Flashback Friday

Coffee!Coffee!Coffee!Coffee!Coffee!Coffee!Coffee!Coffee!Coffee!

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This is Wilfred, a South African Bush Baby in London Zoo enjoying his morning cocoa from a teaspoon, February 15, 1938. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images).

Flashback Friday

It’s OK, I’m a professional. I totally meant to do this. I caught myself!

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“Puppy, 1950″ Photo by H. Armstrong Roberts/Getty Images

Flashback Friday

Meet Horace, the bright-eyed, domesticated hare of Dublin, Ireland, 1956, who, “hops blithely through the kitchen, hanging out in the bathroom or sitting quietly on the living room sofa” and “holds sway in the household, and the humans are there, for the most part, simply to do Horace’s bidding.”
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For a complete Life with Horace the Hare slideshow hop on over to Life.Time.com

Flashback Friday

If you go way back in time today, you’re in for a big surprise
If you go way back in time today, you better go in disguise.
For every kitten dressed in outfittin’ is gathered there as is befittin’
Today is the day the kitty cats have their picnic!

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Kittens in costume at picnic lunch.” After we’re done eating, stick around for fireworks and the six-legged race!” Photo by Harry W. Frees – 1914. Via Shorpy.com

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It appears that in the 1800s pugs decided to class it up with boas and bells.

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No more rumply schlumply for these pugs’ classy chassis.

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Images found on National Heritage Museum

Flashback Friday

Pup in Boots: With these boots I shall gallantly charm the king with gifts and fool him into making me a great lord, and I shall never again run after mice, except for entertainment.

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“Feb. 9, 1928. Washington, D.C. – “Peter Pan, wire-haired terrier pet of the personal secretary to President Coolidge and Mrs. Edward T. Clark, arrived at the White House today attired in ‘flapper galoshes’.” You lucky dog! Via Shorpy (“Flapper galoshes”? Want!)

Flashback Friday

Get your snorfer runnin’, head out on the highway. Lookin’ for adventure …

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“September 1934: Mrs. C. Wylds behind the wheel with her pet pig at Terling in Essex.” Vintage pets acting like people, via Mental Floss

Flashback Friday

Boss Cat knows the Rules of the Road. It’s meow way or hit the highway.

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Via Old Timey Cats

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All her life Betty White has been an animal lover. As a child, her father adopted strays during the Depression. For over 60 years(!) she has lent her fame to many wonderful animal organizations; speaking at fundraisers, being an active member, making donations, and writing letters. At 91, Betty White still loves to spend days doing volunteer work with all the animals at the Los Angeles Zoo. Love ya, Betty! And thank Qte!

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Los Angeles circa 1952. Actress Betty White at home with her dog. Photo by Maurice Terrell and Earl Theisen for Look magazine.

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And to think this poor puppy will have to dial each number, all the way around. We’re dizzy thinkin’ about it.

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1978. Photo: Hulton Archive, Getty Images. From the wonderful world of Stamford Advocate’s historical photos of dogs being adorable.