Howdy, y’all! And welcome to another edition of Fur Face Friday. We’re your one-stop-shop for all things furry, feathered, finned, funny and cute.
In case you’re new (in which case, welcome!): Favorites are chosen by one of the Snout Selectors (Sorcia MacNasty, Edie Beale’s Pantsuit, KrabbyPaddy, mrsfinch, facw or Xyl0c41n3), entirely on our own whimsy. WHIMSY. However, in the interest of solidarity, we try to select one dog picture and one cat picture (minimum!) each week. Other pets will also, of course, be considered. We love all your rats, bunnies, ferrets and other furry, feathery & finny pals. WE WILL NEVER DISCRIMINATE AGAINST CUTE. As always, we’re happy to dismiss any pictures if you decide you want them taken down at some point.
If you don’t have a pet of your own to feature this week, I highly recommend featuring and linking to any cuties who are available for adoption and looking for a home on any shelter or rescue site. I know I’m not the only one lurking on Petfinder!
In that sharing spirit, if you don’t have a pet but want to participate, drop off your best Internet find of an animal gif or meme or tweet in the comments. The more animal lovers, the merrier. Speaking of sharing, feel free to share these posts anywhere in the Kinja-verse, because it has been scientifically documented that looking at pictures of cute animals reduces stress.
Now that the formalities are out of the way, let’s get to the best part!
Last week’s submissions were hard to choose from. Lots of familiar faces and a couple of new ones. I loved them all! The job of a snout selector is a tough one, for sure.
First up is a kitty cat after my own heart, first for hanging out amongst a bevy of books, and second for cozying up next to one about desserts. Watch out, Tofutti Klein, or I might just have to steal her (?) for a bit. I’m a sucker for torties, after all.
Speaking of torties, Immortal Minority hopped on over from Oppo to share a photo of his super sweet Pumpkin. Hiya, Pumpkin! I hope being featured in FFF will be enough to impress this fine feline.
One more tortie (told y’all I’m a sucker for them). KK4Bama shared an update on the quartet of kittens she rescued and is fostering until they find their furever homes. I took a shining to teeny Chinchilla as soon as I saw her, and I’m still smitten!
KrabbyPaddy regaled us all with the story of her late pup, Shorty, who once got so high he ate an entire Thanksgiving pie! Clearly, Shorty knew how to enjoy the finer things in life, and that the best part about Thanksgiving are the pies. RIP, Shorty.
JustASmore’s cats answer the eternal question, “What is a box?” in quintessential cat fashion. To this day, my own Enzo is particularly enamored by the cardboard carrier I brought him home from the shelter in, so I know he’d approve of this pair.
JawzX2, Boost Addict has been entertaining Oppo for a while now with stories about the herd of sheep he’s been raising. I know several lambs were born this spring, and last week he showed FFF one of the proud papas, his friendly ram, Freddy! Gotta love this cute selfie snuggle.
I have to give Jawz one more shout out for posting a second submission in the “not your average bear” category. Who wouldn’t d’awww over this sweet girl, Lucky — or that incredible view?
PumpkinSpies’ Gus is again not doing so well. So please put your paws together and say a little prayer, or send some good vibes his way as he begins subcutaneous fluid treatment.
Then, it’s a special time for woodle’s miss Trixie, who turned the big 13 this week! I want to bury my nose in all that floof!
Finally, k2b must teach the rest of us the ways of making pet gifs. This one was just too cute. Meee-owww!
That’s it for this week, folks! Now it’s time for moar cuteness. So, come on GT, BT and Oppo! Show us your fur faces!