cats and dogs

Air India stops ferrying animals for labs


September 1st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) After protests by rights activists, Air India has stopped ferrying animals like rabbits, cats and dogs for laboratory tests, where they are experimented upon and finally ... Read more...

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Bengal Tiger gets new home


August 13th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Guadalajara, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Guadalajara, the capital city of the western Mexican State of Jalisco has been home to the 6month old Bengal tiger cub called Albert for the past 3 ... Read more...

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Mumbai rains make B-Town celebs nostalgic


July 4th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) If Bipasha Basu enjoyed a hot cup of tea, Anupam Kher went down memory lane and Ashish Chaudhary loved the sight of raindrops. Bollywood celebrities ... Read more...

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The perks of being Sanjay Bhansali’s sister


June 28th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) That she is filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's sister has made her journey into showbiz trouble free, admits editor-turned-director Bela Sehgal whose first venture "Shirin Farhad ... Read more...

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Adopt cats, dogs, urges Jay Sean (With Images)


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) British-Indian rapper Jay Sean has urged people to adopt homeless dogs and cats, as part of his association with animal activist group People for Ethical ... Read more...

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French village to hand out chicken to cut waste


April 2nd, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) A village in France has proposed giving two chickens to each household that would help in cutting down on organic waste, BBC reported.Officials in the village ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Screen ‘Kitty Porn’ in Karnataka assembly, says PETA


February 27th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Animal rights organisation PETA Monday wrote a letter to the Karnataka assembly speaker urging him to screen "Kitty Porn" video in the house, to garner ... Read more...

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Owners killing their pets to get insurance payout


November 14th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) UK pet insures are losing huge sums due to fraudulent claims. The officials say some pet owners are even killing their own animals just to make the ... Read more...

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Warmth and worry in a Mumbai hospital’s corridors


July 19th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Ward numbers 17 and 35 at JJ Hospital present a heartrending picture, nearly a week after the Mumbai serial blasts. As the injured fight pain, agony ... Read more...

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Pets run loose as Chinese hostelers abandon them


May 27th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 27 (IANS) More and more pet animals kept by students at university hostels in China are now becoming stray as the pupils reportedly abandoned them after finishing their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

33 pc Brits would rather spend Valentine’s Day with pets than lovers!


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): On the most romantic day of the year, a survey has revealed that a third of Brit pet owners are more affectionate to their furry friends than their ... Read more...

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Are You A Cat Or Dog Person?


January 12th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Many researches say, that your overall personality can categorize you under two categories, cat personality or dog personality. The way you behave, your perspective towards life, ... Read more...

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Poinsettia Bowl Will Kick- Off At Scheduled Time


December 23rd, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several days of heavy rain now poses as an obstacle for the scheduled Poinsettia Bowl game on Thursday night at Qualcomm stadium between the two teams ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

China’s Amazon causes outrage for selling items made from cat, dog skin


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): China's largest retail website has sparked outrage among animal lovers after it offered thousands of products made from the skins of cats and dogs.Upon searching the website, Taobao.com, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Brit man’s ‘underwater marriage proposal’ sweeps girlfriend off her feet


December 22nd, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): A young fellow from UK made quite an impression when he proposed to his girlfriend with an underwater 'Will you marry me?' sign in an aquarium.Matthew Batts, 22, ... Read more...

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Safety Tips For Pets On Halloween


October 29th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Celebrating Halloween can be fun and it is an occasion for which people wait an entire year in great anticipation, however with all the excitement and ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson adopts stray dogs


October 27th, 2010 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Pamela Anderson has adopted two stray dogs from a shelter in New Orleans, Louisiana.The supermodel-actress extended a helping hand when animal rights group PETA asked her to help ... Read more...

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PETA tells Pak ’spot fixers’ to fix “balls” of dogs, cats instead to generate goodwill!


September 15th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 15 (ANI): The Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has offered the Pakistani cricketers implicated in spot-fixing scandal a chance of generating public goodwill by starring in an advertisement that would ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Homes under water, many Delhi residents have nowhere to go


September 14th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Sugandha Pathak New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Unending rains, the swollen Yamuna river and dirty sewage water have made life hell for thousands of people in Delhi's low lying areas, many of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Movie Review: Cats and Dogs (2010)


August 21st, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore: Moderately funnyRating: 2.5 out of 5*Starring: Voices of James Marsden, Nick Nolte, Christina Applegate, Bette Midler and Roger MooreDirector: Brad PeytonAugust 21, 2010 ... Read more...

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‘Cats and Dogs 2′- pet lovers’ delight (IANS Film Review; Rating:**1/2)


August 21st, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Cats And Dogs 2" (3D) Director: Brad Peyton; Cast: Betty Midler, James Marsden, Nick Nolte, Christina Applegate, Roger Moore; Rating:**1/2This has to be a pet-lovers delight -- watching ... Read more...

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Rain stalls traffic in the capital, yet again (Lead)


August 19th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The pleasant Thursday morning soon turned into a nightmare for Delhiites when it started raining cats and dogs. With half the city dug up, waterlogging inevitably brought ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Now, learn yoga from cats and dogs!


August 9th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): Flexible felines and contorted canines are among the stars of the Yoga Puppies and Yoga Kittens calendars, 2011.Photographer Dan Borris, 53, has created the artwork.Borris, get his wife ... Read more...

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Movies lack funny women, says Bette Midler


July 31st, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Bette Midler has said that there is a scarcity of female comedians in the movies, but there are plenty on television.The legendary actress, who stars in new ... Read more...

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Applegate wants to make movies that are appropriate for her kids to see


July 31st, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Christina Applegate has revealed that she wants to have legacy of movies that her kids could also see.The actress - who recently announced she is expecting her first ... Read more...

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Scottish women fancy cats and dogs over babies!


July 26th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): They dress them up, coo while talking to them and frame their baby pictures - but it's not the babies women are pampering - it's cats and dogs.A ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Opposition to mosques in US on the rise: Observers


July 21st, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): The American opposition to the building of mosques across the country is on the rise.According to the Christian Science Monitor (CSM), residents from California to Tennessee are ... Read more...

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Bone discovery could be earliest archaeological evidence for pet tortoises


July 13th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): An archaeologist from University of Leicester has found a bone belonging to a late19th-century tortoise from Stafford Castle, Staffordshire, and is believed to be the earliest archaeological evidence ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Earliest archaeological evidence of pet tortoise in Britain


July 10th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the earliest archaeological evidence of a tortoise being kept as a family pet in Britain, at a castle in Staffordshire, and it dates back to ... Read more...

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Bernadette Peters, Mary Tyler Moore to host Broadway Barks


July 3rd, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 3(ANI): Two-time Tony Award winner Bernadett Peters and actress Mary Tyler Moore will host the 12th anniversary of Broadway Barks! - the dog and cat adopt-a-thon extravaganza which will ... Read more...

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PETA pays octomom Nadya Suleman $5K to promote pet family planning


May 20th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): PETA is paying octomom Nadya Suleman 5,000 dollars to put a 3-foot-by-4-foot plastic sign on her front door that reads- "Don't Let Your Dog or Cat Become an ... Read more...

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PETA awards actress Zarine Khan for rescuing a cat


May 9th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Bollywood actress Zarine Khan of the "Veer" fame will get the 'Hero to Animals' award from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for rescuing a ... Read more...

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Mothers can pass disease caused by insect bites to babies


May 4th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Bacteria transmitted by fleas-and potentially ticks-can be passed to human babies by the mother, causing chronic infections and raising the possibility of bacterially induced birth defects, a scientist ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Get set to watch the simple, serene yet the real beauty of Aishwarya in Raavan


April 26th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): So at last the long wait for Mani Ratnam's Raavan seems to have come to an end. Film Raavan's music launch was held recently with great ... Read more...

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Pets ‘are household hazards’


April 19th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19 (ANI): They are known for providing companionship, but a new U.S study suggests dogs and cats are a lurking household danger, causing all kinds of injuries related to falls.During ... Read more...

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