World Animal Day is a day of awareness and action for animal rights and welfare. The international holiday was established in 1931 by ecologists in Florence, Italy, who were concerned about the plight of endangered species.
And today we should be more concerned than ever. In 2014, the World Wildlife Fund revealed that in the last 40 years, earth has lost half of its wildlife. (For the full article, click here.)
It is celebrated on October 4, the Feast Day of St Francis of Assisi, Patron Saint of Animals. The day is also recognized by Catholics as the Blessing of the Animals Day.
St. Francis wrote the well-known hymn All Creatures of our God and King. To open the botl and hear a beautiful vocal and guitar arrangement, click KEEP CALM and BLESS THE ANIMALS or the image of St. Francis.
Meet Matthew, Mark, Luke, John….and Nigel & Anneliese! These six Scottish Terrier puppies do something pretty amazing when presented with a saucer of goat’s milk! It’s easy to see why this short video has been a hit on YouTube, receiving over 3.6 million views!
Click here to open the Scottie Pinwheel botl from Angie Saxon. I promise it’ll be the most entertaining minute and a half of your day!
Angie is a part-time student and full-time vet tech with three dogs and two cats, and she has been a member of the Botl community since May 2013. After watching Scottie Pinwheel, be sure to check out the other botls in Angie’s collection – She has almost a thousand! And it should come as no surprise that most of them contain great pics, animated GIFs and videos of cats, dogs, rabbits and other cute animals.
Ever wonder what your dog would say if he could talk? Well, watch this adorable “Ultimate Dog Tease” video and find out!
This irresistible German Shepherd responds to his owners questions about his favorite, mouth-watering foods. It’s one of the funniest clips you’ll ever see – and even if you’ve watched it before, it’s always a treat to see again. So enjoy!
The Ultimate Dog Tease was bottled and shared by CuteAnimals, a member of the Botl community since December 2011! To open the botl, click here. And while you’re there, be sure to check out the other wonderful animal-themed botls in their collections. There are over 400 for you to explore, with incredible “cute animal” images, gifs and videos guaranteed to make you laugh and smile!
What’s more fun than a barrel of monkeys? How about a couple kitties on the keys!
Botlr ATouchOfClassical made the Cat-Cat Can-Can botl by taking an animated GIF of this adorable pair of cats playing the keyboard, and then adding a selection of music from the Botl Music library.
The upbeat French song, The Can-Can, is the perfect compliment to the GIF – and the rhythm of the song seems to purrfectly match the kitties’ paw movements!
To open the Cat-Cat Can-Can botl from ATouchOfClassical, click on the play button above, or click on the milk bottle sitting here on its shelf.
After you enjoy the little show, be sure to check out the other great botls from ATouchOfClassical, especially piano lovers!
The Dixieland Hamster Band botl from botlr CuteAnimals is too cute for words! The adorable band consists of three hamsters, one with a trumpet, one with a clarinet, and one with a harmonica. As if that wasn’t entertaining enough, the little show is paired with the perfect Soundcloud track: Benko Dixieland Band: Creole Jazz.
To enjoy the Dixieland Hamster Band, click the play button, or click the little music bottle on its shelf.