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When It Comes To Pet Accessories, When Is Enough, Enough?

When it comes to buying things for their pets, for some (lucky) folks it’s all recession, what? Just when we thought a dog flying via private jet was the apex of crazy pet services, the newest ridiculousness that’s been born into the pampered pooch universe: Dog tanning booths. Well, sort of. They’re called Fauna SaunasMore »


Your Cat Is Manipulating You!

Cats have learned how to control us humans with their weird little sounds. Felines use a purr-cry, a high-pitched meow and purr combo, to make their owners feed them. Cats are artfully straddling the line between meowing—which is annoying—and purring, which we usually think means they are satisfied. The purr-cry is difficult to ignore and… More »


It’s A Bird, It’s A Plane, It’s….Pets On A Plane!

Some people’s pets are like kids to them…and any parent would go nuts if you put their kid in the cargo hold. That’s why Pet Airways will fly your furry friend to your desired destination on their own fleet of planes on pets-only flights.

Pet Airways only flies to five cities in the… More »


Quick Pic: A Face Only Its Owner Could Love

Miss Ellie, a blind 15-year-old Chinese Crested Hairless, won the pedigree class at this year’s World’s Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, CA. She certainly deserved that recognition, but she proves love is blind, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and any other adage that’s appropriate here. Would you adopt… More »


For When The Dress Code Says “Cats In Ties”

A fancy feline is the height of sophistication when entertaining, which is whey we’re bummed these purr-ty ties for cats have sold out on Etsy.

“This kitty does NOT look happy,” our sister wrote in an email. That’s because the tie isn’t tied in a proper Windsor knot. Duh. … More »


Quick Vid: A Woman With A Pet Hippo

With pet owners, there’s a fine line between sweet and just plain looney tunes. I gotta put this British woman in the later category—she has a pet hippo. Who lives in her house. And puts its head in her lap. And can open locked doors. And breaks lots of things, including beds. I… More »


Quickies!: Ben And Dodger Have A Love/Hate Relationship

Ben and Dodger, both males, seem to be trying to decide who’s the dominant and who’s the submissive. [Dumb As A Blog]
Miley Cyrus went a little bat s**t on a British interview program, unfocused, growling, and making aggressive demands. [Pop Eater]
Kelly McGinnis, 51, who played Tom Cruise’s love interest in… More »


Quickies!: Sean Penn Files For Divorce Again

Sean Penn filed for divorce from Robin Wright Penn for the second time in two years. [Pop Eater] — Obviously, they need to quit each other for good.
Chris Brown’s lawyer thinks the case should be thrown out because classified information has been leaked several times. [Perez Hilton] — It’s L.A., so the lawyer could… More »


Who Is Bo Obama, Anyway?

Have you heard the news? The Obamas got a dog, and they’re naming him Bo! There were some conflicting reports about Bo over the weekend (is he, in fact, from a shelter?), so we thought thought we’d straighten out things regarding the new First Dog.

Bo is a 6-month-old Portuguese water dog (also known… More »


Who Gets The Dog After A Divorce?

Pet custody battles are becoming more and more common. When married pet owners divorce, the animal they shared often finds itself at the center of their split. Monthly support payments, visitation rights, restraining orders, custody battles, and legal fees: Sounds like the usual bitter divorce battle, right? Not so fast. This time Kramer v. Kramer… More »


Dealbreaker: The Guy Who Hated Dogs

Judging by box office returns, hundreds of thousands of people went to see “Marley & Me,” the movie about that goofy yellow Lab. My ex-boyfriend was most certainly not one of them.

I met “Greg” online. Actually, a friend of mine hand-selected him for me, apparently because when left to my own devices I… More »


Quickies!: Janet Jackson And Beyonce To Duke It Out

Don’t forget! Amelia is liveblogging “The City” tonight at 10pm! Be there!
Janet Jackson is planning to confront Beyonce about the comments she made about the Jackson family. We don’t know what all the fuss is about. Everyone knows Joe Jackson used his children. [NationalEnquirer.com]
Musician Ne-Yo has grown a beard. I mean, he’s engaged… More »


The Frisky Gift Guide: Your Awesome Four-Legged Friend

Our pets can be rather intuitive, but we doubt they know when it’s the holiday season. All they know is that you’re excited about something and, therefore, they feed off your energy. So this is still the perfect time to get your cat or dog something special or something they need. Your pet is your… More »


Divorced Couples Battle Over Custody Of The Dog

I don’t believe in pre-nups, but if I was going to have one, it would have to say something about the dog. Lucca is comin’ with me should I ever get divorced. More and more couples are going to court over custody of their pets, battling for full custody, joint custody, or at the very… More »


Friday Quickies!

When you break up, who gets to keep the dog? [Tango]
One of the most caloric ice creams out there is Haagen-Cazs Chocolate Peanut Butter. Yum. I know what I’m doing this weekend. [Newsweek.com]
The five reasons why you have to watch the edited TV version of Showgirls. [College Candy]
Where to find the sexiest… More »


National Pet Week: Make Us Want To Kidnap Your Animal Because Of Its Cuteness

Meet Our Office Dog, Lucca from streeter seidell on Vimeo.

It’s National Pet Week! In honor of all things cute and mushy and wrinkly and wet-nosed, we’d like you to send us pictures of your pets (email pictures to tips@thefrisky.com). At the end of the week we’ll post the ten most squeal-inducing so your… More »


A Doggie Wedding Next Door!

The Frisky was on the way to lunch when we noticed that on the rooftop of the doggie daycare next door, a photo shoot was taking place! A wedding photo shoot! With puppies! Our reaction was a mix of excitement (me!), revulsion (Emily), and “huh?” (Catherine). What do you guys think of household pets having… More »


Kimora Lee Simmons’ Doggie Diamond

My dog, Lucca, had to go to the vet today which has got me thinking about what I would do if she didn’t come home — pets are like family and the only thing I love more than her is my fiancé. My mom and brother are third and fourth (sorry, guys!). So aside from… More »


The Daily Squeeze: Infections, Housing Shortages, and Incomes

It’s possible that your pet is the one giving you UTIs. A study at the University of Minnesota found that E. coli strains, including the ones that cause urinary tract infections, can easily pass between people and their pets. Now they just have to figure out whether this actually increases the risk of a UTI,… More »


The Nookie Know-It-All: A Puppy Problem

Q: My dog constantly barks when I’m having sex. It’s so annoying and a bit of a turn-off and I don’t know what to do. If I put him in another room he barks even louder. My guy recommended we keep the puppy on the bed with us during the act but that kind of… More »


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