Posts tagged "animals"

Hedgehog Prepares For Winter Weather

This hedgehog looks hot in his red galoshes. But seriously, there was an article about how they are becoming an endangered species. Sadz. Especially because they look so darn cute in wellies. [The Daily Mail]…

By: Ami Angelowicz / November 14, 2010

Dick Van Dyke Was Saved By A Porpoise

"I woke up out of sight of land. I started paddling with the swells and I started seeing fins swimming around me and I thought 'I'm dead!' They turned out to be porpoises. And they pushed me all the way to shore. I'm not kidding." —Dick Van Dyke, who was so freaking cute when he…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 13, 2010

Hello There, Four Eyes

First I got the cutes, then I got the sadz. This dog in glasses, part of a brilliant photo collection aptly titled Dogs In Glasses, looks exactly like my childhood dog Mandy. Well, if she had worn glasses. But she had perfect eyesight. Actually, she was perfect. RIP, Mandy. I miss you. [Crusahble]…

By: Ami Angelowicz / November 12, 2010

Your Daily Cry: Faithful Dog Edition

Wayne Giroux was killed by a drunk driver nearly five months ago, but Wayne's dog Spot doesn't know that. Everyday, Spot sits along the roadside and waits for her owner to come home. Says Wayne's son, Paul, "If you ever find anything like that that loves you that much, it's the most precious gift i…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 12, 2010

What A Frisky Dolphin!

TGIF, everyone! What Friday is complete without a funny animal video? Today's video is especially apropos for us because it features a dolphin who is so very frisky. I mean, my goodness, I haven't seen moves likes his (or if it a "her"? Hmm...) since, well, never mind that — just watch the clip! [via…

By: Wendy Atterberry / November 12, 2010

Horse Vs. Ball (Ball Wins)

Cruz the colt loves his exercise ball -- even though his exercise ball doesn't quite love him back. [YouTube]…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 9, 2010

Aardvark Acrobatics

Watch the agile anteater perform aerial acrobatics. This anteater is so Cirque du Soleil bound. Keep practicing, Stewie. Someday you're gonna be a star. [Buzzfeed]…

By: Ami Angelowicz / November 9, 2010

Lesson Of The Day: Don’t Mess With A Feral Hamster

Great! Now I have something else to keep me awake at night: the fear of running into a feral hamster in a dark alley. Why do these dolts keep provoking it? Worst nightmare.[The Daily What]…

By: Ami Angelowicz / November 5, 2010

Domo Arigato, Mr. El Gato

Animals get shocked too. And savvy pet owners snap pics when they do. Whoever caught this kitty in mid-air with that redonklulous expression is a genius. It is one of many wonderful snapshots from the ultimate collection of Shocked Cats and Dogs. Action shots (human and animal) give me the funnies. [BuzzFeed]…

By: Ami Angelowicz / November 4, 2010

Baby Panda Born In Atlanta Zoo

Breaking cute thing news! A baby panda was born this morning to mama panda, Lun Lun, at Zoo Atlanta. Let me repeat that: A BABY PANDA!!!! Lun Lun, age 13, gave birth to a cell phone-sized cub inside a special "birthing den" in the zoo's giant panda house. This is a huge deal because only…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 3, 2010

The Betty White Name Game

After reading Betty White’s recent interview in Parade Magazine, I’ve decided I want to live inside her head. She talked about how much she loves Cadillacs, and how she always names them after birds. Her current Caddy is named “Seagull”—her previous ones were named “Canary” and “Parakeet.” Oh, and her dog is named “Pontiac.” So…

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 31, 2010

A Punk ‘Paca

OMFUG! No one rocks a punk 'do like an alpaca. Break out the Manic Panic, put a safety pin in his ear, and this dude is ready to go. [BuzzFeed]…

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 29, 2010

An Otter Swimming Lesson Is The Cutest Thing Ever

Human childhood is filled with traumatic experiences. And so, apparently, is otter childhood. Turns out, otter pups don't know how to swim and actually have to be taught by their moms! Watch this video to see how the process works, which basically starts with momma otter dunking her kid in water, the baby otter trying…

By: Leonora Epstein / October 27, 2010

Meet My Boo

Meet the world’s most adorable dog, Boo. I need a Boo in my life way more than I need a boyfriend or a baby. I want to wake up to this face for the rest of my life.I will start by friending Boo on Facebook. [The Daily What]…

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 21, 2010

The Most Adorable 11 Seconds You’ll See Today

Like humans, puppies aren't born knowing how to walk. Especially dogs named Hamilton Wesley Wigglebottom. [BuzzFeed]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 17, 2010

Talking Elephant Ready For The Single Ladies

Kosik, a 20-year-old elephant in South Korea, is the first living elephant to have the ability to speak. He can say, "Hi," "lay down," and "good" in Korean. So basically he's ready to start dating. [BuzzFeed]…

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 15, 2010

Dog Adopts 4 Tiger Cubs

A dog named Hei Nui has come to the rescue of three snow tigers and one white tiger in Weihai City, in China's eastern Shandong province. It is believed the quadruplets were abandoned by their mother because large litters are uncommon for tigers. The dog has been nursing the tigers along with her two puppies.

By: Annika Harris / October 11, 2010

Camel Snacks On Kid

Children make an awfully tasty afternoon snack, don’t they, Mr. Camel? [The Daily What]…

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 11, 2010

The Daily Ovulation: Bulldog Leads, Baby Follows

Sophie the bulldog is doing better with “crawlie” and "kissy" than Isabelle the baby. Is it bad that this video makes me have pangs for a dog more than a kid? Fantasy pet, here I come. [BuzzFeed]…

By: Ami Angelowicz / September 28, 2010

An Orange Juice-Fueled Cat Nap

Someone needs caffeine instead of Vitamin C. Also, is this kitty snoring?

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 26, 2010
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