We’re Here for You, Chloe

This is such a sweet photo portrait in memory of your anerable hammy, Biddy. Such a cute, friendly fella. Even if it gets us all teared up, CO is a place for sharing special moments and many others will be there for you.

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“Biddy was our beloved Djungarian. Sadly, he developed an untreatable infection and had to be put down today. We snapped this pic on an iPad mini when Biddy was just a pup and feel it’s a fitting tribute to our little buddy!  We love you, Biddy!” – Chloe D.

This Sofa is Big Enough For All of Us

Or, one hamster having a bad day.

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Via Imgur.

We Could Be Heroes

Some sad numbers to ponder: today, on average, one in four doggehs die of cancer. For kittehs, it’s one in eight. These numbers are unacceptable. Looks like Canada has taken the initiative here- watch the video and then click here to learn how you can help! (PS- wait ’til the very end to see who the producer of the video is!)

THIS JUST IN: Finland Owl Rescue ACTION!

This just in from Cuteporters of the North, O & J at our northernmost Cute Outpost Bunker in Helsinki. (Scurries to Google Maps.)

Here’s a link to a Finnish news story about a northern hawk-owl (Hiiripöllö) that was found swimming in Lake Tuusula. (Another link here.)

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“It had apparently fallen in by accident, but luckily a man in a kayak happened by and picked it up!”

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“The poor bird tried to make its way inside the man’s life jacket for some warmth. It was then taken to shore at a nearby museum, and a museum guide took it home to dry overnight. The next morning all was well and the owl was released back into the wild!”

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“PS- More bunlets, please.” Also from Liisa Å. and Tiina M. Photos and big-time resqte ACTION by Pentti Taskinen.

Poll: Tribble, Or Bun?

Not quite sure what to make of this, People. Is this a Tribble straight off the Starship Enterprise, or the Biggest Bunneh In The World? I know Bunday is still two days off–this couldn’t wait. Poll away.

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Dr. Wendy L. with this submission heah.

Crystal, What Are You?

(Besides, “befrumpled” I mean.)

Well, if you must ask, I am a Lopseedided Muzzelpowche Muddy Soakin’ Spitzenhunden! Of course.

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“Crystal was at the dock with my dad, and she accidentally slipped off the dock and fell into the water. When they got her out she was all wet and dirty (the Hudson is pretty muddy, especially at the shore where the docks are).” -Edwin A.

Bears Of All Shapes And Sizes…

…are being GREATLY inconvenienced.

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Image from the Digg Twitter feed.

It’s a Twadgeddy

My Mr. Babadoo is in the laundry. I think I’m gonna cwy.

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“I had the very great pleasure to catsit this handsome boy, Optimos. The photo was taken by me. -Porntip Oukosavanna.” (Porntip. Lovely name. I do not think it means what you think it means. It means, “to be happily” in Thai, ….!)

THIS JUST IN: Stop What You’re Doing…

…and watch this. With some Kleenex.

Details here. Thanks to Cuteporter Andy F.

M.O.O.! – K.I.E.!

Who’s the leader of the Cute that’s made for you and me,
M.O.O.! – K.I.E.!, the M.I.G.H.-Teeeee!

“Hi. I’m Mookie the Morkie (Maltese/Yorkie). I was paralyzed for awhile earlier this summer, but it’s okay. Turns out, I’m pretty mighty!”

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Mookie’s Mom, Laurie A., tells us, “One night, four year old Mookster was walking a little funny, and by 4am it was clear something was wrong, so we took him to the emergency vet. They told us a degenerated disc had ruptured (a genetic condition), and was pressing into his spinal cord. By midday, his back legs and tail were paralyzed. They rushed him to surgery, but he was still paralyzed when we took him home a few long days later. They assured us that his chances of recovery were good. I did physical therapy every day for a month, moving his legs in little circles, and later, having him walk laps in the bathtub. The day he first wagged his tail (a few days after we brought him home) was such a happy day! Since then he has steadily gained his strength back. We are so happy for our little guy to be running around again!!”

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