Koala Baby Clings To His Mother While She Has Life-Saving Surgery

Leave it to a baby koala named, “Phantom,” to be the best smile therapy you will find today. He certainly was the magic potion for his mum who had to undergo surgery at the Australia Zoo. The Courier Mail newspaper reports the mother and her 6-month-old baby were hit by a car along an Australian highway.  Baby Phantom was okay, but mother Lizzie had significant injuries including a collapsed lung. Veterinarians knew that mama would need surgery. They figured it would

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The Alligator And Canoe It Took To Finally Legalize Our Marriage

It’s possible our marriage wasn’t even legal. It’s not like my husband and I were in a crazy hurry to get married. We dated for two years. Carefully read and answered a book with 276 pre-marital questions. And yet, somehow we got hitched without what Husband said he would never do. “We can’t get married without going on a canoe trip,” he declared sometime during dating. We would have to see how we would do paddling a canoe. Together. Do

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How Losing Love Has Sent Me Into Crazy Land

I’ve become that lady. The crazy one. You probably figured this was coming, Dear Reader. Checking in each week to see if I’ve become her yet. Indeed, I have. The crazy lady who misses her dog. Beyond misses. Most days, I ache. It’s been about two months since DarlaDog passed. I still swear I can hear her collar jingling in the other room. Still catch my breath when I see a few scraps from dinner and have to remind myself,

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Country Star Miranda Lambert On Why She Adopts So Many Rescue Dogs

Few things can make country star Miranda Lambert’s heart sing like her rescue dogs. There’s a lot of love at her place. She has seven rescue dogs! Lambert tells PawCulture.com that she just has a knack for finding dogs who need to be rescued. Or maybe it’s the other way around. Maybe they find her. Lambert gave the rundown on all her pups to PawCulture.com. “I have seven rescues and they get along great. Jessi and Waylon (8 years-old) are

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Patriotic Chicken Plays “America The Beautiful” On Keyboard Piano

Be still my chicken-loving heart! I need to go out to my 9 chickens in my backyard right now and have a talk with them. “Ladies, it’s no longer enough to lay fresh eggs, we need to get you music lessons!” Take a look at this delightful video of a chicken playing “America The Beautiful.” Really. The video is put together by Two Creative Chicks who describe themselves on their Facebook page as “advocates for fowl play.” And if you

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My Birthday-Your Gift: 30% Off At PetsMart

There’s nothing more fun for me during my birthday week than to share a gift from PetsMart. They have a special promotion going on from 1/27-1/29. $10 off $30. 30% off your pet supplies! Gotta love that. Just click on this link and place your order. Save $10 off $30 at PetSmart.com! 1/27 – 1/29 Only. Cherry on top is free shipping on any order over $29. So stock up and let PetsMart deliver the goodies to your front door.

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Hot Firefighter Adopts Dog He Posed With For Calendar

As if there is not enough to love about firefighters. Heros. Brave. Some especially hot ones have gone above and beyond for rescue animals in Charleston, South Carolina. For the few couple of years, local firefighters have posed to raise money for Toby’s Fund, an animal rescue organization that funds medical care for injured and abused animals. Rob Tacket posed for this year’s Charleston Animal Society Calendar holding Kimber, a German Shepard puppy. When the photographer snapped this shot, Rob had

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Goat Yoga Really Is A Thing! Let The Puns Begin!

Stubborn about finding the latest exercise trend? Look no further than goat yoga! This is really a thing. The ListTV reports the yoga classes featuring goats are getting really popular on a farm outside of Phoenix. Think this is a case of yoga goat to far? Both students and teachers think it is a win-win. The humans get a fun exercise experience. The goats like to climb, be with people, of course, some treats always make exercise class go faster. The

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Military Vets Gifted With Professional Portraits With Their Pets

What better picture to gaze at than a portrait of your beloved pet? One veteran of the war in Iraq gets that. She’s a dog lover. And someone who has had her share of personal struggles. Marla Keown tells Fox31 Denver, “When I started going through my own troubles, I realized that I wasn’t alone, that there is lots of veterans out there that would like to have a nice portrait of themselves with their pet, and they don’t.” Now

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An Old Horse And His Friend Give Each Other A Reason To Live

Talk about an old horse. You could call Waco, the retired harness racer one of those and simply be reporting a fact. Waco is 40 years old. When you do the horse math, that makes him about 120 in equivalent human years. Living a long time is one thing. Having a reason to do so is a whole other. That’s something loner Donnie McAdams understands. How these two came together in a Vermont barn and how they keep each other

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