THIS JUST IN: The Best Day Of His Life

People, say hello to Meaty. Watch this chunky slobberknocker roll through the best day of his life. We should ALL be so lucky. (PS- Watch this all..the..way..thru!)

“This is just the thing for a gray day like today in NC.” -Elisa B., who spotted it on MSN Now. (PPS- Learn more about these terrific animuhls at Georgia English Bulldog Rescue.)

THIS JUST IN: New Maru + Hana Video Action!

Hana spins like a top, and Maru appears…disinterested. Imagine that.

THIS JUST IN: Monday’s Nan The Chick Update!

Quoting the Nanster’s FB:

“Dr. Rich says Nan will be just fine. Give her another week and her left leg will be as strong as the right one. She’ll be running all over! YAY NAN!!!”

Turn this up and enjoy The Little Birdie’s recovery!



Music by Vince Guaraldi.

THIS JUST IN: Saturday Nan The Chick Update!

Here’s the very latest video from Nan The Chick’s FB.

Anyone with info is asked to call the Humane Society at 1-888-6-HUMANE.

THIS JUST IN: More On Nan The Injured Chick

Yesterday we told you the plight of Nan The Chick who was intentionally struck by a pair of male skateboarders in New Orleans. Nan is on the mend at Kasia’s Ark Bird Rescue, who has set up a Facebook page.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Humane Society at 1-888-6-HUMANE.







Video and images from Nan’s FB.

THIS JUST IN: Simon’s Cat Sees Double…

…in the latest installment titled “Mirror Mirror.”

THIS JUST IN: Dexter For Photo Assignment Day #5

The entries are pouring een! Won’t you PLEASE give it UP for Dexter! “This is Dexter, our Chocolate Lab. He decided to fall asleep in his kennel, underneath the pad.” Submitted by Christine S., photo by Alex.

Send in your entry now!

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THIS JUST IN: Our Maddie Winners Are…

Monday, we asked everyone to send us an email to win a signed copy of Maddie On Things, and we just picked two entries at random. (Drum roll, please:) Our winners are:

Kay T. of Bend, Oregon
Kim A. of Los Altos, California


Maddie thanks everyone that entered…


And everyone who came to her Booksmith appearance!

Photos of the San Francisco visit from Maddie On

THIS JUST IN: It’s A Girl! (Updated!)

Panda-monium (I know it’s a cliché, but it fits, yo) at the National Zoo this morning, folks. According to the Zoo’s FB page, “Genetics confirmed that our panda cub is a girl! Further, the paternity analysis shows that her father is Tian Tian.”

Baby Panda

Another assist from Cuteporter Nicole, who is driving through Virginia while battling with Siri on her iPhone. (“Siri is not good with commands to attach videos.”) Washington Post photo sent in by Jennifer K.

PS- Check the Panda Cam here– but give it a minute, the whole world is watching.

THIS JUST IN! The Long National Wait Is Almost OVER

Tomorrow morning, The Smithsonian’s National Zoo will be announcing the sex and paternity of their new panda cub! We will bring you the latest info, natch.


(Thanks to Maniac Cuteporter Nicole K., who is apparently highly caffeinated and is gonna stay up all night for this.)


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