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World's Oldest Living Cat Turns 32

We are so happy to wish Rubble, the world's oldest living cat, another happy birthday because he just turned 32! 

Rubble hit the 30 milestone two-years-ago in May 2018. According to his Wikipedia page, as of January 3rd, 2020, Rubble is still around and still holding the title for the world's oldest living cat. 

Due to his old age, Rubble does not need an extravagant celebration anymore, and he especially doesn't want to be surrounded by a lot of people. Too many people and too much noise would stress out any cat, let alone a senior cat. 

Instead, Rubble had his 30th birthday at the vet's office, where he enjoyed some Felix cat food and Whiskas Catmilk and was gifted a free check-up and one-months worth of medications. According to Dr. Shaun Moore, Rubble's veterinarian, Rubble is still in remarkably good health.

So how does Rubble's mother, Michelle Foster, plan on celebrating Rubble's 32nd birthday? The same as last year, in a non-stressful environment.

"He is old now and would not like too much attention or be hassled," Foster said. "We would prefer if he was just left to live out his old age in peace," Foster added.

We can definitely appreciate that! We wish you a peaceful and wonderful birthday, Rubble! Check out some pics of the handsome Rubble below! 

Story via Animal Channel

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While humans are stuck inside, the animals will play! That's right! Animals are reclaiming (or just roaming around freely) the Earth. Thanks to humans being cooped up inside, animals are able to wander more freely and into territories that were more occupied by humans. 

And as it turns out... Earth has been thriving without us! 


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Stunning Winning Photos From The GDT's Nature Photographer Of The Year 2020

The German Society for Nature Photography (GDT) has announced its Nature Photographer of the Year 2020. 

This year, for the first time in the GDT's history, voting was carried out online, due to the pandemic. 

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Insanely-Rare Bird Photographed For First Time

Hooray for wholesome and triumph moments, during this insane time! 

We definitely will soak up any good news coming our way, because we all need it. Need to hear it and need to share it. 

The South Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher was first discovered 130 years ago in 1890.

Since then, it's eluded scientists for over a hundred years because of how difficult it is to see and how is quietly darts from perch to perch, seemingly invisible.

In March 2020, a Filipino biologist, Miguel David De Leon, was able to capture the ultra-rare and mysterious bird. 

Photographed for the first time in the history of mankind, presenting the South Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher! 

Story via Esquire Mag

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Disabled Cat Goes Around Vet Clinic To Comfort Other Sick Animals

What a wonderfully magical black cat! Meet Lucifer, or Lucik, a disabled cat that helps sick pets fight their ailments and get better! 

In an animal clinic called Klyk, located in Perm, Russia, Lucik is their furry nursing assistant who takes part in everything that's happening with both doctors and patients. 


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Fascinating Paintings Of Artist Vanessa Stockard's Cat, Kevin

We're strangely obsessed with Vanessa Stockard's paintings of her cat, Kevin. And sometimes her other cat, Barcode. 

If you haven't heard of this artist or seen her work yet -- prepare yourself for a treat! Vanessa Stockard is a traditional painter who paints of large canvas of wood! There's so much life and beautiful in her work -- you can find yourself mesmerized forever!



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Snake-Bitten Mini Horse Named Teaspoon Can Walk Again Thanks To Wheelchair

This poor mini-horse has had a real tough start to life, at just 5-months-old. 

Teaspoon, was sadly left disabled after being bitten by a snake in her back leg. The leg soon became necrotic and needed to be amputated. Teaspoon's former owners soon realized they wouldn't be able to provide the attention and extra care she needed following the operation. 

Panda Paws Rescue came to the rescue! With additional help from the New Jersey-based animal farm rescue Goats of Anarchy, the two rescues came together to carefully transport Teaspoon from Louisiana to her new home at Goats of Anarchy, which is a farm that is focused on caring for special need animals. 

And when Walkin' Pets heard about Teaspoon's five months of hardship, they also wanted to help. Thanks to the parts they donated, the first-ever Walkin' Wheels wheelchair built for a horse was created! And additional thanks for the wheelchair frame donated by Panda Paws. 

Thanks to all these incredible people who came together -- Teaspoon can now walk! 

Her journey so far as been documented on Goats of Anarchy's Instagram page:

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Photographer Befriends Squirrels And Takes The Coolest Pics

Meet the fantastic Geert Weggen! Photographer extraordinaire from both Sweden and the Netherlands, and might be an actual squirrel-whisperer. With more 60,000 followers on his Instagram page, Weggen has been focused on red squirrels for the last several years and managed to become best friends with the critters. 

These photos are so remarkably whimsical! We feel as if we've been transported to another world that's just pure delight!

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Man Brings A Llama To Sister's Wedding, As Promised

Five years ago, Reddit user u/DJ117Xx promised his sister that he will bring a llama to her wedding. Well, two days ago, said wedding happened and that man delivered on his promised. 

Not only did he deliver, he dressed up the llama in a tux, making the moment even more perfect. 

The response? Golden. 



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Luxurious Costa Rica Hotel Lets You Chill With Sloths

Anyone else dialing up their travel agent as they read this? Haha, just kidding -- who has a travel agent? 

But seriously, we are deep into Google flights figuring out how to make this our reality! 

A stunning luxurious hotel in the Costa Rica rainforest, Nayara Hotels, is speaking to our hearts right now. Filled with luxury, adventure, relaxation and nature -- this place seems to have it all. 

Oh. And it has one other thing -- Sloths! 


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Photographer Aditya Singh quit his job, left Delhi and moved to Sawai Madhopur city, in Rajasthan, just outside Ranthambore Tiger Reserve. He moved here in order to be closer to nature. His wife, Poonam Singh, opened a tourist resort there to earn their living. And over the past 20 years, the Singh's has bought roughly 35 acres of land which shares its boundary with Ranthambore tiger reserve and left it completely undisturbed.

Now, the land is flourishing as it's covered in a lush greenery and is frequented occupied by wild animals, including tigers, throughout the year.

What inspired this new way of living? Poonam Signh tells Quartz India, "My first sighting was a tigress with three cubs on a hill. It was magical. At the end of the trip, I just asked him if we can move to Ranthambore. He wanted it, too, and within months we moved. As far as this land is concerned, it was a dream that we both saw and achieved together to have our own area of wilderness."

The future goal? To continue buying more land to expand the forest even further, and to inspire others to follow suit. 

How incredible is that? The Singh's are our heroes! 



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