Category: Warm fuzzies

Cutsie animal photos and other fluffy stuff

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

It’s otterly enthralling

Otterly adorable.

(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,…

Mouse on a mission and other droppings

Sticking to the subject of weird, American and South Korean scientists have created a genetically engineered mouse that can run faster and longer than the average mouse — a marathon mouse. With all the doping scandals at the Athens Olympics,…