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An age-old debate: Do animals have emotions?

It’s nothing new, but still a hotly debated topic. Some people are strongly against the idea of animals having emotions like humans, but what evidence is there to suggest that animals experience emotions much like we do? 1,118 more words

Animal Behaviour

Fired animal control director facing more criminal charges

Martin County (NC) - A former animal control director, Henley “Pete” Brock, is now under further investigation by the Department of Agriculture after a cat was found alive in a freezer the day following its’ scheduled euthanizing. 156 more words

Animal Rights

Lynx cats set to be let loose in the UK

By Emily Coates

THE LYNX, you’ve seen it in zoos, they live in North America but have you ever seen one in the UK?

Keep an eye out because according to the Lynx Trust UK, the majestic cat will be released into the wild in certain areas of the country for the first time in 1,300 years. 438 more words

Opinion

Good Mr. Spock dog, evil Mr. Spock dog

I just noticed this photo again, looking for something else. It made me smile again. So here it is.

Best Defense

Police Officers Pay Touching Final Tribute to Terminally Ill K-9 Officer

Police Officers Pay Touching Final Tribute to Terminally Ill K-9 Officer 

During his career in the West Deptford Police Department, K-9 officer Judge helped apprehend 152 suspects, recovered three stolen vehicles, and sniffed out $47,000 in alleged drug money. 315 more words

Animals

Increasing number of research chimps go to haven

Chimpanzee sanctuaries are becoming increasingly full as more and more research chimps have become eligible for retirement.

Sanctuaries for retired research chimpanzees are currently seeing a rise in tenants. 280 more words

Animal Rights