Posts tagged "cute animals"

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

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]…

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!

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

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 25, 2012

Abbie Girl Hangs Ten, Wins The 2012 Dog Surfing Competition

Gooooood morning! Let’s kick this Monday off right with something universally adorable and awesome — dogs surfing! In this video from Bing, we meet Abbie Girl, the winner of the 2012 Dog Surfing competition and watch, through her eyes, as she rides her way to victory. Now that’s bitchin’. [Bing]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 23, 2012

Be My Boyfriend: Guy Who Sings Lullabies To Polar Bears

Dear Russian Bear Patrol Officer Vladilen Kavriy Who Sings Lullabies To Polar Bears,

First of all, can we talk about how rad it is that your job title is “Bear Patrol Officer”? Does it say that on your business cards? Do you have anyone to give business cards to in places where polar bear…

Jessica Wakeman / July 18, 2012

These Goats Are Surfing And I’m Not Sure How To Handle It

Whenever people ask me how my day is going, my standard response is, “Well, I still don’t have a pet goat, so today is the worst day of my life.” Because when you love goats as much as I do but you live in an apartment with a “no goats” policy, it’s easy to become…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 17, 2012

Alaska Town’s Cat Mayor: Feline Mayor Is The Cat’s Pajamas

The mayor of a sleepy Alaska town is feline fine. The part-Manx cat clawed his way onto the political scene of Talkeetna, Alaska, through a write-in campaign shortly after he was born 15 years ago.
Although his position is honorary, Stubbs’ popularity is real. His election earned him enough press to catapult the town at the…

Huffington Post Weird News / July 16, 2012

Tom Cruise Allegedly Used To Rock A G-String, Plus, Meet Lil Bub The Perma-Kitten!

In case you were wondering, Tom Cruise used to “preen” and walk around in a g-string so as to show off his muscular bod. I find this less weird than the whole believing in a galactic overlord named Xenu thing. [Newser]
There are celebs whose pregnancies seem to last forever, like Jessica Simpson, and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 9, 2012

5 Ways To Live More Like A Sea Turtle

I spent the last week in Maui soaking up the sun with my best friend and it was fabulous. We ate macadamia nut pancakes, watched seven sunsets, and floated for hours. The best part? Our hotel was near a sea turtle habitat, so we got to go snorkeling at a place called Turtle Cove, and…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 6, 2012

12 Patriotic Animals Totally Partying This 4th Of July

Humans aren’t the only species to get into the holiday spirit. Check out these animals — festooned with ridiculous hats and outfits — doing their best to get into the 4th of July festivities.

Julie Gerstein / July 4, 2012

Uggie Cements His Paws At Grauman’s Chinese Theatre

Uggie may have been unfairly denied an Academy Award nomination, but his legacy is cemented regardless. The furry star of “The Artist” has become the first dog to have his paws imprinted at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. I couldn’t decide which photo was the most adorable, so I downloaded a bunch. Enjoy — and congrats,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 26, 2012
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