Judi Dench Says She Once Gave Her Pet Goldfish Mouth-to-Mouth Resuscitation When It Was Dying

Andreas Rentz/Getty Judi Dench

Dame Judi Dench will go to great lengths for her pets.

In a recent episode of the How to Wow podcast, the Academy Award-winning actress, 85, opened up about once giving her pet goldfish mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.

“This is the first time in my life I haven’t got a cat, a dog, and my goldfish died,” she said. “It’s a very sad story.”

“I gave it the kiss of life. It died when it was a very, very little goldfish,” she added, noting that fortunately not only did the fish end up surviving, but that it also

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Distinguished NHL broadcaster Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick announces his retirement

FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2011, file photo, Mike Emrick speaks after being inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.
Longtime hockey broadcaster Mike Emrick says he is retiring. (Paul Beaty / Associated Press)

Mike “Doc” Emrick mixed folksy wisdom with professional artistry, bringing to his hockey play-by-play calls the enthusiasm of someone who couldn’t quite believe he was given a prime seat for games and the eye of a natural storyteller. When NBC’s longtime and distinctive voice of hockey announced his retirement on Monday he said he had no regrets and hoped only that viewers and hockey fans remember him fondly and “with an appreciation of the sport as a result” of his work.

Emrick, 74, said he’s in

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Hyderabad Just Got a Cab Service for Pets and Stray Animals

It’s been a weird year for the world at large but for our pets, it’s kinda been a mixed bag. While scientists believe our canine and feline companions are just thrilled to have us all working at home and even winning through the lockdown because they’re getting more walks out it, the glitchy public transport means pet owners without cars have faced hurdles. Be it visits to the vet or taking their furry companion to a friend’s for some much-needed chill time with other humans, it’s been tough for those without vehicles. 

Two animal activists in the south Indian city

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‘Today I Lost One of My Best Friends’

Miranda Lambert/Instagram; Terry Wyatt/Getty Miranda Lambert’s dog Waylon

Miranda Lambert is mourning the loss of one of her closest pals.

The country singer, 36, revealed the sad news on Instagram Thursday night that her beloved dog Waylon had died after almost 13 years with her.

“Today I lost one of my best friends. My old pal Waylon,” Lambert wrote at the start of her heartbreaking tribute, alongside a collection of photos featuring Waylon and his sister Jessi over the years.

“I found him and his sister on the side of the road in Oklahoma in January 2008,” she recounted. “They

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By owning a pet, you are doing more damage to the environment than you might realise

In the UK, an estimated 10.9 million own a cat, up from six million in 1981  (Getty Images)
In the UK, an estimated 10.9 million own a cat, up from six million in 1981 (Getty Images)

When pets can emit twice the carbon emissions of our homes’ electricity and kill up to 200 million wild prey in the UK every year, we cannot stay silent. Unfortunately, in many cases pet ownership is simply another form of destructive consumerism. 

For obvious reasons, truth-telling about pets to friends can be a painful process but it is not something we should shy away from. 

The People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA) conducts an annual survey of UK pet ownership. In 2019,

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