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Miss Babe Ruth chasing ball

Greensboro Grasshoppers

After 649 consecutive games, Minor League bat dog to retire

Miss Babe Ruth, a bat dog for the Greensboro Grasshoppers minor league baseball team, is retiring

Overweight pup gets 2nd chance

Melissa Anderson

Overweight pup gets second chance at life

Obese, unhealthy and mourning the loss of his owner, Vincent was surrendered to a county animal shelter in Houston two weeks ago. His prospects didn't look good.

Nitama, Kishi Station's new cat stationmaster

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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 year, leaving a kitty-shaped hole in the country's heart and its 27,000 kilometer-long railway...

Baby Knut, March 2007

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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 and theories followed on what killed the beloved polar bear-- only to be discounted later.

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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

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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 reacted to the cub by picking it up. The panda team began preparing for a birth when they saw...

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Gabbie Hendel

'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.

Concern for Warm Springs livestock pic

Heat, wind test lines on 63,000-acre Warm Springs fire

Another home has been lost to the nearly 64,000-acre County Line 2 Fire on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, making it a total of five residences (and numerous outbuildings) burned since the blaze began just over a week ago.

Chihuahua dog laying down

Garann Rose Means/SXC

40 Chihuahuas headed to new homes

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

Appeals court affirms conviction of Gresham cat hoarder

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a woman who neglected more than three dozen cats at her Gresham apartment.

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Heat, wind test lines on 63,000-acre Warm Springs fire

Concern for Warm Springs livestock pic

Another home has been lost to the nearly 64,000-acre County Line 2 Fire on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, making it a total of five residences (and numerous outbuildings) burned since the blaze began just over a week ago.

Appeals court affirms conviction of Gresham cat hoarder

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a woman who neglected more than three dozen cats at her Gresham apartment.

Sisters is home to world's 'oldest living cat'

Corduroy world's oldest cat

Guinness Book of World Records

The title of "world's oldest living cat" has been bequeathed by the Guinness Book of World Records onto 26-year-old Corduroy, who lives in Sisters, officials said Thursday.

Bend: Owners have 5 days to claim impounded animal

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BEND, Ore. (AP) — Bend has revised part of a law to make it clear that owners have five days to claim an animal after it is impounded.

Man sues apartment complex for pit bull discrimination

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Milwaukie man has filed a lawsuit claiming the owners of an apartment complex discriminated against him because he owned a pit bull and is African American.

Lincoln County man accused of dragging dog behind pickup

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NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a Lincoln County man accused of dragging a dog behind his pickup.

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