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.
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.
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.
Vincent the cat was brought into the Story County Animal Shelter with injured hind legs. He later ended up at Iowa State veterinary hospital, where Dr. Mary Sarah Bergh and veterinary orthopedics company BioMedtrix, decided to design implants that could be inserted into the femur bones of Vincent's legs and come out through the skin. Dr. Bergh estimates fewer than 25 animals in the world have ever had a similar surgery. Vincent walks around well now and his back legs will continue to be lengthened until they are as long as his front legs.
Jason Hurst, of Kansas City, made a mailbox shaped like an AT-AT Imperial walker from the “Star Wars” movies. He said he built the metal mailbox several years ago after a drunk driver damaged his previous traditional mailbox. He plans to see the new movie, “The Last Jedi,” which opens in theaters this week.
One person died in an apartment building fire in Overland Park Monday afternoon. Fire crews rushed to the Overland Towers apartments about 2:30 p.m. at 8599 Farley Street where a unit on the second floor of the high-rise building was burning, Overland Park Fire Department spokesman Jason Rhodes said.
Adam Flowers, 9, received a brand new pair of Nike Air Jordan shoes from Bibb County deputies after he was bullied by a teenage girl in his neighborhood. His grandmother, Carolyn Taylor tells his story.
The Mesa Police Department released body cam footage of former Mesa police officer Philip Brailsford shooting Daniel Shaver, who was unarmed, at a La Quinta Inns & Suites in Mesa, Arizona in 2016. Officers responded to reports of a man pointing a firearm out a window.