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Baby Knut, March 2007

Mystery of Knut the polar bear's death solved

More than four years ago, Knut the polar bear suffered a seizure and drowned in his enclosure in Germany as horrified zoo visitors watched.

Lots of questions…

Nitama, Kishi Station's new cat stationmaster

Meet Nitama, Japan's new cat stationmaster

It's one of the most closely guarded succession plans outside of North Korea: Who will replace Tama?

Japan's cute cat stationmaster passed away earlier this…

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Local horse rescue site Mustang Alley to close

A horse rescue site that has been helping animals in our area for a decade is closing its doors. Mustang Alley provided shelter to Northeast Tennessee’s…

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Obscenity-uttering parrot detained by police

A parrot in the Indian city of Rajura has been taken from its owner after police determined it was harassing an 85-year-old woman.

Mei Xiang Panda

National Zoo panda gives birth

Giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth Saturday, the Smithsonian's National Zoo announced. It was relatively quick: About an hour after her water broke.

"Mei Xiang…

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'Klepto Kitty' rockets to Internet fame

An orange tabby cat named Snorri is rocketing to Internet fame thanks to an adorable (exasperating?) habit of stealing the shoes of neighbors.

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40 Chihuahuas headed to new homes

Forty Chihuahuas are taking the flight of their lives to potential new homes in Idaho.

Good Samaritan rescues injured puppy from side of road

A puppy is getting a chance at a full life following one family’s decision to pull over on the side of the road Sunday.

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Bear cub tries to sneak into home via cat door

It could have been much worse, Douglas Harder says.

A bear broke into his Sandpoint, Idaho, home on Wednesday while Harder was out. The bear entered through the…

Corduroy, the world's oldest cat

Corduroy, 26, named oldest living cat

Move over, Grumpy Cat. Step aside, Hello Kitty. Never mind Garfield.

Guinness World Records named Corduroy as the world's new oldest living cat on Thursday.

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