Animals | Pets

Iowa Firefighters Bring Cleo The Cat Back To Life After Being Trapped In A House Fire

Earlier this week, Ames Fire Department had to run inside a burning home twice before they found Cleo the cat in the basement, unresponsive and surrounded by thick, black smoke. Using an oxygen mask, designed specifically for animals, firefighters spent more than 30 minutes trying to bringing the lifeless feline back to life. The firefighters were successful, and Cleo is expected to make a full recovery.
Related: Helmet Camera Captures Firefighter Bringing A Tiny Kitten Back To Life
[Ames Fire Department / KCCI-TV]

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The Official Trailer For ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ Asks ‘What’s The Meaning Of Life?’

On National Dog Day, Universal Pictures fittingly debuted the official trailer for A Dog’s Purpose, a comedy-drama film based on the bestselling novel A Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron. The film shares story of one devoted dog’s journey in search of the meaning of his own existence. A Dog’s Purpose is currently¬†scheduled to arrive in theaters January 17th, 2017.
[Universal Pictures / A Dog’s Purpose]

British Designer Curates An Interactive Art Exhibition Specifically For Dogs To Enjoy

British designer Dominic Wilcox recently teamed up with the RSPCA and the U.K. insurance company More Than to create the world’s first art exhibit for man’s best friend. Wilcox’s clever interactive exhibits include, Cruising Canines, an open car window simulator, Dinnertime Dreams, an oversized 10 foot dog bowl filled to the brim with hundreds of play balls to look like dog food, and more. As a bonus, More Than will be donating ¬£1 to the RSPCA for anyone who takes the #PlayMore Pledge to spend an extra 15 minutes a day to play with your dog or cat.
[morethan] [H/T:LaughingSquid / Slate]