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An increase in funding is improving the chances for New York City's homeless cats and dogs to find permanent homes and avoid euthanasia, as reported by the Daily News. According to Animal Care and Control of New York City, more than 20,000 cats and dogs found homes last year, which is an 11 percent increase over 2012. Credit: Getty Editorial In the same time frame, the non-profit AC&C has also helped reduce euthanization of the city's homeless pets by 30 percent. Officials say the number of animals saved can be attributed to a $5 million boost in funding, as reported by the Daily News. That money allows for more staff and additional services. "I think you see change happening almost...

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A baby gorilla born by emergency C-section last Wednesday is now struggling to combat pneumonia at the San Diego Zoo. Zoo officials believe the gorilla may have contracted it during birth, as reported by ABC News. The female baby, not yet named, was born to first time 18-year-old mother Imani. She is now under round-the-clock care of zoo veterinarians and human neonatal specialists. "We've been working with the baby all weekend and after having several days of experience treating her, it's pretty obvious that we've been dealing with pneumonia," said Nadine Lamberski, associate director of veterinary services at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The rare emergency surgery was performed...

A Washington resident driving 60 mph down a local highway got quite the surprise yesterday when she heard yowling coming from the hood of her car. The driver, Emily Bragg, pulled over, popped her hood and realized that two eyes were staring back at her, according to NBC affiliate King-TV in Seattle. "The reason there's a backup on 167s before the 212th exit is me. There's a cat stuck in my car ...," Bragg tweeted while on the side of the road. But even after calling AAA and having two Washington State Patrol troopers arrive on the scene, no one was able to move the cat out from Bragg's vehicle. Dubbing the cat "Diesel," Bragg live-tweeted the rescue efforts of the troopers, who called...

The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office dispatched a helicopter on Saturday afternoon to rescue a Labrador Retriever that was stranded on a cliff overlooking Portuguese Beach in Northern California, according to the (Santa Rosa) Press Democrat. The dog, named Oreo, wandered about 40 feet down the 90-foot cliff before she could no longer proceed forward, and the cliff was too steep for her to go back the way she came. At that point, Oreo seemed to know she was in trouble. "Even the dog realized it was dumb move," said Capt. Todd Rollings of the Bodega Bay Fire Protection District. "She was scared. She wasn't going anywhere." Authorities concluded that a helicopter would give them their best...

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