A Bicycle Built for Whoooooooo

Flickr user Adam Norwood found this owlet had taken over his bicycle! “Definitely the best excuse I’ve ever had for being late to work,” he writes.


After snapping a few pictures, Norwood left the scared little bird alone. “Sure enough,” he writes, “as soon as it started getting dark out he called (screeched, really) for his momma owl to come take care of him.”

They Grow Up So Fast, Don’t They?

One day they’re cute puppies, and the next minute, they’re fully grown.

Who Are We to Judge?

And finally in the news today, billionaire carpet-tack tycoon Berthold Q. Pootmoodler celebrated his 78th birthday. Known for his eccentricities, the spry septuagenarian attended the ceremony dressed in a custom-tailored dog suit.


Wow, the rich are different from you and I, Chief Sister Officer.

Now We Know Where that Phrase Came From

“Lord love a duck!”

Previously on COQOPO, Cute Overload’s Quest for Obscure Phrase Origins, “the cat’s pajamas” !


Thank you, Ant’s Quality Foraged Links

GET UP I TELL YOU


No way says Patricia Q. No. Way.

And now. Pure, unadulterated kitten action


With Japanese soundtrack no less. Thanks to Dan. This kitten’s name is “Peter Jennings”. Yes, that makes tons of sense. [shifty eyes]

What’s the “Weirdest Animal” You’ve Ever Touched?

Ummm, how about a toadal stranger?

Tell us in the comments!

Keep in touch, Barry F. You too, Sharpy and thanks for your inspiration!

Monkey Massage

… so we’re just going to work on relaxing that scalp for a few more minutes, then it’s off to the whirlpool before the aromatherapy. Remind me again: Did you want the banana- or the coconut-scented candles?

 

[Just spotted in the comments: Monkey masseuse announces mammal massage tour dates!]

Stiff Upper Lip and All That

What’s the difference between a cat and a Brit? One is finicky, overly concerned with grooming, emotionally reserved, impeccably mannered and enjoys a quick nip. The other is a cat.


Quite right, Groucho (black Persian) and Kelly M.!

Clunk and Dagger

Stealthily, the cunning secret agent shinnies into position.


From his vantage point, he can overhear secret conversations, read classified documents, gather vital intelligence — completely undetected.


Then suddenly, without warning — a misstep! The cunning secret agent loses his footing! In an instant, months of meticulous planning could be lost forever!


But no! All is not lost! With steely resolve, the cunning secret agent draws on his advanced ninja skills, clinging to his perch with a grip of iron…


… I said, a grip of…


With the element of surprise firmly on his side, the cunning secret agent plunges fearlessly into the enemy outpost…


Photos by Flickr user Clara S.

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