Polar ‘Tocks

Whose ‘tocks are on displaaaaaay!?

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Yours are!!!

YOUUUURRRRRS ARE!

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Rebecca N. spotted these ‘tocks over at the San Francisco Zoo.

Sunbeam location: SECURED

Napping Sector C secured.

Sunbeams at Minimum Sleeping Temperatures.

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Commence Sleep-a-thon.

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YDoj, Nice “Baroo” at the end there.

Play him off, Keyboard Cat!

You must head over to “Play him off keyboard cat” to witness this hilarious failblog/kitteh mashup. Go!

Here is your first installment:

Sparky, I was laughing for 5 minutes straight too.

Amazing New Species Discovered!

Friends, we stand at the threshold of evolutionary history, because the San Francisco Zoo has discovered the first-ever gorilla/giraffe hybrid!  The Zoo has released this amazing photo of the baby “gorillaffe” (homo reticulus redonkuli), which should silence even the most doubtful skeptics, and you can see more on the Zoo’s Picasa pages.

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Carrots—the gateway vegetable

“Listen, Doc, I sneak carrots into bed every chance I get. I’m eating like—well, a Guinea pig. I’m afraid it’s going to lead to broccoli binging… What can I do!?”

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Timmie C., whatever you do—don’t let her try cilantro—it may be all over.

This week on “The Basket”, we go outside

“Welcome to the show. I’m your host, Sprinkles.”

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“This week, we’ll be traveling through the back yard via basket…”

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“Through the flowers, past the pond, finally landing in the orchard.”

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“Join me, won’t you?” [Looks at camera, tilts head]

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Jorden C., you know I’m a sucker for ani-pals getting their nature on.

Take a one-second baby sheep break

Shreve Stockton over at The Daily Coyote paused for a little sheepskin action today:

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Excellent spotting, Tanguera ;)

The Mother of All Encores

This may not have been our first-ever Interspecies Snorgling post, but it’s definitely a CO Classic: Holy inter-species bonding!”
(Also, have you called your mother yet?  You know, she’s done a lot for you.) ;)

Here’s the deal. “Finnegan” the squirrel was found under a tree in Renton WA. Finnegan was brought to the home of Debby “Sure I’ll take care of him!” Cantlon for care. Meanwhile, Debby’s papillion pup “Mademoiselle Giselle” (I am not making this up) decides she can help out too, and brings Finnegan in with her new puppies. Finnegan proves to be one sweet squirrel, riding mosh pits of puppies and cuddling with his littermates.

WHEEEEE

Riding the puppy mosh pit

aw crap I dropped my damn keys... guys?

Cuddle Central™

me, and my pi-i-i-i-il-low...

“Dood. wot’s up?”

y'know Buster, I'm starting to think there's something funny about Finn...

Puppy: “ZZZZZ” Squirrel: “zzz”

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Thanks, Michelle Matthews.
(ADDENDUM: Huge apoloprops to Elisabeth who sent us this back in the ’05.)

Honorary Moms

A friend of Sender-Inner Amy L. reports: “I’ve had another crazy adventure! On the Gold Coast (about 2-3 hours from my town), hundreds of baby flying foxes have been abandoned by their mothers for unknown reasons…”

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“There have been a few violent storms and the parents just left the colony, leaving their babies starving to death. So a group of wildlife rehabilitators are rescuing them. They are an endangered species (grey-headed flying foxes).”

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“…It was quite an experience! We worked for 18 hours two days in a row so I’m tired! But it was all worth it because they are so darn cute (see pictures)!”

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Orange Marmasplosion

Peeps, if I’m doin’ the posts today, I’m postin’ some tabby tigers. Noooo apologies. You did know there’s a whole Flickr group full of these fine felines, right?

Rule of Cuteness #4: more than one species of baby flopping around is cute

The color coordination is irresistible, and the low-down camera angle just accentuates the fact they are not much larger than the blades of grass they sit on. *But* I give them an 8.5—no paws are up, and there is the BEF on the bunny (Beady Eye Factor)

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Peeky McPeekerson Jr.

Hey, how did that kitten get on my grandma’s floor? [Best linoleum pattern Evar!]

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step 1: DEMOstep 2: CLEANINGstep 3: SURFACE PREPstep 4: LOW EARTH ORBITstep 5: RENOVATION COMPLETE

Christina R., beautiful job.

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What’s more delicious? this kitten stack from *Roes* Flickr Photostream or THIS 100-by-100 stack of In and Out Burgers??!

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Thanks, Anne L.!

CuteOverload—where you can expect the maximum kittens per square inch

We really pack ‘em in, People.

Rhum, the orange Italian

Rhum the kitten and Aluccia wrote in, and all Aluccia said was: “i love him.”

P.S. Desktop photo alert! We’re talking twice life-sized, People!

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