Unclear on the Concept

Talk about creatures of habit: Once a dog gets used to the idea that he can’t walk through a glass door, he won’t walk through it even when the glass is gone.

Apparently, this has happened before:

THIS JUST IN: Cute Cheetah Claws!

Kiburi, a two-week-old cheetah cub at the San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park, opened his eyes last week.

According to keepers, the cub purrs for his milk bottle, an unusual thing for cheetahs to do. Story, cute video here.

Well, There Goes My Morning…

First, the alarm doesn’t go off. Then, the toaster burns my toast. And now the snowplow’s running late. What else can go wrong today?

Lindsay B. says this is a miniature horse, so maybe the snow isn’t as deep as it looks.

Update: We’re coming for you DILBERT!

(And Ansel Adams!)

PEOPLE! Thanks to you, we surpassed the Glee and Sierra Club calendars and are heading for the Top 3 calendars on Amazon!

Wow! Thank you all for your supports!

Learn more about the 2011 calendars here.

Bummingherds

Check out these gorgeous, tiny-beaked, prosh hummers:






Bird (photography!) watcher Sharon D. sent in this fabulous set, shown with permission, by Tony Markle. You can buy prints of his work here. All hovertext bird facts are from Wikipedia.

Side Eye. A Collection.

This Guinea Pig is all: “You know you know that’s wrong” [lip puckers]


And this turtle is all “Whatchoo talkin’ ’bout now!?” [fast head swivel]


And this Bunny is all “You better hope you got carrots ’cause I ain’t wastin’ my time with no DRY pellets”


And these Gorillas are all: “Yeah I know you, but I don’t know you know you”


And this cow is all: “Son, you did NOT just do that”


And finally, this guinea pig is all: “Aw, hells no!”

What a nice collection, Zoe B. (for Guinea Pigs and Bun photos) Turtle by Libbie H. Gorillas by Jackie D. Cow by Dana S. Props to Crunktastical; the original Side Eye purveyors.

Don’t Put Your Nuts All in One Basket

Squirellio says PPPPBBBBBFFFTTTHH! to good old fashioned advice.

What a shame. Because we also would like to inform him, that’s a catapult.

So that’s where the phrase “squirrel away” came from, Mia! Whee!

Well looky here

Guess who just surpassed Betty White on the Amazon Calendar Bestseller liiiiiiiiist! [singsong]

Ehn! [Reaching higher sound]

I’m coming after you next, DILBERT and ANSEL ADAMS!!!

Meowters?!

Did you know:


Male Otters are called “meowters”


Females are called “Queens” and babies are called “Pups”?


Bet you didn’t know the meowters one. Photography by Pixie. Meowters definition brought to our attention via Agent 3Z and Bobbeh!.

THIS JUST IN: Persian Proshness at 11

On the 1 to 5 Proshness Scale™, this baby Persian is an 11.

Can I get a witness:

Fave stills:

Annie M. is busy aiming for a 12 on her YouTubes. Thanks, Sender-Inner Lookforthewoman!

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