Posts tagged "pets"

The Daily Squee: Dogs Try To Make Friends With Cats

We all know what happens when we try to get too emotionally close to our cats. Imagine how confusing it must be for the dogs who try to make friends with them! When these pups try to be nice to cats, they're met with annoyance at best, and scratches at worst. We understand, dudes. Oh,…
By: Claire Hannum / April 26, 2014

Attention, Cat Ladies: Kittyo App Lets You Hang Out With Your Cat Long-Distance

Does the thought of missing Mr. Bojangles' adorably pawing at shadows on the wall give you social anxiety?  Kittyo, an intriguing/obnoxious new app, will allow you to hang out with your cat via iPhone remote control when you're not home. Kittyo features a webcam for owners to check in on their cats, a remote-controlled laser…
By: Claire Hannum / April 25, 2014

New York City Has Its Own Pop Up Cat Cafe Because Dreams DO Come True

Breaking, Earth-shattering news: New York City has its very own cat cafe. The downside is that the cafe is a pop up, and it only lasts from today through Sunday, April 27. Cat food company Purina One launched the cafe to benefit North Shore Animal League, a Long Island rescue…
By: Claire Hannum / April 24, 2014

Terminally Ill Woman Needs A New Home For Her Beloved Dog

Patricia Cudd, a Colorado woman, has been living in a motel room with her dog Sherlock for the past several years. However, her time there is coming to an end - Cudd has Stage 4 breast cancer and doctors have told her she only has a few months left to live. She tearfully told 9News,…
By: Claire Hannum / April 19, 2014

Bam Bam The French Bulldog Hates Bedtime

Meet Bam Bam, a noisy little puppy who does not like bedtime. He tries to resist, but he's just too tired to keep his little puppy eyes open. Who knew a toddler could be trapped in the body of a French bulldog? [Laughing Squid]…
By: Claire Hannum / April 17, 2014

Penelope Popcorn Is The Most Stylish Pig You’ve Ever Met

Meet Penelope Popcorn, an Instagram star whose clothes are probably more awesome than yours (and mine!). At first I was as weirded out by her pictures as you probably are, but now I can't decide whether I'm more impressed by her adorable name or her array of hair ribbons. Penelope is a…
By: Claire Hannum / April 16, 2014

Willie Nelson’s Stolen Armadillo & 6 Other Celeb Pet Kidnappings

The country music world was rocked last week when news broke that Willie Nelson's famous armadillo mascot had been stolen. The iconic stuffed animal (I had to read the story, like, six times to figure out it wasn't a real, live armadillo and must admit I was a bit disappointed), which always accompanie…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 9, 2014

Is There Anything Cuter Than Metal Rockers And Their Cats?

Cats? Metalheads? What's not to love? In the new book Metal Cats by Alexandra Crockett, metal musicians smile for the camera with their sweet pet kittehs. It's a pairing I never thought I'd see, but now that I have, I'm head over heels for the adorable weirdness that is rockers with their felines. "I…
By: Claire Hannum / April 4, 2014

Here’s How To Read Your Cat’s Mind

Ever wonder what your cat is thinking? She's trying to tell you -- through her body language! Graphic designer, illustrator and cat lover Cindy Suen created this adorable video as a guide to the ways cats communicate with us. Watch it for a whole new perspective on your kitty's feelings.
By: Claire Hannum / April 3, 2014

Alanis Morissette May Or May Not Have Been The Victim Of A Dognapping

Alanis Morrisette claims a housekeeper that she fired is holding her pet dog, Circus, hostage and refusing to give him back unless she gets cash money. The housekeeper claims Alanis and her hubby abandoned the dog. Just give the stupid dog back! Stealing other people's pets is not cool. [TMZ, The Hollywood…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 1, 2014

Cute Puppy’s Tongue Slobbers All Over Cute Baby’s Face

Not much is rough about being a cute baby ... except when the family pets want to lick your face. And lick your face. And lick your face some more. This poor kiddo is not feeling it, but people off-camera (Mom and Dad, perhaps) keep coaching the bulldog puppy to go to town. Don't think…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 1, 2014

The Daily Squee: Milo The Cat Photobombs His Owner’s Yoga

YouTube yogi jahzyoga was trying to get her namaste on, but her cat Milo had other ideas in mind. The curious kitty couldn't help photobombing her video because, as we all know, when cats demand attention, they demand it. [Glamour]…
By: Claire Hannum / March 28, 2014

The American Beagle Outfitters Dog Line Is The Cutest Thing You’ve Ever Seen

American Eagle Outfitters has developed the "first-ever matching clothing line for dogs and their owners" and while we would normally roll our eyes at any attempts to dress like your dog, we are genuinely smitten. "American Beagle Outfitters" (HAHA) released a lookbook featuring pups of all breeds decked out in AEO gear and it i…
By: Claire Hannum / March 25, 2014

The Daily Squee: Dogs Confused By Magic

Some call it animal abuse, others call it MAGIC. Either way, the confused pups in this video by magician Jose Ahonen have no idea where their treats went. Where are the treats?!?! [YouTube]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 24, 2014

A Man Bought A Dog This Weekend That Cost More Than Your House

A Chinese businessman (not the man pictured above, however) broke records this weekend when he bought a puppy for almost $2 million — more than anyone has ever paid for a pet dog. What the hell is this costly canine? A 200-pound Tibetan Mastiff, who will grow up to look something like a giant fluffy…
By: Claire Hannum / March 20, 2014

It’s Time To Cry: Web Series About Adopted Pets And Their Humans Will Melt Your Heart

We here at The Frisky love animals of any kind, but we have a special place in our heart for adopted pets. The Sidekick Series, a webseries that features adopted pets and their owners, will melt you at the…
By: Claire Hannum / March 19, 2014

This 22-Pound Cat Trapped His Family In A Room And Forced Them To Call 911

Look closely. That innocuous image of feline innocence is actually a scary cat-beast ready to attack at any moment. Or something like that. On Sunday night, Lux the cat had his owners trapped in a room in their own home, fearing for their safety. He attacked and scratched the seven-month-old son of his owners, Lee…
By: Claire Hannum / March 11, 2014

This Guy Spent Thousands Turning His House Into A Playground For His Cats, And You Can Too

Do you love your cats? Do you also have $35,000 to spare? A California man did, and he used it to turn his home into a live-in playground for his 18 cats. The house includes wall ledges, ramps, and custom tunnels all specially designed for his kitties. The home also has a spiral feline "staircase" and…
By: Claire Hannum / February 19, 2014

This Cat Has Lived At Home Depot For 13 Years And Was Almost Evicted Last Week

Meet Depot, the kindly green-eyed kitty who was almost evicted from her home of 13 years last week. See, Depot is a lovable stray who lives inside a Home Depot store in Bluffton, South Carolina. She's something of a local celebrity and wanders around the store making friends with customers, many of whom bring her treat…
By: Claire Hannum / January 28, 2014

Dealbreaker: He Kicked My Dog

I walked into a posh, new restaurant in Alphabet City and asked a guy in a black suit (amidst other guys in ratty chinos and un-tucked oxford shirts) about my reservation. Like a gentleman, he laughed and explained in a sexy Aussie accent that…
By: Valerie Singer / January 23, 2014
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