Cats are frequently thought to be self-sufficient. Most cats spend their days outside alone, only returning home to eat and clean themselves, making them relatively low maintenance. However, some cats have the type of fur that demands grooming, and if you don't keep up with it, it can grow out of hand. In the instance of Hidey, her owner was unable to adequately care for … [Read more...] about A Neglected Cat Was Released After Two Pounds of Matted Fur Was Removed
It's not fun to feel constrained. This may be especially true for animals, whose natural tendency is to roam freely and uninhibitedly. Unfortunately, this is not the situation for many horses in Romania due to a prevalent practice. Horses' front or hind legs are occasionally chained together to keep them from escaping. Ovidiu Rosu, a veterinarian, came upon one such horse … [Read more...] about A Grateful Horse Says ‘Thank You’ To The Man Who Released Him From Chains
If you went to a large aquarium a decade ago, such as SeaWorld or the Miami Seaquarium, you probably remember seeing orcas, also known as killer whales, perform. However, animal advocates, Indigenous activists, and others have pushed to end the harmful practise of confining these massive whales in small pools and forcing them to perform for crowds. In this ongoing crusade, … [Read more...] about Lolita the Orca Could Be Released Soon After Decades in Captivity
His response to being let free is likely to make you cry! Thailand is known for its elephants, and some individuals use them to urge tourists to ride on their backs for money in exchange for thrills and smiles. Behind those happy grins, however, is an elephant that is being tortured and is doomed to serve as a trekker for the rest of his life. Years passed, and animal rights … [Read more...] about Elephant Finally Has His Bonds Released After A Life Of Hard Labor
As part of a conservation effort, the Oregon Zoo released hundreds of Oregon Silverspot caterpillars back into the wild. Until the zoo intervened to assist the species recover, this pollinating butterfly was on the verge of extinction. Hundreds of Oregon silverspot butterfly caterpillars were released with our partners yesterday in order to give these endangered … [Read more...] about Hundreds of Endangered Silverspot Caterpillars are Released Into The Wild by the Oregon Zoo.