A former shelter cat named Lilly is gaining attention as the star behind #catband, a collection of humans using their feline friends as instruments in a series of videos posted to Instagram. Now 9, Lilly was about 2 years old when her owner Julie Malone first moved to Philadelphia and adopted her.
When her beloved dog received a diagnosis of inoperable bone cancer, Riina Cooke needed a way to cope with the grief. "When I found out, I was in shock,” she told TODAY.com. "He watched me cry, and he would get upset when I got upset because he was a very sensitive dog.
Brace yourself for major cuteness with this video of a 2-month-old polar bear cub taking his first steps. Posted on Facebook by the Toronto Zoo, the video shows the cub squeak as he sways back and forth and stumbles around a white blanket.
Some New York photographers make a career by snapping photos of fashionistas on the streets of the city, but Elias Weiss Friedman chose a different kind of model to put in front of his lens.
A blind man and his guide dog were struck by a subway train in Manhattan on Tuesday after the man lost consciousness and they tumbled on to the tracks, but both escaped without serious injury.