People Went Crazy Over This 26lb Chunky Cat, and He Finally Gets Adopted

The Internet has proved that cats are amazing and deserve a loving home no matter how they look. This animal shelter Morris Animal Refuge in Philadelphia challenged the internet’s love for cats by introducing a rare unit – Mr. B, a cat who weighs a hefty 26 pounds.

You might think that this cat may struggle to find a home due to its massive size, but don’t be so sure. Last month the shelter introduced the chunky cat who is looking for forever home and they got so many requests to adopt the ‘jumbo-sized package of fluff and love’ that their website crashed.

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The tweet introducing Mr. B.gathered 14.5k retweets and over 50k likes. No one should underestimate people’s love for chunks. And after some careful considerations, Morris Animal Refuge picked a new home for the two-year-old big boy.

Mr. B. fame over the internet is not over. His new owners know how people fell in love with the chunky cat and they are not planning to keep him away from dedicated fans. They have an Instagram account allowing everyone to feast their eyes on their majestic cat. “We saw this Instagram photo four hours after it was posted (this is actually the very screenshot I took when I saw him, and we agreed instantly we loved BeeJay already). Here’s to sharing Mr. B’s story (keeping his name and still calling him BeeJay, too!) We’ve got a long way to go and plenty to share (he’s doing great, btw!)” wrote the new owners.

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Here’s how people reacted to Mr. B.

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More info: morrisanimalrefuge.org

Artist Visually Compares the Sizes of Extinct Species With Their Modern Relatives

Technology has evolved and shaped our workplaces in many ways. Photoshop, for instance, helps us take a glimpse at how we want things to appear. Although flawless photography is perhaps never possible without expensive shooting gear, digital photo can give us the solution to turn imperfect photographs into professional ones so easily. It helps us to explore creative thinking and thoughts. Even though they still remain digital, they’re pretty close to reality.

To illustrate, Roman Uchytel uses technology for this matter. He uses Photoshop to show us a glimpse of things that have passed and thus will never come back. More specifically, he recreates prehistoric extinct species of animals as best as he can using the information that he has now. And it can be said that he’s been doing indeed a good job at it. Furthermore, he even managed to publish a book which you can find here.

Luckily, Earthwonders managed to get in touch with Roman Uchytel and had an interview about one of his many series which will be presented below. Such series involve the comparison of the sizes of extinct species with their modern relatives and places them side by side. It’s truly interesting how some of the species were way bigger than we would’ve thought looking at their modern relatives. So, scroll down and check out the images!

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“We came up with this idea together with Alexandra Antonova (Uchytel), my wife and business partner, for our children to know what the ancestors (or relatives) of the animals they see in the zoo looked like. Besides, I’ve been wondering myself how these animals would fit together. Everyone compares extinct animals to humans, but no one compared them to contemporaries (descendants).” said Uchytel for Earthwonders.

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When being asked if it’s challenging to come up with ideas and with the final results, he said “Of course, it’s a challenge because you do it for yourself and you never know if it will resonate with other people”.

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“It was really unexpected for my pictures to become quite viral, because in today’s world, it’s very difficult to surprise anyone. But I’m glad that a lot of people are interested in extinct animals, because one of the missions of the Prehistoric Fauna project is to starting point for an international dialogue that could help preserve the remains of the megafauna, because many animals can die out again because of humans.”

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