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Ruh Roh! Dog Drives Owner's Truck into Swimming Pool

Originally posted 05/06/2015 03:25PM

That's one way to chill out.

Caroline the black Lab sent her owner's truck into a swimming pool when she got scared during a grocery store run in North Carolina.

According to FOX 11 news, Ruth and Michael Smith's pooch gets nervous in the car and always does the same thing. "When she gets scared, she'll go down on the floorboard of the truck," said Michael Smith.

This time, 90 lbs. of dog landed on Ruth's foot and the gas pedal. In an effort to avoid people or cars, Ruth steered the Dodge Ram (which was going about 55 miles per hour) across a parking lot, through a fence and into John McNamara's swimming pool.

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Cat Stuck in Tree for 5 Days Finally Gets Freedom

Originally posted 05/06/2015 02:30PM

A Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, cat has all four paws back on the ground after spending five days stuck in a tall tree.

On Friday, Joel and Lori Boutin spotted the ginger tabby sitting 40 feet up a towering pine tree in their heavily wooded backyard, reports WQOW.

The couple attempted to reach the cat with a ladder and coax it down to the ground with food, but the feline wouldn't flinch.

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Check Out this 'Concerned' Kitten's Amazing Eyebrows

PHOTO: Everything Is Troubling to This 'Concerned Kitten'

Originally posted 05/05/2015 05:25PM

A cow with two heads. Kylie Jenner's interesting Met Gala afterparty outfit.

They're matters that are curious to all of us, but none of us more than Gary the cat.

Gary, a.k.a. Concerned Kitten on Facebook, is a baby cat with purr-fectly expressive eyebrows that are gaining traction on the inter-webs, much like Sam the cat did in 2013.

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Koala Casually Enters Australian Hospital's Emergency Room

Originally posted 05/05/2015 03:30PM

A curious koala left the Australian Outback to explore the emergency room of a Hamilton hospital.

CCTV footage at Hamilton Base Hospital in western Victoria, Australia, captured the marsupial padding into the emergency department, reports AFP.

The koala spends several minutes sniffing around the waiting room before leaving through the hospital's sliding glass doors.

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Florida Farm Welcomes 2-Headed Calf

Originally posted 05/01/2015 12:30PM

The Crews family of Baker County, Florida, received a special delivery on Monday.

A cow on their farm gave birth to a two-headed calf named Annabel, reports FCN. Along with two heads, the newborn also has four eyes, two noses and two ears.

"It was just like a surprise because no one has even seen anything like this around here," said Carolyn Crews.

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This Squirrel Wants to Know: Do You Even Lift?

This Squirrel Wants to Know: Do You Even Lift?

Originally posted 05/01/2015 09:50AM

Want to lose that post-hibernation blubber? This squirrel is ready to pump you up.

Photographer Max Ellis captured a tree-dwelling rodent handling some 4.4-lb. weights in London, reports Mashable.

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Credit: Danny Lawson/AP
Tractor-Driving Dog Causes Traffic Mayhem

Tractor-Driving Dog Causes Traffic Mayhem

Originally posted 04/23/2015 02:35PM

Don the sheepdog is an expert herder, but his driving skills need some work.

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Credit: Captain Greg Kelly
Firefighters Rescue Duck Stuck in Fireplace

Firefighters Rescue Duck Stuck in Fireplace

Originally posted 04/21/2015 05:45PM

Santa isn't the only chimney intruder.

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Google Wants to Help Track Down the Loch Ness Monster

Google Wants to Help Track Down the Loch Ness Monster

Originally posted 04/21/2015 05:30PM

It was 81 years ago that one of Scotland's biggest stars broke onto the mythology scene.

On April 21, 1934, "Surgeon's Photograph," one of the most infamous shots of the Loch Ness Monster, was published, starting a worldwide fascination with the water creature that lasts to this day.

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UpdatePosted 04/09/2015 09:30AM

'Drunk Birds' Snuggle with Rescuer's Cat

Originally posted 04/08/2015 03:20PM

It's a berry interesting case of some birds gone bonkers.

Last week, Alese McDowell of Albany, Georgia, says she spotted about 50 cedar waxwing birds dead on the ground and a flock flying above them as if they were "drunk."

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