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Fore! Er, Six: Dog Swallows Several Golf Balls, Survives

Dog Swallows Six Golf Balls, Undergoes Emergency Surgery

Originally posted 07/15/2015 03:30PM

Murphy had a ball ... and then another and another and another.

The 7-year-old rescue pooch swallowed six golf balls and underwent emergency surgery to have them removed.

According to The Guardian, the dog's owner, David Larson, knew something was up when Murphy seemed ill after eating a bone.

Larson took the German shepherd to Westway Veterinary Group in Newcastle, England, where X-rays revealed a big bellyache.

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Seagull Swipes Tourist's GoPro and Films Beautiful Footage of Spanish Coast (VIDEO)

Originally posted 07/15/2015 11:00AM

Seagulls are notorious degenerates. Whether they're swiping your french fries or simply squawking loudly in your general vicinity, gulls, beach-pigeons, sky-crabs – whatever you want to call them – are rarely welcome guests.

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Man Mistakes Two Bear Cubs for Puppies, Raises Them for Two Years Before Finding Out the Truth

Man Mistakes Two Bear Cubs for Puppies, Raises Them for Two Years Before Finding Out the Truth

Originally posted 07/02/2015 02:45PM

Wang Kaiyu is experiencing a bizarre case of mistaken identity.

The animal lover from China's Yunnan Province recently discovered the two large dogs he had been raising for the past two years are actually Asian black bears, reports Yahoo! U.K.

Kaiyu bought the pair of "puppies" as cubs in Vietnam from a vendor who said the animals would grow into lively, friendly dogs with big appetites. The babies certainly grew to be larger, livelier and hungrier, though they also started exhibiting considerably stranger behaviors.

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Australian Goat Is Positive He's a Kangaroo

Originally posted 06/25/2015 02:20PM

Despite his horns, size and unmistakably goat-shaped body, one Australian goat is pretty certain he's a kangaroo.

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Me-WOW: Terrified Stowaway Cat Survives Plane Ride by Clinging to Wing

Originally posted 06/22/2015 12:15PM

Hello, this is your pilot speaking. Before takeoff, please check your surroundings for any loose articles that could be disturbed during flight; this includes luggage, purses and cats.

A light-aircraft pilot was treated to a shocking surprise while gliding hundreds of feet above the ground. Shortly after starting his trip from aviation school Club ULM in Kouroi, French Guiana, the flyer realized his feline had somehow snuck aboard the plane and was clinging to the wing, reports The Independent.

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Climber Takes Cat on Hikes, Adventurous Adorableness Ensues

Climber Takes Cat on Hikes, Adventurous Adorableness Ensues

Originally posted 06/15/2015 05:40PM

Faster than a tumbleweed, more powerful than an indoor cat, able to leap boulders in a single bound. The face of feline domesticity is now the Kitty of Climbing: Millie!

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Amazon Customer Dresses Cat in Crop Top to Prove Just How Small It Is

Amazon Customer Dresses Cat in Crop Top to Prove Just How Small It Is

Originally posted 06/10/2015 03:00PM

The cat never saw it coming.

An Amazon customer dressed her feline in a revealing crop top that her daughter purchased on the website to purr-ove a point – and the wacky post has gone viral.

"My 16 y.o. daughter bought this thing. It is ridiculously small and I probably couldn't legally post a picture of what it looks like if she attempts to wear it. But, so you can see ... here is a picture of our cat wearing it. To be fair, it does cover all of the cats nipples, however, she hates the weave. In summary, do not buy this, even for your cat," reads the message posted by sbo43 from Houston, Texas.

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Miracle Kitten Accidentally Rides Through Industrial Shredder and Emerges Without a Scratch

Miracle Kitten Accidentally Rides Through Industrial Shredder and Emerges Without a Scratch

Originally posted 06/09/2015 02:15PM

Stig may have cashed out all nine lives when he took a ride through an industrial shredder at a recycling plant.

Staff at the plant in Rainham, Essex, spotted the gray kitten traveling on the conveyor belt towards the machine, but they were too late to help, reports The Mirror.

Site supervisor Daniel Coker watched in horror as the kitten started meowing as it entered the machine used for sorting recyclables. Seconds later, the little cat emerged from the other end of the shredder – totally unharmed.

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Owl Surprises Bride by Delivering Rings at Wedding Ceremony (VIDEO)

Originally posted 05/27/2015 02:50PM

Deciding hoo to trust with your rings at your wedding is a big deal.

This couple chose an owl named Bilbo.

For his wedding last year, Shaun Palmer decided to surprise his bride Adele with an owl ring bearer – one reminiscent of Hedwig from the Harry Potter films – who flew down the aisle to deliver their rings to his best man. And, yes, there's video of the sweet exchange.

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This Is How Spiders Tell Each Other They Want to, Ahem, Make Love

Now You Can Hear How Spiders Tell Each Other They Want to Go All the Way Tonight

Originally posted 05/26/2015 06:45PM

Boyz II Men's "I'll Make Love To You," Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On," the faint purr of a wolf spider – as it turns out, these are all basically the same thing.

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