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A cat was spotted trying to raid a supermarket’s shelves after sneaking into a Tesco Express.
A labrador that was saved from euthanasia now spends his days ice-skating!
A Twitteruser uploaded a video of her two dogs’ nightly routine on Twitter – and everyone’s hearts melted!
A five-week-old blue merle collie is the odd one out among his six siblings as he was born with not one but TWO noses.
A mutant turtle has defied the odds by surviving with two heads.
Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, have welcomed a new pet into their family.
A headless chicken that survived after being decapitated has been adopted by monks.
A friendship has developed between a whippet, called Boo, and a magpie, called Mike.
A video has appeared online of a raccoon falling nine storeys from a block of flats it was climbing, reported the Mirror.
A kitten called Spock decided to ‘boldy go where no cat had gone before’ – and got his head stuck in a small hole in the back of a kitchen cupboard.
A family has adopted Britain’s biggest puppy, a great Dane that is more than 6ft tall and weighs 43kg (95lb) – and still growing!
A man was found to have a live 10cm tapeworm lodged in his brain.
A vet from West Kirby, Merseyside, has been filmed for CBeebies’ ‘erne and Rory’s Vet Tales.
This year marks 75 years since the PDSA Dickin Medal was established. The award – created in 1943 by PDSA founder Maria Dickin CBE – honours animals that served in the Second World War and has been presented around 70 times to dogs, pigeons, horses and a cat.
Jessie, a macaw parrot, told the fire team that came to rescue her what she thought of them, using some choice words.
A rescue dog has been bringing some joy to hospital patients and has been captured on film for a new Channel 5 series of The Dog Rescuers.
LOCATION: a small Greek island paradise in a nature reserve on Syros, with views of the Aegean. JOB: to look after 70 cats for four hours a day.
TV viewers watching coverage of Hurricane Florence were mystified when a reporter failed to mention a parrot perched on a resident’s shoulder.
A Syrian hamster has caused thousands of pounds worth of damage to a new car by chewing its way through seat-belts, plastic and cushions.
Songwriter John McLaughlin, best known for writing hit songs for artists such as Rod Stewart and Cliff Richard, has teamed up with the Scottish SPCA to create a music album aimed at relaxing dogs.
Dramatic footage that has wowed social media users captures six brave otters which scare off a huge crocodile in a nature reserve.
RAC patrol Terry Bearman, 45, had to read the message on his van’s computer twice when he was called to rescue a cat from a car.
A stuntman’s experience came in handy when he had to rescue a parakeet that was stranded on a rooftop.
A search for Britain’s top motorcycling pet is over, with a Glasgow-based bichon-frise-cross taking the title.
A member of a naturalist society discovered a reptile with a difference.
A mysterious creature has been washed up in the Philippines.
A trio of dogs have helped each other and their owner in different ways.
A blind man from Exeter found an eight-foot python in his bathroom.
A puffin needed a hand after getting stranded at sea.
A reptile specialist had to remove an unexpected object from a car.
A cat made it into the limelight after surviving a fall.
An engineer made a surprise discovery while making a repair.
Blackpool’s famous beach donkeys will soon be enjoying a rest after a busy summer season – but all should be well as they had their annual MoT before the holidays to ensure they were fit and healthy.
The cost of keeping beautiful has proved quite costly for one dog owner in China.
An owner was shocked to discover that her pet dog was not a dog!
A dog decided to gatecrash a photoshoot – and the curious pet, called Coco, unwittingly put her owner in the running for a top photography award.
A man hopes to be reunited with an old pet.
A student had a confrontation with a mystery animal on a housing estate.
A farmer who was fed up with complaints posted a warning sign.
A woman and her dog are recovering after becoming ill within a month of each other.
An unexpected family entered a man’s living room – through the ceiling.
A swan got itself into a tangle with a baseball cap.
A guide dog keeps leading his owner into a pet store – without the owner realising.
Wild goats have been causing chaos in an Irish town.
A truck that smashed into a shop was being driven by a dog!
A swan found by a motorway needed assistance.
An RSPCA officer carried out an unusual rescue when she was called to a family’s home in Manchester.
A female goat got her head stuck between a metal fence.
A man who adopted a ‘puppy’ he found in a forest took on more than he bargained for.
A cat that went missing for two weeks has been reunited with his owner.