Defenceless puppy dies after being ‘repeatedly kicked in the head’ by thugs

Defenceless puppy dies after being ‘repeatedly kicked in the head’ by thugs

The dog appeared to be recovering over the weekend but took a turn for the worse on Monday (Picture: Triangle News)Joanna, who has worked in America rescuing and rehabilitating dogs, said the injuries were consistent with an attack.

Bird or bunny? The latest optical illusion is freaking people out

Bird or bunny? The latest optical illusion is freaking people out

"As you can see the translucent nictitating membrane sweep across the eye horizontally (rabbits don't have membranes like this) and the positioning of the 'ears' are a little strange.".The odd position of the bunny "ears" — actually the bird's beak — appeared to be the real giveaway.

Leg found in search for Chihuahua snatched from garden by seagull

Leg found in search for Chihuahua snatched from garden by seagull

Gizmo vanished after being scooped up by a seagull that flew off with him (Picture: )A leg bone has been found in the desperate search for a miniature Chihuahua that was snatched by a seagull. Becca Hill hopes Gizmo will be found alive (Picture: )Gizmo was taken six miles away at Becca’s home in Paignton.

This celebrity dog has over a million followers! Here’s her heart touching story

This celebrity dog has over a million followers! Here’s her heart touching story

Not to miss, she has a special book titled ‘Marnie the Dog: I’m a Book’ dedicated to her that has a special collection of her photos along with some hilarious captions.

How to safely approach a dog you don’t know

How to safely approach a dog you don’t know

Tracy Genever, Head of Education at Blue Cross pet charity, told although it’s difficult to ascertain why hospital admissions have increased, she echoed it is important to notice the warning signs. Experts add it’s important children know how to safely behave around dogs (Picture: Getty).

Clumsy dog rescued by firefighters after getting his head stuck in a cat flap

Clumsy dog rescued by firefighters after getting his head stuck in a cat flap

Poor Luis got his head stuck (Picture: Phil Michell / SWNS)A dog has been rescued by firefighters after he got his head stuck in a cat flap. (Picture: Phil Michell / SWNS)‘Next thing we knew, we looked down and saw Luis poking his head through the flap.

Labrador who took in nine orphaned ducklings adopts six more

Labrador who took in nine orphaned ducklings adopts six more

Fred’s a new dad, again (Picture: Mountfitchet Castle/SWNS)Fred is a very good boy. Soon enough, the ducklings started to climb on top of his back and one brave bird even took a seat on Fred’s head.

Cats' ears cut off as others killed and swung around by their tails in string of 'horrific' attacks across Norwich

Cats' ears cut off as others killed and swung around by their tails in string of 'horrific' attacks across Norwich

The next day a woman called police to report seeing a man swinging a cat by its tail against a garage in the Philadelphia Lane area, before running off with the animal towards Pengrove Road. Lottie Sparkes, head nurse at Taverham Vets which treated two of the cats mutilated in the attacks, described their injuries as "horrific".

You can now get Game of Thrones inspired cloaks for your pets

You can now get Game of Thrones inspired cloaks for your pets

(Picture: Facebook/Le Magical Menagerie)If your pet isn’t joining you to watch Game of Thrones, what are you playing at? (Picture: Facebook/Le Magical Menagerie)LeMagicalMenagerie is selling cloaks in Night’s Watch black, grey, and even a Daenerys inspired white.

Beards can be dirtier than dog fur – here’s how to keep yours clean

Beards can be dirtier than dog fur – here’s how to keep yours clean

A survey claims bearded men carry more germs in their facial hair than dogs carry in their fur. Now, a report says men with beards carry more germs in their facial hair than dogs carry in their fur.

Fire brigade urges public to use common sense after hundreds of calls from people locked in toilets

Fire brigade urges public to use common sense after hundreds of calls from people locked in toilets

“With the help of our control officers challenging calls, we have been able to reduce the number of hoax calls we receive and this enables us to be available for when there is a genuine emergency,” said Mr George.

What a pickle! Terrified cat finally FREED after getting head trapped in glass jar

What a pickle! Terrified cat finally FREED after getting head trapped in glass jar

Even when she had finally managed to capture the dehydrated animal, its head was so firmly jammed in the jar that it took veterinary help and a mighty struggle to get the pet out of a pickle.

Unlucky dog freed by firefighters after getting head stuck in tyre

Unlucky dog freed by firefighters after getting head stuck in tyre

The team said they were rewarded with ‘doggy kisses’ (Picture: MEGA) ‘The rim had to be cut apart using a small saw to make room for the dog’s head to pull out.

Japanese company makes masks of your pet’s face and the results are unsettling

Japanese company makes masks of your pet’s face and the results are unsettling

But the folks at the brand are super proud of their work (and they should be, it’s excellent work) and even revealed a behind the scenes image of a Bengal cat who lives in Kyoto by the name of Rui. While we think Rui is indeed cute, we don’t really want to be wearing a mask that looks like a much bigger version of her head.

How to keep your dog safe in the snow

How to keep your dog safe in the snow

(Picture: Getty) Make sure they have a warm and cosy bed Give your dog their own spot to run to when they come in from the cold – think a cosy bed with their very own pillow and blanket, away from any draughts.

How did he get there? Curious cat snared like rat in a trap – 'Lucky someone found him'

How did he get there? Curious cat snared like rat in a trap – 'Lucky someone found him'

Rat trap cat sprung free by vets (Image: RSPCA) Cat was left dehydrated after trap ordeal (Image: RSPCA) Inspector Daniels added: “The RSPCA works 24/7 for animals in need and I was pleased to be able to rush to the scene in Langstone in the early hours of the morning, and ensure this cat was safely and securely freed from this device.” Apart from being shaken and dehydrated by the experience, the black, male neutered cat was uninjured.

Callous and cruel! Miracle cat survives being SHOT with sling shot from point blank range

Callous and cruel! Miracle cat survives being SHOT with sling shot from point blank range

The cat’s survival is so miraculous that she has been nicknamed Angel.Animal cruelty investigators today appealed for witnesses who may have seen the cat being shot and are also trying to trace Angel’s owners.Angel was found with the bearing still embedded in her head by a member of the public in Church Road, Throwley, near Faversham, Kent, at 8.30am last Thursday.RSPCA inspector Grace Harris-Bridge said: “This poor cat has been targeted with what looks like a ball bearing in a callous and cruel attack.

This dog is our favourite breeds all rolled into one very good boy

This dog is our favourite breeds all rolled into one very good boy

Just look at the ears on this Cocker (Picture: Getty)The research also found that half of Brits have a favourite breed but only a third of people own their preferred dog.

Mum broke her neck tripping over her dog and falling down the stairs

Mum broke her neck tripping over her dog and falling down the stairs

Bexx Hunt tripped over her dog and fell down the stairs in a freak accident (Picture: James Linsell-Clark/ SWNS.com)‘It was just something you would never expect.

Thug who threw friend’s dog against wall when he tripped over it jailed

Thug who threw friend’s dog against wall when he tripped over it jailed

Robert Fitzgerald, 38, killed the tiny Yorkshire terrier called Titch after he flew into a rage when he tripped over it (Picture: SWNS.com)A neighbour, Jade Leech, who had been asked to keep an eye on the dog by its owners, found the dead pet wrapped in bedding the day after the attack.