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Hey! My Turn Next! Hey! Up Here!

At Edgar’s Mission, Poppy The Pig is enjoying all the attention she is getting from Pam Ahern. This has not gone unnoticed by Ruby The Doggeh. Poppy Pig from Edgar's Mission Farm Sanctuary on Vimeo.Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: 'Cause it's from Australia, BFFs, doggehs, Edgars Mission, hoofsters, Hoomin Interaction, I AM GOING TO EAT YOUR […]

How My Kid and My Dog Learned to Get Along

When my son, Grissom, was born five years ago, I knew my English Springer Spaniel, Charlie, would have an adjustment period. Sure, he might prod me for more attention; jealousy was to be expected. Or maybe he’d act out and perhaps counter-surf more often than normal. Show More Summary

Moony the Werecat Finds Love After Being Abandoned

She looks a lot like the werewolf in Michael Jackson's Thriller video, but Moony Strangecat of Longueuil, Québec, isn’t isn't exactly a midnight beast about to strike. Unlike her 1980s MTV doppelganger, Moony is actually as sweet asShow More Summary

How cats work boxes

Science has now studied cats and boxes. This is a big subject, of course, worth many more studies. But it’s a start. Three conclusions were drawn in a recent article on Wired, What’s Up With That: Why Do Cats Love … Continue reading...

Rats, It’s Monday

What happened to the weekend? It’s already over? There’s only one thing that can mean- RATS, IT’S MONDAY! (Flickr.)Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Rats It's Monday

Alex the Abused Korean Jindo Mix Gets a Third Chance at Life

Share this image Sometimes you just do what you have to do to save a dog’s life, no matter how much time, money, and effort it takes. That’s because every dog deserves a second chance. Fortunately, there are people out there willing to pull out all the stops to help animals in need. Show More Summary

Good Night From Esther The Wonder Pig

Time for a little late night snack. (Speakers up, please. To get the..FULL effect.) That’s gonna wrap it for another week here at C.O. Rats It’s Monday is just around the corner (heck, it’s already Monday on the East Coast but we’re in Northern California, y’see) and we’ll kick things off with an excitable trip […]

OK, So They Use Water Droplets…As Hats

As fashion choices ago, they may not do much. But in terms of practicality, can’t beat it. (9gag via Andrew Y.)Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Spiders

"Do I Have Something in my Teeth?"

"Be honest!" :P This little fluffball is Bunny Hop. She's up for adoption with the Emerald City Pet Rescue in Seattle, WA. Read more about Bunny Hop on her Petfinder page here. Good luck bunlet! Hope you get adopted soon!!...

Getting to Good: How Much is Enough?

I've been trying to put together a post on how much is enough - when to stop and when to keep going. I think this is one of the most difficult judgment calls in riding, and getting it right can make a big difference to your horse, and...Show More Summary

Glomerular Disease in Dogs

Glomerular disease occurs quite commonly in dogs. It affects purebreds and mixed-breeds alike, and can be an inherited disorder in Shar Peis, Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers, Bull Terriers, Dalmatians, Samoyeds, Bernese Mountain Dogs, Doberman Pinschers, Newfoundlands, and English Cocker Spaniels. Show More Summary

PUGG In An UGG™

Full disclosure: the headline (as well as the image) are from 9gag.com. The header is so obvious and so perfect, we can’t improve on that one. (Well, we did add an extra G onto “Pug” so the header would be..symmetrical. Or something.) (Andrew Y.)Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Puggles, Whackadoodle Eyes

Kids and Animals Helping One Another at Green Chimneys

I just returned home from a most inspiring conference called "Growing Together: Kids, Animals and Sowing the Seeds of Resiliency" held at Green Chimneys in Brewster, New York. This interdisciplinary gathering on human-animal interaction shows how much can be done for the kids and the animals who in many ways rescue, help, and heal one another. Green Chimneys rocks!

You Are Cleared To Land

[Fantastic. Let me just HOOOOO gliiiiiide on down. Right. Now I’ll HOOOOO wiggle my ‘Tocks and stomp on this guy’s head. We’re good. HOOOOO.] Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Hoomin Interaction, Owls

Five’s Having A TERRIFIC Bunday

Steve A. just sent this one in: “Hi, Cute Overload! Five the Roomba Dog is back….but this time he’s moving, with his own four feet, in slow motion. Ha! We wanted to make him an epic movie trailer with a throw back to Lassie….but all in slow motion. This is the cinematic masterpiece!” Filed under: […]

Napa Earthquake Kitteh UPDATE!

From Michelle W.: “Remember these Cute Rescues from the Napa Valley Earthquake? (August, 2014.) We kept two of them, and they’re just as fabulous now, though 6 months older and many pounds larger! Gandalf the Gray, and Princess Leia. Sisters. (Yes, Gandalf is female. We didn’t know that when we named her… and it stuck!) […]

SOMEone Disapproves Of Bunday

“BunBun approves of this GIF of him disapproving!” -Natalie W.Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Bunday, Gif-tastic

Black and White Sunday: Tugging fun!

Rach loves tugging with his udder! Join co-host Sugar and Dachshund Nola and for the Black and White Sunday Blog Hop! Grab the badge and link up! Click on the post title to continue reading. And visit my blog to read more! Woofs!

And One More For Caturday Night

Shiro and Friends are always snoozing. The only difference (usually) is- the choice of head wear changes from video to video. Tonight it looks like- what, french fries? Yogurt cups? This one’s 100% Big J. Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Shiro, The Big J

Spend Your Caturday Night With Timo

Going out, getting groomed, being fed by his personal cat opener- just another Caturday Night for Timo The Ragdoll. Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: caturday night, Timo

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