The Art Of Seduction (In Five Easy Steps)

Number 1: Make intense eye contact. Number 2: -Wait! We’re not gonna give it away! Watch the clip!

Got A Noisy Puppeh?

Have you tried everything to get a puppeh to stop their incessant barking? Well, then it’s time to bring an enforcer on premises to quiet the little yapper down. Kinda like this cat Greyscale, who means business.


Rats, It’s Monday HeroRATS Save The Day!

Clipboard01Gonna take a left turn from our usual Rats, It’s Monday content to tell you about some Brave Ratsos doing a brave job! They work for peanuts (literally!) (Bends down, scritches them on the head.)

APOPO is a nonprofit that trains (not your usual) Ratties to detect landmines and tuberculosis! (They are too light to set off the mines, nuffers.) Watch the videos below and check out this article from The NY Times.

(Song submitted by Ginette C. “OMG! There’s a HeroRATS song. It will get stuck in your head and in your heart!”)

Toesday 3: Perigo De Morte!

PerigoDeMorteYep, sounds just about right, I’d say. “Please find attached a photo from my recent holiday in Salema, Portugal. Sure, he’s quiet enough now, but you have been warned.” -Sarah P.

One More For #696

Sea Otter Awareness Week ran from the 20th to the 26th, but Monterey Bay Aquarium keeps churnin’ out the YouTube videos for Otter #696, so by golly we’re gonna post ’em. (I guess this is the last one?) Anyway, here #696 meets surrogate otter mom Rosa! Quoting the video, “Rosa’s one of five adult otters who live at the Aquarium full time and act as surrogate moms to rescued pups like 696.”

OK, that’s cute.

The C.O. Guide to Word Origins

In 17th century Europe, superstitious peasants believed that the sins of a village could be cleansed by placing a cat on a goat and driving it from town. It is from this custom that we derive our modern-day term catgoatscapegwanscramenating.

Mutual Back-Scratching Society

When you’ve got an itch you just can’t reach, it’s good to have a friend who can.


Via Animals Hugging.

NEW Maru: With, Uh, Irish Folk Music?

Now THAT is a headline I never thought I’d write. I mean, ya just gotta hear this to believe it.

Good JOB, BUB!!

Lil’ Bub has had some physical challenges in her life so far- but she’s been making tremendous mobility progress! Just look at BUB go!

Top This, Mrs. Butterworth!

From our “Foods Too Cute to Eat” department, we bring you TigerTomato, creator of intricate pancake artwork. On second thought, Mrs. Butterworth, don’t top these pancakes — we like ’em just as they are. Even more videos on TigerTomato’s YouTube channel.


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