Carpe diem, everyone.
Carpe diem, everyone.
Thanks to the musical stylings of Aretha Franklin, this dance was weird, it was beautiful, it was majestic and it really happened.
Like a fat, furry acrobat.
These are videos people actually uploaded to YouTube.
If this little raccoon can run to Des’ree’s “You Gotta Be,” then so can you!
The most adorable case of unrequited animal love ever. Banjo the raccoon really wants a cuddly friend. Buddy the cat isn’t having it. Sorry, Banjo. Love hurts.
“I see it now… you have teeth.”
This story starts off incredibly sad: this raccoon was found in the under-cabin of a boat at an impounded marina, in a filthy cage full of rotten food where he had been living since he was a baby. Harbor was left 80% blind due to his poor nutrition and lack of sunlight, and he was turned over to rehabilitator, MaryEllen Schoeman, who named him Harbor. In his new home, Harbor didn’t just recover well enough to survive, he found a boundless exuberance and a love of life that should inspire us all.
No matter what pet a person has, they are always special — even more so when they love to be around you. I’ll just leave this box of tissues.
The feel good story of the morning. J.J. the cat has taken orphan raccoon cub Bandit as her own. You see? Sometimes the world isn’t a giant wad of awful.
This little guy has better posture than I do. My attention can’t help but to drift to the classy words spelled out with magnets on the fridge. (via tastefullyoffensive.com)
This is a hilarious use of manpower for an animal whose main goal in life is to knock over your trash. It’s OK. You’re safe now, little guy. Watch Video ›
Squirrels with their heads stuck in yogurt cups is so 2000.
Coatis, also known as Brazilian aardvarks and snookum bears (seriously), are members of the raccoon family who are native to South America. They can also be found in Central America, Mexico and reflected in your ever-widening googly eyes when you see how cute they are as babies. View List ›
A male model sports a series of fur hats with smoldering intensity. And he looks eerily like Guy Pearce. If you’d like to piss off everyone who knows you and have red paint thrown in your face, all of these can be bought at Fur Hat World. Just go to the website that’s watermarked on all the photos. View List ›
Next stop: Shiny Thing Station. Cute? Or a production still from the sequel to Snakes On A Plane, this time featuring furry forrest creatures on public transportation? View Image ›
Not a big deal, we get those all the time around here. View Image ›
Eating squirrel is oh-so-very first week 2009; the new must-eat hunter/gatherer dish is roasted, smoked or barbecued raccoon. Another sign of the poor economy, or just a testament to humanity’s innate drive to sample all manner of bbq-able meats? Perhaps some skepticism is in order, as the Kansas City Star article that pointed out the trend includes this quote: “This right here, this is a great value. And really good eatin’.” Read More ›