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Meet Concerned Kitten

Could Concerned Kitten be the new Grumpy Cat?

First there was Grumpy Cat. But could this "Gary Barlow lookalike" ursurp the internet favourite?

New baby for Willowbank video

Willowbank Wildlife Reserve has a new small, furry addition.

Willowbank Wildlife Reserve has a new small, furry addition.

Names in for tiger cubs

The young Sumatran Tiger cubs play in their enclosure .

Six names have been selected from more than 750 entries in a naming competition for Hamilton Zoo's newest tiger cubs. You can vote for your favourite here. The winner will be announced on May 4.

Can a pet psychic save my cat?

Charis Connolly lays her healing hands on Molly the emotionally damaged cat.

A cat owner puts his deranged feline in the hands of an animal spiritualist.

Japanese name kiwi chick

Ayako Imahashi releases Bihoro once maned, into the Southern Enclosure at Sanctuary Mountain.

A kiwi chick named by delegates from Cambridge's sister city in Japan has been released into Maungatautari's Southern Enclosure.

How to speak cat

A slow blink is like a kitty kiss, says Dr Bonnie Beaver.

Yes, your cats is talking to you. Here's what it's saying.

Why is this the most rehomed breed?

Michelle and her volunteers give the huskies 5km of exercise a day.

Games of Thrones made the Siberian husky the newest ‘it’ dog - but as with many from the show, it often ends badly.

Name a tiger cub

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Hamilton Zoo . The young Sumatran Tiger cubs born to Sali play in thier enclosure .

Hamilton Zoo's two playful tiger cubs need naming and they hope the public will put forward ideas.

Penguins having a tough year

Vet Karina Argandona and technician supervisor Pauline Conayne treat a yellow-eyed penguin at Wildbase Vet clinic in Palmerston North.

It's been a hard year for yellow-eyed penguins and Massey University's Wildbase Hospital has stepped in to help.

Furry friends need foster parents

The Hamilton SPCA is desperate for foster homes for numerous cats, dogs, kittens and puppies.

It's just gone 11am and already the Waikato SPCA has gained eight kittens, one mother cat and a rabbit.

Baby (seal) sitters wanted video

Volunteers are needed at Ohau Stream, near Kaikoura, to manage visitors to the
popular seal viewing spot.

DOC to hold training sessions for helpers to manage the Ohau Stream "baby seal encounter" that is a hit with tourists.

Husky and dad argue over food video

Dad lays down the law about who gets to eat his potato skins, while the husky begs to differ.

All this adorable husky wanted was a good old nosh on potato skins.

The cutest thing you'll see today video

Animal care staff report that Funani and her calf are doing well.

San Diego Zoo has welcomed a brand new baby hippo - and this video of it learning to swim is perhaps the best video ever made.

Student fosters gibbon

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Wild thing: There was no sign of the baby gibbon's group when the wild animal was discovered. Victoria University student Naven Hon rescued a baby gibbon in Cambodia last week

A Victoria University Masters student became an impromptu foster mother in Cambodia.

Boy meets his heroes, falls apart

SO CUTE: The moment a wee boy met his idols. His dad posted the image on Facebook, writing: "Quincy's been waiting all week to show the garbage men his garbage truck. But, in the moment, he was overwhelmed in the presence of his heroes."

When Quincy finally got to meet his heroes and their rubbish truck it was all a little overwhelming.

Offers flow for abandoned bulldog

Nelson SPCA inspector and manager Donna Walzl with the English bull terrier covered in sores.

Dog lovers around the country offer homes to a bulldog found wandering the streets in Nelson.

Tiny meals being made in a tiny kitchen video

tiny cakes

An oh-so-cute Japanese cooking channel features tiny meals being cooked in a tiny kitchen.

How to flea-proof your pets

SHARING A MOMENT: Don't let fleas come between you and your pets - learn how to protect your household.

Did you know that one flea can multiply into 1000 fleas in just three weeks? Here's how to keep your pets and home flea-free.

Mozzies give NZ and Bangladesh players hard time video

HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 13: Nathan McCullum, Brendon McCullum and Daniel Vettori of New Zealand swipe away bugs  during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between Bangladesh and New Zealand at Seddon Park on March 13, 2015 in Hamilton, New Zealand.  (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Bug-repellent spray in high demand for World Cup cricketers as mosquitos come out to play at Seddon Park.

Meet Smiley, the blind therapy dog

INSPIRATIONAL: Smiley was born without eyes and later rescued from a puppy farm.

Born without eyes, rescued from a puppy farm, and now bringing joy to those in need as a service dog.

A family album with a difference

Cordelia is an awapara sheep, which explains her distinctive appearance.

When young children ask why Cordelia the sheep wears a tutu, Whanganui owner Joy Clark responds: "Because she's a girl."

Top spots for animal lovers gallery video

St Bernard

Japan's cat island had a burst of publicity recently but there are plenty of places where cute-ish animals hang out.

#WeaselPecker becomes online sensation


It looks like a scene from a Disney movie - but is this photo too good to be true?

Baby antelope takes to zoo's savannah

A baby nyala that was born on Valentines Night at Wellington Zoo is yet to be named.

Bright-eye bushy-tailed and stripy - a beautiful baby nyala can now be seen at Wellington Zoo.

A barking mad sheep video

Gemma Simcox a vet nurse from Otaki with her pet sheep, Richard, which thinks its a dog.

Richard the sheep has managed to pull the wool over his doggy pals' eyes.

Make your dog an Instagram star

Miss P, a 15-inch Beagle who won "Best in Show", stands near the winner's trophy at 139th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in the Manhattan borough of New York February 17, 2015. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton  

To bring in money, you need more than a random clip of your pet doing something funny. It takes an orchestrated campaign.

You can actually get your pet cloned

A CANINE COPY: The soft-toy version of this little pug has the likeness, even including that little stuck-out tongue.

Is just one of your favourite animal just not enough? Turns out you can immortalise them in soft-toy form (to the tune of $265).

New rhino at zoo

The new rhinoceros at Orana Park in Christchurch squeals, jumps and has loads of personality

A newborn rhinoceros captured a Christchurch zoo's hearts on Valentine’s night.

Baby chicks in class

LITTLE BUDDIES: Jennifer Duggan and Aqa Siale of TImaru's Mountainview High School with the baby chicks they care for.

Mountainview High School has an additional 12 students - chicks - in its agriculture classes.

New help for water-loving pooches

Water works: Canine therapist Sarah Apperley working with Chessie on the aqua treadmill at Aqua Hounds.

Dogs exercising on an underwater treadmill is one of the therapies on offer at new Wellington business Aqua Hounds.

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