People are coming up with hilarious theories for why Garfield hates Mondays

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/02/19151917/0d2f5f7f-789f-4106-b150-3602abce3eb9.jpgGarfield is a lot like many of us: hates Mondays, loves lasagna, and is a little lazier than perhaps he should be. Through the years, however, people have questioned why the popular cartoon cat hates Mondays as much as he does. Not having a job, Monday should be filled with sleep and food, no different…

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An adorable black rhino has been born at a Kent animal reserve

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/02/19115739/793d55fe-041b-4f1d-9180-3acd10cbd30b.jpgA black rhino has been born at an animal reserve in Kent. It is the 40th successful birth of the critically endangered species at the Port Lympne reserve – which is currently home to 12 eastern black rhinos, three bulls and nine cows. Eastern black rhinos (Diceros bicornis michaeli) are known for being difficult to…

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Jacob the comfort dog is helping the Florida community affected by a mass school shooting

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/02/16154953/2dc21e7a-8ed1-46bc-8661-28102c75c559.jpgA dog named Jacob is helping to comfort the community in Parkland, Florida, after a mass shooting at a high school. By petting and stroking golden retriever Jacob, it is hoped people will begin to relax and experience a lowering of blood pressure. Jacob was dispatched to Florida as part of the Lutheran Church Charities…

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Watch this dog miraculously escape from a garbage truck’s crusher blade

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/02/16141318/ba2e6263-2c6c-49d9-af03-e6d6b87ab6ca.jpgDramatic CCTV footage of a dog trapped in a garbage truck has emerged after the animal was found in a landfill site in Queensland, Australia. After the RSPCA discovered the dog – who they have nicknamed Tippie – footage was found showing him stuck in the truck among the rubbish. Viewers may find the following…

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Just 12 pictures of pups who are ready to celebrate the zodiac Year of the Dog

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/02/15155523/aec2b838-5da1-414b-ab21-69e954c7ff0f.jpgFebruary 16 marks Chinese New Year, a celebration of the beginning of the lunar calendar. The Chinese calendar assigns different animals from the zodiac to each lunar year in a cycle of 12 years, and 2018 is the Year of the Dog. So what better way to mark the occasion than with some pictures of…

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Looking for a new feline friend? You need to try Kittinder

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/02/15172044/161d1e3b-5a53-4c9f-bd88-61689295ea6a.jpgAn animal shelter in Canada is going viral after creating “Tinder” profiles for its feline residents. Overpopulation of cats in Saskatchewan is a “huge problem”, says Jasmine Hanson of the Saskatoon SPCA. “Usually we see our volume of cats at its peak around springtime with stray cats having litters of babies, but this hasn’t let…

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In Video: Arresting sight from London Eye for trainee police dogs

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/02/15080201/0dfedab1-8ad2-473b-88d9-69e237411838.pngTo celebrate the Chinese Year of the Dog, two trainee police dogs ride the London Eye to bring prosperity and good fortune in 2018. Chinese superstition states that going somewhere high in New Year will bring good luck in your education and business.

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Thieving seagull caught on video stealing crisps from Greggs

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/02/13143937/5507ae7b-0fbf-4e31-b5ca-12ad6b2d8733.jpgA cheeky seagull has captured the hearts of bakery staff after making a habit of wandering into a Greggs bakery and stealing packets of salt and vinegar crisps. The bird was caught on camera twice in a month by Caitlin Hamilton who saw it sneaking in and pinching the crisps while she was in the…

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Meet Harley, the dog so athletic she has a highlights reel

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/02/13143946/c820db5c-63a0-4ac0-8b30-42a065addc9a.jpgMost dogs are fast, but Harley Quinn is an athlete. Such an athlete, in fact, that a highlights reel of Harley’s incredible steps and sprinting made by her owner, Matt Pruznick, has gone viral – see if you can work out why. “The last clip in the video, the one shot at nighttime, was from…

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Police officers had to ‘arrest’ this alligator after it showed up in a shopping centre car park

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/02/12103737/41e069b5-1297-45d2-b672-9b5a49b5ca38.pngAn alligator has had a brush with the law after finding its way into a grocery store car park. Sergeant Mark Tuls and Deputy Lincoln Dilling of the Sarasota County Sheriff’s office arrived on the scene to find the small reptile hiding underneath an SUV. In a video posted to the sheriff’s office Facebook page,…

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