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Finally!! First Cat Cafe Coming To America!! MEOW!

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The first cat cafe is finally coming to America! Everyone get to the Bay Area... NOW!

The San Francisco Bay Area is literally the luckiest place on the face of the earth right now.

Because they're going to be getting the first (and second) cat cafes in the U.S. of A!!

A cat cafe is literally what it sounds like… a coffee house with

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Ricky Gervais Blasts Australia's Shark Cull! Makes A Great Point About When It's Okay To Kill Sharks!

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Ricky Gervais is always more than willing to throw in his two cents.

Especially if the topic of discussion is related to animals, the environment or some combo of the two.

We previously mentioned that Western Australia had begun a government-sponsored, controversial shark culling program.

He tweeted:

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Western Australia's Controversial Shark Murdering Program Has Begun! UGH!!!

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Western Australia has started a controversial mass killing of sharks to keep swimmers safe!

Since seven people have been killed in shark attacks off the coast of Western Australia the government has implemented a controversial culling program.

The government program uses hooked lines attached to floating drums to capture sharks so they can later be killed.

Australia's federal environment minister granted Western Australia an exemption under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act which has allowed them to hunt sharks like the normally protected Great White.

Conservationists are obviously upset, with a Sea Shepherd (the famous anti-whaling vessel) spokesperson saying:

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PETA Helps To Rescue 17 Bears From Prison-Like Zoo

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PETA helps rescue 17 bears from awful conditions and got them into a good animal sanctuary!

Thanks to PETA, Sam Simon, The Wild Animal Sanctuary, and the Atlanta Humane Society, 17 bears have been rescued from awful conditions!

They were taken away from the concrete pits at the Black Forest Bear Park in Helen, Georgia.

The conditions there looked absolutely unBEARable!

They were stuck in their prison-like environment, forced to beg for scraps from tourists.

Now, they live on 60-acres of green grass at the The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg, Colorado!

They have their own dens and access to top notch veterinary services!!

Best part? At the zoo, their babies were taken away from them immediately after birth, but at the sanctuary… they get to keep their cubs!!

Check out the video to see this heartwarming story AFTER THE JUMP!!

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Lions Cubs Co-Parented By Entire Pride Of Big Cats!

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Lion cubs at zoo basel are parented by the entire pride!

Zoo Basel has lion cubs and they're so cute we're about to quit everything and go run away to live in their lion enclosure.

There are four young, male lion cubs running around the zoo because two of the zoo's female lions, Okoa and Uma each gave birth to two cubs.

The babies were born only four days apart. Zoo officials will eventually need to DNA test the cubs and mamas to figure out whose baby is whose.

What's nice to see is that the cubs are all raised together by the females of the pride, just like in the wild.

The cubs' father (just one father) Mbali, has actually stayed in the picture, even though the males are normally removed from the nurturing environment.

He must be a total sweetheart! No danger is posed to his babies.

These lil' cubbies are part of the European Endangered Species Programme and so they're super important to creating sustainable lion populations!

So great, so cute, so totes amazeballs! Go lions, go!!

[Image via Zoo Basel.]

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