Posts tagged "cute animals"

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. This sweet…

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

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.

By: 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…

By: 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]…

By: 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.

By: 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…

By: 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…

By: 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…

By: 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…

By: 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…

By: 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.

By: 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…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 2, 2012

The Cat Video To End All Cat Videos: Cats And Laser Pointers

Pack it up, everyone! It’s time to go home: this is the cat video to end all cat videos. And it’s super trippy, so grab your glowsticks and your cat and rock out. [Vimeo via The Atlantic]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 2, 2012

Lil Bub Hits The Big Apple

Okay, stop what you’re doing, because your world is about to be rocked by a tiny gimpy cat thing called Lil Bub. Bub was born with a deformed elongated body, bulging eyes, missing teeth and extra toes — and she’s also a perma-kitten. So, basically she’s the perfect cat. Her owner Mike (Who is hot!

By: Julie Gerstein / August 1, 2012

The Guinea Pig Olympics Are Almost As Riveting As The Real Thing

Tonight, the Olympics Opening Ceremony will kick off two weeks of elite competition from the most incredible athletes in the world. But amidst all the glitz, glory, and excitement, let’s not forget about the guinea pig athletes who have been training just as hard. Want proof? Check out these pictures from the amazing 2012 Guinea

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 27, 2012

Meet Steven Tyler’s Pocket Puppy!

Contrary to what you may have heard, teeny tiny purse dogs are not just for girls like Paris Hilton. They’re the perfect pet for on-the-go aging rockstars like Steven Tyler! His little Yorkshire Terrier is so teeny I almost didn’t notice him/her. Very discrete, a word I’d never thought I’d use in a post about…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 25, 2012
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