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    SPCA of Wake County seeks special family to love on dog dying of cancer :: WRAL.com

    By Heather Leah, WRAL multiplatform producer Raleigh, N.C. — Just in time for the New Year, and within only a few days of Christmas, The SPCA of Wake County granted the final wish of a 10-year-old rescue dog with cancer. Earlier in the week, they had posted a plea on Facebook, seeking a loving family to ease the final days of Joyanna, who had been surrendered to the shelter because of a volleyball-sized mammary tumor, which has metastasized to her lungs. “Joyanna has spent her whole life outside and wasn’t given much attention,” wrote the SPCA of Wake County in a post. “We don’t know exactly how long she has,…

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    Maine cat missing for 2 months spotted on trail cam with a fox before being reunited with its family

    In Maine, it is inevitable that wild animals and household pets occasionally cross paths. Often it occurs under the cover of darkness, or far enough into the woods that we don’t see those interactions. That’s why Carolyn Meadow of Saco enjoys seeing the photos of all the creatures that walk past the game camera in her backyard. On Nov. 24, she discovered a photo that showed a cat and a red fox, face to face. The cat showed up numerous times beginning in October. “At first we assumed that that cat must belong to a neighbor, but it was strange that we only saw him at night; never any sign of…

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    Cat’s Hilarious Reaction to Being Sat on by Family Dog Goes Viral

    A Great Pyrenees‘ clumsy attempt at cuddling up to her owner’s cat has proven a hit online thanks to the feline’s brilliant reaction. The dog’s adorably awkward efforts were captured in a video posted to TikTok by Lindsay Curtis, alongside the caption: “I know my dog did not just sit on the cat.” In the clip, the dog, who is called Luna, can be seen cautiously approaching a circular cushion, with a white and grey cat sitting relaxing at its center. The feline’s peaceful doze is soon disrupted though, as Luna proceeds to trample across the cushion before parking her posterior on top of the increasingly startled cat. First uploaded…

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    Surviving members of family caught in Surfside condo collapse reunite with pet cat, Binx

    The Gonzalez family and several of their pets were in their ninth floor apartment in Champlain Towers South the night of June 24 when the building suddenly collapsed in the middle of the night. At least two members of the family were seriously injured in the collapse one is still missing.  Several of their pets also went missing. But on Thursday, exactly two weeks after the 12-story building fell, they were reunited with one of their pets, a small black cat named Binx.  “I’m glad that this small miracle could bring some light into the lives of a grieving family today and could provide a bright spot for our whole…

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    Dog Tracks Down Missing Teen, Reunites Him with Family

    A search and rescue team dog managed to lead police to a missing South Dakota teenager and reunite him with his family. Search dog Tango proved to be the hero of the day for a South Dakota family after he managed to track down a missing boy on Saturday. The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post on Sunday: “Around 6:00 p.m. Saturday evening, a 17-year-old was reported missing from an area south of Pactola Reservoir along Highway 385. “Pennington County Search and Rescue K-9 Team was later called on to assist law enforcement officers from Pennington County Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Forest Service and South Dakota Game, Fish…

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    ‘Duck Dynasty’ matriarch Kay Robertson hospitalized after family dog bit her in the face

    Kay Robertson, the matriarch of the Duck Dynasty crew, is recovering after being bit in the face by her dog. Her husband, Phil Robertson, detailed the incident on his Unashamed podcast — from being woken in the middle of the night to driving her to the hospital to repair her lip, which was split in two. She’s home now and doing OK. “I’m sound asleep,” Phil said of finding out what happened. “She’s a night person… I feel this shaking. I look up. She’s standing there beside the bed and in her left hand there’s a cloth on her mouth. She said, ‘I think you might have to take me to…

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    Family cat killed by stray bullet through window in Norwalk

    NORWALK, Connecticut (WABC) — A family cat was shot and killed when bullets ripped through a home in Connecticut over the weekend. The gunshots rang out in the area of a residential building on West Main Street in Norwalk around 11:15 p.m. Sunday. One of the shots went through a window into a residence and struck 15-year-old Cali, who was sleeping on a chair at the time. ALSO READ | How 18-year-old flipped script on dad who dumped 80,000 pennies as ‘last child support payment’ The owner was home with her boyfriend and 13-year old son at the time. “I thought it was fireworks or firecrackers too close to the…