UK Animals

Chowder The Rescue Pig Just Loves To Chill With His Canine Crew

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A rescue pig has found an unlikely family among five dogs. The motley crew belong to Shelby, a self-confessed vegan and animal lover, who regularly s...

Rhea Is A Bald Lovebird And Strangers Knit Clothes For Her

The Huffington Post | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.10.2016 | UK Comedy

Rhea’s unusual appearance didn’t stop 23-year-old Isabella Eisenmann from Boston jumping at the chance to adopt her. A local vet posted a picture ...

This Woman And Her 12 Feline Friends Give Us Life

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman cat mom known only as ‘12catslady’ is giving us all the feels by posting adorable snaps of her gang of Chinchilla Persian kitties. Photos...

This Photo Series Of Matching Animals Is The Cutest Thing You'll See Today

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Stop what you’re doing and look at these adorable animals with matching fur. The photographs, provided by Mark Taylor at Warren Photographic, show k...

The State Of Nature Is A Wake-Up Call For Us All

Glyn Davies | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK
Glyn Davies

I have spent a lifetime working in environment and development, forest and wildlife conservation, and developing biodiversity policy. I do it because of my love for nature, and I want to do everything I can to protect the earth and all that is on it for future generations.

This Brit Has Won A Prize For Living As A Goat For Three Days

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK

A British man who lived as a goat for three days is among the winners of this year’s Ig Nobel prizes for scientific research. Thomas Thwaites desi...

'World's Loneliest Dog' Finds Forever Home At Last Thanks To 'Transformers' Director

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A dog who spent six years in an animal shelter has finally found a loving home after ‘Transformers’ director Michael Bay heard of her plight and c...

This Indestructible Critter Can Survive Being Frozen For 30 Years, And Now We Know Why

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 24.09.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists have discovered how a tiny aquatic creature survives freezing, boiling and radiation. New research shows that tardigrades’ reputation for...

Animal Sacrifice: Celebrating Mercy With An Act Of Violence

Teuta Turani | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK
Teuta Turani

Only when we understand the mere symbolic function that ritual sacrifice has nowadays, will we be able to eradicate the need for it and perhaps further succeed in the attempts of a universal understanding and denouncement of animal cruelty that is not necessarily culturally relative.

Bindi Irwin Accused Of Animal Cruelty After Wrestling Massive Crocodile

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK

Bindi Irwin has been accused of animal cruelty after posting a video showing herself and a team of conservationists capturing a crocodile. The daughte...

Welfare Laws Do Not Protect Farmed Animals From Cruelty

Elena Orde | Posted 02.09.2016 | UK
Elena Orde

It's interesting (and horrifying) to examine how UK animal welfare laws change when applied to different species. It's rightly illegal to slit a dog's throat, or hang a cat upside down and run it through a pool of electrified water. It's horrible to even consider. But when it comes to pigs, cows, chickens and other farmed animals, those actions are routine.

Lost Dog Swims Six Miles And Walks 12 Before Reuniting With Family

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 31.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A dog has been reunited with her family after falling off a boat and swimming to shore. Rylee the Belgian Malinois was on the boat on Lake Michigan, I...

This Embarrassed Walrus Is All Of Us On Our Birthday

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Picture this: it’s your birthday and you’re trying to keep things on the down-low. You get to 4pm and you think that maybe, just maybe, your colle...

The Grandview Aquarium: One of Many Ocean Parks in China

Dave Neale | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK
Dave Neale

The Grandview Aquarium inside a shopping mall in Guangzhou is housing animals in poor living conditions leading to many experiencing poor welfare. But the situation for these animals is not new in China, it does in fact reflect the general situation for many thousands of animals languishing within poorly run, inadequate ocean parks across the country.

Going on Holiday? How to Make Sure Your Cat Is Properly Cared For

Andrew Bucher | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Bucher

No one likes leaving their pet, but if you can answer and resolve all of these questions, you should be able to have a restful holiday, safe in the knowledge that your pet is being looked after too.

The Magical Combination of Coaching and Horses

Jessica McGregor Johnson | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jessica McGregor Johnson

For anyone who has spent time with horses they will know just how wise and loving these gentle giants are. My first encounter was at the age of three when my new best friend, who had a pony, shut me in the stable with it.

Jill Robinson: Creating Change From the Inside

Andrew Telling | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Entertainment
Andrew Telling

In just a few months, Orange Planet Pictures will release a film to reveal the life of a person we believe to be of great significance in 21st Century animal welfare. 'To The Moon and Back' summates the life of Jill Robinson who has worked within China and Vietnam to bring an end to the unimaginable horrors of bear bile farming...

Pokemon Go Players Are Convinced Their Pets Can See Pokemon In Real Life

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Comedy

The Pokemon game that took Britain by storm has been released in its home nation of Japan, and it didn’t take long before eagle-eyed players there n...

Prince George Birthday Photos Prompt Warning About Feeding Dogs Ice Cream

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

One of the photos the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge released to mark Prince George’s third birthday has sparked concern as it shows their son offeri...

Terrifying Moment Polar Bear Tries To Bite Baby

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 22.07.2016 | UK Parents

When a baby came face-to-face with a polar bear in a zoo, the bear gave the child’s family a rather scary reminder that they were looking at a wild ...

Manchester Is About To Get Its Very Own Cat Café

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Attention people of Manchester! If you’ve looked at Bristol’s cat pub or London’s “cat emporium” with envious eyes, we have some brilliant n...

Graphic: Abandoned Dog Looked Like She Was Turning To Stone Until Kind Strangers Saved Her

Caters | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Warning: This article contains images of a neglected animal that some people may find upsetting. An abandoned pooch, who was so neglected that she l...

Tiny Cat Comforts His Dog BFF After A Trip To The Vets

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A picture of a cat comforting his canine friend after a trip to the vets is melting hearts everywhere. The touching photo was shared on Reddit with th...

Critically Endangered: New Classification of the Borneo Orangutan

Frontier | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK

Yet another one of the world's most incredible species is now critically endangered according to the International Union for Nature Conservation's (IUCN) latest assessment. Having now joined their Sumatran cousins on the list, the issues causing their degradation have been brought into the spotlight once more.

Dog's Quirky Adoption Photos Prove You Should Always Be Yourself

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to striking a pose, four-month-old Carpe Diem has got it sussed. The energetic pooch took the internet by storm after the rescue shelte...