Cats are lucky charms!

Cats are lucky charms!

- Good luck: No one understands why, in Britain, black cats are still considered to be lucky; and if one walked in front of a bride and groom it was seen as a happy omen for the marriage.And a white cat was thought to bring good fortune and luck to their pet parents.

Bride has 'first look' photo shoot with her beloved dog

Bride has 'first look' photo shoot with her beloved dog

When newlywed Kristen Dupree imagined her dream wedding to her love of five years, Duncan Dupree, she didn't know that their dog, Zeke, would be part of their big day in such a memorable way.

54% of dog owners might end a romantic relationship if the pet doesn’t like their partner: Study

54% of dog owners might end a romantic relationship if the pet doesn’t like their partner: Study

And when you have man's best friend as your constant companion, you will completely relate to the findings of a study that states how a pet parent's love life is dictated by the likes and dislikes of his pet.

Get a second dog? Get ready for something different.

Get a second dog? Get ready for something different.

When Gearen decided to introduce a second dog into her Chicago home, she thought the new addition would offer more of the same things.Her new dog, Zack, took a lot more time, effort and expense than Roxy.

Handsfree Bungee Dog Leash

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Therapy: Therapy pooches and cats help youngsters fight stress and anxiety

Therapy: Therapy pooches and cats help youngsters fight stress and anxiety

These therapy dogs are specially trained to heal, connect and play with youngsters, and to make them feel happy and comfortable. Pune-based therapy dog owner Garvita Shah says, “It is a misconception that youngsters suffering from depression, anxiety and sadness only seek pet ‘therapy’.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas honors its therapy dogs with yearbook photos

Marjory Stoneman Douglas honors its therapy dogs with yearbook photos

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.

If you can respect my dog’s pronouns, you should be able to respect mine

If you can respect my dog’s pronouns, you should be able to respect mine

The fact I never get misgendered by people now (unless they make an actual effort to do so) shows me quite clearly that the pronouns people use has little to do with any ‘biological reality’, and more to do with people’s perception and preconceived ideas.

Cats can recognise their own names, say scientists

Cats can recognise their own names, say scientists

Dr Atsuko Saito, first author of the research from Sophia University in Japan, said: “There are so many studies about dog ability to communicate with humans.

Poachers killing 'sacred' vultures as cruel trophy hunting game sees population plummet

Poachers killing 'sacred' vultures as cruel trophy hunting game sees population plummet

Adulated Egyptian vulture now a target for trophy hunters (Image: GETTY) Despite being one of the few birds capable of using tools to survive, the Egyptian vulture has little defence against the deadly hazards faced on its annual migrations.

Is Karl Lagerfeld’s cat Choupette the most pampered animal in fashion?

Is Karl Lagerfeld’s cat Choupette the most pampered animal in fashion?

She already has a bodyguard, a personal chef and two maids, but the seven-year-old cat could soon inherit a sizeable chunk of the late designer’s £150m fortune Of all the paperwork that follows a death, few things are as distressing as the will.

My cat loves to be petted, but the comfort is mine, too | Hannah Jane Parkinson

My cat loves to be petted, but the comfort is mine, too | Hannah Jane Parkinson

Miles arrived in my flat and bolted under the desk and didn’t come out for days. He likes petting, which has no practical purpose except his own comfort and pleasure. Cats are said to gravitate towards dying patients in care homes, to comfort them in their final hours.

'World's cutest dog' Boo died of a broken heart, his owners say

'World's cutest dog' Boo died of a broken heart, his owners say

“With deepest sadness I wanted to share that Boo passed away in his sleep early this morning and has left us to join his best friend, Buddy,” a message on Boo’s Facebook account reported to its 16 million followers.

Rescue Dogs Search Washington Mudslide

Rescue Dogs Search Washington Mudslide

The selfless efforts of search dogs in Washington, and people like Paula in Indiana teach us that even in the face of tragedy there is always hope.

9 Things You Need Before Bringing Home a New Puppy

9 Things You Need Before Bringing Home a New Puppy

Choosing the right dog food shouldn’t be a decision made at the supermarket on the way home with your new puppy, Davis says.

Manatees rescued after trapped in Florida pond

Manatees rescued after trapped in Florida pond

Manatees rescued after trapped in Florida pond copied! A group effort has rescued three Florida manatees that swam from Tampa Bay into a pond during high tides caused by Hurricane Michael. The rescue operation took several hours and took a lot of strong backs lifting the animals out of the pond.

Boy has the sweetest reaction to meeting newly adopted puppy

Boy has the sweetest reaction to meeting newly adopted puppy

A little boy named Charlie was so overwhelmed that he could hardly speak when his family headed home with a puppy they just adopted in Fort Worth, Texas. TODAY’s Hoda Kotb has the Morning Boost. Read More

Hospital relaxes rules to let dying man see his dog one last time

Hospital relaxes rules to let dying man see his dog one last time

But an exception was made when Peter Robson’s family told staff at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, that the 70-year-old’s only last wish was to see his dog Shep one last time.