08:08 PM EDT 07/25/2014
Originally posted 05/23/2014 04:30PM
Purr-fect is the best way to describe Craig Armstrong's unique mountain-climbing partner.
He adopted the stunning black feline named Millie from an animal shelter in Park City, Utah, and she is all he ever wanted in a sidekick.
"I go on a lot of weekend climbing adventures. I always figured when I have a pet friend, I'll take her with me," Armstrong tells Bored Panda. "It never seemed odd to me, just seems like something I'd do with my pet, take her places."
Originally posted 05/23/2014 12:00PM
Hero Cat, meet Stoner Cat.
A New Zealand woman was shocked on Sunday when she discovered her beloved pet was celebrating 4-tabby: The cat had left her a small bag of marijuana right outside her front door.
Originally posted 05/23/2014 10:00AM
Several students will be disciplined for releasing hundreds of crickets in a western Pennsylvania high school as a senior prank.
Chartiers Valley School District tells KDKA-TV that the students involved in Thursday's prank at the high school in Bridgeville have been identified and will be disciplined. The district spokeswoman, Kara Droney, didn't say what that would entail.
School officials aren't saying how many Chartiers Valley High School seniors were involved, though the television station says it was about six.
Originally posted 05/02/2014 12:45PM
He's single – and Prince Harry was quite happy to mingle when he was in party mode in Miami on Wednesday.
But now that he's in Memphis, Tennessee, for a friend's wedding, his social life is going to the birds.
Originally posted 05/02/2014 03:35PM
A very unusual bundle of joy arrived at the Reynosa Zoo in northern Mexico this week. Meet Khumba the zonkey, an extremely rare donkey and zebra hybrid that is only the second of its kind to be born in the last two years.
Originally posted 04/25/2014 04:30PM
When Ralph Shopland and his family discovered a sickly baby pup abandoned by a lake in Yukon, Canada, they knew they had to help it. So, they scooped it up and set out to find the pooch a surrogate mother.
"I just defaulted to thinking it was a dog," Shopland told CBC News. "We needed to get it attended to because we don't have that capability. I'm not a mommy."
Originally posted 04/16/2014 12:40PM
At least one prospective juror in New Jersey could take a bite out of crime.
Cumberland County has summoned IV Griner to jury duty. The only problem is that IV is a 5-year-old German shepherd.
Owner Barrett Griner IV tells KYW-TV in Philadelphia he figured out the mistake as soon as the summons arrived at his Bridgeton, N.J., home. He uses the Roman numeral for four in his name, whereas his dog is named using the letters "I'' and "V."
Originally posted 04/10/2014 02:00PM
Have you ever called a politician a bonehead? Think the world would be a better place if pets made all major life decisions? Even the ones that have nothing to do with bacon or the mailman? You might want to consider moving to Divide, Colo.
Pa Kettle the bloodhound has been elected mayor of the small mountain town, reports the Associated Press. He beat out 10 other animals competing for the unofficial title in an online race benefiting the Teller County Regional Animal Shelter. Each vote raised $1 for the rescue, and the election also spotlighted groups such as Teller County Search and Rescue (for which Pa Kettle works as a search-and-rescue hound).
Originally posted 04/08/2014 03:30PM
Originally posted 04/04/2014 02:10PM
Ever since Ellen DeGeneres took the mother of all selfies at the Oscars last month, people everywhere have been trying to top it. Well, it appears someone finally has – a koala.
The cuddly residents of the Wild Life Sydney Zoo are the latest members of the animal kingdom to become selfie-obssessed. When a camera was set up on a moveable tripod in their enclosure a few weeks ago, Bruce, Aaron and Bill immediately started posing for snaps.
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