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Friday Catblogging: Injury to a Lion

A lion recently lost the tip of his tail in an accident at the Oregon Zoo: On Monday, during a big cat “training session” show at the Oregon Zoo, a lion named Zawadi was injured while a crowd of children looked on. Footage of the shocking incident shows Zawadi entering the indoor stage through a…

Friday Catblogging: Cat’s Unplanned Trip

A very happy ending to an extraordinary story, all thanks to a microchip! http://www.grovelodgevets.co.uk/blog/cat-in-the-box Posted by Grove Lodge Veterinary Group on Thursday, March 24, 2016 A Siamese cat survived eight days in a packing box after she climbed in shortly before her owner sealed the container: After traveling for 260 miles, Cupcake arrived in Worthing, West…

Eagle Attacks Drone

The drone pilot, from Australia, comments on the encounter: **Eagle was fine – she was massive, and used talon’s to ‘punch’ the drone out of the sky. Hung around overhead so I got a really good look. Eagle’s health was my main concern also** This is the last thing a small bird sees when a Wedge-Tailed…

Friday Poll: The Owl-Chaser’s Accident

In Tukwila, Washington, a driver told police that he crashed his car into a utility poll because he was chasing an owl. The driver hadn’t been drinking (and likely neither had the owl). The motorist wasn’t charged with an offense. What do you think of the motorist’s explanation: understandable or insufficient? Car Accident While Chasing…

Friday Poll: Petting a Zoo Lion

Petting a Zoo Lion? Although some of the facts are disputed, there’s common acknowledgement that Renae Ferguson visited a small Michigan Zoo, entered a lion’s cage, and may have had part of her finger bitten off. Ferguson contends a zookeeper invited her into the cage to pet the lion; the zoo claims she entered against…

When Housebreaking Just Isn’t Enough: Dog Poops in Airplane Aisle

A Philadelphia-bound U.S. Airways flight from Los Angeles had to make an emergency landing in Kansas City, Missouri, earlier this week after a dog defecated in the middle of the aisle–twice….. Chris Law, an NFL producer, live-tweeted the episode, including a photo of the clean-up after the emergency landing, and complimented the crew’s handling of…