Hope You Had a Happy, Heavenly, 4th Birthday, Gary.

This is the incredible, Gary the capybara, who lived large and in charge with his devoted hoomins and many furry friends in Texas.

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His hoomins made a big deal over big ol’ Gary but they didn’t make a big deal about his big underlying health issues, quietly tending to his medical needs and taking him to specialists many miles away to care for him. And Gary was doing really well, and lived longer than they thought he might, nearly almost making it to his 4th birthday, yesterday, March 10.

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Gary became their heart and soul and now, he lives on in their heart and soul, and in ours too.

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Full memorial to Gary on Capybara Madness. Hold on to your heart, it is quite a story.

Vive la Paw

As One would say if One were in France while One were celebrating Toesday and One were so inclined to use zay outrrageous Frawnsh occent. Ahn?

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Vive la Thing One and Guremike.

Lil Draclette

Would you say this itsy bitsy bumblebee bat is also the smallest mammal in the world? Then you would be correct!

Yes, that’s right, “bumblebee bat”. See for yourself!

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Via SciTechDaily.

Give Us This Day, Our Daily Bread Bun

Sender-inner, T. Michelle, says, “I was making a sandwich for supper and noticed something bunny going on with my bread.”

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As we all know, this calls for a schmear of butter that looks like a duck!

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“Bunny, Crystal, making a friend. I compared it to the real thing and yup, it was a bunny alright!” -T. Michelle W.

The Weather is Warming Up

And everytingk is meeeelting.

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Via Cute Emergency. Are shar-pei wrinkles like snowflakes – no two are alike?

Walky Raccoon

Now somewhere around Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England..

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There lives a young pet who’s a walky raccoon.

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And some days the woman goes walkies with another guy.

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You have to hear how Liz affectionately describes Zella, whose name means, “dark, mischievous and mysterious”. And she’s very mischievous, all the time!

Dooo, doo doo doo doo-doo… Via Daily Mail.

These Whiskers

Boldly go where no whiskers have gone before.

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“Bailey, Queen of the Universe.” -Aditi K. C.

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

What do you do when you can’t decide between your two favorite dog breeds? Oh, like, the Schnauzer and the Border Terrier, just for example. You could flip a coin, or, maybe you could choose not to choose, voila, like Bailey here!

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“Hi, Meg & Co.! This is Bailey. I think she belongs on CO, ’cause she is literally a cute overload. She’s a 5 year old Schnauzer/Border Terrier. Best girl in the world. Thanks for making my day everyday!” -Deidra F.

Express Your Inner Decor-um

To reduce the appearance of clutter, introduce lines and angles to your home, even if you don’t think it jives with kitty’s feng shui…

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“This is Charlie (aka “My Charlie”) my rescute kitteh.  He is just the best boy ever. I hope you think he’s cute enough for “C.O.”, we love your site, never miss a day! (Took these with the iPad). -Jean A. from CT.

Flashback Friday

Ever since wayyy back in 2002, March has been National Adopt-a-Rescued-Guinea-Pig-Month. Here we see how guinea piggehs have been spreading the cute since at least the 1950s.

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1950s Guinea Pig with girl. From the Cleveland Metro Parks Zoo Resource Library.