Warm fuzzies

Cutsie animal photos and other fluffy stuff

Seymour’s been surfing the net …

and he found what he believes is  The Next Big Thing: Keyboard Cat. This musical moggy has been mixed and matched with some interesting footage and now even has his own site. Here’s what started the whole thing:

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I feel it’s time …

I feel it’s time …

for some cutsie animals.  I see you there, rolling your eyes. But I don’t care.

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In the words of Dame Edna: Hello possums!

In the words of Dame Edna: Hello possums!

I don’t know about you, but I always find there’s something quite celebratory about a box of baby possums. Happy Waitangi Day! (And for those of you who aren’t Kiwis, and who are wondering just what Waitangi Day is, click here).

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He’s like a ninja …

He’s like a ninja …

more animals

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Awww … more prickly goodness

Awww … more prickly goodness

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Prickly cuteness

Prickly cuteness

I can’t help but wonder what Seymour the wonder cat would make of this cute little critter.  You don’t see hedgehogs around in urban areas so much these days. Back when I was a kid (you know, many, many, many years ago when dinosaurs walked the earth) they were a common sight in the garden.  Sadly though, they are few and far between now.  We’ve lived in our current house for 4 years and...

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Apocolympic countdown

Apocolympic countdown

It’s nearly over. Finally. Is it just me, or do the Olympics seem to be going on for a very long time? Perhaps it’s because I’m not watching the Games but it really does feel like they’ve been going on for weeks, and weeks, and weeks, and … maybe even a month. Anyway, I found some Olympic events that I wouldn’t mind watching. Who knew guinea pigs were so athletic? Click here for more...

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Ol’ blue eyes …

Ol’ blue eyes …

Okay, now for something completely different. Here’s something to make you go awwww its Frankie, the world’s first blue-eyed koala Read more about Frankie, and check him out on video here.

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Warm fuzzies and feathers

Warm fuzzies and feathers

All together now: Awwwww… It’s time for another warm, fuzzy moment. It’s a tale of love that crosses the boundaries of colour, religion and species. Um, and no, there’s nothing kinky about it.  It’s the tale of a lonely little monkey and his best buddy — a pigeon.

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It’s otterly enthralling

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) Have you ever wondered how the rest of the world sees us? Have you sat there in your living room, asking yourself just what is it about our little country, populated by talented movie directors and athletes and full of adventure touristy ways to scare the living poo out of yourself that grabs international attention? No, I haven’t either. However, had that been a...

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