As people dashed to get out of danger when Hurricane Florence hit eastern parts of the United States, some animals were sadly left behind.
A lorry driver was spotted pulling out of a car park and on to a busy road – forgetting that his dog was still tied to the bumper.
You’ve probably seen dozens of images from ultrasound scans from proud parents-to-be over the years – but have you ever seen one of a pregnant whale?
A snake that got into trouble when feeding has been nursed back to health – with a paper clip crucial to her recovery.
A mountain lion was caught on camera walking around outside a motel and investigating an open doorway.
An eight-week-old puppy found dumped with its legs tied together and left in a handbag dangling from a charity shop door “could easily have died”, the RSPCA has said.
A young deer and its mum had a lucky escape when they were rescued from a sticky situation by a crew of firefighters.
An eastern black rhino born and bred in San Diego has been donated to Tanzania as part of an ongoing effort to save the species from extinction.
Five young squirrels are recovering from the ordeal of getting their tails tangled together.
Flood waters are continuing to rise and rain is still falling in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in the US.
A fox had a “miracle” escape after surviving for 12 hours wedged in a car grille, the RSPCA has said.
If you’re a pet owner, the novelty of your dog or cat eating food has probably worn off, so how about a hippo?
Dogs in Brighton were given a grand day out when the resort’s Saltdean Lido opened its doors to pooches for one day only.
Ever since a dog section was introduced at the Darlington Horse and Foal Show in 1860, man’s best friend has remained loyal to the event. It has gone from strength to strength and this weekend marks the 50th time the Crufts qualifying show has been held at the Ripon Racecourse venue.
An unsuspecting snake which became stuck after slithering into a mousetrap has been rescued.
If ever there was an excuse to gaze adoringly at some of the planet’s cutest animals, it’s International Red Panda Day – it’s basically our collective responsibility.
A stray iguana has been rescued by RSPCA inspectors from a cherry tree overlooking a canal in Lancaster.
A rare and endangered newborn Rothschild’s giraffe at Woburn Safari Park in Bedford has taken its first steps.
If you’re having an average day, have no fear, little Ozzie the puppy is here to lift your mood with cuteness.
Two rare Amur leopard cubs born in the Highland Wildlife Park have been caught on camera for the first time.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo recently added six fluffy little additions to its fine collection of animal life.
The cuteness levels went out the window when Milwaukee County Zoo shared the news that earlier in the summer it welcomed its first ever red panda cub.
Meet the baby elephant which arrived a few days early to give his keepers a real surprise.
The first kiwi chick of the season has just begun to hatch from its shell at Auckland Zoo in New Zealand.
A polecat which ended up inside a youth centre is seen scampering to freedom in this video after being captured and released by the RSPCA.
A black bear had to be freed by firefighters after it got its head stuck in a milk jug.
A naturalist has discovered a rare species of beetle in the Highlands for the first time.
Pet owners across the world will be familiar with taking their dog for a morning walk, but how many will have seen a porcupine strolling along as the sun rises?
This snow leopard is on her way to social media stardom thanks to her incredible reaction to being caught on camera.
Baby flamingos at Zoo Atlanta in Georgia have been practising their foraging skills in little pans of water in their enclosure.
If you thought Pizza Rat represented the peak of rodent achievement, think again.
A Jack Russell that fell down a cliff escaped without major injuries after it was rescued by lifeboats.