Whether or not you’ve seen Disney’s beloved The Fox And The Hound movie, you’ll love this pair of unlikely and adorable friends. Tinni the dog and Sniffer the wild fox have become the best of friends.Tinni lives with his owner photographer Torgeir Berge in the forests of Norway. One day, while they were on a walk together in the woods, they met a wild fox that they named Sniffer. Despite the thousands of years of breeding and the social circumstances that stood between them, they became the best of friends.
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Fashion and the Internet have collided spectacularly in this series of awesome embroidered cat shirts by Japanese embroidery artist Hiroko Kubota. The cute kitties, embroidered with great skill and detail, are an unexpected and interesting manifestation of the Internet’s obsession with cats. After posting pictures of the shirts online, they went viral The majority of her shirts have already sold out, $250-300 price tag notwithstanding. As an excellent embroiderer, she has a ton of other great non-cat-related works as well, all of which can be found on her Etsy store.
Blogger Jessica Shyba has created what is perhaps one of the cutest and most internet-worthy examples of cuteness that we’ve ever seen. These pictures of her new puppy Theo and her baby boy Beau napping together are about as cute as it gets. It all began last Christmas, when two of Shyba’s older children, Jack and Zoe, met Santa Claus in New York and asked him for a puppy.
Meet Ippo the zonkey, a lovely two-for-one hybrid of the zebra and the donkey. Ippo was born just four months ago at an animal reserve in Florence, Italy. Her parents’ unusual tryst occurred when her father, Martin the zebra, jumped the fence at his enclosure and entered an enclosure housing endangered Amiata donkeys. In the enclosure, Martin met Giada and, twelve months later, little Ippo was born!
German artist Cristoph Meyer has created carefully-crafted manipulated portraits that combine people’s bodies with animals’ heads.What’s fun about this series, beyond the fact that it has people with animals’ heads, is that such a silly subject is executed so well. Meyer’s manipulations seem fairly realistic, and the animals are well-matched with their human counterparts – they look like they belong.
Thanks to the help of a vigilant pet care clinic and a loving family, this mistreated pup, dubbed “Shrek” because of his monstrous appearance when he was found, has been rescued and has found a new home. When Shrek was found by Dr. Brenda Gough’s husband on their equestrian facility in Ontario, he could barely move. His thick, over-grown fur was caked with mud, his legs were covered in sores and a burr had lodged itself in his eye.
After Norwegian comedy singer duo Ylvis ignited the world’s interest in sounds that animals make with “What Does The Fox Say?,” other artists have begun exploring these questions more in-depth. English artist James Chapman has created a series of comics comparing how different languages around the world write down the sounds that some of our favorite animals make. The panels are a delight to see, with bright colors and cute animals. The comparisons between languages are also interesting, no matter what your native language is.
Just yesterday, award-winning U.S. photographer and animal trainer Carli Davidson published her book “Shake.” The much-awaited photo collection features close-up portraits of dogs in all of their drooling glory. The series is hilarious because it gives us an unexpected (and funny-looking) glance at the subjects’ personalities. Lips smack, ears flop, and drool flies.
There are countless genes that govern different aspects of cats’ fur color, length, patterns and other properties. These mutations create the beautiful and unique patterns that we love, but they can sometimes also create unexpectedly interesting designs. We’d like to take this opportunity to pay homage to our internet overlords by showcasing some of the most interesting cat coat patterns that we’ve seen online.
The winners of the ‘Wildlife Photographer of the Year’ awards were revealed just a few days ago at the glittering awards ceremony that took place in the Natural History Museum, London. Here’s a mix of the winners and some of our favorite runner-ups.
Bad news sells, so the media tends to focus on the negative things ignoring some of the things that make the world a better place. That’s why we want to share this list of 30 happy facts to remind you about the bright side of life. What’s better than knowing that somewhere out there in the world, sea otters are holding hands, cows have best friends, and that there are monkeys in Japan that buy snacks from vending machines with change?
Men and cats. This is the simple recipe that deshommesetdeschatons.tumblr.com has used to achieve great success. Some of the greatest ideas in the world are brilliant in their simplicity – take a beautiful man and put him next to a cute kitty. How could it not work? Even if you’re not turned on by these handsome hunks, you can enjoy the playful and well-matched pairings of images. The kitties are chosen to match the mens’ clothing, colors and poses – sometimes a pair will manage to have all of these match.