Because this song dates back to well before its first publication in 1780, it's accrued quite a history. While researching it, I discovered that the word on is not present at the beginning of each verse in the earliest...
As you have heard, Madison Cawthorn's marriage has lasted 22.136 Scaramucci's. (I got this from Scary Larry on Twitter and anybody is better at math than me.) To the rest of us the number is eight months and in...
This picture caught my eye because it reminded me of the multi-coloured baby chicks I'd see each year at our annual agricultural show (our version of a county fair) in Tasmania. While the chicks were coloured with vegetable dyes,...
For the Ninth Day, the Furkids chose these gloriously-coloured Golden Bee-eaters. Their native air space covers 11 million square kilometres (over 420 thousand square miles) from Southern Europe to North Africa and Western Asia. In addition to possessing a...
In the traditional lyrics, the eighth day is given to eight maids a-milking. The Furkids feel strongly that it's the cows who should be getting the spotlight since they are the ones who produce the milk. So guess what...
Now you may be wondering why there’s a police hat perched on the head of a goose in today’s banner image. It’s because Day Seven’s feathered friends are members of their local police force! They've been sending these officers...
It’s Catmas week! Not long to go now — just a sleigh ride from Sunday to Saturday and we’re there! What better time for a Catmas song and the Furkids team know exactly which one they want! They chose...
This is a bit off the beaten track for us here, but this story is so bizarre that it caught my eye and I simply had to share it. It's one step away from Planet Of The Apes. In...
In today's banner image — did you notice there's a different one each day? — there's a sweet little bird called a quetzal sitting on the letter T. (There's another one in the Day Two image) Funday Fact: the...
Have you noticed there's a different First Day each day? If you have, the Furkids are impressed and delighted so well done you! (If you hadn't noticed or you've missed some days, you can catch up in the links...

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— Margaret Mead