Animals

April 25, 2017

Textile Artist Crochets All of the Adorable Animals of Australia

Crafty and clever, Melbourne-based textile artist Alli Parker of Hart & Crafts creates cuddly crochet versions of her local wildlife. In her series of Australian animals, Parker presents a thematic selection of  “pieces made with love for you to love to pieces.” Made entirely by hand and composed of cotton and wool yarn, each Aussie animal is a one-of-a-kind companion and ideal snuggle buddy.

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April 6, 2017

Cat-Loving Veterinarian Couple Surprises Their Wedding Party with Rescue Kittens

Who knew that weddings were the ideal event for animal lovers? From a canine cameraman to puppy bouquets, pets have proven to be a popular addition to the modern wedding. Michele Bangsboll and Nick Anderson, a cat-loving, Colorado-based couple, decided to put their own spin on the trend. They supplemented their nuptials with adorable rescue kittens. Both Bangsboll and Anderson are veterinarians. When planning their wedding, they fittingly chose a cat theme, which materialized as cat-inspired table numbers and bridal shoes.

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March 27, 2017

You Can Visit This Japanese Island Overrun with Friendly Bunnies

If you love frolicking with furry animals, Japan may be the destination of your dreams. In addition to its famous Fox Village and  “Cat Heaven Island,” the country also boasts Ōkunoshima, a small island in the Inland Sea that has been overrun by adorable and approachable rabbits. Aptly referred to as “Rabbit Island,” Ōkunoshima is home to a colony of hundreds—if not thousands—of friendly bunnies.

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March 20, 2017

20+ Animals Who Have Perfected the Art of Camouflage

The animal kingdom can be harsh. What to do if you are a small animal trying to defend yourself or a predator who wants to stealthily stalk their prey? Evolution's answer—camouflage. While we often think of the chameleon as the perfect example of camouflage, in reality, things are much more complex. Two types of camouflage exist, one that makes animals difficult to see—crypsis—and one that disguises them as something else—mimesis.

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