You know how everyone is the perfect parent - before they have kids? They always know EXACTLY how they would parent saying, “When I have kids, I’ll NEVER cut the crusts off their sandwiches,” and, “My kids will know how to read before starting kindergarten.”
Well, I’ve become that mom - except with my puppy.
It's Friday and that means it's time for another edition of Cuteness Overload - where we find the most adorable animals on the Internet to share with you!
In the video below, Bug the kangaroo and Lolli the lemur play in the yard at The Exotic Experience in Orlando, Florida, where they live.
Two cute animals, being extra cute. And really, who doesn't love a good game of tag?
So you want to get a dog. You've put months of thought into the decision, maybe picked up a few pet toys, a sparkly collar - you were ready.
You jauntily trot down the street to a nearby outdoor market. "Today is the day, today is the day! I just can't wait to meet the adorable puppy that will fill the warm fuzzy space in my heart."
Maybe you even hummed a happy little song.
Smile, we've got some super cute animals to brighten your day!
We're also got some fun facts about our favorite furry friends (and just try to say that that three times fast).
So check out five interesting bits of trivia that are sure to make you go "aww!"
1. Sea otters sleep holding paws to keep from drifting away from each other.
Several months ago, I posted that my children were lobbying for a dog. I got great feedback, tips and opinions from dog lovers and haters alike.
Let’s face it, girls. There are some things about being a mommy, they just don’t tell us. Like how, after giving birth, your tummy and titties will never look the same. How, even if you’re a citizen, on some days, you threaten your kids with deportation. How, one day, your child will go to a school fair and with boundless enthusiasm, thrust at you a plastic bag with a live, gill-bearing craniate animal in it.
And how just like that, you are the Mother of the Fish.
I’ve always sworn that I wouldn’t get a dog. My kids have begged for one every day for as long as I can remember. They make a full-time job of it.
My reasons for being immune to their pleas have been many:
I don’t really like touching them because they’re - well, you know…ANIMALS.
As he tells it, John Unger's dog saved his life. Several years ago, after separating from his fiancé, he started to experience depression and began having thoughts of suicide.
“To be honest with you, I don’t think I’d be here if I didn’t have Schoep with me,” Unger told the Duluth News Tribune. “He just snapped me out of it. I don’t know how to explain it."
Now he's trying to give something back by making 19-year-old Schoep's final days as comfortable as possible.
How much does your pet cost?
How far would you go for a beloved pet?
A New York City man has spent more than $60,000 trying to win custody of his dog after his ex-girlfriend took the puggle to California.
34-year-old Craig Dershowitz has burned through his own savings in a bitter legal battle with former girlfriend Sarah Brega. In papers filed in the Manhattan Supreme Court, he claims she " took unilateral control of Knuckles and kidnapped him" after they broke up.