Dogs over Blogs
lutefisktacoandbeer:

kittymudface:

It gets better—the guy is deaf, and he taught his cat the sign for “food.” So the cat’s not just saying “put that in my mouth,” it’s actually signing

Not only that, but if you notice at the beginning, the cat *gets the man’s attention* as any person who wanted to talk to a deaf/hoh individual would (well, and vice versa IME). I’ve done sign since I was 5, and generally, w/o eye contact initially, you wave a hand or lightly touch the arm (if that’s ok with the person you’re trying to converse with, of course). Generally, adult cats meow mostly to humans, but this cat has figured out that’s not going to work and has adapted. Animal companions! They are INCREDIBLE.

Cats, people. Respect them. This is awesome. And more than a little cute.

lutefisktacoandbeer:

kittymudface:

It gets better—the guy is deaf, and he taught his cat the sign for “food.” So the cat’s not just saying “put that in my mouth,” it’s actually signing

Not only that, but if you notice at the beginning, the cat *gets the man’s attention* as any person who wanted to talk to a deaf/hoh individual would (well, and vice versa IME). I’ve done sign since I was 5, and generally, w/o eye contact initially, you wave a hand or lightly touch the arm (if that’s ok with the person you’re trying to converse with, of course). 
Generally, adult cats meow mostly to humans, but this cat has figured out that’s not going to work and has adapted. Animal companions! They are INCREDIBLE.

Cats, people. Respect them. This is awesome. And more than a little cute.

behind-a-wall-of-illusion:

sproutingflower:

female actors getting pissed off at sexist interview questions is my new favourite thing

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tina and amy’s faces omg

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and cate blanchett calling out the cameraman on the full body pan 

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scarlett is so tired of this shit

Seriously. Bullshit.

knowledgeandlove:

videohall:

Husky dog performs her overly dramatic death trick.

I’ve wasted fifteen minutes of my life watching this 8 second long video. 

dailyotter:

Otter Pup Tries to Look Natural
Via @manbou400 / Sometimes Zoo & Aquarium Views

And fails adorably.

I am equally super psyched, kind of scared and also bummed it’s the last one. Mostly really super psyched though for now….

dailyotter:

Wizard Otter Takes a Break from Spell Practice
Via Sometimes Zoo & Aquarium Views

Cute magic is the best.
I really just can’t with shows/shared videos of people playing with and/or getting physical with wild animals like it is a safe, cool thing.

The stuff is ridiculous. Oh, it’s so cute, I want to hug a bear and wrestle with a lion too! Except it’s a super easy way to die! And it is totally cruel to the animal in the long run because it cannot persist. How many things have to happen to people who have worked with animals, even specific animals, for years, even decades, to make it stop? Stop making people think going somewhere with baby wild animals is a fun thing that is okay and that the animals aren’t suffering and doomed to a miserable life.

Hiker Photographs Grizzly Bear Just Before Deadly Attack

Will Ferrell’s Hollywood stunt bear kills trainer

Mantecore, the white tiger that attacked during Siegfried & Roy show, dies

Lion Attacks trainer at MGM Grand

Sharing and broadcasting media that makes it look like this stuff (injuries, death, etc.) is not the normal behavior of a wild animal perpetuates the ridiculous notion that people CAN pet a tiger or go camp and feed bears and everything will be just fine like in YouTube videos. And it is that kind of mentality that fuels the exotic trade and the idea that if you have money, you can go hang out with wild animals (regardless of what captivity is doing to them) and even get your own. Remember when that guy hugged the lion? Then people think it’s okay to go to a place with lion cubs and pet them. Even if it means those cubs will live a horrible existence. Go talk to the people at Big Cat Rescue and other similar organizations and ask them how cool it is to post videos of thes self-trained idiots who think it is cool to bottle feed fucking grizzly bears on TV like it’s a thing that is safely possible.

People are so stupid, both the people that film with the arrogance that THEY are the ones that can be friends with huge strong predators, and the people that think it is cool to subjugate animals and then blame them when they hurt a human that they’ve been taught is their equal. This stupid ass now trying to live with the worst predators ever, hyenas, is just asking for some pack payback for his intrusion. Make sure you share the video of him kissing the one, single hyena though! It is super cute. For now.

dailyotter:

King Otter Sends Forth His Army
Via saebaryo, who writes, “These Asian small-clawed otters were going about their business when it was suddenly feeding time and they all knew exactly what was coming.”

They will kill you with their cutes.

dailyotter:

King Otter Sends Forth His Army

Via saebaryo, who writes, “These Asian small-clawed otters were going about their business when it was suddenly feeding time and they all knew exactly what was coming.”

They will kill you with their cutes.

After hours outside in the soupy grossness this a.m., I’m just gonna do like Bobby, slightly awake and not moving (still working tho, swear) but being super cool nonetheless…. #catchilling #bobokitty

After hours outside in the soupy grossness this a.m., I’m just gonna do like Bobby, slightly awake and not moving (still working tho, swear) but being super cool nonetheless…. #catchilling #bobokitty

Happy Friday landlubbers!! #pitbullsofinstagram #dorkdog #fishdog

Happy Friday landlubbers!! #pitbullsofinstagram #dorkdog #fishdog