Posts tagged "animals"

#JunkOff Shows The Wide And Wonderful World Of Animal Genitalia In Its Full Glory

The animal kingdom is a wild and crazy place. …

Megan Reynolds / August 28, 2015

Man Brings Boa Constrictor Into Restaurant, Claims It Is His ‘Service Animal’

Some diners freaked when a Missouri man walked into a restaurant with a boa constrictor snake around his neck.
Per the ADA, the only service animals allowed are actually dogs, but this dude didn’t think that was the case, claiming that his boa “helps with my depression.”
One of the restaurant patrons, Lisa Loeffelholz, made…

Katrin Higher / August 16, 2015

Cat Not Dead

Meet Corduroy! He’s 26, and still alive, and because of that, the Guinness Book of World Records has deemed him the OLDEST LIVING CAT. Oh, the stories he could probably tell, if only he could speak!
I don’t know what else to say about this really, other than that he looks pretty good for being…

Robyn Pennacchia / August 14, 2015

Cecil, Zimbabwe’s Beloved Lion, Was Killed By A Minnesota Dentist

Earlier this month, animal lovers were heartbroken to learn that Cecil, a famous and beloved lion living in a protected area in Zimbabwe, had been killed under potentially unlawful circumstances. The gorgeous 13-year-old beast was believed to have been lured from his protected land and killed by big game hunters who get their rocks off…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 28, 2015

RIP Street Raccoon, You Lived A Short But Decent Life

A raccoon met his untimely demise on a street in Toronto and because city services anywhere are notoriously slow to respond to relatively low-level emergencies, its lifeless body lay in disgrace on the sidewalk for 11 hours before Animal Control got their shit together to pick it up.
In the meantime, Canadians, being nice people,…

Megan Reynolds / July 10, 2015

Salty Raccoon Is Not Here For This Shit

He’s not interested in your shit. …

Megan Reynolds / June 10, 2015

Corgi Knows Struggle, Has Legs Too Short To Reach His Ball

On the inside, we are all stubby-legged corgis, our dreams just barely out of reach.

Claire Hannum / June 9, 2015

Life Dream Status: This “Cat Library” Will Lend You A Kitten For The Workday

Employees of the local government of Doña Ana County in Las Cruces, New Mexico can stop by a “cat library” on their way to their desks and choose a kitty to hang out with them while they work each day. The nearby Animal Care Center of Mesilla Valley is home to many cats who need some extra attentio…

Claire Hannum / June 5, 2015

The Daily Squee: Watch Kitties Play In A Sea Of Cardboard Boxes

I have to assume that for cats, cardboard box labyrinths bring the same type of joy that ball pits bring to humans. Watch Taro the cat as he and his cat buddies explore their new cardboard playground. [Neatorama]…

Claire Hannum / May 29, 2015

“White God” Is A Hungarian Movie About A Dog Uprising And I Am Here For It

If you’re like me and generally prefer dogs to human beings, something tells me the newish Hungarian film, “White God,” will speak to you. A hit at the Cannes Film Festival, the movie is about a world in which mixed breed dogs — like my pup Lucca — are considered “unfit” by the government, and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 7, 2015

It’s Time To Cry: This Pet Store Secretly Replaced The Animals For Sale With Lovable Rescues

Brazilian animal rescue organization Quatro Patinhas (Four Paws) knows that most people looking for a pet in the area pass up the crowded, broke shelters to buy a new puppy at the pet store instead. To change the way customers look at shelter pets, the organization secretly swapped the very pricey pet store animals with…

Claire Hannum / May 1, 2015

No Thanks: Wild Turkey Enters Woman’s Home, Sits On Vanity, Lies In Wait

Your friendly reminder that birds are NOT OKAY.

Megan Reynolds / April 30, 2015

This Dog Is Having The Worst Hair Day Ever

You know that moment when you get a haircut you’re not happy with and find yourself crying the second you get home and look in the mirror? Stains the dog would feel your pain after enduring an ugly haircut of his own, but being, well, a dog, he’s utterly oblivious to how silly he looks! MUST BE NICE. Stai…

Claire Hannum / April 16, 2015

The Daily Squee: Rademenes The Cat Nurse Helps Sick Animals Heal

Rademenes the cat lives at an animal shelter in Bydgoszcz, Poland, and serves as a feline nurse to critters at the shelter who undergo medical care. Rademenes was brought into the shelter with an inflamed respiratory tract by his former owners, who were convinced he’d never get better. The kitty bonded with a veterinarian on staff who…

Claire Hannum / April 15, 2015

Disgruntled Fornicating Tortoise Confronts Cameraman In World’s Slowest Chase

A few days ago, National Geographic explorer Paul Rose in the Seychelles came upon two turtles mating. In fact, his surroundings were so quiet that the turtles were all he could hear: “there’s…no sound on this island at all, so it was the sound of them mating that alerted us to walk [toward them].” I’m not exactly sure…

Claire Hannum / March 24, 2015

Abandoned Dog Photographed Desperately Chasing After Owners’ Truck

When two Louisiana men abandoned their dog Butterbean at a Shell gas station on Monday, the German shepherd mix chased their pick-up truck down a two-lane highway for over a mile, dodging traffic in a desperate attempt to chase them down. Lorie Hollis, who was also at the Shell station that afternoon, took a heartbreaking photo of Butterbean trying to…

Claire Hannum / March 18, 2015

Now You Can Have A Glass Of Wine With Your Cat

A brilliant Japanese company is bringing the world’s felines the greatest gift of all: WINE. I can only assume experiencing it for themselves will allow them to finally understand why their humans are so emotional about the stuff. Nyan Nyan Noveau, a bottled wine exclusively for cats that tastes just like the people variety, is made with…

Claire Hannum / March 5, 2015

Here’s A Live Feed of Llamas On the Lam

BE FREE, LLAMAS. BE FREE.

Megan Reynolds / February 26, 2015
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