I’ll Save You, Lois!!

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This is Jack, who was adopted from Saving Grace Rescue in SF. From The Furrtographer, of course.

ResQte Of The Week II: Eleven Little Ducks Went Swimming One Day

Oops! Looks like they swam the wrong way.

The kindness of strangers rescued the pack.

And all eleven ducks said, “Quack, quack, quack.”

“Eleven ducklings trapped in a storm drain are alive and well thanks to two alert Mount Vernon residents and a resourceful crew with the city’s fire department! “Thanks to their diligence and selflessness, an entire family of ducklings was saved from nearly certain peril,” said Jeff Brown with Skagit County Washington Search and Rescue.

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Rest of the story over at KOMO News. Thank you to Susan H., who says, “Hi! Here’s a great story about 11 ducklings rescued by the Mt. Vernon (WA) fire department. More candidates for the Men of CO calendar, methinks!! P.S. I love that they blocked the entire lane for the rescue!”

CAUGHT ON FILM™: Amazing Kenya Bebeh Trunkster ResQte!

You won’t believe this.

Here are a bunch of Adult Trunksters, just kinda hanging out in Kenya crossing a river, which is, well, what Adult Trunksters do. Then a little Bebeh Trunkster floats off, and Mama has got to go reel him in!

Elephant Calf River Rescue, ©Sandy Gelderman : submitted by David P.

ATTN C.O. PEEPS: Knitted Birds Nests Needed STAT!

Cuteporter Mary P. sent us this Urgent QTE-Flash email. Let’s hear it, Mary:

I need your help. So far, I’ve only been able to knit 3 and a half of the 1200 nests Wildcare needs for this year’s crop of orphaned baby birdies. With your help, I bet the Cute Overload community can make the needed knitted nests in no time! Wildcare is located in San Rafael, CA. (North of SF.) This link has info on how to help.”

Patty & Her Little Guys

“Hope it isn’t too late to submit for Mother’s Day…[Nope! -Ed.]…this is my foster kitty Patty & her 4 babies. Patty was heavily pregnant when she was trapped in a feral colony (she’s definitely not feral!) I took her home & the next day she gave birth. The babies were 2 weeks old yesterday. Patty is the best mommy and her kittens are beyond adorable!” -Cuteporter Cathy O’B.

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Friday Haiku Too: TK

Little lost turtle
Ends up in a machine shop
Andrew saves his life

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“Wednesday, one of my coworkers found a tiny turtle in the middle of our metalworking shop…1.25″ long. I found an old 3.5″ floppy disk box to put him in so I could take him to the state park after work. I gave him a cap of water and a popcorn chip. My sister was able to ID him. My son called him “Turtle Kwong,” and TK was soon dropped off near a river at the state park.” -Andrew K.

[NOTE: Here’s what a floppy disk box looks like for the kids in the audience. -Ed.]

Wow, Is That A Lot O’ Pandas, Or What?

It really isn’t.

Artist Paulo Grangeon worked with the World Wildlife Fund and others to create 1,600 papier-mâché Pandas to raise global awareness..

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..about the continuing plight of these wonderful blorps.

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Each one of these..

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…represents a single member of the species that is still alive in the wild today.

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Pretty serious when U think on it.

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My Modern Met. More photos here, too.

Gonna Pound This Down RIGHT NOW

Wanna see a bebeh sqwerl chug an entire bottle of Sqwerl Formula in one shot? OF COURSE you do.

WHOA EXCELLENT FAVE FRAME™ BELLEH ACTION:

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As seen on Buzz Lightyear.

Leave It 2 The Beavers!

“Here are orphaned baby beavers Fern & Lily during their first supervised outdoor playtime at ARC for Wildlife in Texas,” says Cuteporter KB.

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“They’re 8 and 9 weeks old and although they’re not siblings, they’re best buds.”
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“These two have just started to chew on willow trees a bit but they’re still babies who need their bottle – as you can see in this photo.”

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“Unlike most orphaned wild animals that rehabbers handle minimally…”

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“…orphaned baby beavers needs loads of attention…”

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“..And they even have temper tantrums when they don’t get their way.”

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Oh Yeah? Try Telling the Chihuahuas

The chihuahua depicted in this photo is real. Any resemblance to a disclaimer is purely coincidental!

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This has Nothing to do With Arbroath and everything to do with the Humane Society of Utah.

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