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Pet Raccoon Overdoses on Illegal Drugs

What does one do with a stoned raccoon? Take it to the local fire station, of course. Firefighters are no strangers to emergencies, especially those involving overdosing on illegal drugs. But, one overdose victim created quite a stir at an Indianapolis fire station earlier this month. A distressed woman brought...


"Zombie" Raccoons Terrorize Ohio Residents

They're baring their teeth, walking on their hind legs and generally just scaring the crap out of everyone. Raccoons in Youngstown, Ohio, are exhibiting "zombie-like behavior" according to the residents. WKBN 27 says Youngstown police have been busy this week responding to calls about the strange-acting raccoons. The majority of...


Public Angered After Video Shows Cops Repeatedly Running Over Raccoon

People are voicing outrage after a viral video shows two police cars repeatedly running over a raccoon in a shopping plaza parking lot near Albany, New York. A statement released by the Town of Coeymans Police Department states it received numerous calls reporting a rabid raccoon in the Shop and...


Watch Squirrel Pull Out Girl's Tooth

I've gotta give this dad some credit for coming up with a creative way to pull his daughter's baby tooth. And, kudos to the little girl for being a good sport and putting up with her dad's silly antics. As you can see in the video, which was filmed in...


6-Year-Old Boy Scratched by Bat Dies from Rabies

A devastated father is mourning the death of his 6-year-old son who passed away from rabies after being scratched by a rabies-infected bat in his home state of Florida. According to ABC News, the bat scratched Ryker Roque after his father, Henry Roque placed the bat in the bucket. According...


Watch Opossum Play Possum to Escape Death from Jaws of Coyote

You've no doubt heard the phrase, "playing possum." It comes from an opossum's tendency to play dead when it feels threatened. Wonder just how effective this response is for protecting it against predators? Just watch the video above and you'll see. Although you may think that playing dead would just...


Raccoon Attacks Baby, Pulls Her From Bed

Imagine leaving your infant daughter safely in bed for a few moments while you take your older child to the restroom only to return to find that a raccoon has savagely attacked her? It's the stuff of nightmares, but that's exactly what happened last Wednesday night in a Philadelphia apartment...


Watch Greedy Squirrel Steal Treats from Gift Package

This time of year, thieves are notorious for snatching packages off front porches. You've probably seen home surveillance footage posted of dishonest folks caught in the act. But, this time, the camera caught a thief of a much smaller, furrier persuasion stealing goods from a front porch. Fox News recently...


Couple Sues Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to Get Back Their Pet Raccoon

Imagine having a pet you've cared for and loved for seven years suddenly taken away. One Seattle couple is devastated after the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife seized their pet raccoon, Mae. The couple is now suing the department. "She's part of our family," Mae's owner, Kellie Greer, told...


Man Fights to Keep Emotional Support Squirrel

A Clearwater, Florida, man says he's not about to give up his squirrel, Brutis, even though management at the condominiums where he resides says he must. Ryan Boylan told ABC Action News that he rescued the squirrel shortly after Hurricane Matthew more than a year ago. The baby rodent was...


Watch Hilarious Video of Raccoon Leaping Out of Shooting House

Raccoons are notorious for seeking shelter in blinds and shooting houses, so it's always a good idea to check for these and other unwelcome critters before you climb inside. When these two hunters discovered a raccoon in their shooting house, one decided to stay on the ground and film while...


Watch Squirrel Attack Kids at Bus Stop

This video starts off pretty cute with a friendly little squirrel checking out a guy's shoes at a neighborhood bus stop. Kids and parents are all gathered around, obviously enamored by the fluffy little critter. Then, the squirrel decides to run up a little girl's pants leg and chaos ensues...


Watch Woman Pick Up Snake She Mistakes for Dog Toy

Well, that could have gone badly. Carla Rosso of Calabasas, California, had just gotten out of her hot tub and decided to tidy up the area. She bent down to pick up what she thought was a dog toy, only to discover to her horror, it was actually a snake...


Maine Runner Drowns Rabid Raccoon With Her Bare Hands

An animal lover and a vegetarian, Rachel Borch would have never dreamed of killing a raccoon, until she had to. And she did it with her bare hands. According to the B angor Daily News , the 21-year-old woman was out for a peaceful run down a lovely wooded trail...


Pet Squirrel Attacks Home Intruder

Who needs a guard dog when you can have a guard squirrel? Joey the pet squirrel is being called a hero after attacking a teen who burglarized his owner's home and attempted to break into a gun safe. When police caught the suspect, he had scratches on his hand. He...


Did You Know Opossums Did This?

In cartoons, sleeping opossums are often depicted hanging upside down by their tails. In reality, the muscles in an adult opossum's tail are not strong enough to support it for more than a moment and especially not during sleep. Young opossums are sometimes spotted hanging upside down by only their...


Watch Rattlesnake Swim Up to Boater in Lake George

I gotta admit, I kind of felt bad for the rattlesnake when watching this video and was sort of hoping the boater would lift it up into his boat, although I certainly understand why he didn't. YouTube user Timber Jessie recently posted this video of a rattlesnake swimming up to...


Principal Calls Boy’s Mother About Dead Squirrel in Backpack – Hilarity Ensues

A call from the principal’s office rarely brings good news. So when Ladye Hobson received a call from her son Brylan’s principal, she cringed, dreading what the school administrator was about to tell her. But as Hobson describes in a recent blog posted on Her View From Home , what...


Catfish Falls From Sky, Smacks Woman on the Face

A simple walk in the park turned into the most bizzare experience of one woman's life. Lisa Lobree was near a Philadelphia museum on Labor Day when a 5-pound catfish fell from the sky, smacking her in the face and knocking her to the ground. She suffered a minor cut...


Image of Monkey Caught on Georgia Trail Camera

One Georgia man couldn’t believe his eyes when he checked the images on his game camera last week. There, as clear as day, was a monkey hanging from one of his deer feeders. Eddie Huggins of Albany, Ga., said he’s seen a lot of interesting critters on his game camera,...


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