ANIMALS

food news

Highly Relatable Raccoons Busted for Being Day-Drunk in Residential Neighborhood

"We have had calls on suspected rabid raccoons twice over the last two days. Turns out they appear to be drunk on crabapples."
Jelisa Castrodale
9.8.19
food news

Glaring At Seagulls Will Make Them Leave Your Food Alone, Experts Say

One New Jersey city has been using trained falcons to scare off these thieving birds—but there's an easier way, researchers claim.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.7.19
News

A Very Resourceful Canadian Woman Scared Off a Cougar by Blasting Metallica

She called the lurking animal a “bad kitty” and played "the noisiest thing on [her] phone."
Josh Terry
8.1.19
nature

There’s No Evidence Fireworks Kill Baby Animals

Every Fourth of July, an internet rumor claims that panicked animal parents abandon their young after fireworks displays. There’s no evidence to back this up.
Caroline Haskins
7.3.19
News

Canada Bans Whale and Dolphin Captivity

The House of Commons voted in favour of Bill S-203, which sets out to protect cetaceans from the trauma of confinement for entertainment purposes.
Sarah Krichel
6.11.19
food news

GREAT NEWS: You Can Now Pay $50 to Hang Out in a Cafe Full of Live Rats

“Cong-RATS, ladies and bRODENTS, all of your dreams will come true,” the Rat Bar’s event page says.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.1.19
cats mate

I Found Out How to Make My Cat an Influencer at the London Cat Expo

I want that Grumpy Cat money – but how do I get there?
Rosie Hewitson
5.28.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Parrot Got Detained for Yelling 'Police' to Warn Its Owners About a Drug Raid

"He must've been trained for this."
River Donaghey
4.25.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Please Adopt Barsik, This 41-Pound Chungus of a Cat

Get a load of this absolute unit.
Peter Slattery
4.9.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Suspected Poacher Gets Trampled to Death by Elephant Then Eaten by a Pride of Lions

Only the man's skull and his pants were retrieved by rangers at South Africa's Kruger National Park.
Gavin Butler
4.8.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Petco Lets 'All Leashed Pets' in Its Stores, So a Couple Brought—Wait What

Allow us to introduce you to Oliver, a 1,600-pound African Watusi.
River Donaghey
3.22.19
The Nice Guide to Right Now

Everything Sucks Except This Video of a Guy Saving Two Dogs from a Frozen Lake

Watch a good man rescue some good boys.
River Donaghey
3.13.19
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