As the days grow shorter, the leaves begin to change, and the air grows cooler each day, it’s clear to see that Autumn is upon us! Thank you for joining us for the October 2021 edition of TheCuddle Clones Chronicle, a monthly round-up featuring news you need to know and pet stories of interest from around the country. We keep up with the pet-related articles of interest from around the country and the world so you can too!
Grecian Good Boy Takes Center Stage
It takes a special type of presence to upstage two prominent world leaders on an international stage, but for Peanut, Greek Premier Kyriakos Mistotaki’s adorable new rescue pup, it’s all in a day’s work! Peanut’s barking recently interrupted a press conference featuring the leaders of Greece and Slovakia, much to the entertainment of those in attendance!Read the whole story at APNews.
Chewy Readies for Ruckus Over Push Into Pharmaceuticals
As it wades into the multi-billion dollar world of pharmaceuticals, online pet product retailer Chewy is launching legal battles against companies Covetrus and Vetcove. Chewy argues that these companies have “conspired to redirect its prescription customers to vet-affiliated pharmacies run by Covetrus.”, a claim Covetrus vehemently denies. Read the whole story at NY Post.
Septuagenarian Saves Dog from Dangerous Alligator Attack
Our love for our pets runsdeep, and no one better exemplifies that fact than Suzan Marciano of Boca Raton, FL. When a walk in the park and a game of fetch turning into a battle for the life of her beloved pup Nalu, Suzan leaped into action (literally), throwing herself on top of an attacking alligator and saving her dog’s life in the process!Read the whole story at Fox News.
Shelter-Storming Soldier Pleads Guilty
Former Australian soldier Tony Wittman is under arrest following an armed invasion of the Lost Dogs’ Home animal shelter in the suburb of Cranbourne West outside Melbourne. After making an appointment to collect his missing cat the following day, Wittman allegedly stormed to the shelter to forcibly retake his pet. Wittman faces eight charges, including false imprisonment, aggravated burglary, criminal damage, perjury, and carrying an imitation firearm.Read the whole story at ABC AU.
New Study Suggests People Consider Pets Soulmates
Now for some news that most pet owners already know! According to a recent survey among 2,000 cat and dog owners, 62% of Americans consider their pet their “best friend”, and a whopping 3 out of 5 pet owners consider their pet their “soulmate”. These finds correlate with existing CDC findings that owning a pet can provide a myriad of positive health benefits.Read the whole story at WIONews.