Hibernators Everywhere are So Jealous Right Now

All those frozen days melt away when you see the face of Princess Puffy.


“Spring is here, finally! Princess Puffy, the baby box turtle, emerged from her hibernation today and woke up HONGRY! Here she is nomming on egg white and salad. It’s her first meal in 5 1/2 months. I sure did miss my little Princess.” -Linda

Friday Haiku: Slow Pokes

Turtle or Tortoise?
Do you know the difference?
They both move slowly.

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From DP&F.

Friday Haiku: Life’s A Beach

Searching for the sea
Someone pointed me this way
I hope I find it

My girlfriend took this picture of a baby turtle desperately running to the sea shore - Imgur
From Reddit.

Cats Can Sleep Anywhere

Anywhere. It just comes natur-turtle-ary … …

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“This is my cat Simon and my tortoise Lollie. Ever since I got Lollie she and Simon have had a special connection and they always spend time together doing cute things.” -Emily A.

Toebeans A Go-Go

Kitty toebeans extraordinario.

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Puppeh workin’ the toebean mojo.

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Otter toebeans like fo’ sho.

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Turtle toebeans in slo-mo.

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“My snowshoe kitty, Quinn’s little speckled toe beans. We adopted her on Sunday from the Kentucky Humane Society & I’m just so in love with her already. I’m sure she’d love to be on your website in celebration of her adoption!” -Mariah R.
“Frida.” -Natalie.
“Otters.” -Chris W.
“Our golden retriever, Dax, on her very first day at home with us. I think the paw really adds something, don’t you?” -Gina G.

We’re Thankful!

For all this foodski OM NOM NOM.

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From Kimberly B. @ Coast & Canyon Wildlife Rehabilitation.

Careful What You Wish For

Turtles, everywhere, are extremely upset about not being included in the traditional Thanksgiving, eh, traditions!

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At last, about time, so where’s the green bean casserole?

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Via The Guardian

Tortoise and the Hare – CO Style

Bunbun’s saying, “Race ya home!”

Frida’s like, “Pshh, I’m so fast I’m already home.”

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“Bunbun and Frida.” -Natalie.

Candy Corn, My FAVORITE

[This is why I always love October. Eleven months outta the year, the same old thing. But this month? Om nom nom.]

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From the Oregon Zoo website: “A teensy, newly hatched Western pond turtle is being hand-reared at the Oregon Zoo as part of a head start program to help the species survive during declining numbers. Photo by Carlie Davidson.”

Day One: Break On Through To The Other Side

Watch these Bebeh Turtles launch. First day. (Note: a few mild profanities in the audio track, FYI.)



Submitted by Cuteporter Anna C. Source video posted here. Title inspired by J. Morrison.