July 12, 2011 03:40 PM

These stories are worth a click:

Two monkeys named Raju and Chinki were about to be wed in an arranged marriage in India, but officials stormed the village citing a law and saying the ceremony was illegal. The monkeys were married anyway, in secret. –TIME.com

Sheryl Crow, a supporter of wild horses in the western United States, will be donating some of her concert proceeds to a non-profit benefiting wild horses. The concert in question, however, is being staged at a rodeo, causing criticism from animal rights activists. –Ecorazzi

A miniature pony named Falabella was born with twisted legs and needs surgery that costs nearly $10,000 in order to live. –Mail Online

After a Morkie named China Doll escaped from a dog spa in New York, a neighborhood puppy hunt set off. Happily, she was found the next day. –DNAinfo.com

In a new study, researchers found that pet owners did better than people who didn’t have pets. They “had greater self-esteem, were more physically fit, tended to be less lonely, were more conscientious, were more extroverted, tended to be less fearful and tended to be less preoccupied than nonowners.” –LiveScience

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