Olive green - ~mchemfan
Dark brown - Hoss - and light yellow - Bolly - *Kagome-NezumiroGame of words- "Bolyhos" in Hungarian is "fluffy".
Pink - Chloe - =Guitarheroineno1
Powder blue - "Squishies" - ~Jeffhog
Emerald green - Emma - =Kyun-Kyun
White - *Mayuuko
Black - Nyxyn - and dark yellow - Rillo - ~Regatta-de-Blanc
Sand-colored - Garyon - Mine spodub.
He be belongin' to moi.
Inspired by a day spent cleaning the compy and a late night talk with =Guitarheroineno1
The sprinkle-pooping dust bunnies, a new specie for the OP world... a complete joke, obviously. They're the comic relief.
Just a buncha furballs. But hey, if kung-fu dugongs and bananadiles exist, spodubs can, too!
, and anyone that had his/her birthday recently or will have it in the near future! I'm sorry I couldn't make you a gift, but if you'd like, you're free to choose your very own spodub.
Spodubs,(SPrinkle POoping DUst Bunnies) come in many shapes and sizes, from the size of a fingernail to the size of a cabbage. They're usually sweet and cuddly, almost completely harmless creatures, they grow attached to their masters very quickly- if you feed them, they're going to think you're their mother, and follow you wherever you may go.
Their main feature, apart from their cuddliness, is what they got their name after- pooping sprinkles. Their digestive system can't handle sugar, any kind of sugar, so they have found a way to get rid of it- they compress it, and throw it out in the form of tiny sticks made of pure sugar.
Depending on the color and gender of the spodub, the flavors differ- while natural colored (brown, black, white, even olive green belongs here) spodubs (these are usually males) produce chocolate-flavored sprinkles, the unnaturally colored (pastel pink, baby blue, muted red and grass green) females vary the flavoring, aided by their flavor glands. These flavors can also be used as an attraction of the opposite gender, a "spodub aphrodisiac", if you wish.
It only needs a little twist in their diet to make female spodubs produce aphrodisiacs strong enough for the human specie. (However, the effect usually gets cancelled by Devil Fruits.)
About their diet, spodubs are like mice- they chew on everything in their sights, though their teeth are small and blunt- they break easily, but regenerate just as easily. Their main diet builds up from small seeds and different vegetables (mostly the leaves), but they're fine with literally anything, from meat to paper.
Spodubs are very social creatures, they practically need company to exist- if you find one, you'll most likely find a dozen more. They like to huddle together like shown above- the crowd gives them security and warmth. If no more spodubs are close, they'll cuddle up to anything big and warm- the smaller ones in the palm of a hand or the crook of a human's neck.
Among themselves, they communicate with high-pitched squeaks- think of a rabbit on helium.
They choose a mate for a lifetime, and have a small litter (3-4) of cubs in every two years- it takes that long for a little spodub to reach adulthood. Their average lifespan varies with their size- the cabbage-sized ones can live up to 50 years, while the fingernail-sized spodubs barely live six years. That size is about to disappear.
The palm-sized spodub is the most common, those live about 15-20 years.
Ladon has a pet spodub. Little Garyon is a regular, palm-sized spodub, five years old (a year older than Bonnie)- a sand-colored male with dark spots around his deep blue eyes. (He's in the front)
How to train your spodub
Spodubs don't need much grooming and they can take care of their food themselves without causing major property damage, but given by their affectionate nature, they require and expect lots and lots of love.
If you wish to have a spodub, they're not sold anywhere, but they're free to adopt. It's better to adopt more at once (a few young ones or a couple), or to prepare a box filled with cotton wool- for smaller spodubs, those colorful cosmetic cotton balls are the best. For a regular sized spodub, a shoebox is perfect.
Be careful and choose cotton balls of a similar color to your spodub. If you put a male among pink and blue cotton balls, he might grow attached to one of them and think the cotton ball is his mate- he'll be depressed when the supposed female doesn't respond to his squeaks. Works vice versa as well, a female spodub can grow attached to cotton balls too, though it's less common.
Spodubs can't really be tamed, but if you put a cup or anything that resembles a hole around its box, the spodub will automatically start pooping in that. (Even if there's already something in the cup. Putting your coffee next to a spodub is not recommendable. Unless you want sprinkles on it. )
Thank you for reading this... thing
I'm sorry for the randomness. I don't know what's gotten into me. I guess I just kept my cravings for cuteness bottled up for too long, and now it's breaking out of me.