• Uber launches pet-friendly ride option uberPET
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    Hannah Teoh

    Uber launches pet-friendly ride option uberPET

    Riders and their pets will soon be able to call for pet-friendly Uber rides around Singapore when the service launches on Friday (20 October). Singapore is the first city in Asian to launch the uberPET service, said a statement from Uber on 19 October. Uber cited the growing demand for pet-related services in Singapore as pet ownership grows.

  • Meet the Singaporean helping to save sea turtles at Hong Kong's Ocean Park
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    Bryan Huang

    Meet the Singaporean helping to save sea turtles at Hong Kong's Ocean Park

    For Anthony Chang, aquarium and zoo visits and a desire to be a scientist, inventor and discoverer led him down a path of science, and eventually to marine biology. “As a child, my parents brought me to the Van Cleef Aquarium in Singapore and later the Singapore Zoo and Zoo Negara in Malaysia. All of these zoological facilities had a wide array of animal species, which fascinated me,” Chang told Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore.

  • Meet the cat families available for adoption at the Lion City Kitty
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    Gabriel Choo

    Meet the cat families available for adoption at the Lion City Kitty

    Whenever stories of abused or homeless cats surface in the news or social media, many band together to slam the abuser or show concern for the welfare of cats. It was no surprise to see the same support from many local netizens after news broke last week that some cats from the Lion City Kitty – The Cat Museum, Muses & Mansion would need to find new homes urgently. Owned by former radio broadcaster Jessica Seet, the Lion City Kitty is located at 8 Purvis Street, with the Cat Museum on the second floor and the Cat Mansion on the third floor.

  • Meet Your (Etsy) Maker: Palm-Sized Woolen Wildlife by DaliaNerijusFelt
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    Nora Crotty

    Meet Your (Etsy) Maker: Palm-Sized Woolen Wildlife by DaliaNerijusFelt

    Since it was founded in 2005, Etsy has been the ultimate source for one-stop shopping for people who want to buy unique handmade goods and curated vintage finds. What it sells: Adorable hand-crafted felt creatures and fuzzy objets d'art, woven straight from a flock of long-horned Lithuanian heritage sheep. Then, after graduating in 2004, we began farming with a small flock of sheep called Šiurkščiavilnės — Lithuanian heritage sheep with long hair and horns.

  • PETA’s Convinced Stella McCartney to Develop Vegan Wool
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    Britt Aboutaleb

    PETA’s Convinced Stella McCartney to Develop Vegan Wool

    PETA’s Convinced Stella McCartney to Develop Vegan Wool Another day, another PETA scandal. Underneath the above photo of seemingly content sheep enjoying a magical rainbow, British designer Stella McCartney posted a very sad message on Instagram:  “I am very saddened to report that we have had to cease sourcing some of our sustainable wool from Ovis 21 in Patagonia. It was born as an amazing initiative to help protect a million acres of endangered grasslands in Patagonia whilst looking after the welfare of animals.

  • Kylie Jenner Has a Cute New Accessory: A Bunny Named Bruce
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    Lauren Tuck

    Kylie Jenner Has a Cute New Accessory: A Bunny Named Bruce

    Photo: @kylizzlesnapchats/Instagram  Gigi Hadid, Kendall Jenner, and Jennifer Lawrence all have the hottest accessory of the season, so it was only a matter of time that Kylie Jenner would follow.