Category Archives: Pet Stories

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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Las Vegas Firefighters Save Partially Blind Senior Cat from Fire

Fire is terrifying for anyone, but can be especially so for people worried about pets stuck inside their homes. Wilma Merril is grateful that when the worst happened and her home caught on fire, that her cat was rescued. Wilma … Continue reading

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Blind, Deaf Dog Helped By Her Canine Friends

Many people struggle when diagnosed with a chronic disease or the loss of a sense. Depression and anxiety are not uncommon. However, one Poodle in Idaho has dealt with both while continuing to smile and live life to the fullest … Continue reading

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