Newark man allegedly stabs stepfather over stray cat

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A man was arrested on suspicion of stabbing his stepfather after an argument over a stray cat…

Dog abandoned on street caught on camera

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A Las Vegas area family found a puppy on their doorstep…

High-end pet food worth the cost?

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High-end pet food worth the cost?…

Gang hiding drugs in cattle busted in Yunan

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Drug dealers in Yunnan, China purportedly stuffed drugs inside the cattle’s anuses…

More poisoned meatballs found in S.F. Sunset district

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More meatballs apparently left out to poison dogs were discovered Monday morning in San Francisco’s Sunset District…

Red panda arrives at San Francisco Zoo

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A 10-month-old red panda is the newest resident of the San Francisco Zoo…

A monkey slaps KHOU anchor Deborah Duncan

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A Houston anchor got some unexpected attention from a furry guest on her morning show…

3 boys suspected, arrested in school animal deaths

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Three boys arrested Monday are suspected of breaking into Wilcox High School in Santa Clara and killing several animals…

Cat Cafe unites friends of felines in New York

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It’s a place where cat and coffee lovers can talk cat health and learn about cat adoption with 16 of the cuddly felines…

San Mateo man pleads not guilty of killing dog

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A San Mateo man pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges he killed his Jack Russell terrier during a psychotic episode…

German Shepherd called to jury duty in New Jersey

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At least one prospective juror in New Jersey could take a bite out of crime….

Elephant at Vallejo’s Six Flags dies at 34

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Bertie Mae, a female Asian elephant who resided at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, died at the age of 34 last week…

US bacon prices rise after virus kills baby pigs

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A virus never before seen in the U.S. has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year…

Two-legged Washington dog charms millions with video

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A dog in Washington state has no rear legs, but he can balance enough to run on only his front legs, as millions…

Japan whaling future in doubt after court ruling

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The International Court of Justice ruled Monday that Japan’s annual hunt in the Antarctic was not really for scientific purposes…

Redwood City man faces puppy torture charges

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A Redwood City man allegedly tortured a puppy to death in front of his 4-year-old daughter…

Fifteen Chinese arrested for killing tiger for profit

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15 people in Leizhou, China have been arrested for killing tigers and selling the meats to make profits…

Daly City man gets jail time for biting father over cat

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A Daly City man who admitted to biting both of his parents in a violent fight over the family cat has pleaded no contest to felony assault…

Dog rushed to vet after eating potentially poisoned meatball

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One dog in San Francisco’s Twin Peaks neighborhood has been rushed to a vet after eating a potentially poisoned meatball…

Poisonous meatballs found in SF neighborhoods

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Pet owners are advised to be on alert after poisonous meatballs, similar to hundreds found last July…

Conservation group offers ‘love calls of the wild’ cell phone ringtones

A Valentine memento of “Love Calls of the Wild” cellphone ringtones is being offered by a conservation group dedicated to protecting endangered species…

Man is accused of cutting off dog’s head

A Pittsburgh man is facing animal cruelty charges after he allegedly used a machete to decapitate his mother’s Chihuahua…

Cat-themed cafe in Nanjing

A cat-themed cafe in Nanjing has become the newest “it” place in China…

California city OKs Pamplona-style bull run

A Southern California city has announced plans to host a Pamplona-style bull run, months after a neighboring town nixed the event because of safety concerns.

Animal shelter seeks home for 36-pound cat

An animal shelter in Phoenix got an unusual addition this week…

New home found for injured pink Chihuahua

An injured Chihuahua with dyed pink fur who was found in East Palo Alto last week has found a new home following an outpouring of support today…

San Mateo co.: shelter seeking owners of dyed-pink chihuahua puppy with broken leg

Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA staff are searching for the owner of a Chihuahua puppy with dyed pink fur that was found in East Palo Alto last week…

Zoo panda cub Bao Bao goes on view Jan. 18

The National Zoo’s giant panda cub Bao Bao will make her public debut Jan. 18 after her fans have watched her grow for months on the popular panda cams online…

Mountain lion spotted in residential backyard

A mountain lion was reported in a residential backyard in Millbrae early this morning, according to San Mateo County emergency officials…

Swimmer nabs monster lobster off California coast

Joseph Ali says onlookers thought he was drunk when he dove into the nighttime waters around a California pier. But he came away with a monster of a lobster…