These stories are worth a click

By People Staff
Updated June 22, 2010 02:51 PM

These stories are worth a click:

Tilda Swinton is the latest celebrity to design her own fragrance, but the singular actress has at least one unexpected note that other celebrity fragrances probably don’t have: the scent of dog paws. When making the fragrance, she asked, “Would it be possible to get a dog’s paw in there?’” –

How did 28 cats end up being hoarded in terrible conditions in a Motel 6 single? According to the chain, the guest checked in with no pets, and the situation quickly escalated. –

The sounds of “DVD, DVD, $5 DVD” won’t be whispered clandestinely on sidewalks if pirated DVD-sniffing dogs have anything to do with it. These trained labs and springer spaniels are credited with helping in the arrests of dozens in the anti-piracy war. –

After evading attempts by humans to capture him, Sticky, a goose that was shot through the neck by a 9-in. arrow, has been sighted with the arrow no longer in its neck. This happened without any intervention by park rangers. –City Room Blog

Bands of male chimps in the wild have been observed waging war in a battle for territory. It is an adaptive strategy –if the group has more control over fruit trees, there would be more food and more reproduction, leading to the growth of the group. –New York Times

One beloved member of Michael Jackson’s menagerie was a chimp named Bubbles, but after becoming aggressive, the animal came to live in Florida’s Center for Great Apes. Recently, Jackson’s sister LaToya had a reunion with Bubbles. “Do you remember me?” she asked. –Animal Planet