Kittens and a rabbit?

The 3 kittens on the right side of the picture seem to have a good time, but there is one more animal on the left-hand side of the screen that doesn’t look like a kitten but a rabbit. What do you think? Does it really look like a rabbit or something else? I would say it’s quite difficult to figure it out, but from the looks of it it does look like a rabbit indeed. Perhaps there is even another one between the 3 kittens which is hard to figure it out. If you think the photo shows something else then please feel free to...

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Ice Sculpture in Winter Wonderland

For those living in the tropics, they have the sand to sculpt whatever things they wanted. It is through the sand, that they can make eye catching things, and have their own version of snowman. But for those, living in the cold hemisphere, rather than using sand to sculpt whatever creative ideas they have, they utilize what is available to them—which are the snow. The cold, white and highly malleable snow is a good way to channel all the creativity to form it in a work of art. When the first snowflake arrives, it signals the start of an epic battle to unleash the creativity of a person. And it is not surprising for one to see dozens of gleaming sculptures all made up of ice during the winter season. These instances often arise in the desolate and frozen parts of the world as a way to enjoy the bitter cold that these people are experiencing. Dazzling and enormous masterpieces of ice sculptures will all be for your eyes to feast, and somehow creating a winter wonderland. Though they are beautiful looking, they are very painstaking to make. It takes thousand of man hours, and hundreds of skilled workers to create beautiful and stunning snow masterpieces. It is not surprising that some of the exhibit will push one’s imagination to the limits, and test the craftsman’s skills to the extreme. Can you imagine seeing palatial ice sculptures that is 10 times as big as the maker? Well, among the favorite concept utilized by many are life-size churches, the Disney castle, and their definition of what winter wonderland is like. Some of the sculptures and ice art would really require huge amounts of skill and effort to complete the task because of how daunting and enormous they often get. Sometimes, it takes a team to complete a set of ice masterpieces in freezing temperatures just so they can have beautiful and perfect exhibits to show to the entire world. Indeed, it does not only take a creative mind, and a skilled hand to finish a beautiful sculpture; it also takes the ability to stand in bitter cold conditions to create an ice art. Though ice art are dazzling and amazing, it takes dedication from the artist to be able to create a very well made ice sculpture. Whittling away snow and patching up certain mistakes are just some techniques utilized to create art out of ice. Indeed, seeing ice sculptures is like seeing what labor of love really means because of how difficult it is to finish such delicate work. Thus, every ice sculpture is worthy of photographs because it...

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No Ordinary Friends: A Kitten and Two Ducklings

Isn’t it very heartening to see small animals in your backyard? Have you ever experienced being in the countryside observing what it’s like to live farming and tending to little animals? Well, if you have tried living with such scenario or if you actually have such experience of herding cattle and goats, then you probably have felt the gladdening emotion of seeing how the offspring of your animals seem to be stress relievers. Yes! They are like potent anti-depressant that will somehow relieve you of your problems whenever you see them walk, prance around the field or graze with their parents. Indeed, small animals have this magnetic effect of pulling out all the bad vibes that we feel deep inside of us. But if you have not seen for yourself how offspring of such animals like goats or cow could get, you probably have seen or experienced the nostalgic feeling of observing your kittens or pups at home. I bet you have at least spent an entire afternoon playing and looking at your pets while they do with their daily activity, and it is very much an awestruck to see their small young do all the smart-alecky stuffs that will make your hearts melt. You probably have made an effort of petting them and reveling on their uber beguiling qualities. Indeed baby animals do possess some irresistible charm with them. But what if you see a kitten being flocked with two ducklings? Yes! It could well be the most gladdening scene you will ever see. Consider yourself seeing a cute little kitten walking on a concrete floor, somehow unsure of its steps, with its mouth opening intermittently to release its purr; yet somehow, the kitten is being escorted by two ducklings, whose feather is as downy as fur, and whose color is as bright yellow as sunshine. You would for sure be painting a curve line on your mouth. Just with the thought of it will make you think of how adorable the little animals could be. And what’s even more amazing is that the animals somehow treat each other like good old best friends. They are innocent critters, who don’t have a single idea of what the world is like. They are dumbfounded that in the end, when they grow up, they will fill in the spot of a prey and predator. Yet, no matter what, at least in their innocence and youthfulness they have somehow shared good company with each other, not minding of what lies ahead of them; but rather enjoying what life is offering them at the present. It could well be the most picturesque...

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A Motherly Dog and Her Offspring

If you are a dog lover, you probably have observed how adorable it is to have dogs at home. Dogs do certainly have a heart and soul that makes you get attached to them. They possess some good qualities that make them a very good pet. It is as if innocence is wrapped in a furry critter to make our lives one less lonely world. When you have a dog, you will feel a certain feeling that somehow they fill the void that you feel whenever you are alone. They give joy and laughter to everyone, and they do it effortlessly. They are animals that are somehow designed by God to provide comfort and company to mankind. And it is not surprising why they are often typecast as Man’s Best Friend. If you have a dog, you can probably recall of many instances were you said, “Ohhhhh” and you feel like your heart is actually melting with the gestures that they are doing. You probably have experienced the assuring feeling of having someone wait for you in the door when you arrive after work. Or you probably have cuddled your dog in a cold winter morning and such cuddle provides the two of you warmth and comfort. These are just some instances wherein the innate qualities of dogs as being a true man’s bestfirned are manifested. If you have a dog, you would for sure agree how loving and caring they are to their offspring. You have for certainly see how good a parent they can be. Well, consider the picture of seeing a dog and its young on the side of the beach wherein the young is somehow hugging its mother, as if longing for protection and warmth as it is reveling on the beautiful lashing of the waves on the shore, as well as simultaneously admiring the infinite horizon beyond. Moreover, picture the mother as looking lovingly at her pup, somehow imagining that she would definitely provide a good life for him no matter what. Truly, such scenario is very heartwarming and tear-jerking. It solidifies the idea that dogs have heart and emotion, and that they are animals that would certainly be loving and nurturing not just to their masters, but also to their young. The scene is likewise similar to how the painting Madonna and Child is portrayed; wherein the mother is pictured as someone that is a mixture of protective, loving, and gentle, all at the same time. And dogs can do that effortlessly. They possess such qualities of being protective and gentle, just what the description above shows. They are animals that epitomize loyalty...

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Predator and Prey: Love for the First Time

“He was a killer, a thing that preyed, living on the things that lived, unaided, alone, by virtue of his own strength and prowess, surviving triumphantly in a hostile environment where only the strong survive.” Remember this line from the movie Call of the Wild? Well, it definitely captures what the relationship of a prey and predator is. It is something that is about survival of the fittest, where the predator would always win over the prey, and where the prey will serve as the nourishment for the predator to survive. What common predator and prey relationship that you know of? Lions and gazelles? Eagles and monkeys? Rabbits and wolves, or the domestic cat and mice? Well, these are just some of the most common participant in the predator and prey relationship. But what if you see two animals, that fit to being a predator and prey, and they are going well with one another? Yes, say a dog is cuddling with rabbits in your backyard, or when your cat is playing and not chasing with your house mouse? It would definitely give you a heartwarming feeling that somehow, there could be a change on how nature does things. It might probably give you some creep, but somehow you will feel a sense that something is definitely bound to change. It gives you a feeling that not all enemies, even if they are built to be one, could be enemies forever. Have you seen such kind of cases? Have you seen your cat play with the mouse as if they are best friends since birth? Or have you seen your dog kiss and smell lovingly the rabbits in your backyard? Such cases of unique animal behaviors that somewhat ‘deviate from the norm’ could be so awesome when we witness it firsthand. In a sense, it will prove to us that things can change and nothing that is believed to be permanent is permanent. Moreover, it will also give us a feeling of confusion, as to why those kinds of things happen. And for unknown reasons, we will be left dumbfounded. But, if such things occur to you, and you witness it firsthand, don’t fret; rather, savor the moment that somehow, you are experiencing a break in nature’s rules, that probably not all rules are meant to be followed, or probably some rules are need to be bent to accommodate certain instances that seem to be extraordinary. At the end of the day, just like what the movie Call of the wild said, “Love, genuine passionate love, was his for the first time.” And predators and prey could also live...

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Why Cats Are Charmers

As any cat owners would testify, these furry critters are definitely very inquisitive, they are as if built to investigate the world around them. So, don’t wonder if you see them in the oddest of places because for certain they will roam just basically anywhere to satisfy their curiosity about the world. Whether you have a full grown cat or a kitten, don’t be surprise if they act as if Einstein of the feline world because for sure, their imagination is limitless, and they would definitely love to roam around, and tinker some new stuffs they see, by smelling, scratching, or biting them. That is how admirable they can be with their innate curiosity in them. It wouldn’t be a surprise to see cats stare at the wide lens of your camera if you leave it. It is also not surprising to see cats become comfortable with new things that they find. They could stare and roll around the sight of the new thing and they would definittely unleash their cuteness, so they could win the heart of the foreign thing that is near to them. Indeed, it is not surprising to see cats behave in such a way. They have this unique ability of trying to please anyone new to them, either by scrubbing their body on visitors or by purring lovingly. They are definitely master charmers. And no one can resist the charms of cats. That’s a fact! They are just so adept to charming that they can allure anyone to pet them. They are equipped with eyes that seem to be too cute to resist, with nose that are pinkish and very adorable to see, plus their fur that seem to look like fresh as ever. So, tell me who can resist them? No one can ever go away when cats stare at them. They have this magnetic appeal in their eyes that makes people become attracted and get close with them. And it proves at how good cat’s seemingly natural way of attracting people. And such qualities of cats to allure anyone are basically natural and transcends beyond any breed. Probably the reason why cats ogle at new things is that they think of foreign things around them, as something like a “larger and non-hostile” cat. Yes! They probably think of everything around them as cats too. And that is probably the very reason why they seem to be comfortable with just anyone and anything around them; they treat them like their own, not strangers. That is why, whenever there are cats around, they just act normal and comfortable, without any hint of anxiety or...

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