What’s a “driveway moment”? It’s when you’re so captivated by a story you’re hearing on NPR that you stay in your car to hear it to the end—even if you’re sitting in your driveway with the motor running. For years, listeners have written to NPR to describe such moments. Now animal lovers especially will want to make sure their tanks are full.
Heard on All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Talk of the Nation, and Wait WaitàDon’t Tell Me!, hosted by Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep, these stories will make you laugh out loud and shed a tear or two.
Contents:The Dog Who Loved to Suck on ToadsMy Mother, My ParrotThe Sad Story of Ziggy, the Too Perfect ParrotPet Tricks—and an Accidental CareerA Dog Walker’s Dog WalkerSearch for Lost Pets Continues in LouisianaTurtle Holds On in Center of Vietnam’s CapitalA Dog’s Life in VietnamPrecisionist Nears a New PastureAn Entrepreneurial Dog’s Private LifeThe Dog Stays in the PictureCute and Fuzzy as the Nation’s Lead StoryThe Wait Wait Petting ZooNo Chump Change for Chimp ArtMiss Pudding: A Feline FarewellVacuuming Prairie DogsWhen Hummingbirds Come HomeBird ClothesDrive-Up Boar SemenThe Boy Who Ran Like a DeerThe Soul of a Dog