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Good intentions took a wild turn when a concerned driver met a surprising animal. According to WMTW, a Maine woman accidentally hit a bobcat while driving, but mistook the animal for a domestic cat and tried to take the creature to the vet. After the accident, she inspected the animal and thought it was a severely injured cat. Wanting to save the feline, the woman placed the stricken animal in her car to take it to the vet. The wild cat regained consciousness while the woman was driving to the vet's office. I...

Rounding up our favorite animal stories, photos, and videos on the Web each week. This week, it's a special super-sized edition of Chew on This! Wild Baboons Love The Wine Country In South Africa, baboons have been raiding vineyards and getting drunk on fermented grapes. Worse, it's really cutting down on wine for the rest of us. [via Discovery News] Sure, All God's Creatures Are Beautiful We love animals. All animals. Except creepy monsters who live on the bottom of the ocean, which is basically what the isopod, a 14-legged carnivore, is.[via New York Magazine] Rescue At The Zoo Firefighters in San Francisco were called to rescue a stuck cat. Nothing unusual, rig...

Petfinder The American Bobtail is a relatively new breed of cat. It was introduced in the 1960s, and first recognized by the Cat Fanciers' Association in 2000. The primary physical characteristic of the Bobtail is its short tail, which is usually one to four inches long. This large breed can have either short or long hair, which is bushy, rather than silky or dense, in texture. Bobtails have wedge-shaped heads, almond-shaped eyes, big, stocky limbs, and a large, broad body. The American Bobtail's shortened tail is the result of a genetic mutation of the spine, similar to the genetic mutation that affects the Manx breed of cat. Although the Japanese Bobtail also has a mutation of this n...