Vintage Cannon Fodder

Way back in your great-great-grandfather’s days in the Navy, it was customary for sailors to pose the ship’s mascot in one of the big guns. Don’t worry, they weren’t loaded. (The guns, that is. The sailors, that’s another story.)

Images from Flickr Commons: The ship’s cats, HMS ‘Hawkins’ (top) and A cat on HMAS Encounter

Beat Any Game, With GamePeeg!

Gamers, are you stuck at level seven? Can’t get past that big boss? Still looking for the Mystic Runesword of the Shadow Knights of the N’flargh Happerscrabble?

Then you need GamePeeg™, the easy way to beat any game! Every GamePeeg is specially trained to show you all the secret moves, so you win every time!

Photo by szlea. (And yes, that hovertext should look familiar…)

Do You Mind?!

We’re trying to have a serious discussion about contemporary things here, so why don’t you take that camera somewhere else like a good boy?

No? Fine, you twisted little perv, be that way… (slurp, slurp, slurpity slurp…)

Via Nothing to Do With Arbroath.
Spotted by Theresa!

I’ll Stick My Neck Out For You

What’s the deal between giraffes and ostriches? Must be the necks, because this isn’t the first time we’ve seen unlikely friends like these.  In this case, it’s Bea (left) and Wilma, best gal-pals at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

I predict a loooooooong friendship, Lauren S.

International Bear of Misery

From the BBC, it’s Misery Bear Goes To London, from the filmmakers who brought you Misery Bear Attempts to Change Planes at Heathrow, and Misery Bear Gets Strip-Searched in Customs.

More Misery Bear here! Nice work, Nat S.!

How to Toilet Train Your Puppy

Correct method:

Incorrect method:

Credit: Jenna B. (top), Olaf (bottom), via Urlesque.

Alien: The Cute Version

“Who’s a cute little chest-burster? Who’s just the cutie-patootiest unstoppable hostile chest-bursting little life form? It’s you, yes it is! Yes — it — eee-yizz!”

Even Ripley wouldn’t believe it or not, Cheryl L.

My, what an adorable — YEEEAAUUGH!!

Two new red-ruffed lemurs were born at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay last month, and that can only mean one thing: It’s time to play everybody’s favorite party game, “Guess When The Photo Session Went Horribly Wrong.”

Via KiksMedia.

When it Absolutely, Positively Has to Be Cute Overnight

When you need to move your kitty cargo, trust Worldwide Tabby Freight. Just one call to WTF, and we’ll dispatch a van to carry your kitties around the corner or around the world. So for speedy service, day or night, don’t say “huh?” say WTF!

Photo credit: *yasuhiro. Via Urlesque.

Next Week, on The Guiding Leash

Dr. Flangstone reveals to Jessica that her sex-change reversal surgery has left her legally genderless. Meanwhile, aspiring evil real estate tycoon Blake van Drake accidentally forecloses on a casino and turns it into a day-care center.

While across town, in the sanguine Boogerman household, young Timmy Boogerman begins to suspect that he may have been adopted…

OK, the real story, from the Daily Breeze: A dog rescue volunteer took home an added bonus with her chihuahua mom and pups — an orphan kitten who started to nurse right along with his new brothers and sisters.

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