Posts tagged "animals"

Your Daily Squee: Who Knew Freshly Shaved Alpacas Would Be This Cute?

I have mixed feelings about alpacas because when I was growing up I lived next door to an alpaca farm, and let me tell you: those creatures are moodier than…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 30, 2013 - 10:00 am

Pug Party: 10 Random, Adorable Facts About Pugs

My neighbors have an 8-week-old pug puppy that is perhaps the cutest creature who has ever graced this Earth. Right now its head is a bit too big for its…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 25, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Man Arrested For ‘Joking’ About Having Sex With Goats

I don’t know about you, but to me, nothing screams “hilarity” quite like bestiality.

In no-one-gets-the-joke news, Shuan Keith Orris was arrested for disorderly conduct and carrying a…

Alyson Penn | June 21, 2013 - 9:40 am

Watch This Otter Hack A Vending Machine

This week, we were dismayed to learn that large snakes can open doors on their own now. But there is a silver lining. Before you get swallowed in one gulp…

Jessica Wakeman | June 20, 2013 - 11:40 am

Finally, A Suit Of Armor Fit For A Guinea Pig

“Is your pet guinea pig tired of wandering around the house unarmored and vulnerable? Do they get picked on by other guinea pigs? Has your guinea pig ever wanted to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 19, 2013 - 11:20 am

Snakes Are Opening Doors Now

New thing to be afraid of: SNAKES KNOW HOW TO OPEN DOORS NOW. We’re not sure if this is a python or a boa constrictor, but we all agree we…

Jessica Wakeman | June 18, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Dogs In Car Windows Make Everything Better

Having a difficult day? Then stop what you’re doing and spend the next two minutes and 22 seconds watching this video pup Odin and some of his friends sticking their…

Julie Gerstein | June 14, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Jane Goodall: Still Awesome After All These Years

Jane Goodall is one of my personal heroes, so I was delighted to see this pair of photos of her — one as a young researcher playing with a chimpanzee…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 12, 2013 - 9:40 am

7 Photos Of An Orphaned Baby Wallaby & Her Makeshift Sleep Sack

I was having kind of a rough day, but then I saw these photos of a orphaned baby wallaby and my internal desire to SQUEE overwhelmed my desire to cry…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 10, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Small Town Sends Unscooped Dog Poop Back To Dog Owners

Brunete, a small town outside of Madrid, Spain, had a problem. Dog owners had become lax about scooping their pets’ poop, and sidewalks were strewn with waste. To solve the…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 5, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Criminal Cat Arrested For Smuggling Goods Into Prison

Not so much a cat burglar as a cat smuggler, a kitty at a Russian prison facility was detained after guards found cell phones and chargers taped to the animal’s…

Julie Gerstein | June 4, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Scooter The Llama Escapes, Is Tased & Captured By Florida Cops

A llama, clearly influenced by Kanye West, led Florida cops on a nine-hour goose (llama?) chase around Leon Country Friday night, before being Tased and returned to its owner. Scooter…

Julie Gerstein | June 3, 2013 - 11:20 am

9 Squittens You’re Gonna Want To Squish

Squittens! It sounds like a noise that happens in your ladydrawers after a makeout session, but hell to the NO. Squittens are kittens that look like squirrels — specifically kittehs…

Julie Gerstein And Jessica Wakeman | June 2, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Nightmare Animal: The Blood Slug Of Southern Australia Will Haunt Your Dreams

When I was a kid, some friends and I wandered down to the woods at the end of our cul de sac. There, we found an old clawfoot bathtub that…

Julie Gerstein | June 1, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Valiant Tiger Undergoes Surgery To Remove Massive Hairball

Cleaning up your cat’s daily hairball attack aftermath got you down? Be grateful you’re not the vet who had to remove a terrifying 4 lb. hair ball from this handsome…

Megan Reynolds | May 25, 2013 - 4:00 pm

This Woman Is Trying To Give Birth To A Shark

“I love a good piece of dolphin meat on my plate, but every time I feel bad for eating an endangered animal,” 32-year-old artist, Ai Hasegawa, told Vice. “We’re soon…

Ami Angelowicz | May 21, 2013 - 3:20 pm

It’s Time To Cry: Oklahoma Tornado Survivor Finds Her Dog — Alive! — During News Interview

I didn’t sleep at all last night after reading about and seeing the horrific aftermath of the deadly tornado that ripped through Moore, Oklahoma. Such gruesome images and unbelievable destruction.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 21, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Asshole Monkey Steals Lollipop From A Puppy

I hate it when I’m sitting on the grass, trying to enjoy a lollipop and a monkey comes along and steals it. Even worse is when the monkey steals my…

Ami Angelowicz | May 19, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Service Dog Named Hero Dons A Cap And Gown For Graduation

A young lady named Bridget Evans graduated from the graduate program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign this week — and right by her side, wearing a matching blue…

Jessica Wakeman | May 18, 2013 - 9:00 am

Frisky Q&A: Discussing The 2013 Cicada Invasion With My Dad, A Man Who Loves Cicadas

As you probably know by now, the cicadas are coming. Thirty billion cicadas, to be exact, are poised to swarm the northeastern United States pretty much any day now after…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 16, 2013 - 10:00 am
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