Palmerston, the Foreign Office’s chief mouser, is set for retirement after four years of service in Whitehall.
Edinburgh Zoo has named a monkey from a vulnerable species which was born during lockdown after his native home.
An animal welfare organisation is helping to reunite pets with their owners after a devastating explosion in Beirut on Tuesday.
Two rare leopard cubs born during lockdown have been exploring their enclosure at a zoo.
Animal campaigners have expressed frustration at the Scottish Government as they called for urgent measures to prevent the killing of mountain hares before they are given new protected status.
Two “beautiful” great green macaw chicks have been bred and reared at Chester Zoo for the first time.
Animal campaigners have raised concerns about the possible “unjustified killing” of mountain hares before they are given new protected status.
Two “playful and inquisitive” lynx kittens at the Wild Place Project in Bristol are due to be named by the public.
A daring budgie has been reunited with her owners after escaping and spending 20 days on the loose.
Three giant African land snails were dumped “like rubbish” in woodland and one of them died, animal welfare officers have said.
An Aberdeen animal attraction will welcome back visitors next week following the easing of lockdown restrictions.
A coyote pup is said to be “doing well” after being rescued from drowning by a rafter using CPR.
An investigation is under way after several animals were found dead in illegal traps.
The Evening Express has launched its Paw Prints Competition - and we are on a mission to find the most photogenic pets in the north-east.
The first pine martens to be reintroduced to England have had kits, marking a milestone in efforts to boost their recovery, conservationists said.
More than 80% of Scots think buying a puppy online is unsafe, according to a survey by the Scottish SPCA.
Scientists are looking at the way animals communicate with each other to help unlock the secrets of human speech evolution.
A politician was spotted helping a duck and two ducklings safely cross a busy road in New York.
A cat was broadcast stealing a vicar’s milk during Canterbury Cathedral’s online prayer service on Monday morning.
The Scottish SPCA has enlisted the help of an Olympian to persuade north-east residents to Pound for Paws.
A bear with a plastic jar stuck on its head has been freed by a passing family in the US.
A duck was put to sleep after being found near a canal with a crossbow arrow through its body.
San Diego Zoo in California has welcomed a new baby echidna. The new arrival is the first echidna to be born at the zoo, and keepers hope to learn more about the egg-laying mammals, found in Australia.
The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after two sheep were discovered on a street in Portlethen.
A nine-month old puppy has been saved after it swallowed a stick that was half the length of its body.
Dolphin mothers may know best when it comes to hunting, but babies are learning tricks from their peers too, new research has found.
Staff at the Bristol Royal Infirmary say they are “delighted” to have the chance to name and adopt a baby tree kangaroo at Bristol Zoo Gardens.
An investigation is under way after five cats died and two disappeared in the same area in South Lanarkshire.
Mountain rescuers stepped in to help save a lamb stuck on cliffs on the Isle of Lewis.
A “guard llama” has been filmed by laughing officers chasing down a police car in Australia.