Posts tagged "cute animals"

Happy National Dog Day! Let’s Celebrate By Worshiping Lucca!

Happy National Lucca (& Other Dogs Too) Day! Lucca is my dog. Please humor me while I use this bullshit but great holiday to worship at her perfect paws.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 26, 2015

BEHOLD: A Grizzly Bear Just Rolling Down A Hill

If only we were all this free.

Robyn Pennacchia / August 25, 2015

Dogs Are Getting Plastic Surgery, The World Is Baffling

We all know that South Korea has a reputation for extremes in cosmetic surgery (or if you don’t, here you go). The new trend in Korean cosmetic surgery, though, is dog cosmetic surgery. Yep: People are making their dogs go through plastic surgery to make them cuter, or whatever.
I’m not going to preach the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 3, 2015

Bear Celebrates Hump Day By Eating A Bag Of Dog Food & Napping In The Sun

It’s only Wednesday, my laptop keeps overheating and burning my thighs, which are bare because it’s summer and the weather is glorious outside, AND I just found a gigantic long-legged centipede hanging out on my kitchen wall. Needless to say, I really wish I could just BE this bear right now, and chow down o…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 22, 2015

Judge: Lab Chimps Have The Right To Fight For Freedom

The writ of habeas corpus lets prisoners appear in court to make their captors justify why they’re being held. Until now in the US, those who’ve used this legal tactic have been human. But a New York judge yesterday ruled that the writ may be used by two lab chimpanzees at Stony Brook University, Science

Newser / April 21, 2015

Endangered “Magic Rabbit” Photographed For The First Time In 20 Years

I know, at first I thought this was about an amazing elusive vibrator as well. But it’s not, it’s about a glorious magical little baby rabbit-like creature called an Ili Pika who lives in the cliffs of the Tian Shan mountains of China.
These little precious tiny dudes have not been photographed because its populatio…

Katrin Higher / March 29, 2015

Hundreds Of Hungry Sea Lion Babies Wash Up On California Shore

What the heck is this? Why am I not there on the coast of California right now adopting all of these hundreds of sweet baby sea lions who are hungry and sick?!
Yesterday, I wrote about California’s disappearing fresh water and now this pops up and I am at the point where I just cannot.

Katrin Higher / March 15, 2015

Circus Elephants Free At Last!

Yesterday, The Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus (which I admit I didn’t even know was still around) decided to finally free their performing elephants, you know, since it’s not the 19th Century anymore. The circus is planning to phase out the elephants by 2018 and join the ranks of the more humane circu…

Katrin Higher / March 7, 2015

Baby Goats Need Your Old Winter Sweaters ASAP!

I love goats. And if I’m being honest, I love baby goats even more. And if I’m being really, really honest, I love baby goats in sweaters the very most. And I can only imagine how much I would love a baby goat in a sweater that I once owned. See, my super awesome friend

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 5, 2015

Dog And Owl BFFs Give You Reason To Live

There has been a recent influx of coverage on interspecies friendships as of late — in part because of the National Geographic series “Unlikely Friends” on Netflix and also with the interspecies friendship Android Advertisement. This influx also happens to be the best thing that’s ever happened to everyone. Think of it like seeing one…

Katrin Higher / February 23, 2015

Ready, Set, Squee: It’s Your Puppy Bowl X Starting Lineup!

The Super Bowl is on Sunday evening, I think? Not entirely sure, but what matters is that the Puppy Bowl is definitely on Animal Planet at 3 p.m. EST and LET ME TELL YOU, the starting lineup this year is more adorable than ever before. Click through to squee until you can squee no longer at…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 30, 2015

‘Zombie Cat’ Claws Way Out Of Grave And Into Our Hearts

Rest in purrs. A Florida feline has been dubbed a “zombie cat” after clawing his way out of an untimely grave. The cat’s owner, Tampa resident Ellis Hutson, 52, told ABC News he found his pet, Bart, in the road a couple of weeks ago. Read more on Huffington Post Weird News…

Huffington Post Weird News / January 29, 2015

Guy Straps A Go Pro Camera To His Dog Before Leaving The House, Footage Reveals This Is A Tragedy Of Epic Proportions

Welp, I’m never leaving my dog home alone again after watching this video from YouTuber Mike the Intern, who strapped a Go Pro camera to his dog so he could see what trouble he gets up to all day. Turns out, the pup doesn’t get up to much because he’s so busy mourning the terrible…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 29, 2014

This Cat’s First Time In Snow Will Make Your Day

When Jonesy the cat stepped into snow for the first time, he wasn’t sure what to think of it, but he couldn’t help but investigate. Luckily for us, his human captured the whole adorable thing on camera, leaps and all! Click through for a few shots from Jonesy’s snowy adventure. [Tastefully Offensive] [Images via Elizabeth V. Bouras]…

Claire Hannum / December 1, 2014

Get Motivation From Tough Luv Bun, The Best New Tumblr

Last Friday night I had to sift through my Other inbox on Facebook, and I found out that it had accumulated a few spectacularly short-sighted messages from anti-feminists. I tweeted about a few of them, and then I got this reply from the Twitter user @ToughLuvBun:
@RebeccaVBrink fuck him u r a feminism bae…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 25, 2014

Simon The Cat Hates Leashes

Simon the cat and his buddy Wash were taken for a walk in the park, but Simon was not having it. Wash adapted to life on a leash, but Simon revolted in protest. Unfortunately, curling up in a ball doesn’t stop life from dragging you along anyway. I feel you, Simon. [BuzzFeed]…

Claire Hannum / October 15, 2014

Amorous Polish Donkeys Reunited At Zoo After Slut-Shamey Separation

It isn’t just teenaged girls who are slut-shamed for their sexual behavior. A pair of donkeys at a zoo in Poznan, Poland were unfairly and unjustly separated after their “amorous” “lovemaking” upset local mothers. …

Jessica Wakeman / September 26, 2014

Hamster Competes Against Kobayashi In Hot Dog Eating Contest

Animal abuse? The best day of this tiny hamster’s life? Hard to say! Either way, someone had the wherewithal to make a pile of itty-bitty, hamster-sized hot dogs and feed them to one lucky rodent, racing against the clock with Takeru Kobayashi, competitive eater and Guiness world record holder for the most hot dog noshed.

Jessica Wakeman / September 17, 2014

These Derpy Dogs Are Stoned After A Visit To The Vet

I would never condone recreational painkiller use by domesticated animals. Just say no, dogs! But if they’re going to get high off of pain medications due to a trip to the vet, while, I guess that’s okay. Just make sure you film it for a supercut of high-off-their-ass pooches who have no idea what’s going…

Jessica Wakeman / September 13, 2014

Teen Petitions To Have Photo Of Him And His Cat Included In School Yearbook

Meet Draven Rodriguez, a junior at Schenectady High School in upstate New York, and his cat, Mr. Bigglesworth. For reasons that should be pretty obvious, Rodriguez is determined to have the above photo featured in his high school yearbook and has preemptively started an online petition asking for its inclusion. “I’m not trying to make…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 11, 2014
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