Animals

Live pets delivered in ‘blind boxes’ emerge again in East China; animals in boxes found dead

Over 100 animals received care at an animal helping center in Chengdu, Southwest China’s Sichuan Province on May 7 after they were sold via “blind boxes.” Photo: VCG

An incident involving live pets that were delivered in “blind boxes” was reported on Wednesday in East China again, only a few days after two express companies in Chengdu, Southwest China’s Sichuan Province were suspended and fined for delivering blind boxes containing live animals, sparking outrage across China.

The enforcement officers from Suzhou Post in East China’s Jiangsu Province were tipped on Tuesday that “blind boxes” containing live animals were found in

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Two Dogs Blamed For Deaths Of Dozens Of Animals In Hyrum

HYRUM, Utah – Officials have fined the owners of two dogs they said have attacked and killed about 30 family pets. Many animal owners in the Cache County neighborhood said that’s not enough.

Not only did they lose thousands of dollars’ worth of animals, in some cases those were pets, and all meant something to someone.

They’re concerned the owners of those two dogs may not be held accountable.

Kaitlyn Isaac said her two alpacas – Dolly and Flossie – were part of the family.

“My great-grandmother’s name – her nickname was Flossie, so my alpaca was named after my

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11 Actors Who Adopted Their Animal Co-Stars

Some actors walk away from a recently wrapped film with a new hairdo or a stolen prop. Viggo Mortensen occasionally leaves with a horse—and he’s definitely not the only one. From Sophie Turner’s direwolf to Audrey Hepburn’s deer, here are 11 actors and the lucky animal co-stars who got to go home with them.

1. Sophie Turner

In Game of Thrones, Sophie Turner’s onscreen affection for Sansa Stark’s pet direwolf wasn’t all acting. “Growing up I always wanted a dog, but my parents never wanted one,” she told CoventryLive in 2013. “We kind of fell in love with

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Australian mouse plague: ‘napalming’ rodents could kill native and domestic animals too | Environment

Leading rodent experts say they “aren’t convinced” a new poison spruiked by the New South Wales government as “napalm” for mice will significantly impact the state’s plague, and warn it comes at a vastly higher risk of killing native and domestic animals.

Rodents are still running rampant across large tracts of inland NSW and southern Queensland, costing some farmers more than $100,000 in destroyed crops and damage to stored hay and grain. Cases of leptospirosis – a potentially deadly disease that can transfer from mice to humans – have almost doubled in Queensland this year, with health authorities citing

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Are tigers allowed in Houston? What you need to know about owning dangerous wild animals.

An off-duty Waller County sheriff’s deputy who happened to be nearby came face-to-face with the predator when it paced toward him crossing the street near the home in the Energy Corridor area. No one was harmed, but the caretaker rushed the animal away in a car as police arrived.

The owner’s home is in city limits, where wild animal ownership is mostly prohibited, according to city code. Some exceptions include animal hospitals, public zoos, or shelters where the animal is being kept for the purpose of being transferred to a refuge or sanctuary.

BARC animal control officers are assisting

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Reasons to Smile: Animal rescuer in Carbon County credits shelter dogs for helping him beat cancer

For a county-run shelter in Nesquehoning, not even a cancer diagnosis stopped one man and animal lover from being there for dozens of dogs day in and day out.

CARBON COUNTY, Pa. — Warmer weather isn’t just giving us humans new motivation to get outside and get active. It’s also motivating our pets.

Thousands of four-legged friends in shelters and rescues all over our area have to rely on some special people every day just to get by.

And those people are the focus of this Reasons to Smile segment with Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey.

All over northeastern and central

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