- NJ cease and desist order brings scathing rebuttal
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Rare is the legal rebuttal that calls a cease and desist order a "literary gag gift" and uses the phrase "big meanie."
- Cat nurses orphaned pit bull puppy in Ohio
CLEVELAND (AP) — A cat caring for four newborn kittens is nursing an orphaned week-old pit bull puppy in Cleveland.
- Fire blazes at Dutch firelighting block factory
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Authorities in the Dutch city of Oisterwijk say a fire has broken out at a factory that makes firelighting blocks for barbecues and campfires.
- Fluffy cows: Old beauty practice gains attention
ADEL, Iowa (AP) — Grooming cows so they look like unusually large poodles is a well-known beautification practice in the show cattle industry.
- Minn. mother, son accused of stealing gopher feet
PRESTON, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota mother and her 18-year-old son are accused of stealing nearly $5,000 in frozen gopher feet and selling them for a bounty.
- Hitchhiking cat 'Mata Hairi' headed home to Oregon
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A well-traveled cat named "Mata Hairi" will soon be reunited with her owner after spending nearly 10 months traveling thousands of miles with a hitchhiker who rescued her from the rain.