The Sad Life of Dolly the Mountain Lion

The Sad Life of Dolly the Mountain Lion

It’s 1994 and a hunter has just killed the mother Mountain Lion in Colorado so that he can steal her young cubs and sell them into the pet trade.  One of the cubs is purchased by an ill advised woman who tries to make a pet of her, and flees the state to end up...

Christmas critters: Parents buying exotic pets as gifts for kids

[The News Herald, Panama City, Fla.] By Shannon Winslow-Claunch, The News Herald, Panama City, Fla. Released : Sunday, December 20, 2009 12:41 PM Dec. 20–Don’t know what to get little Johnny for Christmas? In an age of commercialism and numbness to the...

Where to find an exotic pet

December 14, 2009 3:23 PM ET DivineCaroline Growing up, the only pet I wanted to own was a Mogwai. The adorable singing, baby-squawking, furry little star of Gremlins had everything I could want in a pet — a cuddly and unique alternative to the average cat or...