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Get ready to smile your face completely off. If animals doing people things isn't a phenomenon you're aware of — you're welcome, because it's my favorite way to de-stress. Some prefer yoga, some like to meditate, but that's probably because they've never spent ten minutes watching budgies kick-flip into the sunset. Six years ago, Trieste Visier of Sydney, Australia, started training her birds to skateboard (and do other, decidedly human things). After ... Read More
This is the cutest thing I have seen today:Major props to American Eagle Outfitters for making a fake line for animals (complete with a mockumentary) to help raise money for rescue organizations.    ...their creative team deserves to be showered in sloppy, wonderful, St. Bernard kisses.    Also, the “American Beagle Outfitters Dogumentary” is a must-watch! Really high caliber parody. Sample soundbyte: “Do you know what it is ... Read More
Given the high likelihood that you are nursing a wicked hangover (or maybe still drunk?) this Monday morning, here is a dose of zen cats, to remind you to desire for nothing, and that this too, shall pass away.  Maybe they're just napping - but we like to think they are emptying their minds of all thoughts and attachments to their kitty ... Read More
Dreading the beginning of the work week after President's Day weekend? Regretting going a little too hard while celebrating America's founding fathers? The adorable tumblr Animals Sitting on Capybaras is guaranteed to brighten your morning. The blog (and its accompanying twitter account) feature exactly what is advertised: over 100 images of small animals sitting on your favorite oversized rodent, the capybara. How are there so many different varieties of animals ... Read More
  There’s nothing like being read to; simply put, being told a story makes ya feel loved.Shelter animals around the world deserve to feel special and cared for, and the Animal Rescue League of Berks County thought of an unusual way to nurture their underprivileged cats. As part of the shelter’s new program, kids from Grade 1 to Grade 8 visit the animals and read to them; the shelter reports that the kids’ reading improves and the animals are ... Read More