Visit Tom the Rabbit and his friends daily at Tomversation.com, Tom Falco's comic strip which takes place in the fictitious town of Coconut Cove....
This isn't a bad news story. That's because over the past several decades a massive global network of sea turtle scientists, advocates, conservationists, and even lawyers has evolved to work day and night to bring them back.
At a recent international meeting to protect species from international trade, Canada pressured countries to oppose a proposal supported by both the U.S. and Russia to prohibit international trade in polar bear parts and products.
Imagine how you would react to this incident: One day you walk outside to your car parked next to your house. You are shocked to discover that the front fender and bumper have been mangled and punctured during the night by... something
Theron Humphrey has done what many of us only dream of doing. He quit his lucrative day job and rescued an adorable dog. Humphrey soon resolved to hit the road with his new best friend, setting out to visit all 50 states in 365 days.
The difference between cat and dog owners is the social aspect. There's no cat park. The cat park is the Internet.
"The Curious Incidence of Dogs in Publishing" draws a series of conclusions ranging from the speculative and unsupported to the downright sexist -- although I will give credit for having found new and inventive ways of hammering the old "women with cats haz the sads!" canard.
We met at the Vidalia, a restaurant known for its onions I assumed. Mrs. Clinton was surrounded by a small group of Hillaryettes who all wore similar pants suits in a range of jewel tones.
So, my little terror turned 1 today! The irony of my little guy being born on April Fool's Day is not lost on me. From the second we got him, I knew m...
We are enough. Some days we are more than enough. I can't imagine starting the clock again. And yet, seeing a woman with a baby in a Bjorn or with a basketball belly can gut me. She's in the midst of a miracle. That will never be me again.
Meet Jazzy. She's is an adorable pug mix who always seems to be smiling. You can't help but laugh when you look at Jazzy now, and you would never guess the horrible situation she was rescued from and the pain this little girl has suffered.
Legally enforceable documents are the only way to try to ensure that your pet will be cared for according to your wishes. There are essentially three ways you can make provisions for your pet: a will, a pet trust or a pet protection agreement.
I think most people look at stray animals and see them as a nuisance. But these are actual living feeling beings that lead incredibly brutal and painful lives. And it's largely because of things that we humans have done.
Pet photo enthusiasm is epic, but not surprising. Given the incidence of human photo opps gone awry (Have you seen the Nick Nolte mug shot?), it's pretty obvious why people prefer pairing critters and cameras.
Hundreds of thousands of pigeons are tossed into the air even when storms are predicted along their flight paths and racers know full well that they are sending lots of them to their deaths.