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Cat Theater in Moscow Reopens

It's a feline phenomenon - the world's only theater where cats take center stage. Yuri Kucklachev's Cat Theater in Moscow reopened its doors to a full house. And cat lovers were in for a treat. From tight rope walking to pole jumping and horse riding, these are some talented kittys. There are 120 performers at the theater. But visitors won't get to see them all. Some stars are purrfectly happy forgoing the spotlight for a cat nap....

An elephant with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus was shot by an unknown assailant in a drive-by shooting, according to the Daily Mail U.K. Carol, a 39-year-old Asian elephant, was in her pen outside the BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo, Miss., early Tuesday morning at around 2 a.m. when a single shot was fired into the enclosure from a vehicle driving by. The bullet struck Carol in the base of her neck. "What we believe is it was a single shot fired deliberately at Carol," Capt. Rusty Haynes of the Tupelo police...

A decade-long legal battle between the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has finally come to an end. According to ABC News, the ASPCA agreed to pay $9.3 million to the company to settle a lawsuit stemming from the ASPCA's claims that the circus abused their elephants. The ASPCA is one of several animal rights groups that sued Feld Entertainment Inc., the owner of the circus, back in 2000 for mistreating the Asian elephants used in shows. The lawsuit and...

MOSCOW - A cheetah attacked and seriously injured a seven-year-old boy at a travelling circus in the Moscow region, Russian investigators said Sunday. The cheetah attacked the son of circus staff after a performance in the town of Domodedovo on Saturday evening, goring his face and neck, the Investigative Committee said in a statement. The boy was hospitalised with wounds and blood loss and underwent emergency surgery, investigators said, adding that they were checking safety procedures at the circus. The injured boy...

Giraffe Runs Through Streets After Escaping Italian Circus

According to BBC News, a giraffe escaped from its enclosure at a circus set up in Imola, Italy. The animal spent four hours running through the area, giving locals quite the sight.  ...

Welcome to the Dog Circus

Is there anything a Japanese dog can't do? These talented four-legged furballs have us convinced that there isn't. The im-paw-ssibly cute performers of the Super Wan Wan Circus in Japan love to show off their skills, from forming Conga lines to balancing on moving balls. They are incredible and absolutely adorable. Vice magazine's "The Cute Show" invites viewers into the world of owner Hiroaki Uchida to see how he runs his cute circus. Hiroaki rescues every dog, trains and then transforms them into precious entertainers. They are more than merely cute; they're all quite gifted too. Hiroaki's Circus holds three Guinness World Records. Watch the latest episode from "The Cute Show" now....

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