The Water Bowl: James Franco Has Fat Cats! Plus, Should Texas Ban Pit Bulls?

These stories are worth a click

These stories are worth a click:

James Franco, in a photo diary, shares a picture of one of the “old cats” that he had when he lived in Los Angeles. “They are as large as bobcats,” he says. –The Observer

The family of the 10-year-old Texas boy who was mauled to death by two pit bulls has drafted legislation that would make owning a pit bull a third-degree felony. The bill, called “Justin’s Law” does not currently have sponsors in the Legislature. –Huffington Post

What went wrong with Travis the chimp? Why did he attack his owner’s friend? Perhaps the answer lies with Travis’s owner, Sandy Herold. –New York Magazine

Eating Animals, writer Jonathan Safron Foer’s latest book about factory farming and food culture, helped turn Natalie Portman into a vegan, but the author’s dog is still a meat-eater. “I tried, but it just didn’t sit well with her stomach,” he said. –The Observer

She was abandoned in a car park and filmed chasing after her owner’s vehicle as it pulled away, but Ginger the dog now has a new home. Her new owner is retired and has a garden. –Mail Online

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