Posts tagged "be my pet"

Be My Pet: Itty Bitty Baby Platypuses!

Full-grown platypuses* are sort of unsettling to look at. I mean, the British settlers didn’t call them “water moles” for nothing (shudder). But look at these itty bitty baby platypuses!

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 18, 2014 - 9:00 am

Be My Pet: Fluffy Rice Ball, The Alaskan Malamute

Meet my future pet Tang Yuan. Nickname “Fluffy Rice Ball.”  At 38 days old, this Alaskan Malamute already weighs over 40 pounds. Owner Wang Xian says he doesn’t feed Fluffy Rice…

Ami Angelowicz | March 1, 2013 - 2:20 pm

Be My Pet: I Would Like This Pomsky, Thank You

A Pomsky is an irresistible blend of a tiny Pomeranian and a big, beautiful Husky pup. I don’t want to think of the mating implications of that, because it sounds…

Julie Gerstein | December 12, 2012 - 9:20 am

Be My Pet: Mitik, The “Fat, Mustachioed” Orphaned Baby Walrus

I didn’t realize until I saw this photo of Mitik how badly my life is in need of a walrus companion. Mitik is 15 months old, 234 pounds, and an…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 10, 2012 - 9:30 am