4. This chinchilla played a tune for a Hello Kitty tea party.
31. Captain Pancake didn’t know how to feel about Halloween.
38. Hunter the owl worked hard on regrowing his tufts after an accident.
58. Mike made this video about Lil Bub and the entire world wept.
59. This kitten had a crisis of self when she glimpsed her reflection.
60. But when Yogurt the Pirate Dog confronted her face in the mirror, she only saw pure love.
62. And, in the cutest Instagram moment of 2013, this golden retriever was the most patient babysitter of the entire year.
- Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore is dropping out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination. He got 133 votes in New Hampshire.
- Venezuela is reporting hospitalizations and three deaths as the Zika virus, which is linked to birth defects, spreads.
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