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Animals Of Instagram Spotlight Of The Week: Winnie, The Showering Kitty

Once a week, we will be featuring an extraordinary animal account on Instagram! Their story, the adorable pictures, and pawesome videos! This week's spotlight goes to  -- Winnie, the showering kitty! 

Meet Winnie, an adorable and quite unusual kitty who was adopted from a shelter in London, Ontario! What's unique about Winnie, you might ask? Well, she loves to shower. She also loves to chow down on veggies, walk on a treadmill, AND actually enjoys being vacuumed! All these common things we believe all cats hate but here's Winnie defying them all! 

Be sure to follow Winnie on Instagram for more shower time adventures! 

Read up on last week's star on Instagram, Munchkin Hinako, the real-life 'Puss in Boots'

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Animals Of Instagram Spotlight Of The Week: Aloş, The Gorgeous Turkish Van Cat

Once a week, we will be featuring an extraordinary animal account on Instagram! Their story, the adorable pictures, and pawesome videos! This week's spotlight goes to  -- Aloş, the gorgeous, yet derpy cat!

Aloş is a Turkish Van, a breed of domestic cat commonly seen in various cities of modern Turkey.

Fun fact! The Turkish language has letters for "ch" and "sh" - they are "ç" and "ş" respectively. This means Aloş is pronounced "ah-loe-sh!" We were forunate enough to have reached Aloş's owner and got an inside look into Aloş's story as well as his hilarious purrsonality! 

When Aloş's owner first found Aloş, he was found as a stray on the street, said to be very neglected, weak and very, very stubborn. Aloş's owner took him in and has told us that Aloş completely lives by his own rules, stating, "He doesn't listen to me but I love him so much."

Even though Aloş himself is very fond of sleeping, he never lets his owners sleep at night. If Aloş has three characteristics to sum him up, his owner gave the words, "beautiful, angry, and funny."

Aloş is a gorgeous white cat with heterochromia, a groovy mutation that leaves each eye to be a different color. And both of Aloş's colors are quite striking against that gorgeous white fur of his! Get ready to fall in love with Aloş! And be sure to follow him on Instagram for all the adorable, gorgeous and derpy pics of this floof. 

Read up on last week's star on Instagram, Casper And Romeo, the dymanic duo

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Animals Of Instagram Spotlight Of The Week: Adorably Disheveled Barnaby

Once a week, we will be featuring an extraordinary animal account on Instagram! Their story, the adorable pictures, and pawesome videos! This week's spotlight goes to Barnaby, the cat whois adorably disheveled and looks like he hasn't had his morning cup of coffee yet! 

Barnaby's unique look definitely resonates with all of us humans everywhere. He looks scruffy and sleepy and we feel that from the depths of our hearts. In an interview with CatCon, we get an inside glimpse into Barnaby's life! Barnaby is a one-and-a-half-year-old dollface Persian cat from Missouri. 

In an interview with CatCon, we get an inside glimpse into Barnaby's typical day routine: 

"Well, I wake mom up at 4:00 a.m. because I am hungry and I miss her. Then after breakfast, I let mom hold me and brush me for approximately 3 minutes. I eat wet food with gravy, so I like mom to brush it out of my beard afterward. Then I play with my humans and run around and act like a big scary predator and make them all laugh for a little while. I like to hide behind objects that are much smaller than me and then jump out when the humans least expect it. Often I go and lie under the couch and sleep until dinner time. I used to meow at my PURRents all night long to try to get them to wake up, but I've stopped doing that recently. I seem to get more treats now."

We also got to find out what Barnaby's life motto is:

"I'm always very busy." Whether I'm taking a ten-hour nap, or watching dust float, I'm always very busy.

Barnaby, never stop being your adorable sleepy-looking self! We admire your work ethic and your ability to connect with people around the globe! We wish you nothing but love, health, and happiness! Follow Barnaby on Instagram

Read up on last week's star on Instagram, Wolfie, The Smiling Cat.

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Animals Of Instagram Spotlight Of The Week: Wolfie, The Smiling Cat

Once a week, we will be featuring an extraordinary animal account on Instagram! Their story, the adorable pictures, and pawesome videos! This week's spotlight goes to Wolfie, The Smiling Cat!

Meet Wolfie, the cat with the cutest "angry" toothy grin that's so contagious, you can't help but smile back! But this little guy has quite the story. 

According to Wolfie's first-ever Instagram post, he is a medium-haired kitty rescued from downtown Los Angeles, Skid Row area, along with his siblings. Sadly, one of the siblings didn't make it and crossed the rainbow bridge the night they were taken to safety. The two remaining siblings were Foxy and her brother, Wolfie. Wolfie was much smaller than his sibling, weighing nearly half the size of his sister. Besides Wolfie's adorable and noticeable overbite, he was eating well and there didn't seem to be any further problems.

Friends for Life Rescue Network, the organization that worked hard to save the kittens ran into a problem with Wolfie, a few days after he was taken in, Wolfie became lethargic and couldn't keep food in. According to LoveMeow, "At one point, he stopped breathing, gasping for air. They placed him in an oxygen chamber and later did an x-ray which revealed that his entire esophagus was completely blocked up."

Jacqueline, a group founder of Friends for Life Rescue Network told LoveMeow, "None of the vets at the clinic had ever seen this before. While at the ER, they pressed for me to euthanize. They said, 'I understand you want to save him. But it's a matter of…if you should.'

"I had a simple question. 'Do you have a diagnosis?' 'No.' The doctor replied. 'Then I'm not euthanizing him.'"

The doctors performed the endoscopy, the flushed out the debris, and after a couple of hours, he opened his eyes and let out a squeak. Wolfie was going to be alright. 

Since then, Wolfie has been thriving and has grown into such a handsome young man! Still with the devilish toothy grin, though! 

If you would like to donate toward the rescue, you can at PayPal.me/FFLRESCUENETWORK so the rescue organization can continue saving kitties just like Wolfie.

Read up on last week's star on Instagram, Mose, the Charcoal Bengal.

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Animals Of Instagram Spotlight Of The Week: Mose, The Charcoal Bengal

Once a week, we will be featuring an extraordinary animal account on Instagram! Their story, the adorable pictures, and pawesome videos! This week's spotlight goes to Mose, the Charcoal Bengal

Meet Mose, a gorgeous charcoal Bengal! We don't see charcoal Bengals often, but when we do, we are mesmerized by their striking beauty! According to Mose's bio on Instagram, he loves NBC sitcom 'The Office,' which means Mose has excellent taste. We were able to get in touch with Mose's owner who had this to say about the gorgeous Mose, "Mose is named after the sitcom "The Office" character Mose Schrute. He's the man of the house and likes to strut his stuff for attention (from a distance). He hates cuddling. He wasn't properly socialized as a kitten so he's a little wild and a little weird. His breeder contacted me to see if I'd be interested in taking on a project Bengal since I had prior experience with them. I couldn't say no to those eyes! After months of socializing with him, his dad and I are able to finally pet him and give him the love he deserves."

All of Mose's images posted are captioned with a quote from the popular sitcom, as well. And Mose is also declared as "king of the living room," which we definitely believe to be true. 

Due to Mose being a charcoal Bengal, his green eyes are even more gorgeous against his dark fur, prepare yourself to get lost in those eyes!

Read up on last week's star on Instagram, Ginger, the snow-loving cat

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Animals Of Instagram Spotlight Of The Week: Ginger, The Snow-Loving Cat

Once a week, we will be featuring an extraordinary animal account on Instagram! Their story, the adorable pictures, and pawesome videos! This week's spotlight goes to Ginger, the snow-loving cat

Ginger is from Russia, and if there's definitely an abundance of something in Russia... it's snow. Luckily for Ginger, that doesn't seem to be a problem. This gorgeous cat was once adopted from the street and has never looked back! Ginger is a fluffball and absolutely loves dashing through the snow! Oh, and we're assuming Ginger does some part-time meow-deling on the side when not playing in the snow. "Why?" You might ask, well, just take a gander at the images below and then you'll fully understand. 

Follow Ginger on Instagram for more frolicking through the snow goodness! 

Read up on last week's star on Instagram: PuiPui, The World's Stylish Bunny.

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Animals Of Instagram Spotlight Of The Week: PuiPui, World's Stylish Bunny

Once a week, we will be featuring an extraordinary animal account on Instagram! Their story, the adorable pictures, and pawesome videos! This week's spotlight goes to PuiPui, The World's Stylish Bunny!

It is with a grave heart that we discovered PuiPui to have passed away back in 2018, but PuiPui deserves a spot in our Instagram spotlight because he was a style icon! Written in his 'about' section on PuiPui's website, "PuiPui was blessed with the opportunity to be introduced on media around the world. Many people said that they had never seen such a rabbit before, and seeing his pictures made them feel happy.
He brought me many wonderful encounters."

PuiPui was often dressed to the nines in dapper clothing, which was all handmade by his owner, Mumitan

From playing a detective or photographer or a chef or a soccer player, PuiPui was a master of outfits and will forever be remembered. 

Take a moment to scroll through some of PuiPui's fashionable moments! And follow PuiPui on Instagram to see more of his incredible outfits in full detail! 

Read up on last week's star on Instagram: China, the kleptomaniac cat.

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Animals Of Instagram Spotlight Of The Week: China, The Klepto Cat

Once a week, we will be featuring an extraordinary animal account on Instagram! Their story, the adorable pictures, and pawesome videos! This week's spotlight goes to China, the kleptomaniac cat who loves to steal just about anything and everything!

China has been making headlines for her thief-like abilities as her owner records the "gifts" China returns home with on the popular video platform TikTok. The gifts range from socks to a firework, and no, we are not joking. The videos, naturally, have since gone viral. Who wouldn't love a cat burglar, after all? China's owner decided to place video cameras around so catch China in the act, and the videos below hold just about everything you need/want to see. 

We're huge fans of this feline and wish China all the best in her future robberies! China's Instagram is up-and-coming and we know it won't be long until China reaches Instagram stardom! Follow China on Instagram to see what new random things China steals! And check out China and friends on TikTok.

Read up on last week's star on Instagram: Mango Brown, the most affectionate Bengal kitty!

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Animals Of Instagram Spotlight Of The Week: The Loving Mango Brown

Once a week, we will be featuring an extraordinary animal account on Instagram! Their story, the adorable pictures, and pawesome videos! This week's spotlight goes to Mango Brown, the most affectionate Bengal kitty!

Mango Brown is a senior kitty, believed to be 17 years old and has a heart as large as his age. Mango Brown has a beautiful trusting and loving relationship with his dad, aka his owner. Their relationship is so pure and so strong, it is solely the reason that Mango Brown has grown into the Instagram sensation he has become. With a massive following of 558k, it's quite easy to see why everyone loves Mango Brown and his dad so much. Just seeing how much they love one another is truly one of the most wholesome moments to witness. 

Get ready to fall head over heels of the wise and loving Mango Brown and his equally loving dad!

Be sure to follow @justmangobrown on Instagram to be updated with all things Mango Brown! 

Read up on last week's star on Instagram, Pinocchio, the foster kitten rescue with the sweetest face. 

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Animals Of Instagram Spotlight Of The Week: Pinocchio

Once a week, we will be featuring an extraordinary animal account on Instagram! Their story, the adorable pictures, and pawesome videos! This week's spotlight goes to Pinocchio, the foster kitten rescue with the sweetest face!

Meet Mel Lamprey! Mel has been working to help rescue cats and dogs over the past several years, especially those who have suffered abuse, an injury, or were born with issues. One of those cats is Pinocchio. Written in the first Instagram post about Pinocchio, Mel explains his condition, "Pinocchio has some very obvious skull and jaw malformations, along with an incredibly large hernia. None of this seems to stop him though! Even with a respiratory and eye infection he's been a crazy little maniac exploring his new room.

Pino's specialist today said that neurologically he's doing great, he's a pretty typical kitten!

He'll be watched carefully until 6 months old for any signs of mental regression or other issues. At this time he'll also be able to have his hernia operated on. (Currently, the organs that are hanging out have outgrown his body, and just won't fit back inside!) He'll also have a tooth removed that pokes into his upper palette.

Until then we'll give him lots of love and support and see that this special guy never suffers again."

You can help Mel help cats and dogs in need by donating to the Pumpkin Patch Pet Rescue

We full-heartedly thank Mel for all the amazing work she's been doing to care for all the beautiful furbabies in need of some extra tender love and care. We wish for Pinocchio to live a life full of love. 

Be sure to follow @mellamprey on Instagram to follow Pinocchio's journey! 

Read up on last week's star on Instagram, Smoothie, the Queen of Fluff.

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Animals Of Instagram Spotlight Of The Week: Smoothie, Queen Of Fluff

Once a week, we will be featuring an extraordinary animal account on Instagram! Their story, the adorable pictures, and pawesome videos! This week's spotlight goes to Smoothie, the Queen of Fluff.

You've probably already heard or seen this week's Instagram spotlight -- the gorgeous and extremely photogenic cat, Smoothie. Smoothie has dominated the internet with her gorgeous features, she has big ol' emerald eyes, surrounded by lovely orange and long, fluffy fur. Smoothie was first introduced to her buddy Milkshake back in 2016. And Smoothie herself was first introduced to the world back in September 2015, as the cutest little fuzzball you ever did see. After seeing Smoothie's beauty, it's quite easy to see how and why she became so popular!

With an insane Instagram following of 2.2million, Smoothie is most definitely Instagram's Queen of Fluff! 

Read up on last week's star on Instagram, Bubby, the 3-legged cat.

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Animals Of Instagram Spotlight Of The Week: Bubby, The 3-Legged Cat

Once a week, we will be featuring an extraordinary animal account on Instagram! Their story, the adorable pictures, and pawesome videos! This week's spotlight goes to Bubby, the 3-legged cat.

Bubby hasn't had the easiest life. According to a Facebook post by Exploits Valley SPCA Adoptables, the year was 2012 when Bubby first emerged in a stranger's kitchen. By then, he was already full-grown and already missing his arm and half of his tail. Bubby had begun to form a friendship with the man whose house he randomly showed up in. Bubby would come often to play with the man's cat, Seson, and when Seson passed, Bubby still came around to visit. 

The man loved Bubby and wanted to keep him but was unsure if Bubby already belonged to anyone, as Bubby was constantly trying to get outside. He determined that Bubby could not be contained. 

In 2017, the man sadly passed away and Bubbly entered the house once more after his death but never returned. The man's family knew just how much the man cared for Bubby and wished for him to be cared for after his passing, but without Bubby's return, they assumed he had passed on himself. 

From 2017-2019, life had been undoubtedly difficult for Bubby. In the summer of 2019, a man by the name Ray Pinsent, who knew the man and Bubby's close relationship, happened to spot Bubby once more. Ray knew Bubby wouldn't be able to survive long on his own, so he set to catch him. Ray went to the man's house, there were new people living there who were afraid of cats, and he pleaded with them to please open the door should she see Bubby and call him. 

The followed day, Ray's phone rang and he was told the cat was in the kitchen. Ray took Bubby's lifeless body to the shelter and the vet claimed that Bubby began to purr while laying on the exam table. As Bubby was recovering, his picture was posted online for any information and that is when the man's daughter came forward, emotional, and brought Bubby the dishes he used to eat out of when we would come for visits. She told the story of Bubby to a rescue volunteer at the shelter. Bubby was then adopted by that same rescue volunteer Sarah MacLeod

Bubby's new owner, fell in love with his sad human eyes and couldn't part with him so she took Bubby home writing, "Bubby purrs the minute he wakes up in the morning and as he goes to sleep every night. He's never asked to go outside once. He must know that he's home now, for good."

We're over the moon that Bubby has found the purrfect family that will love him forever. You can follow Bubby's journey on Instagram!

Read up on last week's star on Instagram, Eric And Ollie, the Persian cats!

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Animals Of Instagram Spotlight Of The Week: Eric And Ollie

Once a week, we will be featuring an extraordinary animal account on Instagram! Their story, the adorable pictures, and pawesome videos! This week's spotlight goes to Eric And Ollie, the Persian cats!

Introducing and Persian kitties - Eric, a Chinchilla Silver Persian, and Ollie, an exotic shorthair. The two cats also have a third member of the gang named Mr. Darcy, who is a Merle Pomeranian. These two cats are lighting up the Instagram world with their silly photos and adorable videos! These two cats may look like grumps but that couldn't be further from the truth! Eric and Ollie are both so very sweet and affectionate -- especially towards their owner/dad!

Their owner is constantly setting up awesome photoshoots for the cats and creating fun toys for them all to enjoy -- such as a cardboard express train! And the best part is that you can tell just how much Eric and Ollie's owner cares for his pets. If you're not following Eric and Ollie on Instagram, you're missing out because it's always a hoot! 

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Animals Of Instagram Spotlight Of The Week: Posey, The Tumbling Torbie

Once a week, we will be featuring an extraordinary animal account on Instagram! Their story, the adorable pictures, and pawesome videos! This week's spotlight goes to Posey, The Tumbling Torbie!

Introducing the adorable and incredible Posey Brae! A rescued tortie who is constantly rolling her way down the steps of any stairs. And the rolling technique is constantly changing too! One day she may be wiggling down from step to step, the next day she can be rolling down diagonally, always keeping us on our toes! The adorable act, along with each individual technique, is often captured in videos posted on Instagram. Posey has officially become the Roly Poly Queen.

Posey's owner's goal for this account is to share a year's worth of Posey's rolls! Get ready to let this lovely little girl roll her way into your heart! 

Read up on last week's star on Instagram, Zeus, the blind owl! 

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Animals Of Instagram Spotlight Of The Week: Zeus, The Blind Owl

Once a week, we will be featuring an extraordinary animal account on Instagram! Their story, the adorable pictures, and pawesome videos! This week's spotlight goes to Zeus, the blind owl! 

You've probably seen Zeus before, he went viral for his incredible peepers! Eyes that look as if they contain the whole universe and all the answers to the unknown. When we hear or think of a 'Wise Owl,' it's Zeus who we think of. Zeus may be blind but he sure has the most enchanting eyes.

Zeus is a Western Screech Owl with a great wingspan. On his Instagram, it is mentioned that he has about 10% of his vision, and is able to see shapes and memorize his immediate surroundings. He currently is being cared for at the Wildlife Learning Center in Los Angeles, California. The wildlife center's mission is to "provide public education that inspires people to care for our wildlife, to care for our environment, to develop a deep interest in the life sciences, and to give loving care and sanctuary to animals in need." 

Find out how you can help them accomplish their mission and how you can help Zeus. 

Read up on last week's star on Instagram, Rex, The T-Rex Cat!

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Animals Of Instagram Spotlight Of The Week: Rex, The T-Rex Cat

Once a week, we will be featuring an extraordinary animal account on Instagram! Their story, the adorable pictures, and pawesome videos! This week's spotlight goes to Rex, The T-Rex Cat!

Meet your new favorite cat - Rex! Rex is an adorable ginger cat who happens to be missing his front two paws and his tail. Rex lost both his front paws and tail when he was a little kitten and fell into a water dish in winter and they simply froze. However, even without those front paws and tail, Rex is just as capable as any other cat, plays often, and is constantly seen in videos running around -- and he's fast! 

This handsome cat is a warrior and we're absolutely head over heels in love! Follow Rex on Instagram for more adorableness! 

Read up on last week's star on Instagram, Tootie Cat!

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