Iceland's first duck with an Instagram account

6 Feb 2019 There are Instagram accounts for dogs and cats in Iceland but now a duck named Búkolla is set to become an Instagram star.

Baktus the cat is a Reykjavik landmark.

Reykjavik's most famous cat gets kidnapped

21 Dec 2018 Baktus, the resident cat of vintage clothing shop Gyllti kötturinn (the golden cat) disappeared last night. Witnesses reported that a man had picked him up in Klapparstigur and taken him into a cab.

Unusual visitors at the healthcare centre.

Sheep brings two lambs into Eskifjörður healthcare centre

13 Nov 2018 A ewe and two lambs entered the healthcare centre in Eskifjörður, in the East fjords of Iceland yesterday.

The photo of the staff card that went viral.

Mousekeeping cat in Iceland becomes world famous

10 Oct 2018 Tabby cat Pál Dáníelsdóttir lives in Fosshótel Hellnar in Snæfellsnes, West Iceland and works as a Mousekeeper. A photo of her staff pass has already received nine thousand likes on Reddit.

Pus the cat in Iceland.

Norwegian cat accidentally travels to Iceland in container

29 Jun 2018 A cat got itself locked inside a container in Ålesund, Norway and was transported to Iceland on a ship. An Icelandic family moving back to Iceland found it in the container, hungry, skinny and rather hairless when they opened it yesterday.

Police operation to save cat stuck in an island on Lake Tjörnin in Reykjavik

20 Apr 2018 A cat named Grímkell somehow got himself stuck on a tiny island in Lake Tjörnin at the centre of Reykjavik last night. Police were notified that a cat meowing very loudly was stuck on the island and an extensive operation ensued.

The little owl can't fly but is on its way to recovery.

Vet nurtures tiny owl back to health

28 Mar 2018 A short eared owl is now recovering at an animal hospital in Garðabær. Short-eared owls are the most common owl species in Iceland.

This is a raccoon, but not the exact raccoon in question.

Presence of raccoon in Reykjanes still a mystery

22 Mar 2018 The Icelandic Food and Veterinary authority have sent the carcass of the raccoon killed in Hafnir in Reykjanes earlier this week for dissection to the University of Iceland.

The raccoon was living in some sort of burrow or hole in the ground near Hafnir.

Raccoon found- and killed in Reykjanes, South-West Iceland

21 Mar 2018 A raccoon was caught near Hafnir in Reykjanes yesterday. The animal was living in a burrow there. Raccoons are not native to Iceland but have been spotted here before.


VIDEO: A look inside Reykjavik's first cat café

8 Mar 2018 The café has been enormously popular since opening and it's clear that people love the company of felines whilst enjoying coffee and a host of vegan cakes or sandwiches.

Icelandic reindeer in winter.

Warning: Reindeer traffic in East and South East Iceland

14 Dec 2017 The Iceland Road Administration and the East Iceland Nature Research Centre would like to warn drivers to look out for reindeer crossing roads in East and South East Iceland.

Ragnheiður Birgisdóttir  on the left and Gígja Sara Björnsson on the right, the women behind the new cat café.

First cat café set to open in Reykjavik

27 Nov 2017 The first cat café is set to open before Christmas in the Reykjavik city centre. "We adore cats so now that pets are allowed in restaurants we decided to jump at the opportunity and go forward with an idea that we've had brewing for a while," says Gígja Björnsson, who owns the café with Ragnheiður Birgisdóttir.


Bernie- the first hedgehog in Iceland

13 Nov 2017 Bernie the African hedgehog is the first hedgehog ever to have been imported to Iceland. His owner is Eszter Tekla Fekete who moved to Iceland with her family from Hungary.

Einhyrningur is a bit of a loner, says his owner.

Icelandic "unicorn" put up for auction

6 Oct 2017 Icelandic ram Einhyrningur (Unicorn) gained world attention this spring. The owners have finally decided upon his fate - he is to be auctioned for charity in November.

Swans didn't appear to like being photographed by a drone.

Swan takes down a drone in Iceland

5 Sep 2017 A swan knocked down a drone flown by a group of Indian tourists yesterday in Iceland. Eye witness Bergsveinn Reynisson says that a gropu of 300 swans were flying when a drone appeared on their eye level.




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