebook When staff started treatment, Fluffy's body temperature was under 90 degrees.

Stray Dogs Attend Funeral, Mourners Find New Hope

Stray Dogs Attend Funeral, Mourners Find New Hope

Suárez lived 830 miles away from the funeral home, making the visit from the pack of stray dogs a shock and delight for Suárez’s daughter, Patricia Urrutia. The pack of stray dogs came inside the funeral home and stood guard at the coffin, reported Meghan Keneally of ABC News .

Chewy Customers Plan to Travel in 2019, Prefer Food-Related Pet Nickna

Chewy Customers Plan to Travel in 2019, Prefer Food-Related Pet Nickna

Pets teach us a lot—like how to live in the moment—but the most popular response from pet parents polled was patience. Most pet parents polled said their pet’s bedtime ritual consists of sweet snuggles and spooning, whether with their humans or their toys.

Boy with Rare Muscle Condition Finds New Strength from Three-Legged Dog

Boy with Rare Muscle Condition Finds New Strength from Three-Legged Dog

Despite all of this, when Owen speaks about his best friend Haatchi, a rescued Anatolian Shepherd, he does so with a smile on his face and overwhelming love for the dog that made him, “confident.” Owen’s inspirational story was first told in 2013.

These dogs look like real-life mops

These dogs look like real-life mops

(Picture: Igor Perfilyev/Caters News) A photographer has captured a pair of dogs with fur that resembled real-life mops. ‘It’s funny to see the reaction of the people who see these dogs for the first time, some ask why they look like mops.’

Pepper: Before YouTube, the Most Famous Movie Cat

Pepper: Before YouTube, the Most Famous Movie Cat

Dr. Ernie Ward tells the amazing story of Pepper the cat, the first feline movie star.

Wall-E the dog is returned to the shelter with all his toys and bed

Wall-E the dog is returned to the shelter with all his toys and bed

To make matters final, they returned all his toys and even his bed to the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control (MCAAC) in Arizona, U.S. The folks at MCAAC defended Wall-E’s former owners though, saying in a Facebook post: ‘This guy deserves a forever family who won’t give up on him.

Dogstars … is it time canine actors had their own Academy Award?

Dogstars … is it time canine actors had their own Academy Award?

From Dogs – a new Netflix series about our relationships with canines – to Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs via Italy’s Oscar-nominated drama Dogman, shaggy-dog stories have been inescapable on-screen in 2018.

Spice the Miracle Kitten will be Home for the Holidays

Spice the Miracle Kitten will be Home for the Holidays

With no sightings of tags or a collar, Watterson took the cat home and eventually brought her to the Greater Portland Animal Refuge League in Westbrook after she exhibited signs of stress.

Everybody should have a dog – they remind us we are lucky to be alive | Arwa Mahdawi

Everybody should have a dog – they remind us we are lucky to be alive | Arwa Mahdawi

A pungent rubbish bin!) is a constant reminder that the world is full of wonders, and we are lucky to be alive. It is a constant reminder to slow down, smell the roses and find joy in small things.

Courageous Puppy Jumps from Moving Truck; Escapes Kidnappers

Courageous Puppy Jumps from Moving Truck; Escapes Kidnappers

Little did Jordan know that Jax was doing his part to get home as well -- the courageous canine jumped out of the back of the thieves’ white Ford F-150 pickup truck on the highway.

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