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Is It Bad To Hug Your Dog? This Study Says One Thing, My Heart Says Another

My dog Lucca, meanwhile, says she loves my hugs. More »


A Woman Accidentally Mailed Her Cat In A Box Of DVDs

Or her cat conspired to sabotage her, just saying. More »


This Arctic Fox Laughing Will Cure Your Sunday Night Blues

The impending Monday morning anxiety is here, but never fear because here is a sweet Arctic Fox named Archer who is laughing his face off – showing you that life aint all that bad after all.

The fox’s owner, Kristina Shafer, has cared for Archer the Arctic Fox since he was a baby,… More »


The Perfect Cat For You, According To Your Zodiac Sign

If you don’t have a cat, you need to get one. I have two and I never want to be without them. If this makes me a crazy cat person, so be it. My cats add so much to my life with their affection, the humor they create, and the hours of entertainment they bring.
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Llama Costume Contests May Be The Key To Inner Peace

Watching a llama costume contest is like taking four Xanax. More »


This Facebook Group Is Helping South Carolina Flood Victims Reunite With Their Pets

When South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley declared a state of emergency on Thursday evening due to floods cause by extreme amounts of rain, many people unfortunately thought she was exaggerating. Nine people have died in total since then and though the rain has slowed, it is still very much a crisis situation. As of today, 550 roads… More »


Crocs Might Be Too Ugly For Humans, But They Look Great On Dogs

Crocs debuted at a Ft. Lauderdale boat show in 2002, but unfortunately what happens in Florida doesn’t always stay in Florida. As a result many of us were subjected for to these plastic shoes throughout their reign in the late 2000’s.

For those of you who haven’t thrown them out a window by now,… More »


Dater X: Life Support

It’s been a hell of a week. More »


Just Look At This Asshole: Columnist Claims She Gets Rid Of Dogs Once They’re No Longer Cute Puppies — But Is She Lying?

I know Shona Sibary is an asshole. I’m just not entirely sure how big of an asshole she is. More »


Happy National Dog Day! Let’s Celebrate By Worshiping Lucca!

Happy National Lucca (& Other Dogs Too) Day! Lucca is my dog. Please humor me while I use this bullshit but great holiday to worship at her perfect paws. … More »


Girl Catches The Plague In Yosemite, Didn’t Time Travel From Medieval London

The same disease that ravaged Europe in the Middle Ages (YES, THE BUBONIC PLAGUE?!)  is actually still around and was recently caught by a normal girl from Los Angeles who was visiting Yosemite National Park.

No, she didn’t time travel from the dark ages, but this girl definitely had contact with a rodent… More »


Frisky Rant: In Defense Of Psychological Service Animals & The People Who Need Them (Like Me)

I cried all the way to work on the subway today. Ugh.

Fuck you MTA guy. There are exactly two questions you are allowed to ask: is this dog a service animal and is it task-trained? Any questions beyond that are an infringement of privacy and a violation of the Americans with Disabilities… More »


People Who Ghost Suck, But People Who Ghost And Steal Your Dog Suck Even Harder

The universe is trying to tell me to take a breather from dating, I think. This week, the New York Times discovered “ghosting,” i.e. when someone you’ve been dating for months or years just DISAPPEARS on you, not bothering to, you know, break up or offer an explanation. This has happened to me a few… More »


This Hoodie Has A Creepy Cat-Snuggling Pouch To Make Your Pets Hate You

I no longer have cats of my own, but I am extreme BFFs with the bodega cat who lives down the street from my apartment. If I were allowed to borrow her for an afternoon and take her home with me, I’d buy one of these fancy feline hoodies for the sole purpose of cuddling with her. More »


It’s Time To Cry: This Pet Store Secretly Replaced The Animals For Sale With Lovable Rescues

Brazilian animal rescue organization Quatro Patinhas (Four Paws) knows that most people looking for a pet in the area pass up the crowded, broke shelters to buy a new puppy at the pet store instead. To change the way customers look at shelter pets, the organization secretly swapped the very pricey pet store animals with… More »


Your Cat Is Actually Trying To Communicate With You, So Pay Attention

PSA: Cats are not actually heartless, icy beings intent on destruction. More »


This Cat Island Is Maybe What Nightmares Are Made Of

Cats on cats on cats. More »


It’s Time To Cry: Documentary Highlights Bond Between Dogs & Inmates

“Dogs On The Inside” follows the connection between abused stray dogs and a group of prison inmates who care for them. As a method of gearing up the inmates for the responsibilities of life after prison, they’re tasked with training the neglected dogs and teaching them to trust humans again. They come to find out that… More »


13 Kardashian Family Pets, Ranked

The Kardashian family has had an almost freakish amount of pets over the years, even for a gang as big as theirs. It’s great that they’re seemingly animal lovers, but they’ve developed a gross habit along the way of impulse buying a dog or cat like it’s a new accessory, publicly adoring him or her… More »


Asshole Abandons Dog With Suitcase Of His Belongings

Last Friday, Kai the dog was left alone at Scotland’s Ayr railway station, complete with a suitcase of all his worldly doggie possessions. The fuzzy, smiley Shar Pei mix was discovered outside the station, tied to a railing. He was left with things like a pillow, toy, dog bowl, and food, but his human was… More »


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