This is Dave, a (very happy) Red Panda. The reason he's delighted is that Dave has just found out that he is about to move into my house and become MrPant's (my cat) life-long companion!now, all I need to do is tell MrPants the good news.
The quokka is a small marsupial about size of a domestic cat. Quokkas live on some smaller islands off the coast of Western Australia, in particular on Rottnest Island. The quokka has no fear of humans and it is common for it to approach them closely.