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Cat fight at the dock ends with one kitty making a splash

Felix, the office cat of London’s Royal Docks Management Authority, had a lucky escape recently when she fell into the Thames after tangling with another feline. The video shows a man named as Scott, an engineering and operations manager, rushing to the cat’s rescue.

Nation & World

Freedom for Hoover the tiger after a life spent in a circus cage

A video released by Animal Defenders International tells the remarkable story of Hoover the tiger, saved from a circus in Peru, where he was secretly filmed being trained with whips and sticks and living in a small cage. Hoover is now living in natural woodland with his own pool and next to other tigers at Big Cat Rescue in Florida.

Videos

What you need to know before adopting these small rodent pets

Guinea pigs, rats, gerbils and mice are all small rodents, but that's about all they have in common. Each of the different species that were seized from South Carolina's Roy's Aquarium thrives in a different environment and requires different things from their human owners.
Delayna Earley The Island Packet
What you need to know before adopting these small rodent pets 1:06

What you need to know before adopting these small rodent pets

Keep your dogs hydrated and cool when hiking on hot days 1:06

Keep your dogs hydrated and cool when hiking on hot days

You've heard of cockatoos but what about cocka-tools? 1:38

You've heard of cockatoos but what about cocka-tools?

As dog numbers surge downtown, Kansas City steps in it 2:41

As dog numbers surge downtown, Kansas City steps in it