These stories are worth a click: Overturning a ruling from earlier in the year, the New York state Cemetery Board has decided that people can have their ashes buried in pet cemeteries alongside their beloved animal friends. “I feel great,” said Rhona Levy, who wants to be buried with her dog and cats in Westchester’s […]

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Updated December 20, 2011 06:30 PM
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Overturning a ruling from earlier in the year, the New York state Cemetery Board has decided that people can have their ashes buried in pet cemeteries alongside their beloved animal friends. “I feel great,” said Rhona Levy, who wants to be buried with her dog and cats in Westchester’s Hartsdale Pet Cemetery. “It was sort of like an early Christmas present.”– UPI.com

Buds the dog sings with his owner, Jimmy Waters, on a street corning in Marrickville, Australia. The shepherd has been busking with his owner since he was a puppy and knows six songs. “It’s just up to him when he wants to sing,” says Waters.–TheAge.com.au

According to psychology experts, there’s nothing crazy about giving gifts to your furry friends at Christmastime. Humans have a desire to nurture and pets, they say, are the perfect recipient.–USAToday.com

The South Carolina family of an autistic girl is mourning the death of their dog, who was brutally killed and cruelly dumped on the front lawn of their home. Toby the dog had a calming effect on 9-year-old Alle Noland, who doesn’t understand that the American bull terrier has died but walks around the house holding a leash and looking at the dog’s photo. The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.–PostandCourier.com