Cat With 26 Toes Helps Animal Rescue Center

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When Amy Rowell went to the Milwaukee Animal Control Commission to pick up one furry friend, another found her. A cat reached out his big paw and tapped her on the head — with all 26 of his toes.  The curious cat, who she later named Daniel, was supposed to be euthanized that day due to lack of space and resources at the animal control center.

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Video: Beam of Light Shines on Fallen Soldier’s Miracle Dog

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It was an overcast day in Newport, N.H., when a simple “20/20″ shoot turned into something that made me wonder about life after death.  I was filming soldier Justin Rollin’s parents Skip and Rhonda playing with their dog Hero, whose rescue from the Iraq War zone where Justin died was nothing short of a miracle.

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Video: Loyal Chinese Dog Refuses to Leave Friends Grave

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In a tear-jerking display of loyalty, this faithful Chinese dog refuses to leave his late master’s graveside even after going seven days without food.

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Video: Oskar, Blind Kitten, Plays With His First Toys

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Oskar the kitten was born without fully formed eyes, but the impairment hasn’t stopped this playful cat from going about enjoying his life.

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Myanmar’s White Elephants Hailed As Sign of Peace

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Myanmar’s government warmly welcomed two rare white elephants, traditional symbols of power and prosperity, and linked their appearances to the country’s improving foreign relations.

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Video: Labrador Puppies In Slow Motion

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Labrador puppies meet “Chariots of Fire” for an adorable and inspiring video to lift anyone’s mood.  According to YouTube uploader robistration, the puppies were filmed with a Canon HV30, and the slow motion effect was created using Adobe Pro CS3.

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Video: Shake It! How Animals Keep Dry

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They don’t have towels. So when they get wet, what do they do? They shake themselves into a frenzy and the water flies off like this:

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Puppy Mill Rescue Produces Tiny Miracle

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Last Monday, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) rescue teams assisted in an operation that rescued 175 dogs from a puppy mill in Arkansas. Most dogs were small breeds like Chihuahuas, Boston terriers, and dachshunds.

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Video: Adopted Dog Saves New Family

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Here’s a story about a dog named Hercules who saved his family the very day he became apart of it. “We had named him Hercules when we had first gotten him,” said owner Lee Littler. “The reason for that was his overall size and what he had already been through.  “Hercules was rescued from the county pound by Lee and Elizabeth Littler, dog lovers who feared he would be put down if he wasn’t adopted soon.

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First Ever Beer For Dogs

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If ever there was an achievement that deserved a toast, a beer for dogs would certainly be it.  And the makers of Bowser Beer, a brand brewed specifically for pooches, have double the cause to enjoy a little hair of the dog: Their achievement has been officially as honored as the first beer for dogs by World Records Academy, an online database of offbeat achievements.

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