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Freshly Tucked And Cozy Kitties Galore

Winter is coming and we're not prepared! The days are getting shorter and so much colder, the only thing that's making us smile these days are the ideas of crawling under the warm covers, drinking some hot tea, and reading some new books! Oh, and of course, tucked-in kitties

When it comes to the cold, cats are the first to locate any source of heat, and one of our personal favorites is when that source is under a blanket. Why? Because it's honestly the sweetest and most adorable site on Earth. Tucked in kitties bring us warmth just by looking at these adorable sleepy and content kitty faces. 

We hope you're feeling warm and cozy right now, and if not, then these faces will definitely get you there! 

tucked in kitties - thumbnail of two pairs of cat feet sticking out from blanket Kittens get hot feet, too
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Tumblr Describes Reasons Humans Are Like Cute Animals

It's time for some human positivity! We mean... positivity about humans! Because humans are animals! Meaning, humans are as cute as animals. So... we're being positive about humans by describing them like we would describe animals. Okay, now, it makes sense. But let tumblr explain a little better.

One of the most wholesome human-positive but animal-style posts on the website in which the user gives 13 reasons for why humans are one of the cutest animals. It's a post that radiates positivity and creativity all around, because who ever thought about the fact that when you wear your boyfriend's or girlfriend's shirt, you're actually leaving their scent on you? We forget sometimes that we're animals too. But we're cute animals, and that's what matters. 

tumblr post about why humans are the cutest animals thumbnail includes a picture of a man kissing a dog's nose with the caption 'Text - 2. They adopt smaller animals and live with them in their homes, sometimes imitating noises and sounds in attempts to communicate.'
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Platypuses Glow Under Blacklight For Some Unknown Reason

This is so cool and so incredibly random! It turns out, if you were to place a platypus under a blacklight, they would glow! What other amazing secrets are these creatures hiding from us?

Noted in the journal Mammalia, "shining an ultraviolet light on a platypus makes the animal's fur fluoresce with a greenish-blue tint. They're one of the few mammals known to exhibit this trait. And we're still in the dark about why they do it — if there is a reason at all."

Other animals that have exhibited this interesting trait are scorpions, lichens, puffin beaks, and believe it or not, North American flying squirrels glow bubble pink under UV light. Blue light, just a notch away from ultraviolet, turns our oceans into what looks like an indoor mini-golf course! It's also what causes multiple types of amphibians to glow green. 

Nature is lit. 

Story via The New York Times

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'Jurassic Park' But With Ferrets Instead Of Dinosaurs

We'd watch it. We also would just like a moment to thank photoshop for existing and for people who decide to create such random works of art. The internet wouldn't be the same without those people. 

For some reason, someone out there has decided to take the Jurassic Park and Jurassic World films and replace the dinosaurs within them with giant ferrets. We're not even mad about it, we'd absolutely watch this new franchise in a heartbeat! 

Giant ferrets just quadrupled our hearts for these adorable fuzzy cuties. Who wouldn't want a park full of giant, possibly ferocious, ferrets to hang with?

jurassic park still but instead of dinosaurs just giant ferrets - thumbnail of cute giant ferret laying down as sam neill and laura dern tend to it funny photoshopped images
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Pictures Worth More Than 1000 Words (21 images)

Animals are art. Forever and always. They are endlessly pure, and the things they do sometimes are absolutely amazing. It's hard to fully capture the fully story of what they do sometimes, even in as much as 1000 words, just like with any form of art. Sometimes, it's better to let the pictures and the animals speak for themselves and simply let the inspiration wash over us. 

Every week, we bring you some of those incredible pictures - those that capture the kind of stories that even 1000 words will never do justice. They inspire us, and we hope that they'll inspire you as well. I mean, what can be more inspiring than two gorillas posing for the camera like they're about to drop a diss track?

this week's pictures that are worth more than one thousand words thumbnail includes two pictures including a lion hugging its cub and two gorillas posing for a picture with two men
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Cat Medley: Cuteness Galore, Funnies, Mourning And Loss

Cats, cats, and nothing but cats.

It's refreshing to take a set back from life and focus on the joy and love cats bring to our lives. They're obviously all adorable to look at and make our hearts scream "aww" itself, but there's more to cats than just their adorableness. They are so wildly funny without trying, having a cat is like having a live show on all the time. Cats can even be funny when they sleep, and they are most definitely always cute doing so.

Besides cuteness and funnies, they also just fill that hole in our hearts. They are our best friends, we love them unconditionally and they show us their love in their own individual ways. It's never easy to say goodbye to that love but it's a part of life and we're here to honor that life, all lives of cats everywhere. To all those who recently lost a loved one, we send you our love. They may be gone but never forgotten. 

cat medley filled with cuteness, laughs, mourning and loss, and wholesome cat pics - thumbnail of cat whose arms put together make a heart "The night I discovered my Cousin cat has secret superpowers - he makes a heart with his arms"
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Critically Endangered Black Rhino Calf Is Born In Chester Zoo

Starting off the day with a piece of incredibly happy news! A critically endangered black baby rhino was born in Chester Zoo, and we could not be any happier about it. There are only less than 1,000 of them left globally, so any new addition to the black rhino family should be celebrated everywhere. On top of that, the rare birth and the baby's first steps were all caught on camera!

Take a look at the footage below!

story about a critically endangered black baby rhino being born in the chester zoo thumbnail includes a picture of two black rhinos looking at each other a rhino mom and a black rhino baby
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Meet Bean the rat! She just got a new, real bed to sleep on and couldn't be happier! According to her owner, Bean believes in the concept that "good things come to those who wait," because now she can happily chill until she hears her owner bring out the noms!

Isn't that truly the dream? Sleeping until someone wakes you with some food? Maybe that's just our dream. And Bean's. 

Bean's owner has also included a 'Sleepy Bean video playlist,' so when you're relaxing, you can listen to whatever Bean listens to while sleeping! How precious is that? The answer is very. 

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Assorted Animal Boost For Additional Smiles

What is it about animals that bring us so much joy? Sometimes, they're the only thing in our day that can actually cheer us up and make us smile. They have this wholesome power that is rare and hard to find amongst humankind. It does exist but with animals, it's almost a 100% thing. 

Animals bring us joy. And even though this tough year is nearly at its end, we can always use another burst of happiness to help us feel OK. We don't know what the new year will have in store for us, but one thing we can guarantee is that animals will always be there for us to make us smile, laugh, and feel heartwarming joy. 

Days are getting shorter and darker and we need some light to guide us through, if you're in need of extra light, you've come to the right place. 


pics and vids of adorable animals - thumbnail includes two images one of a baby seal and one of a kitten wearing a tiny chefs hat
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Questionnaire: How Spoiled Is Your Cat

Cats are spoiled creatures. Is it their fault though? We think we probably had something to do with planting that notion in their minds... the way we dote on them, serve them, clean after them. We are truly their servants and they are the superior ones in every household.

Yet, while it is true that all cats are spoiled, some are definitely more spoiled than others. And today we are here to discover just how spoiled is your beloved feline. 

In collaboration with popular Israeli artist, Ilana Zeffren, we bring you this fine questionnaire that will force you to recognize the truth, your cat is spoiled. Fill out the questionnaire below as you scroll and let us know your final tally in the comments below! Just HOW spoiled is your cat? 

questionnaire to find out just how spoiled your cat is - thumbanil of title "is your cat spoiled?" followed by the first questions | my cat wakes me up middle night s because. 1. she feels like 2. her water bowl is empty door porch is closed, etc. 3. my cat doesn't wake up middle night can get up now slept long enough
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Time To Take In The Weekly Dose Of Cute (#109)

Who is ready for their weekly prescription of cuteness? We know we are! Science tells us that looking at pics and vids of animals can relieve stress and we 1000% stand by that. How can you not believe it? Every time we see a gallery of cute animals, our hearts are at ease, it's a beautiful moment of inner happiness. 

Week by week, we bring you that tranquil feeling in this cuteness gallery. It's important that you take your weekly dose of cute to ensure inner peace. If you missed last week's dose, you can take it right now. The only side-effect you may experience is possible cuteness overdose. You have been warned, proceed with caution. 

pics and vids of the cutest animals of the week - thumbnail of cat and ferret "I work at an animal shelter that typically only accepts dogs and cats. Today someone brought us a ferret, he was scared and lonely so this happened..."
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Danger Noodles Donning Tiny Yet Appropriate Hats (38 Images)

We are on a hat roll! Seriously, in the past few weeks, we've seen hedgehogs in tiny hats for all occasions, we've seen bunnies in hats, we've seen Halloween-inspired hat gear for animals, and also just a variety of cute animals donning the stylish outerwear. If there's something we can't seem to get enough of is animals in hats. 

We're here to add to our animal-hat-wearing-collection but showcasing they adorable danger noodles wearing some stylish hats! There is an entire subreddit dedicated to the art of hats for snakes and it's just the kind of content we need in our lives. 

A majority of these images are of an adorable 8-year-old Ball Python named Snakey. Snakey loves going on adventures, he is friendly and curious and definitely adorable. You can follow Snakey on Facebook to be kept up to date on his latest fashion wear!


snakes wearing tiny hats - thumbnail includes two images of snakes | cute little snake wearing a tiny red fez hat | funny snake wearing a baby Yoda soft hat Star Wars Mandalorian
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Words Of Wisdom By Salem The Cat

Who in the world doesn't love Salem the cat? If there is someone out there who in fact doesn't like Salem, we don't want to meet them! Salem, from the original Sabrina the Teenage Witch series, will forever be iconic in our eyes, and probably an icon to cats everywhere. 

Salem is a black cat who is the epitome of sassiness. What's even more amazing about Salem is, the older we get, the more relatable Salem from Sabrina, the Teenage Witch becomes. Just let his words of wisdom run through you. 

We just need Salem's confidence to make it through the rest of 2020.


salem the cat from sabrina the teenage witch - thumbnail includes two quotes from Salem the cat, "we need a plan. how about we weep uncontrollable?" and "face it! I'm a natural born star"
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Weekly Treat: Animal Tweets (November 12th, 2020)

When it comes to animals, twitter always has something new to offer, from new bird species dropping to husbands installing light censors for their cats that light up when they poo (the cat, not the husband). And we, as animal lovers, always want to keep up with all the animals ridiculousness, wholesomeness, and shenanigans of all the animals that go viral on twitter. 

That is why, every week, we collect those tweets for you - the most talked about, funniest, sweetest animals that twitter cannot stop talking about and neither can we. There's simply nothing more positive than some animal love from twitter, and since we are always looking for positive content to bring to you, in the form of animal tweets, cat tweets, even giraffe tweets, we think that the best thing to give you is your weekly treat of animal tweets. 

this week's collection of the best most popular animal tweets thumbnail includes a picture of a cat in a litterbox with a sign behind it that says 'on air' and the text of the tweet 'Product - Hannah Solow @hamstertalk My husband set up a motion sensor sign that lights up when my cat poops..please hire him, he has too much time on his hands ON AIR AAIR 8:44 PM - Nov 12, 2020 - Twitter for iPhone 15.3K Retweets 879 Quote Tweets 103K Likes'
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Good Vibes Only: Wholesome Animal Memes (November 16th, 2020)

Gooood morning, fellow animal lovers! You're in for a real treat this morning, seems like the wholesomeness vibe has been turned up as of late and we have a great collection of this week's best wholesome memes! Wholesome memes are memes that make us feel inner happiness, and when you include animals into the mix... well, it's pretty much the greatest combination of all time. 

We firmly believe that by ingesting this morning wholesome dose, you'll have a great start to another week, and hopefully, that greatness will just carry you out through the week. If you know you're in for a rough week, we recommend upping this wholesome dose to include last week's wholesome goodies as well. 

We wish you all a wonderful and wholesome week! 

weeks best and cutest wholesome animal memes - thumbnail includes two memes, one of a baby camel and one of kitten taking a picture of another kitten | not sure expected baby camel look like but wasn't this | Imma take picture k? Am too close? Nah look great!
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So unbelievable precious! Bat's really do seem like they are just lovable, blind, tiny sky puppies. And each video we see of them just further proves the sky puppy theory.

Meet Miss Truffles, a bat currently at the Batzilla the Bat, a wildlife sanctuary. Written in the description bio, Batzilla the Bat mentions that many viewers ask them where they came to grab such bat motherly instincts when it comes to caring for them, and how they managed to disassociate with humans then are able to be released and successful out in the wild. They wrote in response, "We operate under tried and tested protocols that ensure all our orphans' emotional and physical needs are met and they also ensure we start withdrawing from their lives allowing them to grow into healthy well-adjusted juveniles ready for release. Wild mother bats are our teachers and they show us exactly what their babies require when in care. Loving, tactile, and affectionate, flying-fox mothers dote on their youngsters until they reach that annoying teenage stage when they start to distance themselves."