Animal Stories

From cows to country pets, animals are an important part of country life (and the country family). To celebrate, we’ve curated some of our favorite animal short stories just for you.

Stop And Pet The Pony

July 23, 2015

In a too-busy world, it’s the quiet moments we remember and cherish.

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No Ordinary Barn Cat

July 23, 2015

This determined feline doesn’t let his disability keep him from pouncing on frisky farm adventures.

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Breaking The Chain

June 9, 2015

A loving, energetic pup teaches third-grade students how to be good dog owners.

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Invasion of the Sizable Swine

June 9, 2015

What do you need to catch a pig? I learned it was nothing more than a bucket of cornflakes and a bushel of determination.

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From Farm Cat To Smarty Cat

April 22, 2015

My favorite feline, Tiger Rooney, was always on the prowl for mischief.

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Love At First Peep: Baby Chick Hatching

March 27, 2015

Our family could tell Fancy Nancy was a special chicken as soon as she hatched.

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A Tale Of Two Pet Ducks

February 9, 2015

This Country reader wanted a pony for her birthday, but her parents hatched an even better plan.

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I Dub Thee ‘Carrot Head’

January 21, 2015

Three years in the making, this reader photo illustrates one man’s quest to get to know a very curious groundhog in his yard.

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Family Dog Proved Third Time’s The Charm

January 21, 2015

This family of 10 adopted Shadow for her pretty face but fell in love with her big heart.

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Ralph Proved Dogs and Their Owners Form a Special Bond

November 14, 2014

Ralph inched his way into his family’s hearts and home, proving dogs and their owners have a special kinship.

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