Some Sad Fum News Here, People

Remember Fum and Gebra? The kitteh and owl BFF Dynamic Duo we featured back in April? Sad to report that Fum passed away early last month- he was 3 years old. :(

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What Is Wise?

It’s having a real smug smile and a 50 yard stare. Everyone thinks you know stuff when you look like that. I’m practicing right now.


Via Zooborns, photo by National Aviary

“CO Doesn’t Feature Enough Owls”

That’s what a reader wrote. Well, we appreciate the feedback, and consider that gross injustice FIXED right here and now.

First off, here’s a Saw-Whet Owl cooling off at the Blanford Nature Center in Grand Rapids, MI. Video sent in by Cuteporter Karen.

Then, we got a lengthy email from the owl eagle-eyed Peter G. Check the hovers for Peter’s description of this Owl Rhode Island ResQte!

(AND learn about donating to the Born To Be Wild Nature Center.)

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Hoo R U…Hoo Hoo, Hoo Hoo?

Lot of Barn Owl Baroo-ing goin’ on here.

Submitted by Glenna M. Title by P. Townshend.

Totoro Is Real!

I knew it!


Peter G. made this picture and Hayao Miyazaki made the movie, Totoro.

Bath Time for Mr. Peabody

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=8bFmwp-p1Sc#!

“I stumbled across this today and it made me squee, so I used your searchy thingy and couldn’t find anything about an owl bath, so here it is – prepare to squee!!! :-D” -Long (LOOOONG) time fan Sylvia W. “Clean Water” written by Joe Hoffmann and performed by The Raptor Project. Watch a live in-studio version of “Clean Water” here, or buy it on iTunes here.

You’ve Never Felt So Happy at Such Grand Disappointment

Buzzy sends in the best thing I’ve seen this year by Ze Frank displayed on Laughing Squid.

An Owl Burrito To Go, Please

These little fellows are called Saw-Whet Owls, at the University of Minnesota Raptor Center’s clinic. The clinic nurses ‘em back to health when they have medical needs.

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Rachel G. spotted this on The Animal Blog.

This Post Is For The Birds!

No, not The Birds.

It’s National Bird Day today! So let’s celebrate with some Sooty Owls at the Taronga Zoo, eh? Bless their sooty little heart-shaped faces!

[Like how they swivel their little heads around. -Ed]

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From Zooborns, photos by Lorinda Taylor.

Come and knock on our door…

We’ve been waiting for you
Where the kisses are hers and hers and his,
Three’s company too.


Attacked by The Cute.

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