animals

Having A Bad Day? Channel This Ecstatic Dog Running Through A Water Fountain

Martha Bellingham was on her way to work when she felt compelled to stop and watch this dog, named Sasha, dancing around in a nearby fountain like she’d just won…

Claire Hannum | October 2, 2014 - 6:01 pm

“Rape Culture In Music Videos” Report Card: “Animals” By Maroon 5

Literally equating women’s bodies with dead slabs of meat: A+
Frequency of camera angles reducing women’s bodies to parts-without-heads/brains/faces: A
Patrick Bateman resemblance: B+/A-

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 2, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Meet Alley The Record Holding Flying Cat

One of the new record holders set to appear in the 2015 edition of the “Guinness Book of Records” is Alley the flying cat, who jumps farther than any other…

Claire Hannum | September 17, 2014 - 6:30 pm

The Daily Squee: Watch This Kitten Learn To Walk

We all start somewhere, right? Enjoy this Coub (basically, a GIF/Vine/video hybrid) of this little kitten who has a whole lot to learn about walking. Luckily, Mom is…

Claire Hannum | September 12, 2014 - 9:30 am

Happy Hump Day! Here’s A Micro Pig So Blissed Out By A Belly Rub That She Falls Over

Good morning! This micro pig is loving her feather duster belly rub so much that she reclines with glee and makes a sound that I can only assume is the…

Claire Hannum | September 10, 2014 - 9:00 am

This Little Girl Cuddling With A Tibetan Mastiff Is Living My Wildest Dream

Simba the Tibetan Mastiff is about as low-key as dogs get. Weiwei, his little human friend, gets to play with, sing to, and climb all over Simba to her heart’s…

Claire Hannum | August 31, 2014 - 9:00 am

Urine Trouble At Albuquerque’s BioPark Zoo

Spend any time at any zoo and you’re bound to catch the scent of animal waste.

That’s how it is at the Albuquerque’s BioPark Zoo, but it’s not…

Huffington Post Weird News | August 24, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Somebody Take Me To A Kitten-Themed Wedding

Happily Wedding, a wedding planning company in California, has opened up a whole new market — cat weddings. In case kitten-themed seating arrangements, feline cake toppers, the “glitter box,” and…

Claire Hannum | August 22, 2014 - 11:00 am

Cheetah Cub And Puppy Play Together At The San Diego Zoo

After Ruuxa the cheetah cub was rejected by his mother, zookeepers at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park paired him up with Raina, a Rhodesian ridgeback puppy. Their friendship was set…

Claire Hannum | August 20, 2014 - 3:48 pm

Watch A Baby And A Roomba-Riding Cat Celebrate Shark Week

Shark Week is over, but it lives on in this holy grail of YouTube entertainment, featureing a cat, a baby, America’s favorite week in television, and a Roomba. This is the…

Claire Hannum | August 19, 2014 - 5:30 pm

This Is Actually The Cutest Kitten In The World

I know the internet is the land of hyperbole, especially when it comes to cats. But for real, everyone, anointing this kitten getting a belly rub as “The Cutest Ever…

Claire Hannum | August 16, 2014 - 9:00 am

Cat Loves Hot Dude, Pesters Him For Cuddles

If I were in this cat’s shoes, I can’t promise I wouldn’t do the exact same thing. …

Claire Hannum | August 14, 2014 - 3:40 pm

This Disabled Lion Forms Sweet Friendships With Everyone He Meets

Bonedigger, a disabled lion at G.W. Exotic Animal Park in Oklahoma, has made some unlikely BFFs in his zookeeper, John Reinke, and a Dachshund named Milo. The lion was born with…

Claire Hannum | August 14, 2014 - 2:40 pm

Some Jerk Left Five Abandoned Kittens Zipped In A Suitcase On The Street

Today in miserable situations: five abandon kittens zipped inside a suitcase were discovered in Cardiff, Wales. A passerby happened to see the suitcase on a back street and opened it, only…

Claire Hannum | August 12, 2014 - 4:00 pm

The Daily Squee: Maru Discovers Window Blinds

Maru, one of the greatest internet cats of our time, can now add window blinds to his list of fearless conquests. …

Claire Hannum | August 11, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Sometimes You Just Really Need To Watch A Bunch Of Puppies Rolling Down Hills

Maybe you’re having a bad day. Perhaps you’re super hungover, just got fired, or can’t make the rent. No matter what’s eating at you right now, I can guarantee that…

Claire Hannum | August 1, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Cat Hamster Wheels Are A Thing Now

So many people love the bizarre idea of watching their cat run manically on a hamster wheel that a Kickstarter campaign for exactly that has raised over 18 times its…

Claire Hannum | July 31, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Cat Can’t Be Bothered With The Outdoors, Hides In A Stranger’s Purse

It’s no secret that most cats don’t like to be walked, and this kitty made that extra clear on his first adventure outside by trying to hide in a random…

Claire Hannum | July 31, 2014 - 9:00 am

RIP Society: Black Cats Are Being Abandoned Because They Don’t Show Up In Selfies

According to the RSPCA, a British animal charity, abandoning animals that aren’t photogenic has become “a national problem” in the U.K. Of the 1,000 cats currently living in RSPCA shelter,…

Claire Hannum | July 30, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Be My Pet: “Piggie Smalls,” The Little Rescue Pig That Could

Meet the Notorious P.I.G., a micro pot-bellied pig who was rescued from a neglectful home in Florida. There, the little pig was fed only Cap’n crunch and horse feed, but he’s since found…

Claire Hannum | July 26, 2014 - 4:00 pm
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