These stories are worth a click.

By People Staff
May 06, 2009 02:31 PM

These stories are worth a click:

* Google hires a herd of 200 goats tended by a border collie to do the yard work at its Silicon Valley headquarters. “It costs us about the same as mowing, and goats are a lot cuter to watch than lawn mowers,” Google’s groundskeeper Dan Hoffman says. – Google company blog

* Animal welfare groups worldwide cheer a decision by the European Parliament to ban the trade of seal pelts and most products of seal clubbing. – New York Times Dot Earth

* In other goat news, cat man and author Tom Cox names the People Sheep as an animal so adorable he has considered stealing it. – Little Cat Diaries

* Zoey, a golden retriever therapy dog, helps grieving families at a Michigan funeral home. – USAToday

* Auto insurers now offering policies that cover pets who are injured or killed in crashes. – Catster

* The Caringorms Wildcat Project is trying to save the last 400 of Scotlands wildcats. – BBC

* Los Angeles man is indicted for trying to smuggle 14 birds into the U.S. in his pants. – MetroUK

* What are some treatments for arthritis in cats? – Petside.com

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