The Western Pennsylvania Humane Society, who has been taking care of a strange four-eared cat, is asking to help the animal find its permanent home.
The Howell couple will face 552 counts of animal cruelty--two for every dog that was rescued from the deplorable conditions in their home.
Just recently, 156 beagles were rescued from a testing laboratory in Bengaluru in Southern India, and are now up for adoption.
Animal shelter staff often misidentify dogs as pit bulls, solely based on appearance. As a result, they are less likely to be adopted.
Bum, a cross-eyed cat from California, was abandoned at five months old and brought to the San Diego Humane Society. With only one look at him, Courtney Morman was smitten and decided to rescue the funny-looking feline, who has proven to be nothing less than loveable and fun. Morman recently created an Instagram for her kitten in hopes of encouraging people to adopt pets from shelters, too.
Miranda Lambert and her mother founded MuttNation in 2007 to rescue and provided loving homes for animals. Since then the foundation has raised millions of dollars and recently opened a no-kill shelter in Oklahoma.
Cowbirds lay their eggs in neighboring nests and abandon the to be raised by surrogate bird parents. Researchers recently spent some attempting to figure out whether the birds know they are different from their adopted families and how they handle it in terms of feeding, mating and flocking.
Animal shelters are no-doubt good things, especially since they give stray and starving animals a temporary home. However, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, about 2.7 million animals are still euthanized at US shelters each year. Now a team of student programmers hope to change all that with a new app.