I saw this story about Digging Up Fossils in LA and thought "Heck, they’ve been doing that for years at La Brea. Darned if the article wasn’t about sites near the present La Brea pits. This is news?
But then this line caught my eye:
Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwww! Saber-Toothed Kittens!!
I can just see them, play-attacking each other, with their tiny little saber-teeth protruding out over their lower jaws and batting each other soft-pawed with their incipient disembowelling claws. They’d be just so Squee!
Of course, people have already imagined such things: