09:20 AM EDT 07/03/2015
Wacky Animal Stories
Originally posted 07/02/2015 02:45PM
Wang Kaiyu is experiencing a bizarre case of mistaken identity.
The animal lover from China's Yunnan Province recently discovered the two large dogs he had been raising for the past two years are actually Asian black bears, reports Yahoo! U.K.
Kaiyu bought the pair of "puppies" as cubs in Vietnam from a vendor who said the animals would grow into lively, friendly dogs with big appetites. The babies certainly grew to be larger, livelier and hungrier, though they also started exhibiting considerably stranger behaviors.
Originally posted 06/25/2015 02:20PM
Despite his horns, size and unmistakably goat-shaped body, one Australian goat is pretty certain he's a kangaroo.
Originally posted 06/22/2015 12:15PM
A light-aircraft pilot was treated to a shocking surprise while gliding hundreds of feet above the ground. Shortly after starting his trip from aviation school Club ULM in Kouroi, French Guiana, the flyer realized his feline had somehow snuck aboard the plane and was clinging to the wing, reports The Independent.
Originally posted 06/15/2015 05:40PM
Faster than a tumbleweed, more powerful than an indoor cat, able to leap boulders in a single bound. The face of feline domesticity is now the Kitty of Climbing: Millie!
Originally posted 06/10/2015 03:00PM
The cat never saw it coming.
An Amazon customer dressed her feline in a revealing crop top that her daughter purchased on the website to purr-ove a point – and the wacky post has gone viral.
"My 16 y.o. daughter bought this thing. It is ridiculously small and I probably couldn't legally post a picture of what it looks like if she attempts to wear it. But, so you can see ... here is a picture of our cat wearing it. To be fair, it does cover all of the cats nipples, however, she hates the weave. In summary, do not buy this, even for your cat," reads the message posted by sbo43 from Houston, Texas.
Originally posted 06/09/2015 02:15PM
Stig may have cashed out all nine lives when he took a ride through an industrial shredder at a recycling plant.
Staff at the plant in Rainham, Essex, spotted the gray kitten traveling on the conveyor belt towards the machine, but they were too late to help, reports The Mirror.
Site supervisor Daniel Coker watched in horror as the kitten started meowing as it entered the machine used for sorting recyclables. Seconds later, the little cat emerged from the other end of the shredder – totally unharmed.
Originally posted 05/27/2015 02:50PM
This couple chose an owl named Bilbo.
For his wedding last year, Shaun Palmer decided to surprise his bride Adele with an owl ring bearer – one reminiscent of Hedwig from the Harry Potter films – who flew down the aisle to deliver their rings to his best man. And, yes, there's video of the sweet exchange.
Originally posted 05/26/2015 06:45PM
Boyz II Men's "I'll Make Love To You," Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On," the faint purr of a wolf spider – as it turns out, these are all basically the same thing.
Originally posted 05/08/2015 01:40PM
Last month, the dog swallowed 23 live rounds of .308 caliber ammunition and had to undergo surgery to have it removed.
According to Arkansas' Baxter Bulletin, the Belgian Malinois' owner, Larry "Sonny" Brassfield, was putting rounds of his ammo into cans on April 21, and he didn't have enough room for the last 200 or so.
"He's never messed with ammo before," Brassfield said of the dog, who's been known to swallow other bizarre items. "I just left them in a bag by the bed."
Well, Benno bit the bullet.
Originally posted 05/08/2015 11:55AM
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