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Less Common Pets

5 Animal Idioms Explained

  Animals have always had a place in idiomatic language. But do you ever stop to think about why the heck we say some idioms in the first place? Why are family members called black sheep or po…

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Challenge Your Animal IQ

Take a break from the whirlwind of December and enjoy these fun and quirky animal facts.  To add a little challenge and keep you on your toes, see if you can identify the two statements that I include…

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Guinea Pig’s Holiday Spirit–Caption Contest Winners!

Last week, we asked you to caption Mr. Charles Binky relaxing in front of the TV, from Care2 member Sue G! First, the grand prize winner, who will receive 5,000 Butterfly Rewards for her clever cap…

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Big Cat Attacks Spike Due to Growing Exotic Pet Trade

It may or may not surprise you but owning a crocodile, a chimpanzee, a lion, a tiger and a menagerie of other exotic animals is not only legal in many states and countries, it is also a booming multi-…

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Hungry Hedgehog Dines Out–Caption Contest Winners!

Last week, we asked you to caption this hedgehog's mealtime, from Care2 member Christine P! First, the grand prize winner, who will receive 5,000 Butterfly Rewards for her clever caption: "Ther…

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5 of the World’s Richest Animals (Slideshow)

  It's not uncommon for pets to be provided for in their owners' wills, and many U.S. states now even have statutes concerning pet trusts. But the tiny inheritances of most ordinary animals ar…

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Why You Should Adopt a Black Cat

Despite the worldwide bias against black cats, there are many famous people who have opened their hearts and homes to cats the color of midnight: Fred Astaire, Edgar Allen Poe, Ernest Hemingway, Queen…

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Double the Cute: Dog & Hedgehog Friends (Video)

Animals co-existing peacefully with a dash of cuddly is always something to sigh "aw" at. Watch two very happy and cute pets go about their day together, complete with a hide and seek game, lunch ti…

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Squirrel Can’t Take His Paws Off Adorable Bunny (Video)

Watch the cutest snuggle session between a squirrel and a rabbit. The squirrel just won't let go! Related 12 Animals With Amazing Selfies Cat Adopts Rabbit (Video) So, You Want to Adopt a Bu…

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5 Craziest Pet Products (Slideshow)

  Everyone knows a pampered pet. The dog who never goes outside without shoes on. The cat that would never even dream of eating dry food. But sometimes, do we take our love for our pets too fa…

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