A French man and his cat, who were for some reason sailing the rough seas south of Alaska together, recently hurled themselves from their disabled boat to a waiting ship in a dramatic rescue.
Buzzfeed presents evidence that people Google and Tweet more about dogs than cats. Of course, this doesn't take into account the strong possibility that people are Googling "cures for doggie breath" and Tweeting "dog ate my favorite shoes."
Your dog can smell pretty much everything you've ever done, including exercise, smoke, and have sex. No explanation yet as to why your dog eats used maxi pads and drinks out of the toilet.
In this spoof, a boy gets trapped under a fallen tree trunk and implores Cat Lassie to go get help. But of course, cats are mainly interested in one thing, and it isn't rescuing innocent children. [Buzzfeed]
A New Zealand teen kidnapped his own injured puppy from a clinic after vets refused to return 5-month-old Buck because he couldn't pay the bill. Fortunately, donations covered the pup's surgery and Buck is going to be just fine. [MSNBC]
A new study has found that contagious yawning, a trait thought only to occur among humans and chimps, is also found among dogs. The study tested 29 dogs and found that 72% of them caught the yawnz from humans. This may suggest that dogs have a rudimentary capacity for empathy. And yes, there is a video! [MSNBC & The…