Animals Illustration

The pigeons of Westeros

There are many ASOIAF AUs roaming the interwebs but this Pigeon AU by Thrumugnyr did make me smile. Until I realised that the ridiculous Lannister pigeons are real breeds:


As the post says:

Cersei and Jaime are both fancy pigeon breeds. Jaime is a Cropper and Cersei a Jacobin. Yes these breeds actually exist. 

I’m pretty sure I’ve ranted before about how dog breeds are pretty fucked up and while pigeon fancying doesn’t look like it’s quite as cruel it’s still bloody weird:


Humans don’t half do some weird old shit with animals.