Posts tagged "cute animals"

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…

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 century fresco…

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&#8217…

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 provide him…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 12, 2012

Puppies — Great Present Or Greatest Present?

Is there anything better than puppies? No. The answer is no. [YouTube]…

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. This sweet…

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…

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.

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?

Jessica Wakeman / August 25, 2012

The Dumbest Animals On Earth

It is said that pigs are intelligent creatures, an asset that would probably serve them better if they were not so delicious. But if pigs are among the smartest of beasts, which are the dumbest? We talked to a variety of experts from zoos and pet stores whose opinions helped us make up this list.

TruTV / August 22, 2012

12 Of The Scariest-Looking Animals On Earth

I like to think I love animals as much as the next gal, but to be honest, a lot of them scare the shit out of me. And I hate to admit it, but my fear is often based purely on looks. I am so shallow. For example, I think bears, which could kill me…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 20, 2012

All Hail Wonder Womanatee!

Too cute! Wonder Womanatee and her superhero manatee pals are the brainchild of artist Joel Micah Harris, who is selling his quirky crime-fighting sea creatures on T-shirts and stickers. God bless you, Tumblr, for the random shit that comes across my dashboard.  [TheAtlantic.Tumblr.com]…

Jessica Wakeman / August 13, 2012

Today In Squee: This Adorable Dalmatian Lamb

Rough week? It is nothing that a spotted baby lamb with an adopted dalmatian mommy can’t fix. And you get your mind out of the gutter, young lady — she is the cross between “a pure-bred white Dorper ram and a Doper and Van Rooy ewe.” Whatever that means, it is too cute for words.

Jessica Wakeman / August 12, 2012

It’s Time To Cry: Man Helps Sick Dog Sleep

Wisconsin man John Unger loves his pup Schoep a lot. He’s had the 19-year-old Husky since the dog was a puppy. So when vets told him that Schoep was suffering from painful arthritis that made it impossible for him to sleep, Unger decided to help him in the only way he could — he took…

Julie Gerstein / August 9, 2012

RIP: Kavna, The Baby Beluga Whale That Inspired The Iconic Children’s Song, Has Passed

Well, it’s a sad day for Mother Nature and for my childhood. Kayna, the baby beluga whale who inspired the children’s song, “Baby Beluga,” made famous by Raffi (remember Raffi?!) has passed away at age 46. She was known to be the oldest beluga whale in captivity in North America. May she forever “swim so…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 8, 2012

Meet Patty, The World’s Most Artistic Donkey

This adorable pot-bellied donkey is named Patty. Seven years ago, she was rescued from a UK auction in emaciated condition and moved to HorseWorld, an equine rehab center where she slowly but surely regained her health–along with a gregarious personality. One day, Patty watched her handler Vicky Greenslade work on a painting with such rapt…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 7, 2012

New Life Goal: Cuddle A Baby Walrus

This little guy is a 4-6-week-old walrus calf who was separated from his family and rescued by fishermen from an Alaskan lagoon. He’s currently being cared for at a marine rehabilitation center, where he’s giving (and getting) plenty of snuggles from the staff. Suddenly I am very aware of the lack of baby walrus i…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 5, 2012

Chihuahua Finds 2 Girls Lost In Georgia Forest

Chihuahua is being hailed as a hero after authorities say it sniffed out two girls who were lost in a Georgia forest.
The girls, ages 5 and 8, disappeared Monday for a couple of hours when they were walking on trails near their neighborhood about 30 miles southwest of Atlanta. As police and firefighters bega…

Huffington Post Weird News / August 4, 2012

Just A Newborn Baby Gorilla Lookin’ Cute

This two-week-old baby gorilla is chillin’ after a long afternoon spent playing with his momma. He was born at the Chessington World of Adventures Resort in London. Cuddling a baby gorilla is officially on my bucket list.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 3, 2012

7 Adorable Interspecies Adoptions

Earlier this week, important news broke: a mutt named Lejon adopted white lion cub JoJo after JoJo’s mom became sick and was unable to take care of her. They’re the best of friends, and oh my God, my mind is exploding from the combined cuteness. Make. It. Stop.
But Lejon is hardly the only animal…

Julie Gerstein / August 2, 2012
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