Dolphin dies a day after being rescued in Daanbantayan, Cebu

Futch Anthony Inso 08/25/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — The dolphin that was first seen in the shallow waters of Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu on Thursday afternoon has died. Danica Arcayna, the biodiversity focal person of the town’s Municipal Environment and…

Dolphin rescued but refuses to go back to deeper waters in Daanbantayan, Cebu

Futch Anthony Inso 08/24/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Barangay officials and residents of Maya, Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu found a bottle-nosed dolphin on their shores on Thursday and guided the mammal back to deeper waters. However, it would keep returning…

How sweet it is to be loved by cats

Jessa Ngojo 08/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Stout or thin, furry or hairless, chill, nonchalant or hyperactive, we celebrate our feline fur-babies for being who they are, and for always being there to comfort us, every time. On August 8,…

Dog makes epic trek across Switzerland

08/06/2023

GENEVA — An escaped border terrier named Lucky made an epic journey across Switzerland on the eve of the country’s national holiday, media reported Friday. She was left by her owners in kennels in Bern canton, but…

Mammals may have hunted down dinosaurs for dinner, rare fossil suggests

Associated Press 07/19/2023

NEW YORK  — An unusual find in China suggests some early mammals may have hunted dinosaur for dinner. The fossil shows a badgerlike creature chomping down on a small, beaked dinosaur, their skeletons intertwined. The find comes…

Mall guard fired after tossing puppy to death

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 07/12/2023

MANILA, Philippines — (UPDATED) SM has banned the service of a security guard who was captured on video hurling a puppy from a footbridge located outside the mall premises in Quezon City. In a statement, the mall…

Netizens on cobra spotted in San Fernando, Cebu: ‘Kahadlok!’

Immae Lachica 07/11/2023

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Netizens are sharing how they feel when netizen, Vince Saz, from San Fernando, Cebu shared their encounter with a cobra, a poisonous snake, last Saturday, July 8, 2023. Saz told CDN Digital that they…

Mexican mayor weds a reptile — and couldn’t be happier!

Agence France Presse 07/02/2023

SAN PEDRO, Huamelula, Mexico — As onlookers clapped and danced, a mayor of a small southern Mexico town entered into holy matrimony with a female reptile in a traditional rite to bring good fortune to his people.…

Hurt felines: Japanese app aims to detect cat pain

Agence France Presse 06/30/2023

Tokyo, Japan — Cats are considered lucky in Japan, and owners of the popular pets spend big on their care. But how do you know when they’re feline down? A tech firm and university in Tokyo have teamed…

2023 World’s Ugliest Dog is Chinese Crested canine ‘Scooter’

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 06/29/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Scooter, a seven-year-old Chinese Crested dog won in the annual World’s Ugliest Dog contest in California. The event took place on Friday, June 23, at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California, USA. Scooter…

Dutch weigh law to ban cruelly overbred pets 

Reuters 06/25/2023

UTRECHT — Katja and Ilia bought their French bulldog puppy Abby after being charmed by her scrunched-up good looks.  Two years on, the overbreeding that created those characteristics had also led to breathing problems that required surgery.…

8 dogs rescued from abandoned shelter in Adlaon got adopted

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/05/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines –– The dogs rescued from an abandoned shelter in Brgy. Adlaon, Cebu City now have new homes. As of June 4, a total of eight of the 100 rescued canines have been adopted, the…

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