• Cat

    Cats’ weekslong Vitamix standoff is entertaining thousands of people on Facebook : NPR

    Jessica Gerson-Neeves and her wife have been mired in a standoff for weeks with their three cats over a Vitamix blender. Jessica Gerson-Neeves hide caption toggle caption Jessica Gerson-Neeves Jessica Gerson-Neeves and her wife have been mired in a standoff for weeks with their three cats over a Vitamix blender. Jessica Gerson-Neeves Jessica Gerson-Neeves and her wife, Nikii, are really looking forward to using their new Vitamix blender to whip up smoothies and soups. In fact, the highly anticipated Black Friday purchase has recently become the focal point of their kitchen at home in British Columbia, Canada. There’s just one problem: They can’t actually unpack it. “It arrived in the…

  • Dog

    A dog rescued from a ledge 50 feet above a Colorado creek had been missing for weeks : NPR

    Rescued dog Jessie Lee was plucked from a ledge about 50 yards above a creek and is now back home. The dog was missing for two weeks. Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region via AP hide caption toggle caption Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region via AP Rescued dog Jessie Lee was plucked from a ledge about 50 yards above a creek and is now back home. The dog was missing for two weeks. Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region via AP COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A dog missing for two weeks in Colorado was rescued from a ledge about 50 yards above a creek and is…

  • Pets News

    Health workers in China are killing pets while their owners are in quarantine : NPR

    A resident walks her dogs in Beijing. Municipal authorities in the city of Shangrao apologized and posted a statement online saying that workers who killed a dog while its owner was away in quarantine had been fired. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption toggle caption Ng Han Guan/AP A resident walks her dogs in Beijing. Municipal authorities in the city of Shangrao apologized and posted a statement online saying that workers who killed a dog while its owner was away in quarantine had been fired. Ng Han Guan/AP BEIJING — Local health workers in some Chinese cities are breaking into people’s homes and killing their pets while the owners are in…