Uplifting Animal News of the Week

• “State wildlife officers have rescued a manatee believed to be only two to three weeks old from the basin behind the government and cultural center in Key Largo.”

• “A love story: A man, a dog and the bridge that came between them.”

• “The resilient cat Wollie traveled about 6 miles from the Animal Rescue League to its Bedford, N.H. home. The 3-year-old cat spent three days on its odyssey back to the couple that loves him.”

• “The award-winning animal trainer William Berloni on Thursday unveiled the pooch who is slated to star in the Broadway revival of the Tony Award-winning musical ‘Annie’ — Sunny, a 2-year-old female terrier mix rescued from a city pound in Houston. Sunny was only 24 hours away from being euthanized four months ago when Berloni spotted her photo online while conducting a nationwide search for Sandy.”