All posts tagged: cute pets

Yukio’s Pet Penguin

Over 10 years ago in Southern Japan, Yukio Nishimoto found a badly injured penguin caught in a fishing net. He nursed him back to health, studied penguins, and built a special refrigerated room under their house just for him. Now Lala is part of the family and he even helps them do a little shopping! How cool is this?! Check out his video…

Mini-Bars and Hamsters

I’m not talking about a hotel mini-bar. I’m referring to the itty-bitty sushi bar/izakaya that Ginji the hamster is managing as seen here. I’ve been seeing Ginji’s rise to fame on the internet but the more recent photos that I came across via my brother’s Tumblr blog is just so ridiculous in its cuteness that I HAVE to share it here. It definitely made me smile — I hope it makes you smile too! Happy Monday! For more on Ginji and his bar, check out RocketNews. Or, if you can read Japanese, follow the man responsible for it all on Twitter @kawanabesatou.