A couple in Canada are fighting for the custody of their pet raccoon

This couple’s custody battle to keep their beloved raccoon might just be the most adorable thing we’ve seen all week. Jacques and Rachel Lessard, from Quebec, ... Full story

Publicity stunt cat dies after being dyed pink by obsessed owner

An author is under fire from animal rights activists for doing this to her cat. The cat was poisoned by the toxic hair dye. Lena Lenina made the ... Full story

Can you find this woman’s cat? She spent 10 mins looking for it before she realised…

Everyone knows cats are an aloof species – but this is taking it to a spectacular new level. While searching for her pet, the owner, Ms Wallace, ... Full story

Meet Maximus the massive cat who weighs a whopping 22lbs

When it comes to fat cats, this monster got all the cream. Maximus, from Petrozavodsk, north-western Russia – is just five years old but tips the ... Full story

Man finds an abandoned baby squirrel and decides to raise it himself

A year ago a man cut open a bag of ‘mulch’ to find a tiny baby squirrel curled up inside. Knowing that the little guy would never survive ... Full story

Missing parrot returns to owner 4 years later, speaking Spanish

Talk about a different kind of Spanish holiday! This one took four years and involved a parrot named Nigel, which went missing from California four years ... Full story

This dog is REALLY enjoying spa day

The look on this dog’s face is enough to make you want to track down this man for a sponge-bath of your own. Watch this pampered ... Full story

X-ray of an ailing dog shows it ate 43 ½ socks

Yeah, it sounds like an urban legend, but when you see the evidence -- a photo and series of X-rays -- you not only know ... Full story

Cats in burritos: 'Purrito' craze of kittens wrapped up like burritos goes viral

Grab the sour cream and some guaca-meowly - because these kitty burritos look cute enough to eat. The Mexican-snack themed moggies are the result of the ... Full story