Pet Scoop: Twin Sea Lions Born at SeaWorld, New Kitten Cam Rivals Popular Puppy Cam

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SeaWorld Orlando welcomed rare sea lion twins.
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This pair of sea lion twins was born at SeaWorld Orlando.

Rare Sea Lion Twins Arrive at SeaWorld Orlando

In a first for SeaWorld Orlando, twin sea lion pups were born to 14-year-old mom Fable, who was also born at SeaWorld. It's a rare event for the species, since sea lions typically give birth to one pup at a time. The babies are healthy and nursing from their mom.

Woman Reunites With Her Lost Dog — While Burying Another Pet

When B.J. Ross of Pennsylvania went to her local humane society to have her beloved dog, Bigsby, cremated, she was surprised to find a dog there who she’d lost a year ago. Samson had disappeared in a snowstorm, and was apparently taken in by another family. Since the Cocker Spaniel didn’t get along with the family’s other dog, they'd decided to give him to the humane society — on the same day that Ross came in. Ross produced photos to prove that Samson was hers, before taking her pup home. "I get the goose bumps just thinking about it,” said a volunteer coordinator for the shelter. — Read it at Yahoo News

Uggie Gets a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

The 10-year-old Jack Russell Terrier who starred in The Artist was honored with a paw-print ceremony outside Grauman's Chinese Theatre on Monday. Uggie put all four paws in the cement, joining nearly 200 other celebrities who’ve made their mark outside the theater. — Read it at People Pets

Kitten cam
Cat lovers can now watch the antics of a litter of kittens on a live cam.

Kitten Cam Goes Up Against the Cult Popular Puppy Cam

We have good news and bad news. The good news: Cat people now have an answer to the Shiba Inu puppy cam — and it’s adorable. The bad news: You won’t get any work done today. — Watch it at the Huffington Post

Plus: Google’s top-secret lab used a network of 16,000 computers to simulate the human brain. Want to guess what the first thing was that the network taught itself to identify? Cats, of course. — Read it at The New York Times

New York Mets Chicken Heads to a Sanctuary

When the Yankees called them “chickens,” one Mets player wasn’t going to take it — reliever Tim Byrdak got the clubhouse a "good luck" chicken for their upcoming games against the Yankees, but “Little Jerry Seinfeld” just wasn’t delivering —the Mets lost twice after the bird arrived. Little Jerry has since been handed over to an upstate farm sanctuary, proving that there really are no chickens in baseball. — Read it at the NY Post

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