1Cat in Leather Suit of Armor
2Cat Wearing Leggings
3Pig in Boots
Owners Debbie and Andrew Keeble were at a loss, until they remembered the four miniature boots used as pen and pencil holders in their office. They slipped them on the piglet's feet – and into the mud she happily ploughed.
4Elephant in Jeans
In a strange mash-up of east and west, the elephant entering the competition looks like it would fit in more in New York City than India — and it seems like the judges did not take to it either since it did not win.
I think they should totally take the prize only for managing to get such a big animal dressed.
5Dogs Wearing Pantyhose
6Scarf for Cats
This hilarious yet totally chic neck warmer is sure to look great on any kitty. You might, however, have trouble keeping it on them. This cute item comes from Etsy seller Julia Perez and can be bought on 'theLovestitch' page.
7Chicken Diapers and Saddles
One thing led to another, and eventually a business was born. Now Baker ships out about 50 to 100 diapers a week to urban farmers around the country. The store also sells saddles.
And she's not the only one. A quick Google search finds several other shops offering custom-sized diapers and leash-ready saddles.
8Penguins in Sweaters
The Penguin Foundation at Phillip Island Nature Parks rescues the little tuxedoed birds from oil pollution and dresses them up in cute little sweaters. And it's not just for looks, you know?
It only takes a tiny amount of oil to kill a penguin; the oil mats feathers and can lead to death from exposure and starvation. Additionally, penguins can be harmed by preening and ingesting the toxic oil.
That's where the jumpers come in! When oiled penguins are admitted to the park's clinic, they get a jumper to keep them warm and to stop them from preening.
UPDATE: Knits for Nature is an ongoing program that begun after a number of oil spills near Phillip Island in the late 1990s to early 2000s. Please know that they DO NOT urgently require little penguin jumpers for rehabilitation, they have a good supply of these which they use on any rescued oiled penguins and in the event of an oil spill, these jumpers are also sent to other wildlife rescue centres if required. (Thanks, Sue) .
9Bunny in Bunny Slippers
10Turtle in Crocheted Sweater