August 14, 2009 03:02 PM

These stories are worth a click:

News that quarterback Michael Vick has signed a two-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles has outraged animal lovers and activists. Many were concerned that the move would cast a shadow over the state, where Gov. Edward Rendell, the owner of three rescue dogs, has fought for legislation to improve conditions at commercial dog kennels.–The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Qingshiqiao pet market in Chengdu, China, sells a variety of ornamental “fortune fish” tattooed with patterns and lucky characters intended to bring their owners good fortune.–Associated Press

Fabian Henderson, 19, has been indicted for throwing his 1-year-old pit bull, Oreo, off a six-story housing complex in Brooklyn, N.Y., last month. If convicted, Henderson could face more than two years in jail.–ASPCA

A Scottish woman has put an ad in her local newspaper asking people to send her dead insects, or “midges” as they’re called in the U.K., so she can use them to make food for wild birds there.–BBC

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