Cats like to stay tidy no matter what they’re doing. If they happen to fall into water or mud, they look so upset it seems like they’re about to shred the closest person. It doesn’t matter which part of their body needs some cleaning, they’re going to clean it. Yes, any part of the body.
Cats don’t really care who is looking at them while they expose their most private areas. This bobcat seems to delight in showing off its acrobatic skills. No, we aren’t jealous! We could probably be that flexible if we worked on it for a little while. You know what, we don’t actually want to do that.
Feet Big Enough to Balance
A Eurasian Lynx cub tries to make the most of its situation, but we assume it will be headed for the ground before too long. Whether that’s because the branch it’s trying to balance on snaps, or it jumps down, we aren’t here to try and guess.
It might still be working on its balance, but we can tell this little guy or gal is going to grow up to be a big one. You can tell because of the paws. This is true of cats and dogs as well – the bigger a kitten or puppy’s paws are, the bigger the full-grown animal is going to be. This little lynx still has plenty of growing to do.
DID YOU SEE THAT?!
What do you think these two little black panthers could be reacting to? A trailer for a video game they’ve been waiting for? A really cool basketball play? Maybe they saw a grilled steak for the first time, and neither of them could handle the incredible smell. Those aren’t the only options out there, but they seem like the most likely.
Or, maybe neither of them had ever looked into a mirror pool, so there was no way they could figure out what they looked like. Now that they’ve seen each other, they are both amazed at how cool they look. Black fur and blue eyes? It’s just unfair to all the other animals out there.
Mom Says It’s My Turn on the Tree
Just like siblings in any other kind of family, it looks like these three lion cubs from Kenya are all trying to have fun with the same toy. A tree might not fit into the toy category for most human kids, but young lions just learning to climb love to queue up and wait for a chance to go higher and higher.
We feel like there’s enough space around the other sides of the tree to give all of them a chance to go at the same time, but maybe the other cubs are there for moral support, or to catch the one who is currently climbing the tree. The fewer injuries the better, we suppose.
Watch the Face
We’d be interested in finding out how some animals like to play, and some animals don’t. Do bugs play? What about snakes? We know that cats and dogs are playful, as are dolphins supposedly, but how do they develop the idea of play? Is it to make social connections or learn how to handle their bodies?
Regardless, these two lion cubs are getting into a little tussle as their mom looks on from behind them. The claws are safely sheathed, and they’re just using soft paws to roll around in the dust. If you’ve ever had a couple of kitties at the same time – or even a pair of cats when one of them was young – you know that young cats can’t get enough of some energetic wrestling.