Daily Archive: Thursday, April 13, 2017

Cyanide ‘bomb’ victim’s family files petition to stop its use

The parents of an Idaho boy injured by a government-planted cyanide bomb have filed a petition calling on the White House to ban the controversial devices, used for decades by the Agriculture Department to control predators. Canyon Mansfield, 14, was knocked to the ground last month when an M-44 predator control device spewed cyanide gas

One cat proves that feline love is a real concept

Cats can be man’s best friend too, okay? A Texas teen named Hope recently tweeted out a picture of her cat, Holly, acting rather un-catlike. Instead of acting mean and surly, as is the unfounded reputation with most cats, Holly seemed to not only want human affection but demand it. SEE ALSO: Bulgarian cat walks

Doug the Pug is a nerd we would absolutely pet in ‘The Big Pug Theory’

Sorry, Big Bang Theory: You may have won countless Emmy awards, but there’s a new nerd in town. His name is Doug the Pug. SEE ALSO: Doug the Pug is a dog on pizza in ‘The Hungry Games’ In the new parody video The Big Pug Theory, internet star Doug the Pug demonstrates just what

USDA Removes Cyanide-Spewing Death Traps From Idaho After Horrific Accident

M-44s are spring-activated devices that spray sodium cyanide, which renders cells unable to absorb oxygen and suffocates victims. In March, 14-year-old Canyon Mansfield of Pocatello, Idaho, was walking his dog, Casey, near their homes when he mistook one of the traps for a sprinkler head. Canyon Mansfield and Casey. On Monday, the USDA Wildlife Services

Woman Brings Dog To Furry Convention, Thinking It’s A Gathering For Pets

Cheryl Wassus of Monroe, Michigan, is a volunteer withPets for Vets, a nonprofit that matches therapy dogs with military veterans. When Wassus learned that Motor City Furry Conin Novi, Michigan, was raising money for the organization, she assumed it must be a pet-themed convention. Twitter/kenny wassus It was a reasonable mistake. For those unaware, furries

After Two Years, She Thought Her Cat Was Gone Forever…Then She Saw This Photo

I love my cats more than almost anything in the world. I don’t know what I’d do with myself if one of them went missing. Unfortunately, Susan Zelitsky lived this nightmare when her husband let their beloved cat Jimmy outside for a bit around two and a half years ago. Usually, he would come back