These pet stories are worth a click.

By People Staff
January 22, 2009 03:30 PM

These stories are worth a click:

* Rescuers worked for hours at the inauguration to help a horse who was in a collision with a truck and got a hoof stuck in its grill. – LA Times

* British scientists released a report that now blames the black color phase of the American gray squirrel for their red squirrel demise–and on Squirrel Appreciation Day, no less. – Gawker

* Baby sloths were born to a recovering patient at Costa Rica’s Aviaros Sloth SanctuaryZooBorns

* Obama’s hold on Bush’s last-minute regulations, means wolves are still under federal protection–for now–in some states. – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

* The Obama administration is discussing Madeleine Pickens’ plan to save wild horses by buying them a retirement sanctuary. – Las Vegas Now

* A ferret escaped his cage, wandered city streets and was captured by a librarian, who said, “He was ….just like a ferret on a day out.” – Hornsey and Crouch End Journal