6 best animal stories of 2015 in Saskatchewan
From Orphan Annie the puppy, to Phoenix the bald eagle, here are some of our best animal stories
The response people have to CBC animal stories is incredible. They're some of the most shared stories that receive the most comments. They make people feel great, so it's definitely worth visiting some of these again.
Here's a list of the six best animal stories of 2015.
1) Orphan Annie
Look at the video, and you can see one puppy looks a bit different than the others. Orphan Annie was abandoned, but joined this litter of eight. The mother had no problem caring for her.
2) Regina Cat Rescue names kittens after party leaders
2015 was an important year with a federal election, and extremely cute cats. Check out the story about how these cats became named Justin, Tom, Stephen and Elizabeth.
3) Two black bear cubs rescued by Sask. wildlife group
The wildlife rescue group said these two cubs have quite the little attitudes. The orphaned bears will be raised, then released into the wild.
4) Cat missing in Saskatchewan returned to Quebec family months later
The cat came back, not the very next day, but three months later.
5) Sask. researchers praise dogs for healing, therapeutic abilities
It's the news dog lovers likely knew all along -- regular visits with a therapy dog may improve your mental health and well-being.
6) Phoenix the bald eagle rises again at Sask. wildlife rehab
The bald eagle survived a tangle with a snare trap. He was named Phoenix because Cheryl Winkler says, "An animal that survives something like that shouldn't be alive."