Pat Weber’s grandson found a stray kitten in their Minnesota barn earlier this month. The kitten was only days old, ice cold and the Weber family wasn’t sure if it was even alive. When the cat began to meow, Pat’s four-year-old Pekingnese Mittens stepped up to take care of the kitten
Gordon Shell, a mixed martial artist, got the news from doctors that he would need to stop fighting due to a heart condition. Gordon fought his last MMA fight on September 15th. He is not done fighting though. He may no longer be able to fight mixed martial arts but he is determined to fight for dogs.
On Saturday, September 15th 2012 the Danbury Railways Museum honored Owney, the dog who became the mascot of the United States Postal Service in the late 19th century. Back then mail was primarily carried across the nation by rail.
Cincinnati has a unique way to celebrate the start of Oktoberfest. This past Friday, the 6th annual “Running of the Weiners” dog race was held. Dachshunds dressed up in hot dog costumes and raced 75 feet in front of a crowd of spectators.