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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.
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.
Dog-loving brides no longer have to leave their dog behind when heading away on their hen weekend
A fruit and veg shop owner discovered a lizard in a bunch of bananas bought from a market in Bradford, Yorkshire.
A domesticated fennec fox and a cat have formed an unlikely relationship.
A canine hero has received a gold medal for life-saving.
Charlie the cat returned home after a nine-day adventure.
Ringo Starr, the dog that is, got into a fix with some furniture.
A pet budgie has been reunited with his owner.
This year’s world cup in Russia has a new pet psychic.
A dog rescued from a puppy farm has become a ‘kitten whisperer’.
A wedding ceremony went awry when an owl took over proceedings.
A horse really did walk into a bar!
A fossil containing what could be the world’s oldest eye has been discovered.
A woman had a shock when a live fish appeared in her kitchen.
A lone dog has caught the attention of commuters at a station in India.
A TV advert for a smart speaker activated an accidental order for cat food.
It’s not everyday that RSPCA officers are called out to help a box of crickets – but that’s what happened in Bodmin, Cornwall.
A woman who visited a pet shop came back with something completely different.
Two racoon dogs have been rescued in the same village – just hours apart!
An x-ray revealed an unusual object in a cat’s stomach.
A sheep has been taking lessons on how to be a lamb.
A snail racing competition was postponed because the snails were too ‘sluggish’ to take part.
A mutant crayfish has learned to clone itself and is invading Europe and beyond.
The RSPCA was called after meows were heard coming from the flooring of a house on a building site in Corby, Northamptonshire.
An elderly woman had a problem under her wardrobe.
A dog ended up attached to a manhole cover during freezing temperatures.
An unusual surfer took to the water in California.
A zoo outside Paris had to be evacuated after monkeys escaped.
A cat that was trapped in a car engine is on the mend.
A couple with a new baby were puzzled when dummies started going missing from their home.
A terrified woman called the RSPCA after finding a two-metre-long ‘snake’ in her garden.
Police were called out by a farmer reporting a tiger on the loose.
A family was shocked to find a stray cat stuck inside their sofa.
A dog accidentally set fire to his owners’ house.
RSPCA inspector Rachel Smith arrived to free a trapped sheep in Hertfordshire…but couldn’t help having a little chuckle when she arrived.
A blind man with a phobia of dogs has found an unusual solution.
Vets had to assist a dog that bit off more than he could chew.
Australia’s oldest wombat celebrated her birthday with some veggie cake.
Twelve camels have been disqualified from a beauty contest.
A vacancy at a vets has generated international interest.