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Peruvian nurse cares for 175 sick cats

At her job, Maria Torero cares for sick human beings. At home, she lavishes love on slowly dying cats — 175 of them at last count.

Furry Roommates: Dorms Allowing Cats and Dogs

The University of Northern Colorado has launched a pilot program this year to allow students to bring their cats or dogs to live with them in the dorms....

California permits outdoor dining with dogs

Fido can feast with you now when you go out to eat in California. Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday said he signed a bill permitting pet dogs at restaurants...

Colorado college lets students keep pets in dorms

It's move‑in day at the University of Northern Colorado, and this year some students are being allowed to bring their cats or dogs to live with...

Police: Couple used dog to lure 2 Amish girls

A northern New York couple used a dog to lure two Amish sisters from their family farm stand with a plan to turn them into slaves, an investigator said...

Pet-friendly dating sites match up people, pooches

On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love. Sites like PetsDating.com and YouMustLoveDogsDating.com have found...

Floods force dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

Heavy monsoon season rains that swept across Arizona on Tuesday led to dramatic rescues, road closures and flight delays as a series of fast‑moving...

Indian poachers threaten lesser-known animals

Wildlife poachers, hindered by India's efforts to protect majestic endangered animals including tigers and rhinos, have begun to think smaller.

Person drops off about 100 tuxedo cats at shelter

The San Francisco Chronicle (http://bit.ly/1Bm6coH ) reports that someone has dropped off more than 100 tuxedo cats, which are named for their distinctive...