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Soon There Will Be A 'Rat Cafe' Where You Can Dine Among Rodent Pals

May 21, 2017 - 10:56am
Cat cafes are all the rage these days, so it only seems logical that some other species are getting in on the action.
For two days this summer, San Fr...

Read more: Arts and Entertainment, Animals, Pets, San Francisco, Travel and Tourism, Rats, San Francisco Bay Area, Pet Rats, Weird News News

This Pet-Sitting Site Lets You Vacation Around The World For Free

May 18, 2017 - 11:05am
A free night in a château, and free puppy time? Yes please!
TrustedHousitters enables animal-loving travelers to stay for free at homes around the gl...

Read more: Dogs, Travel, Air Travel, Pets, Travel News

Matthew Bershadker: The USDA’s Senseless Obstacles To A More Humane 'Organic'

May 18, 2017 - 8:56am
Every day, millions of Americans visit their grocery stores, relying on a range of food labels – some more meaningful than others – to help them m...

Read more: Pets, Agriculture Industry, Animal Rights, Usda, Organic Food, National Organic Program, Green News

Woman Opens Mailbox, Finds Adorable But Heartbreaking Surprise

April 29, 2017 - 8:16am
A woman in rural Kansas was shocked on Wednesday to open up her mailbox and find an abandoned guinea pig inside.

The white and tan-colored female gui...

Read more: u.s. News , Pets, Animal Rights, Kansas, The Wichita Eagle, Weird News News

These Adorable Dogs Are Stepping Out To Support Science

April 22, 2017 - 6:57am
Thousands people around the world gathered on Earth Day to participate in March for Science rallies to show their support for science and fight the en...

Read more: Donald Trump, u.s. News , International News, Dogs, Animals, Pets, Pet, Earth, Earth Day, Politics News

Adorable Portraits Explore The Lives Of Big-City Shop Cats

April 21, 2017 - 2:19pm
Tamar Arslanian knows that shop cats aren’t just cute, they can play a vital role in a city like New York that can feel a bit cold and brutal at tim...

Read more: Arts and Entertainment, Animals, New York, New York City, Cats, Pets, Pet, Arts News

A Mountain Lion Broke Into A Home And Stole A Dog, Authorities Say

April 18, 2017 - 6:17am
A mountain lion may have snuck into a California home and snatched a sleeping dog from the foot of a family’s bed on Monday.
Pescadero resident Vict...

Read more: Dogs, California, Pets, Bad News, Mountain Lions, San Mateo Daily Journal, Crime News

Matthew Bershadker: New York’s Model Commitment To Homeless Animals

April 17, 2017 - 8:25am
There was a lot of excitement last week when New York became the first state to offer its residents free tuition for four-year public colleges – a m...

Read more: u.s. News , New York, Health and Medicine, Pets, Animal Rights, New York State Assembly, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, New York State Senate, Impact News

Hydraulic Press Obliterating A Furby Will Give '90s Kids Nightmares

April 14, 2017 - 11:34pm
Kids of the ‘90s look away right now, because the toy of your childhood is about to get seriously squashed.
Lauri Vuohensilta, the Finnish factory o...

Read more: Viral Video, Pets, Funny Videos, Finland, Furby, Weird News News

Big Dog Makes Most Of His Tiny Bed Because He’s A Very Good Boy

April 13, 2017 - 8:11am
Kenny, a 10-year-old golden retriever from Elkhart, Indiana, just wanted a bed of his own.
Paeton Mathes, Kenny’s 15-year-old owner, told the Huffin...

Read more: Arts and Entertainment, Dogs, Animals, Pets, Cute Animals, Pet, Elkhart, Indiana, Weird News News

Matthew Bershadker: America Has No Appetite For Animal Cruelty

April 4, 2017 - 12:02pm
The recent public outcry around the USDA‘s removal of animal welfare violation records from its website reinforces a clear truth: Americans are unit...

Read more: Donald Trump, Pets, Animal Rights, Agriculture Industry, Usda, Organic Food, Food Allergies, United States Secretary of Agriculture, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Politics News

Patrick Stewart Takes Stand Against Dog Fighting After Fostering Pit Bull

April 4, 2017 - 8:12am
Just when we thought Sir Patrick Stewart couldn’t get any more wonderful, he and his wife Sunny Ozell started fostering an adorable pit bull named G...

Read more: Arts and Entertainment, Dogs, Pets, Pit Bulls, Patrick Stewart, Entertainment News

This Baby Is A Cat Toy Now

April 4, 2017 - 7:09am
As you’re probably aware, we’re animal lovers here at HuffPost Weird News. From dogs and cats to monkeys and rebellious squirrels, we adore them a...

Read more: Arts and Entertainment, Animals, Cats, Pets, Animal Uprising, Weird News News

People Are In Love With This Video Of Cats Ringing Bells For Treats

April 1, 2017 - 1:23pm
There’s a prevalent myth that cats can’t be trained, but that’s just not true — especially when there’s a delicious reward involved.
That sa...

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This Brilliant Abstract Expressionist Is Also One You Want To Pet

March 24, 2017 - 7:29am
Just call him Jackson Paw-lock.
A 4-year-old shiba inu named Hunter from Alberta, Canada has learned the fine trick of creating art.

Hunter’s human...

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SELF: When Did I Become A Person With Allergies?!

March 22, 2017 - 12:07pm
For SELF, by Amy Marturana.

As a kid, I really resented the fact that we couldn’t get a cat or dog. Both my mom and brother were really allergic. W...

Read more: Pets, Allergies, Environmental Disorders, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Healthy Living News

Matthew Bershadker: Animal Shelter Outcomes Are Improving

March 20, 2017 - 8:11am
There are thousands of animal shelters and rescue organizations around the country dedicated to the welfare of vulnerable dogs and cats. And while eac...

Read more: u.s. News , New York City, Pets, Los Angeles, Puppies, Animal Rights, Large Animals, Animal Shelters, Dog Care, Veterinary Medicine, Cat Care, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Impact News

Stray Cat Wanders Into Nursing Home, Gets Permanent Job Offer

March 17, 2017 - 7:22am
Oreo is a little cat with an important responsibility: Looking out for the residents of a Cleveland, Ohio, nursing home.
“Oreo found us,” Dana Car...

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Galina Nemirovsky: 5 Problems Only People With Multiple Cats Will Understand

March 10, 2017 - 3:29am
You’ll never know who had diarrhea in the litter box.
You never know who shat out a red string. Or a gold thread. Or a rubber band (or two).
You don...

Read more: Cats, Pets, Cat Owners, Cat Lovers, Comedy News