NICK BARNETTSurely the variations of pet tongue are enough to reclaim its standing from the notorious tongue defamer - Miley Cyrus.
This unscripted video of NZ children talking about the future melted our hearts.
Do cats have a national anthem? I say they do.
NICK BARNETTEmma is a beautiful Greyhound who helps people simply by being what she is.
Learning to fly . . . spreading your wings . . . letting your spirit soar . . . birds give us our metaphors for realising potential.
SIMON GOODALLWhat can a dog owner do to stop dog attacks happening?
NICK BARNETTWhen two pets get together in one place, the result is bound to unpredictable.
NICK BARNETTThe best pet photos are those that capture a moment that reminds you of your own four-legged friend.
A wee lad battling a tough syndrome and a three-legged dog have a beautiful bond.
It was a case of 'one for the road' when Joanne Neville took home a mum and kittens from the SPCA
Tank came to us full of fear and with many afflictions, but we've never looked back.
At three, Freya was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome. Her cat Ronnie was her very best friend.
Being chased by thousands of bunnies - super cute or the stuff of nightmares? We vote the former.
This rescue pet owner's life was changed through her love of dogs who needed help.
One look at Dawson the kitten's face and it's hard to understand how someone could abandon him.
Behold the 17 cutest snaps from the puppy Olympics.
NICK BARNETTSometime in the distant past, evolution came up with the tabby pattern.
It's Monday, which is tough, yes. This burrowing squirrel and bemused dog will lift your day right up.
Pets are expert recyclers. They can give anything a new purpose - if that purpose is to be either toy or bed.
SIMON GOODALLDid you get a new puppy or dog over Christmas? Here's the first tip on how to settle your pup in.
Ponzu was heartbroken last year ... until she met Ichimi.
On an Alaskan cruise, adorable otters take centre stage in a cast of whales, eagles and starfish.
Here's a challenge. At some point today revel in a little wonder.
NICK BARNETTLet's acknowledge some pets that have attained stardom, because a happy pet is the best kind.
Cedric scarpered after the wrong family picked him up at the cattery. The next year is a mystery.
Simha is a giant cuddle bunny and loves the attention he gets from public, which is a tonne.
These cute little twins are doing just fine.
Anakin Skywalker rules her owner's house with an iron paw. But it wasn't always that way.
NICK BARNETTDoes your pet crave stardom? Of course it does. And it can happen.
Got a hot dog? How about a cool cat? Show us what your pets are up to this summer.
Get ready for some extreme skateboarding, cat style.
Missing his old digs, Cody somehow navigated a main road and an airport to return home.
Stephie Joustra had given up on Smokey returning, when he walked into the house like he'd never left.
The US capital has gained a new star after the National Zoo's 4-month-old panda bear cub made her debut to long lines of visitors.
The need to sleep can creep up and grab our beloved pets at any moment.
How do you tell your dog about the dangers of bees, wasps and other stinging assailants? It's not easy.
Our hearts melt as this wee guy goes for his first wobbly walk.
Here's a lineup of super cute furry friends making good use of the warm outdoors.
Myrtle, the Pekinese, rushes to the TV on hearing music for any ads with animals in them.
A gorgeous golden retriever that can do a great Bobby Valentino impression.
Move over Celine, Mariah or Christina, Maddie & Zoe are the new divas in town.
We're looking for Kiwi pets with a penchant for getting into weird places. Fox is one of those pets.
Ten days before Christmas, I thought my cat was about to die ...
Baby giant panda unveiled to an adoring public, with long lines of children queuing to see her.
A few brushstrokes on the round, swollen skintone canvas, and soon a colourful painting appears.
Rain continues to fall in Canterbury, further delaying the debut of Orana Wildlife Park's newest attractions.
Charlie is one cheeky miniature horse. And he looks mighty fine in a mini Santa outfit.
Belka the three-week-old husky indulges in the most adorable howling session we've ever seen.
Cherie Thompson's dog, Kaiser, like to let stretch out and relax at home.
Our four-legged friends are getting into the spirit of the season - and it's mighty cute.
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