“I’m so sick and tired of everyone calling me a dog. ‘Look at that Enid,’ they all say. ‘What a dog.’ So I’m getting my hair done, then a manicure, and then — look out, world, it’s a brand new me!”
A dog with its fur set in curlers at George Constantinides’ hairdressing salon on Hornsey Road, London, December 1968. (Photo by Paul Fievez/BIPS/Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Via Gizmodo.
Part of the “The 60 Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken,” from Distractify.com.
From 1914: “Kittens in costume at picnic lunch.” Photo by Harry W. Frees. (Shorpy McShorpersons.)
This week we flashback to World War II. Besides all the brave men and women that served their country, there were quite a lot of (un)Enlisted Furballs, too! (Deets in the hovers: that kitteh above is sitting in the cockpit of an RAF pilot, 1944.)
“Found these amazing photos on BuzzFeed France of dogs and other animals that helped in the war effort. Thought they would be good for Flashback Friday. Keep up the good work! Sharon B-C (Western Australia.)”
[Note- hover info also from Buzzfeed France. -Ed.]
At the beginning of the year, we featured Audrey Hepburn and her Prosh Friend Pippin. There is no known reason why we can’t bring that pair back again. Oh, and as a bonus, we’ve got AH and another little guy…she was quite the animuhl lover.
Quoting About.com: “An Korean puppy holds his ground in an “eye to eye” encounter with a huge Fifth Air Force aerial camera, one of the “Eyes of the Far East Air Forces.” The camera is an Air Force K-19B used by night-flying RB-26 aircraft of the 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing to photograph enemy airfields, railroad marshalling yards, bridges, supply dumps and troop movements. (Circa June 1951.)
Catwoman singing the Batman Blues, purrrr-fect for a Flashback Friday. From the 1966 Batman Facebook page.
From Shorpy: “October 1943. Frederick, Maryland. “Greaseball, a mascot at the Stevens Airport.” Photo by Esther Bubley, Office of War Information.”