Photographs of these adorable sloth-kitten hybrids, called “slittens,” began surfacing on web designer Rachael Aslett’s Tumblr blog in early July. Although they’re definitely the product of photo editing, a Sept. 26 post on the blog claims otherwise.
If slittens really were test-tube babies and not the fuzzy progeny of Photoshop, we’re sure the animal kingdom would welcome them with open arms. Because … well, just look at them. Read more on Huffington Post Weird News…
Happy Saturday! You know what you deserve? You deserve a minute-long video of a tiny kitten playing with a huge, fluffy Samoyed. This dog is a veritable kitten playground. The kitten rolls around on the floor! The kitten bites the dog’s feet! The kitten jumps on the dog’s face! It’s beyond beyond. It’s just perfect. [via Gothamist]
Kittens: they grow up so fast! It seems like just yesterday that mine was but a fluffy palm-sized gremlin. (Now he’s a fat-faced, 15-pound young gentleman and a formidable paw-wrestling opponent. That boy is HUSKY.) Himajin Sokuhuo of Japan, who owns a to-die-for tabby, documented his kitten’s growth in a series of 12 photos — the first weigh-in comes in at 70 grams, and the last at 954. But who really cares how much this kitten weighs when it is SO FREAKING CUTE? Check out the full series at RocketNews24!
There’s nothing like a quality cat video to start the week off right. Watch this precocious kitten named Paris (hopefully not someone’s namesake) stake out her big brother Rocky through a gauzy white curtain. Patient Rocky sort of chills while a very determined Paris tires herself out, although not without some pushback. Looks like typical siblings to me! [Neatorama]
Look, I wouldn’t really eat a cat. Or a cat face. But there are no words for how scrumptiously adorable this little cross-eyed tabby cat is. This is Jarvis P. Weasely, a stray brought to the Saving Grace Animal Rescue in San Francisco, California, when he was just four weeks old. That’s where a woman named Daria found him, and decided to foster him. She explained:
“I used to oversee the kitten fostering program at Oakland Animal Services (OAS) a few years back. When I would go to the shelter, I would always look in on Jarvis because he was soooo adorable and scruffy. I was fostering kittens at my house but I couldn’t take him home as he had a bad URI… Some days he would vertically leap around the kennel which I always assumed were jumps for joy, but more likely he saw ghost. Once the kittens were out of my house, I brought him home to ‘foster’. He never left! He is here, has a home, drives me crazy, and is loved immensely.”
Jarvis has a slight depth perception problem, thanks to the lazy eye, but is otherwise perfectly healthy and happy. And super, super cute. [LoveMeow]
Kitten Wasabi-chan was brutally injured by an errant crow attack as a stray on the streets of Japan. A kind passerby picked up Wasabi-chan and decided to care for her. Wasabi’s jaw was damaged and she required regular tube feedings, but hated having the tube stuck down her throat. So her owners came up with a novel solution: knit cute-as-hell costumes for Wasabi-chan to wear while being fed, that would prevent her from pulling her feeding tube out. In addition to her cheeky mushroom look, Wasabi-chan’s also worn hot pink and more — peep them after the jump. [Metro] Keep reading »