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Kelli Bender

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New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Kelli:

WATCH: 'I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas' Singer Serenades Zoo's New Hippo

In 1953, Gayla Peevey's Christmas hit helped her hometown zoo raise enough money to get its first hippo, just in time for the holiday → Read More

Don't Have a Cow!: Philly Cow Breaks Out of Live Nativity Scene Twice in One Morning

Stormy was found on Interstate 95 and in a parking garage near Old City in Philadelphia → Read More

'You Just Got to Sit Down and Cry': Animal Rescue TracysDogs on the Unseen Side of Their Work

Tracy Wyatt, one of the founders of TracysDogs, says it's always hard to be able to save every canine in need → Read More

WATCH: Rescue Horse Sees Snows for the First Time, Acts Like a Puppy

After spending most of her life in Florida, Bella is freaking out over finally getting a snow experience → Read More

Girl Uses Good Old-Fashioned Guilt, Creating 'Wall of Sorrow' to Get Pet Cat

Danielle Grubisic's sister covered the walls of their home with photos of sad cats to convince their dad they needed a feline → Read More

Click or You'll Miss It: These Are the Top 8 Pet 'Deals of the Day' on Amazon Right Now

As part of Amazon’s ’12 Days of Deals,’ pet items across the site are on sale — but you have to act fast → Read More

Where Do You Rank? These Are the Top 10 Pet-Friendliest States in America

SafeWise has released a list based on each states' anti-cruelty laws and pet-friendly activities → Read More

Rare Tiger Cubs Spend Their Days Snuggling at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo

The cubs are being cared for at the zoo's hospital, since their mother wasn't interested in caring for the babies → Read More

Best Friends Forever: 4-Year-Old Blind Girl Reunites with Beloved Missing Cat

Another family adopted Angel the cat, but returned her to her original family after hearing their story → Read More

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi Evacuate Pets from California Home as Fires Close In

DeGeneres' $18.6 million Santa Barbara County home is being threatened by the Thomas Fire → Read More

Smush, the Kitty with the Squished Face, Is Here to Squeeze Your Heart Until It Bursts

Smush is one of the newest feline faces on Instagram, and people are falling for her fast → Read More

How to Throw a Pet-Friendly Holiday Party, With No Emergency Trips to the Vet

Dr. Evan Antin has four simple rules for pet owners, to make this holiday season the safest one yet → Read More

Puppy Victim of Dog Fight Saved by First-ever 3D Printed Canine Face Mask

The face mask helped to keep Loca's injured jawbone in place while she healed → Read More

France's Outrageously Cute Panda Cub Now Has a Name

The United Kingdom is celebrating the engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, but another European country has a — dare we say it — more important announcement. That’s right, the first panda cub born in France now has a name. According to Reuters, French First Lady Brigitte Macron visited Beauval Zoo to visit the black-and-white baby boy and give him his name. Macron, who is also the… → Read More

LAPD Working to Save Every Californian, Pets Included, During Wildfires

The LAPD posted about its efforts to save pets from the wildfires in Los Angeles → Read More

Close to 30 Horses Burned to Death at Ranch Caught in Creek Fire Blaze

Rancho Padilla was hit by the Creek Fire on Tuesday → Read More

Matted Dog Becomes a Whole New Woman Thanks to Loving Shelter Grooming Session

Holland arrived at a Chicago shelter covered in dirty mats, some of which were more than 6-in. long → Read More

Adventure Dog Adopts Adorable Kitten Sidekick to Explore the World with

Henry the Colorado Dog now has a buddy to explore the great outdoors with → Read More

The Claws Are Out: Animal Lovers React to Donald Trump Reportedly Calling Pets 'Low Class'

An Atlantic article claims that President Trump was embarrassed that Vice President Pence was bringing his pets to live with him at the Naval Observatory → Read More

Twinkle Tush: The Holiday Gift That Will Make Any Cat Lover Blush

For all the cat owners sick of staring at their cat's butts → Read More