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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.
A dalmatian was left feeling under par after he swallowed a golf ball.
A depressed dog suffering with stiff joints and back pain has benefited from alternative treatment.
A pigeon refused to co-operate during a race for the Queen.
A farmer has come up with an unusual solution to a problem with one of his cows.
A dog had a lucky escape after swallowing a needle and thread.
Duke the collie had his first bath after RSPCA staff helped him conquer a fear of water.
A man tried to order a take-away at a drive-thru – on horseback.
Part of a castle was temporarily shut after a critter caused havoc.
A calf found itself stuck while feeding.
Two poodles have become stars of the small screen after appearing in a TV campaign.
A chicken has taken on the habits of a cat after an accident.
A fisherman had to perform surgery – on a dead shark.
A cat wandered back home days after his family held a funeral for him.
Royal Mail has apologised after a dog ate a special delivery – twice.