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A Rally Squirrel Makes a Playoff Appearance A daring squirrel took home during the fifth inning of a National League playoff game between the Phillies and the Cardinals in St. Louis this week. The play came just before a homerun rally by the Cardinals, earning the wayward rodent the nickname “Rally Squirrel.” So does this mean the Phillies will be battling a squirrel jinx? It certainly wouldn’t be the first time in the history of baseball. — Read it at The New York Times
A Long Island divorce has erupted into a bitter custody battle over a Goldendoodle named Lucy. One woman claims that she is the dog’s rightful owner, since Lucy was given to her during her brother’s divorce. But now her brother’s ex wants the dog back. — Read it at the NY Post
So this routine has clearly been practiced, but it’s still super cute. Hey, it’s Friday, right? Indulge yourself. — Watch it at People Pets
Waters near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., have become busy — and hazardous — feeding grounds for a growing number of endangered blue whales. Researchers worry that the whales are at risk of being hit by one of the huge ships that access these bustling harbors daily. — Read it at the LA Times
Plus: Speaking of perilous conditions for marine life, a whale in Yorkshire, England, beached itself — half a mile from shore in the countryside. — Read it at the Huffington Post
In an attempt to help the country cope with millions of feral —and fertile — cats, researchers at the University of Florida are testing a vaccine to sterilize them. — Read it at News4Jax
With breed specific no-fly lists growing (especially for brachycephalic breeds like Pugs and French Bulldogs), many people are opting to shell out big bucks for their pets’ safety on private charters or pet only airlines. “We’re paying for peace of mind,” said one bulldog owner. — Read it at The New York Times
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