Ben Westcott There are no cats available for adoption at the RSPCA - for the first time in at least 20 years, staff say.
Julie Power Australia is officially pet crazy, with about 2 million more pets than people. A new report - a state of the pet nation - also found owners trust their pets more than their friends.
Jasper Copping By reputation, they are aloof and solitary creatures, only displaying affection grudgingly and judiciously.
Nicky Phillips THE rats never stood a chance.
Three Sumatran tiger cubs have made their long-awaited debut at Taronga Zoo.
Dozens of animals have escaped from an exotic farm that houses bears, big cats and other beasts, and the owner was later found dead there.
Elise Snashall-Woodhams A plan to allow people to shoot cats found on public land has raised the ire of a Bendigo animal welfare group.
Researchers hope cat owners and vets will look at a sick cat's environment before deciding on euthanasia.
Jessica Marszalek About 100 cats and dogs will board flights to safety on Tuesday as the RSPCA moves animals out of the destructive path of Tropical Cyclone Yasi.
Lisa Cox The sale of cats and dogs in Canberra pet shops could be banned, following a second attempt by the ACT Greens to make changes to animal welfare legislation.
Nicky Phillips ''SHE'S got him.'' Sarah Legge cannot see her dog among the waist-high grass tufts characteristic of the central Kimberley, but the conservation scientist runs towards the distinctive bark the mutt...
Queensland horse owners who have had a Hendra outbreak on their property will have to submit any dogs, cats, guinea pigs and pigs for testing.
Aja Styles Perth's moggies are the latest victims of the global credit crunch.
Peter Hannam A helicopter has shifted 17 tonnes of logs into the heart of the Mulgoa Nature Reserve near Penrith in a bid to provide potential homes for tiny mammals.
Robert Young Humans have long worried about their weight, but now we should be concerned about fat animals too. Both pets and zoo animals are piling on the pounds.
Dhaka, Bangladesh: Thirteen countries with wild tiger populations agreed on Tuesday to take part in a global count to establish how many of the critically endangered big cats are left and...
Peter Hannam Something to sneeze at - Sydney's pollen count is on the rise.
Eamonn Duff The truth is out there as Goulburn becomes latest 'big cat' hot spot.
Melanie Kembrey After the antidepressants and the hours of therapy, Marco has turned the corner and is a whole new dog.
Bridie Smith and Inga Ting Australia’s ecological footprint is the 13th-largest in the world - and is likely to get bigger following the repeal of the carbon tax, conservation group WWF has warned.