Posts tagged "cute animals"

4 Ways Owning A Pet Prepares You For A Relationship

It’s time to throw those ideas about crazy cat lady spinsters to the curb. The fact of the matter is that owning a pet—whether it’s a dog, cat, bunny or goldfish (okay, maybe not a goldfish)—is actually the best training ground that exists for a relationship with another human. Don’t believe me? Consider this:…
By: Anna David / October 1, 2012

Happy Monday, Says This Adorable Baby Tiger

You're having a case of the Mondays? Us too. Let's not even talk about the viperous crapitude that is the MTA. Instead, let's remedy our overall Monday sourness with a pic of this just-born baby Sumatran tiger cub. How rad is he? I could look into those baby blues all day. Born at the Point…
By: Julie Gerstein / October 1, 2012

11 Photos Of Dogs Surfing

I can say with confidence that if I ever stuck Lucca on a surfboard and sent her off to catch a wave, she would never forgive me. "But Lucca," I would say, "Look at how much fun all of these dogs are having at the 4th Annual Surf City Surf Dog event in Huntington Beach!"…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 1, 2012

Colonel Meow Throws Some Shade On Boo

Colonel Meow is like the anti-Lil Bub -- a cat so fiercely snooty and evil that he refers to his followers as "minions." The other day, Colonel Meow took to Facebook to show his disdain for another familiar furry face -- Boo, the adorable Pomeranian pup. Needless to say, Meow is not a fan.
By: Julie Gerstein / September 30, 2012

Definitive Proof That Cats Are Superior To Dogs

I love this video, which helpfully outlines just why and how cats rule and dogs drool. The only small suggestion I have is that they hire German director Werner Herzog to narrate the next one. This video is instructive, and very, very accurate (though Amelia and Lucca might say otherwise). [Buzzfeed]…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 27, 2012

9 Things Unimpressed Cat Is Deeply Unimpressed With

Unimpressed cat captured our hearts yesterday, and so we figured we'd take a look at all the things that fall under his scornful eyes. Click through the gallery above to see what unimpressed cat is thoroughly unimpressed with!
By: Julie Gerstein / September 25, 2012

Found: The Greatest Job In The World

When my brother texted me a picture of this sign that he found hung up on the wall of his rural high school, I knew I had found my true calling. I mean, I've come across many miniature horse care and feeding jobs in my day, but none with such a flexible schedule.
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 24, 2012

Pig Rescues Drowning Baby Goat; World Rejoices

What happens when a baby goat falls into a pond at a petting zoo and starts to struggle? Well, as this video shows, some guy shouts, "Goat in the water!" and a heroic pig springs into action! And then we all cry. [YouTube]…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 22, 2012

Man Gives Me Ideas, Jumps Into Tiger Cage At The Bronx Zoo

Disturbing news out of the Bronx Zoo: yesterday, a man jumped into the tiger exhibit and lost a foot. Police say the apparently emotionally-disturbed 20-something man was riding the zoo's monorail at around 3 p.m. when he suddenly jumped into the tiger pen. One of the big cats began mauling the man, allegedly tearing off…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 22, 2012

Lost Cat Has Been Found!

I always feel a little heartbroken when I see flyers for missing dogs and cats tacked up around the city, especially because you never get an update as to whether they've been found. But maybe this flyer -- from cat owners rejoicing in having found their lost pet -- will start a trend? So relieved…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 17, 2012

My 15 Favorite Celeb Dogs

My dog Lucca is my best friend, the apple of my eye, the wind beneath my wings. But I'm a dog person in general and like to keep myself up to date on the furry friends of Hollywood's best and brightest. Sometimes a celeb's dog is actually their better half. I'm not saying that's the…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 14, 2012

Great Dane Zeus Takes Top Honors As Tallest Dog In The World

I pretty much love anything comically oversized, and that goes double for  animals. So you better believe I'm a little bit obsessed with Zeus, the 44-inch tall Great Dane that took top honors as the tallest dog in the world. The Otsego, Michigan, pup is just three-years-old, and stands 7-feet 4-inches when on his hind…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 14, 2012

The New Monkey Breed Looks Freakishly Like Messed Up Artwork

You might have heard that scientists discovered a new breed of monkey in the Democratic Republic of Congo, one of which was apparently being kept in captivity by a local schoolteacher like it was no big deal. You might have also heard about a woman in Spain who attempted to restore a 19th…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 13, 2012

9 Animal Movies To Make You Weep

Sad movies exist in every genre. Romance is obviously full of weepers, and plenty of dramas have enjoyed yanking your heart out and showing it to you as you stagger out of the theater. Even an action or sports movie can reduce the tough to tears if done right. ("Field of Dreams," anyone?) But there'…
By: Next Movie / September 13, 2012

The World Is Cheering For Obie, The Dachshund Biggest Loser

This is Obie, who is quickly gaining fame in his quest to lose weight and become the Dachshund Biggest Loser. His story began when a relative of his owners, an elderly couple in failing health, asked the Oregon Dachshund Rescue for help. They'd been showing Obie love with food and were unable to…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 12, 2012

Puppies — Great Present Or Greatest Present?

Is there anything better than puppies? No. The answer is no. [YouTube]…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 10, 2012

Baby Panda At The San Diego Zoo Gets Adorable Belly Rub

Stop what you are doing right now and prepare to squeeeee your heart out. It's time for a baby panda belly rub! The baby panda born in July at the San Diego Zoo had his third medical examination recently to ascertain the gender (it's a boy!) and enjoy a good old belly rub.
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 10, 2012

Meet The Cat Of Your Dreams On Catroulette

Remember the weird social experiment that was Chatroulette? It's mostly populated with dudes who want to show their wangs to strangers, which is why we're way more into the animal version of Chatroulette, appropriately titled Catroulette. Catroulette shows you tons of live video feeds of cats doing exactly what cats do -- scratching themselves, grooming…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 5, 2012

Vice Makes A Lil Bub Documentary, Of Course

If you're anything like me, you think Lil Bub is maybe the finest cat thing on the planet. The perma-kitten with stunted legs, bug eyes and a perpetually limp tongue has become an insta-celeb in influential cat video circles. Which is why Vice up and decided to make a documentary following Lil Bub's provocative exploits.
By: Julie Gerstein / September 4, 2012

Squeal For These Pet Piggies On Instagram!

AMI: Do you want to see Pigstagrams? JESS: (pause) Wait, what? AMI: Do you want to see Pigstagrams?
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 25, 2012
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