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Entire cities were destroyed when a 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit central Mexico, coming just two weeks after a magnitude 8.1 quake affected southern Mexico. The 7.1 magnitude tremor comes 32 years to the day after Mexico was hit with one of the deadliest earthquakes in it’s history. The country has banded together in search and rescue missions; humans and dogs alike are digging through the rubble to unearth survivors.

Indy is a rescue pup who crawled her way from the mean streets of India, eventually finding her furever home in Texas. Her parents noticed a post about her on Facebook and the rest is history. The handicapable pup was hit by a truck in India and left for dead.

The 2017 Emmy Awards had it’s tense moments – from Stephen Colbert using Donald Trump as his personal comedic punching bag to Donald Glover addressing racial tensions in his acceptance speech. Even Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin had something to say about the current state of affairs in the USA. But, the awards ceremony wasn’t completely focused on heavy political issues.

Ever wish you could quit your job and become a travelling Instagram model? Well, @Sukiicat the bengal already beat you to it. Since opening her Instagram account at the end of March, she’s already stacked up 228,000 followers in five months, getting up to 50,000 likes per post.

A four-legged resident of French Guiana took a nap inside the wing of what it thought must be the skeleton of a giant tropical bird. Little did this cat know its hammock-of-the-day was a microlight aircraft, something it wouldn’t learn until it was already several hundred feet in the air. Lucky for the cat, it was hanging on tight inside the wing and was noticed by the pilot.

A sting operation is taking place spanning Michigan, California and Costa Rica in order to bust poachers and save the sea turtles. Sea turtles are threatened by extinction; having a delicate ecosystem means even an individual poacher is able to make a huge impact on their survival rates. Turtle eggs are illegally harvested from beaches and sold on the black market, eventually making their way into bars and restaurants as a delicacy.

The power of a room full of puppies had it’s effect on Liev Schreiber last week. The British-born Australian actor unexpectedly walked away from an interview on Live with Kelly and Ryan with two new family members. Sitting backstage at the ABC show, Schreiber realized he was in a situation that most of us dream about: a room full of adorable puppies, just waiting to be adopted.

Matilda’s no ordinary tabby cat. Rescued as a kitten with a clean bill of health, her family quickly discovered that she was unlike other cats in a big way… Matilda’s eyes contained tiny galaxies. While the stars in her eyes were initially harmless, things began to change for the little cat.

We all know America has had some wild leaders in the past (and present) but what about their pets? The most common animal to grace the White House is a dog, and the long standing tradition of having man’s best friend lay down at the wise leader’s’ feet is rarely deviated from. We’d like to suggest some canine options to Donald Trump, since he’s the first prez with no pup.

We all know cat’s can be grumpy little furballs. We also know they usually hate water. This one ginger cat channelled his grumpiness into pure determination to survive and faced a swim in the floodwaters of Hurricane Harvey.