animals

I Need A Petite Lap Giraffe

The mini-lap giraffe in the DirecTV ads is now for sale! You can buy your lap giraffe today from Sokolovsky Farms, Russia’s finest purveyor of Petite Lap Giraffes. Ok, not…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 27, 2011 - 10:00 am

Hedgehog In Haute Couture

She may have no spine, but Spudlina has a wicked sense of style. The two-year-old hedgehog, who mysteriously lost her spine, is living the good life in a UK wildlife…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 21, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Knut The Polar Bear Has Died

Knut is dead: the famous polar bear at the Berlin Zoo has died suddenly and unexpectedly at age four. …

Jessica Wakeman | March 19, 2011 - 5:30 pm

Meet The Black Arrow, A Lady Superhero Who Saves Abused Pets

I love a superheroine as much as the next feminist, especially one who loves the fuzzy am-i-nals as much as I do. Meet “Black Arrow,” an anonymous British woman who…

Jessica Wakeman | March 6, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Ryan Gosling Talks To Animals

Oh my god, you guys, I think I just died a little inside. Ryan Gosling went to a zoo (with Evan Rachel Wood, but let’s ignore that fact because I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 1, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Cut Me Off A Slice Of That

One dog loaf sandwich, please! The most adorable sandwich of all time. [Buzzfeed] …

Ami Angelowicz | February 21, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Best In Show

Hickory — short for Grand Champion Foxcliffe Hickory Wind — a Scottish deerhound, took the title of Best in Show at the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Her handler…

Ami Angelowicz | February 16, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Were You A Unicorn, Horse, Or Dolphin Girl?

Bless you, Lisa Frank, for helping me build my unicorn sticker collection and making sure my school supplies were covered with the mythical, rainbow-colored creatures. I know I was not…

Ami Angelowicz | February 11, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Squirrel Seeks Dog

I think this dog’s gonna turn out to be unavailable, but you can’t blame a squirrel for trying. [Telegraph] …

Ami Angelowicz | February 7, 2011 - 7:20 pm

A Very Freaky Fox

This fox can’t stop licking this window with his long tongue. Either he really likes the taste of glass or he wants to devour the human on the other…

Ami Angelowicz | February 1, 2011 - 5:40 pm

This Is How Chinchillas Take Baths

I was not aware that chinchillas required dusting baths to regulate their body temperatures. Rolling around in a bowl of volcanic ash is the way this little guy gets…

Ami Angelowicz | January 29, 2011 - 1:00 pm

One Puppy Sandwich With A Side Of Fries, Please

Slap a sleeping puppy between two pieces of bread and you’ve got yourself an adorable and delicious puppy sandwich. I know what I’m having for an afternoon snack. Check out…

Ami Angelowicz | January 26, 2011 - 5:40 pm

I’ll Take One Of These Please

This little fluffball is a teeny, tiny baby polar bear. And yes, I will take one please as long as it promises never to grow up. [Buzzfeed] …

Ami Angelowicz | January 16, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Cross-Eyed Opossum Stole My Heart

I’ve been completely skeeved out by opossums until now. Cross-eyed Heidi changed everything for me. I feel an undeniable kinship with this quirky, little marsupial. And so does the rest…

Ami Angelowicz | January 10, 2011 - 7:45 pm

Are We Ready For The Rat Hoarder?

I’ve seen every episode of “Hoarders.” I survived Sir Patrick the leprechaun, the doll hoarder, the human waste hoarder, the family of hoarders. I was confident that after two…

Ami Angelowicz | January 7, 2011 - 1:15 pm

To Stop Your Dog From Barking, Breastfeed Her!

Single mother Suzanne Morgan made a life-changing discovery one evening after she put her daughter Tasha to bed. Her dog Dixie was howling, barking uncontrollably, hungry to be fed. She…

Ami Angelowicz | January 6, 2011 - 2:15 pm

This Little Piggy Went To Rock School

Let’s review the adorableness of this gifted little rocker. A teacup pig in a tutu and a pink wig plays a pink guitar. Where do I get tickets to…

Ami Angelowicz | January 4, 2011 - 12:30 pm

This Dog Is Having A Worse Day Than You

We can pretty much guarantee that this dog really, really regrets the decision to stick his head through a concrete hole. No one’s quite sure what motivated the German Shepard,…

Julie Gerstein | December 29, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Calf Rescued From Icy Death By … News Helicopter?

Well, here’s an unexpectedly heartwarming story. An Oklahoman woman spots a baby calf stuck on the ice and calls the local news station, KWTV-Channel 9, to see if they…

Julie Gerstein | December 28, 2010 - 2:10 pm

A Monkey And Puppy Playing Might Be The Cutest Video Of 2010

Whatever you are doing now, stop. Just stop. Because it couldn’t possibly be more important than watching this sickeningly cute video of a monkey playing with a Dachshund puppy. There’s…

Leonora Epstein | December 23, 2010 - 7:45 pm
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