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Recent articles by Hilary:

A Cat In Belgium Tested Positive For COVID-19, But You Shouldn't Panic

This may be the first known case of a cat getting sick from the novel coronavirus, though experts stress cases of pets catching it remain extremely rare. → Read More

How To Prepare For Your Pets In Case Of A Coronavirus Emergency

Make sure your dog, cat, rabbit or other animal companion is accounted for if you have a COVID-19-related crisis. → Read More

Animal Shelters Call For People To Foster Pets Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

See the latest stories on the coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

Animal Shelters Call For People To Foster Pets Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

COVID-19 means shelters are closing to the public and operating with reduced staff. Here's how you can help a cat, dog, rabbit or other animal in need. → Read More

Marnie, Who Went From Scraggly Shelter Dog To Internet Star, Dies At 18

"She enjoyed her chicken until the very end," read an emotional tribute to Marnie on Instagram, where the Shih Tzu had nearly 2 million followers. → Read More

New York State Coronavirus Cases Jump to 76, Gov. Cuomo Declares State Of Emergency

Most of the cases of COVID-19 in New York are concentrated in the state's Westchester County. → Read More

Cats And Dogs Can't Give You Coronavirus, Though They Can Test Positive

Many worried about COVID-19 and pets after a Hong Kong dog tested positive for low levels, but experts say you shouldn't be concerned. → Read More

The 'World's Worst Cat' Is Now Living The Good Life. Here's How She Won Us Over.

A North Carolina shelter turned Perdita's crotchety vibe into a paw-sitive and made her a star. → Read More

Dog Pronounced Dead After Delta Flight From Ohio To Los Angeles

The cause of death for Sebastian, a 12-week-old Yorkshire terrier puppy, is unclear. → Read More

NASA Reveals Startling Images From Antarctica's 'Hottest Days On Record'

Aerial views of Antarctica's Eagle Island show the dramatic melting that took place during a major February heatwave. → Read More

Thousands Of Bees Attack Police, Firefighters Responding To Sting Report

First responders to a 911 call in Pasadena, California, were met with an estimated 30,000-40,000 aggressive bees. → Read More

Wolf Who Traveled Thousands Of Miles In Search For Mate Or New Pack Found Dead

The death of OR-54 in California has been called a "tragic development" by environmentalists. → Read More

Maryland Ban On Pet Stores Selling Cats And Dogs Upheld By Judge

Four pet stores, along with a dog breeder and a dog broker, had sued to block the law from taking place. A judge just threw out the suit. → Read More

Incredibly Detailed Image Of The Sun's Surface Is Here, And Frankly It Looks Delicious

Mmmmmmm, science. → Read More

Cows Have Unique Moos That They Use To Express Their Feelings, Study Finds

Listen carefully, and cows will tell you their mooooooods. → Read More

Warm Water Patch Called 'The Blob' Fueled Biggest Known Seabird Die-Off In History

An estimated 1 million common murres died in 2015 and 2016. Scientists fear it was a harbinger of a warming world. → Read More

Joaquin Phoenix Among Those Arrested At Jane Fonda's D.C. Climate Protest

Martin Sheen and more than a hundred other demonstrators were also detained at the last planned "Fire Drill Friday" in D.C. → Read More

Pig Escapes From Auction, Is Now A 'Sassy' Pet Who Loves Carbs

Found roaming the streets in the freezing cold before Christmas, Myles the pig is now headed for a life of luxury. → Read More

Australia Bushfires Are Creating Their Own Weather Systems

The blazes are generating thunderstorms and fire tornadoes. → Read More

South Carolina Bar Shooting Leaves 2 Dead, 8 Injured

Someone fired shots inside and outside the Old Skool Sports Bar & Grill in Lancaster, South Carolina early Saturday morning. → Read More