Posts tagged "be my pet"

Be My Pet: Itty Bitty Baby Platypuses!

Full-grown platypuses* are sort of unsettling to look at. I mean, the British settlers didn't call them "water moles" for nothing (shudder). But look at these itty bitty baby platypuses! Have you ever see anything cuter and more snuggly looking in your life? They're like living, breathing beanie babies! Or mini hippos! I want 10…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 18, 2014

Be My Pet: Fluffy Rice Ball, The Alaskan Malamute

Meet my future pet Tang Yuan. Nickname "Fluffy Rice Ball."  At 38 days old, this Alaskan Malamute already weighs over 40 pounds. Owner Wang Xian says he doesn't feed Fluffy Rice Ball too much, his breed just happens to grow very quickly. "A lot of people said I abused the dog for making it so fat,…
By: Ami Angelowicz / March 1, 2013

Be My Pet: I Would Like This Pomsky, Thank You

A Pomsky is an irresistible blend of a tiny Pomeranian and a big, beautiful Husky pup. I don't want to think of the mating implications of that, because it sounds rather painful, but I love the mini-Husky result. This guy is perfectly pocket sized!
By: Julie Gerstein / December 12, 2012

Be My Pet: Mitik, The “Fat, Mustachioed” Orphaned Baby Walrus

I didn't realize until I saw this photo of Mitik how badly my life is in need of a walrus companion. Mitik is 15 months old, 234 pounds, and an orphan. He was found in the waters of Alaska in late-July and was nursed back to health at a facility there before being transferred thi…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 10, 2012