Posts tagged "cute"

Pallas Kittens Don’t Give A Damn

Pallas cats are like the farty, pissed off cousins of your basic house cat. They are way cute, but also have a perma-scowl on their little cat faces. That might be because they are considered a near-threatened species, according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. Or it could be because they just…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 29, 2012

The Cat Relaxation You Didn’t Know You Needed

Cats live very stressful lives. You might not have known it, because they hide it very well, with all their fur licking, sleeping, pooping and general air of cool detachment and remove. But if this video of a cat enjoying the spoils of a neck massager is any indication, cats need all the relaxation they…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 27, 2012

Proof That People Have Been Dressing Up Cats Since Forever

In 1915, Harry Whittier Frees published a book called The Little Folks of Animal Land. In it, Frees dressed up kittens and puppies in a bunch of human scenarios and created comical scenes. Because people have generally always loved laughing at animals in people clothes -- long before ICanHazCheeseburger figured it out. Click through for…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 19, 2012

Texas Town Makes Batman Boy’s Dreams Come True

All young leukemia sufferer Kye wanted was to get to play his favorite comic book character Batman. So the town of Arlington, Texas, got together and put together an adventure for Kye. Kye and his team of do-gooders encountered rascally criminals like The Joker and The Riddler, detonated "bombs" and recovered stolen money. The day…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 17, 2012

Baby Lemur Discover Climbing

When you're a baby, everything seems exciting and new. Take this baby lemur, who just discovered that he could climb a rope. How awesome is that? Pretty great -- and also a little bit scary, right? [HolyCuteness]…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 15, 2012

It’s Time To Cry: Music Helps An Old Man Come Back To Life

Meet Henry. He's a resident of this Brooklyn nursing home where new music therapy is being used to help break senior patients out of their shells. Henry experienced several strokes and was in a near wordless, silent state. But when nurses gave him an iPod filled with music from his youth, Henry came back to…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 11, 2012

10 Super Small Baby Miniature Animals

What's better than baby animals? Miniature baby animals! And we've got 'em. Pygmies and extra-smalls of all kinds, for your enjoyment. Click through to see a super-tiny menagerie.

By: Julie Gerstein / April 11, 2012

Lil’ Kitten Can’t Handle The Vacuum Cleaner

My cats are large, sluggish monsters. But despite their obvious girth and weight, they are absolutely terrified of the vacuum cleaner. They run and hide under the bed anytime it's turned on. I find that hilarious, especially because my mom likes to tell me how she used to treat our old, skinny cat to vacuum…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 2, 2012

Deer And Cat Have A Date

We're often shocked whenever we encounter nature in unlikely places, so you can imagine how this cat must feel, suddenly surrounded by a gaggle of deer. It seems the deer, too, are rather amazed to come across this tiny little white furball. Interspecies love affair? Well, not quite. [Tastefully Offensive]…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 30, 2012

Just A Guinea Pig Wearing A Sombrero

Just wait til he gets drunk on a pitcher of margaritas and starts whipping his tiny sombrero around. It's really a sight. [CutestLife]…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 25, 2012

The Ballad Of Bobcat And James

Anybody who's ever owned a cat knows that they choose you as much as you choose them. And that's what makes the story of stray cat Bobcat and his owner James all the more remarkable. James, a street musician, takes Bobcat with him everywhere that he goes, and Bobcat happily seems to comply, even submitting…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 25, 2012

Some Softcore Bunny-On-Bunny Action

After last week's spate of disastrous bunny stories, it's nice to see that bunny love, in all its pervy licking glory, can still set things right. [YouTube]…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 24, 2012

Perfect Friends: Kitten And St. Bernard Edition

Everybody deserves a kitten of their own to love, pet and cuddle with. Even St. Bernards. Here, Abby patiently lets this gray kitten walk all over her -- and even lets the kitten attempt to suckle from her paw. [YouTube]…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 14, 2012

A Baby Sloth In A Onesie So Cute I Want To Punch It

This sloth in a onesie situation is just ... it just ... it needs to stop. These orphan sloths with mange are so adorable I kind of want to hurt them, in the same way some people (not me!) want to hug babies to death or punch sweet dogs in the face. It's overwhelming! I…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 1, 2012

Incredible Dude And Author Plan Amazing Surprise For Sick Friend

Colvin Jang was looking for a way to make his terminally ill friend Nachu's dream come true, and using the power of the online community of Reddit, he was able to make that happen. You see, Nachu was diagnosed with Ewing's Sarcoma, and was told that he may not live past June. The final book…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 25, 2012

Four Cranky Kittens Waking Up

These adorable little fluffernutters are a little bit cranky this morning. They've just been woken up by their owner, and would probably prefer to get another 12 hours of nap time in. These little British Shorthair kittens just wanna sleep, dammit, but since they're up, would you mind getting them a bowl or three of…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 24, 2012

Just A Kitten Making Biscuits On A Pug

Confirmed: Kittens love making paw biscuits, and they will do it whenever and wherever they please. Kittens just being kittens! As such, this pug is enjoying a special personal biscuit sesh that seems to be putting him to sleep. [Tastefully Offensive]…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 23, 2012

Sometimes You’re Just A Wet Kitten Waiting To Be Dried

Today is not the best day. But it's going to get better. That's what I tell myself, and this clearly traumatized, but very cute, wet kitten. [Buzzfeed]…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 26, 2012

The Daily Ovulation: An 8-Year-Old Hardcore Fan

I grew up with one foot in the hardcore music scene. I say only one foot because the scene was largely dominated by aggressive dudes bent on expressing themselves through violence, pushing girls to the back to act as real, live "coathangers" (i.e. coatholders) for the boys. But that may all be changing if 8-year-old…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 19, 2012

10 Animals Laughing At Your Jokes

Humans aren't the only ones who enjoy a good guffaw from time to time. Creatures from the Animal Kingdom are equally prone to a giggle fit under the right circumstances, and we've found 10 photos that prove that laughter is the best medicine -- no matter your species of origin. Click through for proof.

By: Julie Gerstein / January 17, 2012