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This Story About Someone Flushing A Hamster Down A Toilet At Airport Security Has A Lot Going On

I interrupt our normal programming with a somewhat batshit story about an airplane, a college student from Florida, and her dwarf hamster, which was named Pebbles. Pebbles is no longer with us, because, the college student says, Pebbles was flushed down a toilet on the advice of a Spirit Airlines employee after…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Tame a Wild Horse

Ever wondered how horses go from being wild, free-spirited animals to people’s most faithful travel companion? Grab your lasso, put on your cowboy hat, and get ready to become a horse whisperer. I mean, you’ll probably never need to tame your own horse, but if you did, this is how the masters do it.Read more… […]

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The Feds Cannot Stop You From Tossing Live Turkeys Out Of An Airplane But Consider Not Doing It Anyway

The annual, reasonably disgraceful tradition of an “anonymous” pilot dropping live turkeys from hundreds of feet in the air in Yellville, Arkansas, continued this fall, with several birds dropped on Oct. 14. The FAA said then they were looking into it, but it conceded to HuffPost on Saturday that there was nothing…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Find Your Dog a New Home

No one goes into pet ownership expecting to have to give up their animal companion, but sometimes, unexpected life changes make the decision unavoidable. As someone who was forced to relinquish a dog in the past, the emotions of loss, guilt, and heartbreak are overwhelming. That, combined with the implied time…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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These Are The Animal Wranglers Behind The Internet’s Only Good Twitter Account

SAN FRANCISCO – Alabama Street runs north through the heart of the Mission, from Bernal Heights Park, past the city’s best burrito spot on 24th, all the way up to 16th Street, when its name changes, for one block, and it becomes Rescue Row. The bulk of the city’s animal outreach and rescue organizations are […]

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