Happy Fuzzy Friday everyone, it sure is a gloomy and rainy day here in NYC!! Sadly today’s Fuzzy Friday begins on a very sad note with the news of the death of the panda cub whose birth we celebrated in last weeks Fuzzy Friday Feature. Although the cause of death is still unknown, it is believed that the cub’s death was related to an illness or birth defect rather then anything her mother Mei Xiang did while caring for the cub. It has been reported that Mei Xiang is slowly returning back to her normal routine, finally taking food and water and we only wish her and her panda partner Tian Tian all the best as they deal with their loss.
Although we friends of the fuzzy know we must accept that in the world of the animal kingdom these tragedies often happen, it never makes it any easier to read about or witness. RIP little panda cub, the world rejoiced at the news of your birth and now together mourns the loss of your little life. Although you were only alive for 6 days may your afterlife in panda heaven be filled with plenty of panda playmates, endless bamboo and biscuits, everything a precious panda cub could desire.
In light of this incredibly sad news I thought a little pick me up would be in order so here is a compilation of The Lucky Penny’s Picks for the best fuzzy photobombs.
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