Who’d Trade Places With This Hoomin?

Anyone? Don’t be shy now.

From Yahoo Screen: “Uploader Sammy Petterson told Storyful: ‘The kitten was born not breathing and had to be revived by the vet. I hand reared her at the start as she was too weak as we didn’t know if she would survive. She slept next to my face every night once she was strong enough.’”

How ‘Bout Some Nice Tofurkey Instead?

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“Time to celebrate turkeys! I wonder if your readers would like to see this adorable rescued baby turkey who looks like a cotton ball? Who needs Butterball, when Farm Sanctuary’s got a wittle cottonball?” -Meredith T.

The Adopt a Turkey Project gives people the chance to sponsor one of the rescued birds who reside at the group’s shelters in New York and California. It’s provided care for more than 1,000 rescued turkeys over the last 25 years.

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To learn more about the Adopt a Turkey Project, visit here or call the Turkey Adoption Hotline at 1-888-SPONSOR.

Rule Of Cuteness #47: Splayed Haunch Action Is Cute

Callie Mae is showing correct form here.

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Callie is anticipating…

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Some cake action coming her way.

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Then after the sugar high comes The Big Crash.

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“My rescue dog Callie Mae – she has adorable freckled ears!” -Christine L.

We’re Halfway Through Nosevember

And to mark this occasion: we present MONTGOMERY! That is one magnificent schnoozle. Or schnozzle.

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“I have been a huge fan for almost seven years now! Talk about time flying by. My fiance and I rescued our basset hound, Montgomery, back in January. He heard y’all were celebrating Nosevember and thought he could contribute. My fiancee snapped this photo while Montgomery was watching him eat lunch.” -Angie M.

THIS JUST IN: Operation: Chihuahua Airlift

chiboard-thumb-550x299Furrtographer Josh Norem kindly provided us with these hi-res shots of Chihuahuas boarding Virgin America at SFO for a flight to Newark Liberty International Airport and new homes back east. (Click the thumbnail for a quick report from Fox News.) Since 2010, VA’s partnered with San Francisco Animal Care and Control for these fun and furry flights o’ fancy.

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Boo served as the MC for the event.

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The other little guys were, um, quite interested in the Virgin SpokesPup.


Yes, quite interested.

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There are a lot of Chihuahua’s that need homes in the Bay Area–too many, in fact.

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According to HuffPo, “When Virgin America launched Operation Chihuahua, the tiny canines made up one-third of shelter dogs and were showing up in droves of up to eight a day.”

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So the little knuckleheads get the VIP treatment on VA.

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All photos c/o J. Norem except thumbnail, from SFWeekly.com.

Cambodian Fur Bumps!

Let’s check in on a corner of the world that…rarely gets checked in on. “My husband and I are traveling around the world. We ran into these fur bumps while crossing from Thailand into Cambodia,” says Roving Cuteporter Betsy A.

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“They’re orphans (hence the bottle feeding), and we think they’re among the cutest pups in the whole world. We ought to know because we’ve sampled!”

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“If you decide they’re worthy, (*We do.)..you’re welcome to link to our blog. (*We just did.) My husband Zach Z. is the photographer. I provide artistic direction. (Like, ‘We need more photos of Cambodian puppies, stat!’)”

Hazel Conks Out

“I met little Hazel here at an adoption event run by the Maryland Animal Sanctuary. She’s 8 weeks old and was rescued from a kill shelter in North Carolina. She was so sleepy she just conked right out in my arms. Keeping it Qte in B’more, Sue.”

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THIS JUST IN: First Puppeh Ever Scales Mt. Everest!

Will you LOOK AT THIS! This puppeh is named Rupee. He was found in bad shape at a DUMP in Ladakh, Northern India.

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Now, he has scaled Everest with new owner hoomin Joanne Lefson.

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HUGE CO Kudos to Eagle-Eyed Cuteporter Catherine C. for this!! Caters with the great photos.

THIS JUST IN: Finland Owl Rescue ACTION!

This just in from Cuteporters of the North, O & J at our northernmost Cute Outpost Bunker in Helsinki. (Scurries to Google Maps.)

Here’s a link to a Finnish news story about a northern hawk-owl (Hiiripöllö) that was found swimming in Lake Tuusula. (Another link here.)

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“It had apparently fallen in by accident, but luckily a man in a kayak happened by and picked it up!”

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“The poor bird tried to make its way inside the man’s life jacket for some warmth. It was then taken to shore at a nearby museum, and a museum guide took it home to dry overnight. The next morning all was well and the owl was released back into the wild!”

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“PS- More bunlets, please.” Also from Liisa Å. and Tiina M. Photos and big-time resqte ACTION by Pentti Taskinen.

And a Place to Call Home Would Be Nice

Hi, I’m new in town and wonderin’ if you’d tell me where can a kitten get a proper spit baff around here?

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“This is a 3 week old foster baby after a messy dinner.  We call her and her sisters the ‘weewoos’ for their squeaky noises.” -Tracy S.