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Cat Stuck In Tree For 5 Days Rescued Thanks to Social Media

In Pearl Misssissippi, cat cries could be heard throughout a neighborhood last week. Binx, a black kitty, had found himself in a pickle up a 50-foot Sweet Gum tree. After unsuccessfully trying to l…

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I Ate Bugs – And So Should You: 9 Reasons To Be An Entomophagist

In my life before marriage and kids, I was a swashbuckling machete-wielding Amazon Jungle guide. Really! In addition to living at a Robinson Crusoe-like lodge, gliding through swamp forests in a dug-o…

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Copenhagen Zoo Kills Again — This Time, 4 Lions

First, we hear about the Copenhagen zoo killing a healthy young giraffe, publicly dissecting it (in a crowd that included kids) and feeding it to lions. Now, less than two months later, the same zoo k…

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9 Bizarre Animal Laws

Legislators are known to create all sorts of mind-bending laws, but here are a few that will truly leave you scratching your head. These animal laws make one wonder what prompted the need for such leg…

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Quick Cat Quiz for Cat Lovers

1. In ancient Egypt, when a household cat died, family members did what to mourn the passing of their pussycat? a. Shave their eyebrows b. Henna tattoo the name of their cat across their hearts …

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Meet Jock VI: The Newest Ginger Kitten to Fulfill Winston Churchill’s Wish

Winston Churchill had a soft spot for cigars, women and... ginger kittens. On his 88th birthday, one of his secretaries, Jock Colville, gave him a ginger kitten with white paws as a surprise. Churchil…

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8 Extraordinary Facts About Polar Bears For International Polar Bear Day

Picking a day to celebrate one cause or another has become a fun and popular trend -- and February 27th is now International Polar Bear Day! Polar Bears, without doubt, deserve an international spotli…

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Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Test Your Olympic Knowledge (Quiz)

Last night, I was deeply enthralled by the events unfolding at the Sochi Winter Olympics, when my daughter asked me when the first Olympics was held. I knew the modern Olympic Games had origins in anc…

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Frozen Goose and Horse Rescued by Good Samaritans

The 2014 polar vortex has not only been making people miserable, but animals too. Fortunately, many heartwarming stories are emerging of people making the extra effort to lend a hand to those critters…

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Pope Francis Named Time’s Person of the Year

Every year Time magazine designates a "Person of the Year" -- someone who has impacted the world and the news over the last 12 months. This year, that iconic title was given to Pope Francis. I am n…

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Laura is a Care2 Causes Senior Editor. She graduated from Pitzer College with Honors in English and World Literature and a minor in Music. She’s... more

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This shows many people that they don't need to get rid of a pet because of a baby. Patience and time…

There are many different phosphate additives and most are perfectly safe; a few might present some d…

I would imagine that for many men, as for many women, veganism is not an inviting choice only becaus…

It's funny though that the first reason is sex which is the leading cause ;) for population growth w…

Humm maybe stop eating so much pork and animal fat? Maybe some fresh veggies and fruit? Maybe get ou…