In this clip a deer gives a cat a full tongue bath, a dog tries to sneak a taste, then the cat licks her own paw. It looks like cat hair's pretty delicious, but we'll stick with Doritos for now.
Since photos of Heidi, a cross-eyed opossum from Germany's Leipzig Zoo, were published in December she's catapulted to international stardom. More than 116,000 people are fans of the visually-impaired opossum on Facebook, plus she's inspired a song and merchandising.
Prinny defies all stereotypes: The cat's Australian owners say she loves to swim with their dog Bandit, so when he started a hydrotherapy program to help his bad back, they brought Prinny along to keep him company. Click to watch.
Video of a Québécois cat fighting off a bear went viral on Digg yesterday afternoon, but it's no surprise that cats are badasses. Take a look at how our feline friends fare against other species:
You may have enjoyed playing with Barbies when you were little, but your cat definitely didn't. [Buzzfeed]
We can't tell if the cat in the video at left really wants to hold his owner's hand, or is just preventing her from posting a comment she'd regret later. [Buzzfeed]
Speaking of joyrides, Susan Finden of Plymouth, England wondered where her cat Casper would disappear to for an hour each morning. Then, a bus driver told her Casper frequently boarded his bus for an 11-mile trip through town. [Buzzfeed]
CBS's Early Show told the story of Ella, a dog who was in a car accident with her owners. For two weeks Ella stayed at the crash site collecting her family's belongings, which led to their reunion. Clip at left.