AFP - Getty ImagesThe Esala Perahera festival (also known as the Festival of the Tooth) is an annual Buddhist festival celebrated with elegant costumes, performers and decorated elephants in Kandy, located in central Sri Lanka.
Chester is a very grumpy looking Shiba Inu (Picture: @grumpysheeb/Jam Press)Meet Chester, your new favourite Instagram dog.(Picture: @grumpysheeb/ Jam Press)Kirby started an Instagram account for Chester after his grouchy face attracted attention on Facebook pages such as Shiba Inu Crazy People and Dogspotting.
But one hotel has stepped it up a notch – by offering guests the chance to have prosecco and puppies delivered to their door. The Kimpton Hotel Monaco, in Denver, has launched a new ‘Puppies + Prosecco Package’, where guests can book their own private puppy party while drinking bubbles.
ASHLEY the cat was a source of comfort for many bereaved visitors bidding farewell to loved ones at Worthing Crematorium in West Sussex. Ashley the cat (Image: Facebook ) cat (Image: fb)Now the much-loved feline, who wandered the grounds of the Crematorium for 16 years, had his very own kitty cremation after he passed away.
William Baldwin concealed his 16th-century book Beware the Cat because of its satirical swipes at the Catholic church. Philosophically, Baldwin was asking the kind of questions with which 20th-century philosophers have since grappled, says Bob McKay, a senior lecturer in English Literature at Sheffield whose research has focused on animals living beside humans in literature.
Joseph Inabnet had to put his beloved dog Bailey down in October last year – but he’s already bought and paid for a supply of special pet food to last her for months.
Isa Leshko said photographing elderly animals has helped her to see that "old age is a luxury, not a curse. Fine-art photographer Isa Leshko captures images of older animals to explore her own feelings about aging and mortality.
Linda believed she’d been hacked (Picture: Kennedy News)A pensioner is feeling pretty embarrassed after reporting ‘hackers’ for deleting hundreds of her Facebook posts – only to find out it was actually her dog, who had sat on her phone.
There are 14 friendly new faces in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School 's yearbook: the beloved therapy dogs who have helped students cope following last year's tragic shooting.
(Picture: Aerie Yearbook)Students in Parkland, Florida have been coping with the aftermath of an horrific mass shooting with the help of therapy dogs. (Picture: Aerie Yearbook)And aside from recognising the therapy dogs’ amazing achievements, some were also keen to hype up the pups for absolutely slaying their photo shoot.
It’s not the only item B&M is selling for your pets this summer. You can find the dog bed and other pet bits on the B&M website, available at a store near you.
Odin the K9 police dog was hit by 200 porcupine quills (Image: Coos County Sheriff's Office)Heroic Odin was on the trail of a human suspect when he came face to backside with one nature’s most dangerous creatures.
Frankie Willis was staying at the Tencreek Holiday Park in Cornwall (Picture: Facebook) Tributes have begun pouring in for the youngster (Picture: Facebook)It is thought the dog owner was staying next to them in a neighbouring caravan.
In the clip, posted to Facebook by Simon Hart, 24, the dog walker appears to clock the cat hiding behind a dark car and starts pulling his staffy away. Simon said that everyone involved in the incident is ‘fine’ and that he believes the cat lived a few doors down.
The pup was welcomed like a hero at Crufts (Picture: Gilbert’s Journey Facebook) ‘He’s always going to need the wheelchair for walking around outside, he’s never going to do that on his own but we’re confident he’ll be able to walk round the house and live a normal life within home.’ Although Gilbert enjoys whizzing around in his chair, Kevin said he loves seeing his pup’s tail wagging with pride when he walks without assistance.
Animal products may be ubiquitous, but farm animals themselves are fairly invisible, and I’m hoping people who read the book might stop to consider these animals’ lives and recognise that they’re individuals, not commodities; that they are sentient, and have unique personalities and emotions.” Pinterest Abe, a 21-year-old Alpine goat, was given to a sanctuary after his guardian entered an assisted living facility.