June 11, 2012 03:30 PM

These stories are worth a click:

A 10-year-old boy’s curiosity helped save the life of a trapped kitten in Texas. When Heith Housewright heard noises coming from a manhole, he discovered a trapped cat, and even climbed inside of the manhole to try and rescue the kitten before contacting Animal Control officers to free the animal. –CBS Dallas-Fort Worth

Poland is not giving up on its supposedly psychic elephant. After Citta incorrectly picked that her home country would beat Greece in the Euro 2012’s opening match, she predicted the country’s victory over Russia in their next match. –AP

An abused cat found soaked in gasoline and suffering from a gunshot wound on the streets of Iran has found a forever home in the United States. After being flown to San Francisco for medical care, the tabby, named Maloos, was adopted by a woman from Napa Valley. –Daily Mail

Students at the University of Missouri’s veterinary school will no longer learn surgery technique by operating on live dogs, which are euthanized following the procedure. Pigs will now be used instead. –Kanas City Star

The same diseases that attack humans also affect most animals, posing the question: why don’t veterinarians and doctors work together? –New York Times

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