Cute Animals

Who Brings the Zoo to You?

Dr Daniel Allen | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Daniel Allen

What I dislike is the lack of regulation, and the rise of start-up companies with neither the knowledge nor experience to share such specialist animals with the public. The problem with animal encounter companies can be split broadly into two main areas: animal welfare, and, public safety.

Guess What...Animals DO Have Emotions

Maria Senise | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Senise

Last year, while I was home alone, I had discovered something that sent a wave of shock through me. I had ventured into the basement for a work out when it was to my dismayed surprise that I noticed a very old robin stuck in our window well. I knew he was old because he he had grey tufts of hair surrounding his head like a halo, and the poor little guy didn't move very much.

WATCH: Adorable Baby Goats Play On A Very Patient Horse

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Comedy

Seriously, animal kingdom. You've got to stop it with your Young Animals Annoying Patient Older Ones thing. First, we had this kitten vs a patient ...

PICS: 22 Adorable Animal Kisses

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Thought nuzzling noses and locking lips was just for humans? Think again. Check out these ridiculously cute animals getting in on the action... ...

WATCH: Release The Goats!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Comedy

Or, to be more specific: release the baby goats! Yes, here's your short-but-sweet, feelgood video of the day, kids (geddit?!). A sort of Pamplona '...

These Gay Penguins 'Are The Best Parents Ever'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK

Two adorable male penguins are rearing a chick at a zoo in Kent after the egg was abandoned by its parents. Kermit and Jumbs are a same sex pair of...

Poorna Bell

These Photos Of 3-Week-Old Puppies Are Maximum Cuteness

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Photographer Traer Scott's book Newborn Puppies marries the ridiculously cute with a fascinating insight into what puppies look like in the first thre...

I'm a Taxidermy Artist and I "Disrespect Animals"

Margot Magpie | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Margot Magpie

Attacking me and accusing me of hating and killing animals is utterly ridiculous. I absolutely adore animals, but at the end of the day, a dead mouse is unused biological matter, molecules in a pile, and I have no problems breathing new life into it creating something that gets people conversing about life, death and art.

We Must Resolve to Get Animals Out of Laboratories

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK
Mimi Bekhechi

We must resolve to get animals out of laboratories - for their sake and ours.

Cute Baby Animals in City Zoos (PICTURES)

Andrew Matthews | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

Easter's traditionally a time for new life with lambs a'leaping and ducklings a'paddling down rivers and stuff. Already 2014 has been a great year for city zoos who've been welcoming new additions to some of the world's most loved and endangered species...

Baby Squirrel Breaks Her Ankle. Wears A Pink Cast, Obviously (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK

A baby squirrel is on the mend after falling out of her nest and breaking her ankle. The tiny creature also suffered a broken tooth and a bloody n...

The Internet Just Broke With Cuteness

The Huffington Post | Tahira Mirza | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK

These animals wrapped up like burritos just broke the internet!! Small, furry and cuddly, if these little fellas wrapped up like little mexican tr...

You Know What This Day Needs? Squeaking Baby Sloths

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Comedy

You know what this day needs? A video of some squeaking baby sloths. So thank HEAVENS for Lucy Cooke, who made this compilation of adorable orphane...

Your 'Aww' Of The Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Comedy

And who can blame little Sophie, here? We all loved doing this when we were young, right? (Warning: this video may melt your heart.) (Via Most W...

Poorna Bell

#MonthOfKinship: Readers And HuffPost Editors Reveal Why They Love Their Pets

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Kinship: it's not just about the bond you have with your friends and family. Your pets are as important a part of your relationship with the world...

WATCH: Sleepy Meerkat Is Sleepy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Comedy

Because the only thing cuter than a meerkat is a sleepy meerkat. In Dortmund Zoo. Strangely, though, his meerkat chums are all happily wide awake. ...

This Is One Happy Fox

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Comedy

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Dawn - one of the Nuneaton & Warwickshire Wildlife Sanctuary's six resident foxes. "Dawn was a young fox that was taken ...

WATCH: 12 Seconds Of Adorableness

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Comedy

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Remmington (Remmy for short). Remmy, who is only eight weeks old but can already sit and speak on command. "Brought home...

WATCH: This Blind Pug Gives Hope To Victims Of Child Abuse

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

This is Xander. He is an impossibly adorable blind therapy pug who gives hope to victims of child and spousal abuse. He is a two year old service d...

So This Cat REALLY Loves Hugs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy

And your ‘Aww’ video of the day is... this one! That's right. This isn't just adorable. It's adawwrable. (Via Daily Picks And Flicks) ...

WARNING: May Make Your Heart Melt

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy

Because we're not just about the LOLZ here at Huffington Post UK Comedy - we're also about the AWWWS. (That's not an acronym, just the act of saying '...

Our Picture Of The Day. Of Course.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy

It's been scientifically proven that looking at pictures of cute animals is good for you. So here you go: a turtley cute picture... of a turtle. Be...

What the Angora Farming Exposé Means for Animal Rights

Maria Chiorando | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Chiorando

Since PETA's much publicised exposé on angora rabbit farming was released, several retailers have decided to stop stocking the product in their stores, which is good news, but it's likely that it's a calculated decision, now that the ugly face of the practice has been revealed to the public.

SURVIVOR OF THE YEAR Robbie, The Kitten Who Was Almost Burned Alive

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK

To look at him, one-year-old Robbie's cheerful demeanour does not demonstrate the full extent of the life-threatening injuries that left him with seve...

WATCH: The Year In Animal Awesomeness

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK Comedy

With the help of Handface, we round up the finest, funniest YouTube clips of our furry (and feathered) friends from 2013. ...