An animal shaped clip apparatus for coupling a tether of an infusion apparatus to a drinking implement is provided herein. The animal shaped clip apparatus may comprise an engagement portion and an actuation portion. The engagement portion may include first and second engagement surfaces which may be smooth, curved, or include a non-slip portion for engaging an upper portion of a drinking implement. The actuation portion may include first and second actuation engagement portions configured to separate the first and second engagement surfaces when actuated together. The first and second actuation engagement portions may be wing shaped. In certain optional embodiments, the animal shaped clip may include an animal shaped covering configured to cover at least one of the engagement portion or the actuation portion. The animal shaped covering may provide the non-slip portion or bias the first and second engagement surfaces together.