Pets & Animals

Sun 17 Mar 2019

'Large' crocodile sighted at local beach

'Large' crocodile sighted at local beach

The animal was reportedly seen on the rocky outcrop of a nearby beach.

Fri 15 Mar 2019

One track, three months, 22 dead horses

One track, three months, 22 dead horses

A racetrack owner says the deaths of 22 horses following catastrophic injuries since late December is “beyond heartbreaking”.

Thu 14 Mar 2019

‘Appalling’ hidden impact of drought

‘Appalling’ hidden impact of drought

WHILE soaring meat prices might be the most obvious impact of ongoing drought conditions, others are doing it tough too.

Tue 12 Mar 2019

Outrage over RSPCA’s grim discovery

Outrage over RSPCA’s grim discovery

RSPCA inspectors have been left speechless after recent discoveries of senseless cruelty to dogs in Queensland homes.

Mon 11 Mar 2019

Moment huge whale swallows diver

Moment huge whale swallows diver

A diver was photographing sharks when the water beneath him started to churn, “everything went dark” and a whale swallowed him whole.

Thu 7 Mar 2019

Australia just got three new spiders

Australia just got three new spiders

In news that will terrify just about everyone, a scientist has discovered three new spiders in Australia.

Mon 4 Mar 2019

Monster 317kg alligator pulled from ditch

Monster 317kg alligator pulled from ditch

A picture of a man standing next to an alligator was criticised as fake, but it’s since been revealed that the 317kg beast is very real.

Thu 28 Feb 2019

Woman ‘eaten alive’ by pet dogs

Woman ‘eaten alive’ by pet dogs

NOT even the blows from an axe could stop a woman’s two beloved boxers from tearing her apart after playtime turned deadly, neighbours say.

Tue 26 Feb 2019

‘Sinister’ backyard find terrifies parents

‘Sinister’ backyard find terrifies parents

A woman spotted a collection of “sinister” pods hanging from her neighbour’s tree — what they turned out to be will make your skin crawl.

Snake flies Australia to Scotland in woman’s shoe

Snake flies Australia to Scotland in woman’s shoe

A Queensland python has been taken into quarantine in Scotland after hitching a ride in a woman’s shoe.

Mon 25 Feb 2019

‘I’m raising my dogs vegan’

‘I’m raising my dogs vegan’

THIS Aussie woman's dogs exist on textured vegetable protein, beans, lentils, veggies, yeast and apple cider vinegar.

Sun 24 Feb 2019

The little ragdoll cat that could

The little ragdoll cat that could

An exclusively indoor ragdoll cat has defied remarkable odds by surviving for five months in the Adelaide Plains — more than 2500 kilometres from home.

Fri 22 Feb 2019

New plan for famously abandoned shark

New plan for famously abandoned shark

Remember that creepy shark left abandoned for years in a closed down animal sanctuary in Victoria? Well its getting a new home.

Wed 20 Feb 2019

RSPCA’s $29 adoption sale is on this weekend

RSPCA’s $29 adoption sale is on this weekend

The RSPCA is desperate to clear its shelters, and this weekend, normal fees to adopt an animal will be slashed to just $29 regardless of size or species.

‘Like a cat’: Incredible whale encounter

‘Like a cat’: Incredible whale encounter

A research scientist has captured incredible footage of killer whales roaming at the edges of Antarctica’s sea ice with one getting as close as possible.

Tue 19 Feb 2019

‘Look mum, the lion’s got a willy’

‘Look mum, the lion’s got a willy’

A graphic appendage on a toy lion bought in a Melbourne store has shocked a mum and her young family.

Photographer’s insanely close encounter

Photographer’s insanely close encounter

A young Australian photographer was lucky not to lose a hand when a massive Great White shark took an interest in him.

Nine cuties looking for their forever homes

Nine cuties looking for their forever homes

These adorable dogs and cats are waiting for you at the RSPCA in Wacol.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Vegan’s cruel response to tearful farmer

Vegan’s cruel response to tearful farmer

Hundreds of thousands of people sympathised with Casey Treloar in her tearful goodbye to her herd of cows, but a vegan has posted a harsh response.

Tue 12 Feb 2019

Adorable pets looking for new homes

Adorable pets looking for new homes

Do you have room to adopt one of these cute faces?

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