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Italian town allows owners to be buried with pets


September 7th, 2012 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Pisa, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) A town in northern Italy has set aside land for dead people to be buried along with their deceased beloved furry friends.Italian cemeteries generally do not ... Read more...

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British woman fined 5,500 pounds for noisy pets


August 27th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A woman in Britain has been fined 5,500 pounds ($8,700) for turning a nuisance for neighbours with her 17 pet dogs.Karen Sanderson, a doctor by profession, ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus shares bed with pets


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (IANS) Teen sensation Miley Cyrus, who has five dogs - Happy, Lila, Ziggy, Mary Jane and Floyd - shares her bed with her pets.The 19-year-old ... Read more...

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India spurs Facebook growth; 83 mn fake users worldwide


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) Spurred by growth in Brazil, India, and Indonesia, Facebook increased its user count to 955 million, but the popular social network said over 83 million ... Read more...

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Chinese killed by poisoned needle


July 24th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) A Chinese man has been detained after he was accused of murdering another man by puncturing his forehead with a poisoned needle following an altercation, a ... Read more...

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Couple divorce as wife brings 550 cats into their marital home


May 29th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beersheba, May 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Israeli couple from the town of Beersheba in Southern Israel has divorced last week after the wife decided to keep the 550 cats that she brought ... Read more...

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What will you miss during foreign tour


March 24th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) While touring a foreign country what things would you miss the most? Parents, children, or homecooked food? Britons admit to yearning for favourite television shows, home ... Read more...

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Man loses $49K worth collection of poisonous snakes


February 27th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 51-year-old man has lost $49,000 worth of venomous snakes that he kept in his house as pets. The animals were taken away last August and ... Read more...

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Girl’s letter to judge saves mother from jail


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) A British teenager saved her mother from jail by penning a heart-rending letter to the judge.Julie Cairns, 38, was hauled into court for flashing the V-sign ... Read more...

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Man jailed for eating cats


February 16th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 36-year-old has been arrested for killing and eating cats. Investigators in California say Jason Wilmert was arrested after neighbors reported hearing unusual cat screech and the ... Read more...

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Chinese cabbies to be fined for refusals


January 19th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 19 (IANS) Starting April 1, Chinese taxi drivers who refuse to take passengers or take longer routes to increase fares will face fines up to 200 yuan ($30).This ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton’s latest gift, a pony


January 8th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 8 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton, known for her love for animals, has got a baby pony as a present."I have a little baby pony, really tiny - ... Read more...

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Children can suffer brain damage if left in hot car


January 4th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Children can die or suffer serious brain damage if they are left in a hot car for even a short time, reveals a study.Some 1,500 children ... Read more...

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Osbourne hires nanny for dogs


December 14th, 2011 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Reality TV star Sharon Osbourne has employed a full-time nanny to look after her 12 dogs.The 59-year-old takes care of dozen of pooches who accompany her ... Read more...

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Tori Spelling gets new pets!


December 14th, 2011 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Tori Spelling's husband Dean McDermott has bought her two new pets - a goat and a chicken.The new goat will act as a friend to the ... Read more...

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Pakistan-origin man smuggled birds to cheer him up


December 9th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) A Pakistan-origin man, who was caught at a British airport while trying to smuggle three live partridges into the country, said he required the birds to ... Read more...

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Swank’s fish to undergo fitness course


December 9th, 2011 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Actress Hilary Swank is excited about taking her fish for an underwater agility course for their fitness.The Oscar winner admits she loves giving her pets ... 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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Dog wins America’s Wackiest X-ray contest


October 28th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oregon, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Veterinary doctors from USA took part in a bizarre contest – America’s Wackiest X-ray contest. Apparently they had to submit the craziest X-ray that they had ... Read more...

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Never allow pets in your bed!


September 28th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 28 (IANS) You may lavish attention on your pets, seeing that they are well fed and cared for. But don't let them share your bed, because they could ... Read more...

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Pet owners are healthier, happier


July 12th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 12 (IANS/EFE) Even people who aren't struggling with illness can benefit from the emotional support provided by pets, said a study.Researchers also found evidence to dispel the notion ... Read more...

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Indiana man loses life after playing Russian roulette with his dog


June 10th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Indiana, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Indiana man lost a game of Russian roulette with his dog. The unfortunate thing is that when you lose a game like Russian roulette, you don’t ... Read more...

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Two mn pets left at home while Britons go to work


May 26th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) Around 2.6 million pets are locked up in their homes across Britain while their owners are busy at work, says a new study.At least 25 percent ... Read more...

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Call animals ‘companions’ not ‘pets’, demand academics


April 28th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28 (ANI): Animal right academics have called for a new animal language, insisting that animals be described as 'companions' and not as 'vermin', 'pests' or even 'pets'.According to animal ... Read more...

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Derogatory to call animals ‘pets’, say academics


April 28th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Don't call animals 'pets' as it is a derogatory term, say academics who suggest that owners should be called "human carers".Domestic dogs and cats should be ... Read more...

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Czech archeologists discover remains of first gay caveman


April 8th, 2011 - 1:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Prague, April 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Czech Republic archeologists have announced that they have discovered the remains of a “gay” caveman. The scientists say the male body dates back between 2900 B.C. and ... Read more...

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Woman fined $10,000 for animal cruelty


April 6th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 6 (IANS) An 80-year-old woman in Western Australia has been ordered by a court from owning pets and fined $10,000 after she pleaded guilty to charges of animal ... Read more...

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Women buy gifts for bosses, pets, not for partners


April 1st, 2011 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Women across the world buy more presents for their pets and bosses rather than their partners.Half of British women interviewed said they had around 100 pounds ... Read more...

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Women ‘more likely to buy gifts for their pets than partners’


March 31st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 31 (ANI): A new research has revealed that women are more likely to buy presents for their pets and bosses than partners.Fifty percent of mothers said that they had around ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen accuses Denise Richards of stealing dogs


March 29th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Charlie Sheen is not yet out of the news at least not for the next few days. The highly controversial actor is accusing his former wife ... Read more...

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24-year-old woman prefers cats to marriage


March 26th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 26 (ANI): A 24-year-old woman says she can live without being married or having friends, but would be lonely without her cute cats."Apart from my family, I love my ... Read more...

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Turtle sparks a blaze in the house of its owner


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An African spurred sulcata tortoise torched the house belonging to the father of its owner when it tried to escape from its tank.The turtle, Giovani, in ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey hires dog shrink to ready dogs for twin babies’ arrival


March 15th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 15 (ANI): Pregnant Mariah Carey has engaged a dog psychologist to prepare her pets for the arrival of her twin babies.The Pop diva, who dotes over her three Jack Russells, ... Read more...

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12pc of pooches with Facebook profiles have more friends than you do


March 9th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 09 (ANI): Some canines with Facebook profiles have more friends on the social networking site than you do, according to a new survey.The survey of 409 dog owners in ... Read more...

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Margaret Sutcliffe says that ‘Larry the cat’ at Number 10 is hers


February 24th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman is claiming ownership of Larry the rat-catcher.The Daily Mail has reported that a woman, Margaret Sutcliffe, is claiming that the cat is not Larry but ... Read more...

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