Category Archives: Pet Stories

Hero Cat Saves Trapped Neighbor

Many cat parents have brushed off their cats’ demands for attention. It’s a good thing that Mary Johnston on Manitoulin Island in Ontario, Canada paid attention. According to Nugget.Ca, Mary was reading one afternoon in September when her cat, Ivy, jumped … Continue reading

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Ohio Shelter Dog Saves Cat

If two people can’t get along, some might say that they “fight like cats and dogs.” However, animal lovers know that sometimes cats and dogs can be the best of friends. In the case of a cat and dog in … Continue reading

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Street Cat Stars in His Own Movie

How does a cat follow up saving the life of the person he adopts? For Bob, the former street cat, he followed up by becoming a movie star. In 2012, A Street Cat Named Bob was published. The book, written by James … Continue reading

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Family Dog Saves Boy with Down Syndrome

The Duffy family in Northern Ireland had to buy their two-year-old dog Teddy a new ID tag after they renamed her “Super Teddy.” What earned her the new name? Twice in as many months, Teddy acted like a hero for … Continue reading

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Dogs, the Christmas spirit and Tracy of Batavia, Ohio – an “Ordinary Hero”

Look out, St. Francis: we’ve got a new contender for the “patron saint of animals!” For a very special holiday episode of Dog Talk I interviewed Tracy, a listener from Batavia, Ohio. Her story exemplifies the very best of the … Continue reading

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