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The Water Bowl: 30-lb Stray Cat Arrives at N.Y. Shelter; Plus: Crocodiles Love to Surf!

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The Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society in Menands, N.Y., got a big surprise on Friday: a 30-lb cat was found nearby and dropped off at the shelter. They believe the hefty feline is someone’s lost pet, but as of Tuesday morning no one had come forward.–

A new study finds that saltwater crocodiles enjoy surfing ocean currents. Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, who died in 2006, took part in the study.–BBC

Nearly 1,000 dogs and their owners packed Sydney’s opera house on Saturday for the first “Music for Dogs” concert. The stunt was the brainchild of Laurie Anderson, who penned a 20-minute piece for dogs and their owners to enjoy. –

Twin 9-month-old girls were mauled by a fox as they slept in their east London beds over the weekend and are in serious but stable condition. Authorities believe the animal may have entered their home through a door which had been left open during the warm weather.–BBC

A woman in her early twenties died after she jumped into a fast-moving canal in Loveland, Colo., to save her dog who had fallen in.–

David Beers, 25, of Frederick, Md., was sentenced to 4 months in jail for throwing a stranger’s teacup Chihuahua off of a bridge in a fit of rage. Beers took the dog from the Wantzes family’s yard after they ordered him off their property when he was making a cell phone call.–AP