Super little furry animals, funny fish, clumsy frogs etc etc etc ...

Thursday, 18 September 2008

Jack Russel and Cat Wrestling

This is hilarious. Esp. as the cat's so much bigger than the dog. Any cat worth its claws could have a dog double its size anyday...

Saturday, 13 September 2008

Saturday, 6 September 2008

Burly Pet Rescuers

Only in America:

This purloined from Misadventures of Me...

Monday, 1 September 2008

Famous Panda Sneeze

Over 20,000,000 Youtube views for this one. A genuine classic!

Repurloined from Baino's blog...

Saturday, 30 August 2008

Magpie vs Squirrel

OK this is NOT the same magpie-squirrel fight I witnessed, but intuition told me to look up the two animals on youtube and sure enough lots and lots of conflagration between the 2 species:

Friday, 29 August 2008

Terrifying Iraqui Camel Spider

This m*********r is ENORMOUS... yes that is a REAL SPIDER

strong YUKKKK!!!

Blue Cross: Wilfy the Abandoned Puppy

These TV ads are really sad (what an excellent actor Wilfy is though!)

Thursday, 28 August 2008

Roborovski Hamster Spin Dryer

This poor little swine does TWELVE revolutions:

Monday, 28 July 2008

Christian the Lion

Wow... amazing. I've never seen anything quite like this.

Keep watching, it does launch into some of the most amazing film I have ever seen...

Thanks for this one to Laurie of the Los Angeles Pimps and Prostitutes Mission...

This is the same as the Lion from Harrods vid, below. But I'm tellin' the truth: b4 I saw these I'd never seen ANYTHING LIKE IT!!

Thursday, 3 July 2008

Pet Lion

TRUE STORY of a lion cub purchased from Harrods in 1969...

This purloined from Raymi the Minx blog...

Friday, 16 May 2008


NORMAL (Syrian/Golden) HAMSTER = Transit Van
Chinese Hamster = Volvo Estate
Campbells Russian Hamster = Ford Granada
Winter White Russian Hamster = Ford Escort XR3i
Roborovski Hamster = Nissan Micra

Thursday, 24 April 2008

Wednesday, 23 April 2008

Roborovski Circus

This is far more typical of robbie behaviour... I don't know whether Grandfather Robo below is just naturally calm or on drugs but I've never seen a roborovski act quite so laid-back!

Extraordinarily Tame Grandfather Roborovski

This robo is 3 years old, which equates to 65 years + in robbieyears... he's obviously extremely tame and used to being handled. Roborovskis are unusual in that, unless accustomed to handling at a very young age (and I do mean young ~ 3, 4 weeks or so) they won't generally grow up to enjoy being picked up etc. Of my three, Itchy is the only one who will willingly walk about on my hands etc. Even she doesn't particularly like the action of being picked up and the other two hate it. Spherical is so suspicious of me sometimes she panicks in sheer terror the moment I put my hand in the tank ~ sometimes ~ (that is quite ordinary roborovski behaviour by the way, these are very flighty little critters and though extraordinarily cute will not normally make suitable pets for young children who want an animal that will play with them. Roborovskis are highly sociable and perform all manner of entertaining climbings, diggings, washings, wheel-runnings etc together. Each time they meet they perform a "kissing" greeting which looks really funny... But they much prefer the company of one another to human company.) At best my robos are tame enough to let me stroke them while dozing or sleeping (don't ever poke a Syrian hamster in its sleep though! Deep sleepers, they are grumpy when awoken in the day and will gnash their teeth and may well lunge at you and bite!)... anyway here's the film. Enjoy!

Tuesday, 22 April 2008

Wild Dunnarts In Pet Shop

The dunnart is a mouse-sized marsupial native to Australia that feeds almost exclusively upon insects and other creepy crawlies.

You can see this isn't a domesticated pet. And that enclosure is far too small, otherwise it wouldn't be running up and down and jumping at the sides...

This is the famous Australian "piatkus mouse" (my name for it: does anyone know what a "piatkus" actually IS??)... the female rambles a good 5 miles a night in search of a mate... at the end of the annual 2 week breeding season the males are so exhausted they all DIE... they are quite unafraid of battling with funnel webs, and frequently crackle a crunchy scorpion for breakfast!

Monday, 21 April 2008

Leona Lewis Bleeding Love Roborovski Montage

Somebody out there obviously loves Leona Lewis as much as their trotterovski hammies... to all you in America who didn't know who she was until she hit number one in your charts, Leona Lewis is the only British talent show winner whose voice I really like... click here to see a cracking rendition, Whitney-style of I Will Always Love You...

Wednesday, 16 April 2008

Cat and Dog Mouse Hunt!

Purloined from Frogle's Mollitudes blog...... the dog's ears are up; the cat's ears are up... but they don't find anything!! (Hmmm...)

Friday, 4 April 2008

Elephantine Self-Portrait

This taken from Raymi's blog. It appears to be absolutely genuine but I don't believe anything I see, hear or read anymore!

Monday, 24 March 2008

Duck Raids Campsite

This from Deborahwilson... great stuff!

Thursday, 6 March 2008

On the Rocks: the American Pika

These tubby little bounders look like giant hamsters. They live in the rocks, amble out for a squeak each morning. And collect poisonous flowers to consume when rotting as food for winter...

Taeko the Roborovski Hamster

This poor little swine has to live on his/her own... but he/she is extraordinarily cute...

Monday, 18 February 2008

"Talking Cat"...

... this is the nearest thing I'd seen to a cat actually speaking like a human being... and being so deranged... took me ages to actually realize this was a PUPPET!!

Two Cats Chatting... Real Entertainment!

This purloined from Gattina: Writer's Cramps blog... excellent stuff!

Sunday, 3 February 2008

Cat Pedalling...

Why exactly to they DO that?... does anyone know?

Tuesday, 29 January 2008


Molson snapped one of these tubby entertainers for his hiking blog. He confessed: "It is the only pika I have ever been able to take a picture of. The things never sit still long enough as they ping all over the alpine tundra. I do enjoy watching the pikas whenever I'm in the mountains."

Monday, 28 January 2008

Sleepy Kitten II

Very entertaining (also v short!)

Sleepy Kitten

This is really short. But cute. Aah!

Thursday, 24 January 2008

African Pygmy Mouse Eating Cheese

Those mice look even less tame than my roborovski hamsters...

Wednesday, 23 January 2008

Harvest Mice on Wheel

I've always wanted pet harvest mice... Look at them!!

These are supposed to be micromys minutus European harvest mice... look how entertaining they are all pinging around the wheel together...

Harvest Mouse on Stalk of Grass

This is one of the very smallest of all rodents being only about 3cm long in the body... see how effortlessly it perches atop a swaying stalk of grass...

Laid Back Spaghetti

Winter White Russian Hamster eating raw pasta:

Thursday, 10 January 2008

White Doggie Geroge Gets Homesick

This is fellow blogger Liz's puppydog... from Wales...

New Guinea Singing Dogs II

More entertaining film of the rare and furry bayers...

Monday, 7 January 2008

New Guinea Singing Dogs


These canines are the World's Best at Baying!

Hear 'em whistle and howl ...