Ferret-Ferrying Flume Fails; Feds Frantic

DEER LOOGIE, MT — Operators of the Transcontinental Ferret Pipeline have reported a major breach, causing a ferret spill about one mile in diameter. Federal investigators cite human error as the cause, noting the pipeline had been accidentally set for both eastbound and westbound traffic.


Endangered black-footed ferrets, via USFWS Mountain-Prairie.

Friday Haiku: Snoozy

download (1)Such a cuddle ball
Warm, safe, and so toasty dry
Dormouse in a nest

(BBC Earth via Michelle W.)

#TBT: 08/06/2007: I Need Bigger Powsches.

Sure, I can carry around 18 McGrapersons in my current powsches, but if I’m to be truly happy, I need MORE ROOM! I need saddlebags, totes, purses extra room—whatever it takes. To carry MORE!


Chmurka a little full-cheeked…originally uploaded by pyza.
Here…I’ll show you—I will never be truly satisfied until I get a larger set of powsches.

Ashley S., nice sending-inning.

[Throwback Thursday Original Posting™. -Ed.]

#TBT: 07/30/2007: Happy Birthday, Meg


Happy Birthday to You,
Happy Birthday to You,
Happy Birthday Dear Meg Moo,
Happy Birthday to You!


Chief Sister Officer

[Throwback Thursday Original Posting™; today IS her birthday, just add 8 years. -Ed.]

Ready For Action!

862fa1154cb4255693c50ec774326cd3This Bebeh Harvest Mouse wants a piece of the action and wants it NOW. Is that Tailio ready for business or what? A Pinterest find from Smedley.

How To Make A Chinchilla Salad

1.) Spread out several paper towels for cleanup. You’ll need ’em.

2.) Add dust to a stainless steel mixing bowl.

3.) Sprinkle in some random greenery.

4.) Add Chinny.

#TBT: 07/16/2007: Lemme Just Get A Cup O’ Coffee—WHAT THE

PLOOF! (Boss shows up unexpectedly in coffee cup)

(OMG, it’s my BOSS AGAIN! He is soooooooooo annoying.)

Coffee Cup Boss: “Er, Good morningks. I’d like to remind you to fill out all the TPS reports that are now (heh) late and were due on Friday.”



OMG, he is the WORST, Lloyd C.!

C.O.X.C.U.: (Can’t you just SEE his paws tapping, waiting!? waiting for his reports!!?!?)

[Throwback Thursday Original Posting™. -Ed.]

Eh, It’s Just a Theory

As she stared up at the squirrel, she realized that the time had come to reconsider many of her deeply-held beliefs on the subject of gravity…

Caprica vs Squirrel

Sender-inner Robin J. writes: “This is my mini doxie, Caprica, having a standoff with a squirrel in my backyard. The squirrel wants to get off the tree so he can scoop up all the seeds the birds drop from the feeder hanging above. Caprica is not having any of it!”

Secret Squirrel

… and when Victor returned to his birdhouse that evening, little did he realize that shadowy agents from the NSA (Neighborhood Squirrel Alliance) were listening in on his every move…


Via Robert Engberg.

Will it Go ‘Round in Circles?

If I could turn back time, I’d get back off this spinning wheel, right back where we started from. But there’s no lookin’ back; it’s too late to turn back now. I can’t return to sender ’cause that’s the point of no return!



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