Rescue Labrador Retriever Adopts Orphaned Kittens

Good News Notes: “A rescue dog is paid it forward by looking after a litter of orphaned kittens. According to a release from the U.K. animal rescue charity Battersea, Bertie, a one-year-old Labrador retriever, is helped the Battersea shelter that found him a forever home raise a group of kittens. Bertie started looking after the seven kittens…

Rescue dog who lost her puppies adopts trio of orphaned kittens

Good News Notes; “A pregnant pooch lost her puppies -– and ended up with three kittens. Georgia, an Australian Shepherd mix, had a tough go. The Sunshine Dog Rescue rescuers found her — expecting — at a gas station in Arizona, not far from the US-Mexico border. She delivered early — not one of her…

Photos of animals meeting each other at zoos and aquariums

 Good News Notes: “As people around the world continue to stay at home, animals at aquariums and zoos are getting the chance to meet each other for the very first time.  From penguins and whales to orangutans and otters, new friendships are blossoming everywhere.  Insider has rounded up some of our favorite animal meet-ups to…

English-born Scottish wildcat moves north in bid to save species

Good News Notes:  “The eight-month-old male wildcat is one of a litter of four kittens bred at the Wildwood Trust centre in Kent. He underwent thorough health checks ahead of being selected for a new conservation programme that aims to reintroduce the critically endangered animals back into the wild after being declared “functionally extinct”. He…

Dog found shielding kittens from cold on side of Canada road, shelter says

 Good News Notes: “A stray dog recently found on the side of the road in Canada was discovered sheltering several babies — not a litter of her own puppies, however, but a set of  five adorable kittens.” “The dog, named “Serenity,” was spotted shielding the baby cats from the cold roughly two weeks ago in Chatham-Kent, Ontario, according to Pet and Wildlife…

Cafe offers cat and kitten cuteness, with a coffee chaser

 Good News Notes: “Visitors can shop for locally crafted items in the ‘cat-ique,’ also accessible to everyone. Separated by glass doors, the kitten and cat visitation areas clearly are the main lure.” “The Joneses hope that the cafe, … will result in more foster and permanent homes for rescue cats.” “Available cats will be spayed/neutered,…

Pocatello Animal Shelter gives away 119 cats during free adoption event

Good News Notes: “The Pocatello Animal Shelter began offering free cat and kitten adoptions Nov. 5 thanks to a national animal welfare organization.” “Over the last five days, the shelter has adopted out 119 cats, clearing the shelter.” “Best Friends Animal Society covered the cost of adoptions during this event. Sixty-seven kittens and 52 cats…