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Your cat's love nips might turn into something not so lovely. According to Mercury News, cat bites can be more serious than many expect. Due to the bacteria found in cats and humans, feline bites can become easily infected, and in some cases, even deadly. Princy N. Kumar, head of the infectious diseases division at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital shared that close to 50 percent of all cat bites become infected. "People underestimate the danger," Kumar told Mercury News, "and don't realize they should get a bite looked...

Moby Dick lives! According to the Daily Mail U.K., a maritime engineer spotted a white humpback whale swimming amongst a pod of regular-hued humpbacks in the waters off Norway. Dan Fisher said he was a on a boat trip when he noticed an unusual white shape surfacing. Fisher went to the mast of the boat to get a better a look, and he was surprised to find one of the underwater world's rarest sights. This pale whale likely has leucism, a disorder that affects the pigmentation of the skin. Fisher and the rest of the crew watched the frien...

Hoda and Kathie Lee appear to have a special gift with animals, one that makes any creature in a five-foot vicinity of them act out. According to Today, after experiencing a snake with bad bladder control last month, this week the girls dealt with a rogue hawk. A Harris Hawk brought in for the show's "Call of the Wild" segment, decided to do a little ad-libbing. Instead of flying on to the falconry glove Kathie Lee was wearing, the hawk opted for the rafters of the studio. Julie Scardina, the trainer who brought in the birds, insists that these hawks are extremely social animals. It's obvious this guy just needed a little alone time. See A Baby Flamingo & More Adorable Newbor...

Man Photographed Soothing Dog in Lake Uses Extra Donations to Start Foundation

For one dedicated dog owner, a picture didn't only lead to thousands of words, but thousands of dollars as well. According to the (U.K.) Daily Mail, John Unger, who was photographed calming his arthritic dog Schoep to sleep in Lake Superior, has received so many donations from animals lovers touched by the photo that he is…

Heartbroken Kitten Refuses to Leave Its Deceased Friend

Take out the tissue and get ready for a tear-jearker. According to the (U.K.) Daily Mirror, a stray kitten refused to leave the side of its dead companion after the latter was hit by a car in China.  ...

After the tragic panda news we received yesterday, here's an animal kingdom ray of light. According to the The (U.K.) Guardian, a giant panda at a Chinese panda conservation and research center has given birth to twins. The twins were born 26 minutes apart. Both babies appear to be healthy, based on the researchers' observations so far. Employees of the center know little about the first-born cub, including gender, since the baby is still in the mother's embrace. The second cub is a female weighing 154 grams. The mother is X...