February 08, 2010 06:44 PM

These stories are worth a click:

A new Bristol University study claims that cat owners are more likely to have a university degree than people who own dogs. They found that longer hours, which could be associated with better qualified jobs, may make owning a dog more impractical. –BBC

Two felines are alive and ready for adoption thanks to a Las Vegas Valley Animal Control officer who rescued them from the bottom of a 30-foot deep cellular tower. It’s believed one of the cats is the mother who followed her baby down the hole when it fell in. –fox5vegas.com

Boomer the police dog survived a bullet to the head in April when he and his partner responded to a call about a person with a weapon in an alley. On Saturday, the dog was inducted into the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association Hero Animal Hall of Fame. –Kare11.com

Executives at Sony offered to pay the rent on a $9.5 million home in Malibu for Susan Boyle, but the singer won’t move because she doesn’t think her cat Pebbles would survive the long ride to California. –Irishcentral.com

The Detroit Zoo has taken in more than 1,000 mammals, reptiles and spiders seized in a raid on a Texas exotic animal dealer in December. –Chicagotribune.com

34 dogs rescued from a puppy mill in Mississippi are headed for better lives in New York City thanks to the American Humane Association, the ASPCA and Denver’s Pet Airways, who transported them in a pet-friendly airplane. –myeyewitnessnews.com

A University of Notre Dame student is doing her part to help control the feral cat population in her area. Devon Smith runs the Michiana Feral Cat Society, which has trapped and neutered 66 Indiana cats so far. –Chicagotribune.com

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