An enormous cat looking for a new home has become such a big internet star that he crashed the website of the animal shelter where he lives.
The Scottish SPCA is calling for the public to share their experiences of the charity as it celebrates its 180th birthday.
Four endangered lemurs have arrived at Chester Zoo as part of an international breeding programme.
Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia, is hand-raising a baby wombat who was recently orphaned, keeping him warm in a beanie hat.
An abandoned duckling has adopted a soft toy cat as its mother after the fluffy feline helped save its life.
More than 150 rare caterpillars hatched at Chester Zoo will be released into the wild in Manchester and Cheshire, their historic home range.
A fugitive in Germany has been nabbed thanks to the help of angry wasps.
A 71-year-old care home resident was given the opportunity to visit her favourite animals when she was treated to a donkey walk.
A pod of dolphins has been spotted off the coast of Whitby as they jumped and swam close to a group of tourists.
Police officers in Nebraska rescued a “curious” raccoon who had got its head stuck in a jar.
Fifteen of the UK’s finest felines have been announced as finalists in the National Cat Awards.
A canary found flying loose in a Plymouth park has been nicknamed after new Prime Minister Boris Johnson due to his fluffy “golden hair”.
Missing pets organisation Animal Search UK captured, fed and reunited “hundreds” of animals with their owners after Whaley Bridge residents were evacuated from their homes due to flooding.
Tens of thousands of painted lady butterflies were spotted over two days in July thanks to a migration “influx” in the UK, according to environmental charity Butterfly Conservation.
A raccoon was rescued by a fire department in Massachusetts after getting its head stuck in a sewer grate on Thursday.
A baby African lion cub has been described as “healthy and active” by keepers when it was born at Denver Zoo in the United States.
A north-east animal rescue centre will open its doors next week in an attempt to attract more volunteers.
A woman has “married” her pet golden retriever Logan in a live ceremony on daytime TV show This Morning.
Four male Parma wallabies, the smallest members of the kangaroo family, have settled at Newquay Zoo in Cornwall after travelling from Cotswold Wildlife Park in Burford, Oxfordshire.
Oregon Zoo in the United States has posted footage of its resident flamingo chicks learning to swim in a small pool.
Penguin chicks Dwight and Jim have enjoyed their very first swimming session at Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in Washington.
They may not be kids any more, but pensioners at a north-east care home are feeling young again following a special visit from a pair of baby goats.
Chester Zoo has welcomed an endangered baby Malayan tapir, the second infant of the species ever to be born at the zoo.
The Scottish SPCA has launched an investigation after a north-east family’s pet returned home with its whiskers burned off a fortnight after going missing.
A hefty hedgehog previously believed to be the "world's heaviest" is on the look for love after going on a strict weight-loss and fitness regime at an Aberdeenshire animal centre.
Zoo Miami has welcomed six new baby animals to six different mothers at its sanctuary.
A man rescued a fallen baby bird by hiring an Uber to take it to an animal shelter because he had drunk too much to drive.
Police and customs officials have carried out a global anti-wildlife trafficking operation that has led to the seizure of tens of thousands of endangered animals and the arrest of nearly 600 suspects.
An Isle of Lewis resident captured this unusual image of two red deer stags apparently "hugging".
West Midlands Police have named their newest recruit, a golden cocker spaniel puppy, after mental health campaigner Liv Pontin.
A litter of 10 adorable Arctic fox cubs have added another touch of cuteness to the Highland Wildlife Park.
Newquay Zoo has welcomed a new resident after an endangered crowned lemur was the first to be born at the centre since 2016.