Posts tagged "pets"

Rejoice! The Last Of Superstorm Sandy’s Rescue Kittens Have Been Adopted!

We can relax everyone: Joy the kitten, who was rescued from a flooded street in Brooklyn in Superstorm Sandy’s aftermath, finally has a home! The sweetest part? Her new owner is…

Claire Hannum | November 13, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Emma Gray Is Britain’s First Female Shepherding Champion

Dream job anyone?! British 27-year-old Emma Gray is not a shepherdess; she has just become the first woman in history to win the Northumberland Sheepdog Trials League. The storied championship…

Claire Hannum | November 3, 2013 - 10:00 am

Very Serious Study About Dog Tail Wagging Reaches Important Conclusions

How happy is your dog?  Is she anxious?  Does she need puppy Prozac?!?!  All these answers and more are closer to being resolved following a very serious study recently published…

Jessica Wakeman | November 2, 2013 - 10:00 am

Oops: Petting Your Cat Stresses Her Out

Ready to feel like the worst cat mom ever? A new study shows that stroking your cats could be making them more stressed out. When researchers at the University of…

Claire Hannum | October 9, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Meet The Lady With 50 Pet Skunks

Didn’t you hear? Skunk ladies are the new cat ladies! Meet Deborah Cipriani of North Ridgeville, Ohio, who owns the only rescue center for skunks in the United States out…

Jessica Wakeman | October 8, 2013 - 3:45 pm

Pet Bunnies & 9 Other Random Things That Will Send A Woman Screaming From Your Bed

“Men cannot like rabbits,” lamented writer Dave Good in his Salon essay about how the pet bunny he adopted was not the chick magnet he dreamed it would be. In…

The Frisky | October 8, 2013 - 9:00 am

13 Signs Your Dog Really Loves You (As Demonstrated By My Dog Lucca)

Last night, I was feeling weirdly insecure. Not about the way I look. Not about my job performance. Not about a stupid boy. No, I was feeling insecure about my dog Lucca…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 7, 2013 - 12:29 pm

The Daily Squee: Watch This Cat Try To Sit On That Hedgehog

Meet Lily the cat and Lucy the hedgehog. Lily is curious about her new critter friend. Like any cat, decides the best solution to the situation is to sit on…

Claire Hannum | October 1, 2013 - 9:40 am

10 Reasons Internet-Famous Cats Are Better Than Real Cats — In GIFs!

It’s a daily habit that has turned into a daily ritual: I settle onto the train with my coffee, pull my iPhone from out of my purse, and click open…

Jessica Wakeman | September 25, 2013 - 9:00 am

It’s Time To Cry: Meet Sonya, The Google Street View Rescue Dog

When a woman who had been feeding a stray dog in Los Angeles asked a shelter to help her get the dog off the street, she had a little help…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 15, 2013 - 9:00 am

Now You And Your Overweight Dog Can Go To Fat Camp Together

Different breeds of dogs have different body types. Chihuahuas are naturally petite while pugs tend to be on the stockier side. I can’t even keep going with this intro because…

Ami Angelowicz | September 11, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Colonel Meow, Internet Cat Legend, Wins “World’s Hairiest Cat,” A Guinness World Record

Colonel Meow is revered among Internet cat obsessives for his perpetually smug scowl, and now he has even more reason to sneer at his adoring public.

Guinness World…

Huffington Post Weird News | August 31, 2013 - 3:30 pm

6 Heart-Warming Stories Of Interspecies Love

Love is a funny thing. It urges us to do things we’d never imagine possible. It is what make us open our hearts to another creature, and this trait doesn’t…

YourTango.com | August 26, 2013 - 11:10 am

Sunny Obama Is Pooping All Over The White House

Sure, Syria might have released chemical weapons on its own people this week.  BUT I WANNA HEAR MORE ABOUT THE WHITE HOUSE’S NEW PUPPY GAAAAAAH!  Here’s President Obama in an…

Jessica Wakeman | August 25, 2013 - 2:00 pm

New Thing To Be Afraid Of: Dog Ate Paralyzed Man’s Testicle While He Was Sleeping

It’s every man’s worst nightmare to wake up from a nap and find out one of his balls is missing. For an anonymous 39-year-old man in Trumann, Arkansas, it was…

Jessica Wakeman | August 1, 2013 - 10:40 am

Amanda Bynes Wants To Reunite With Her Dog

Troubled actress Amanda Bynes wants to reunite with her dog while in the psych hospital. That would be the dog that got covered in gasoline when she started that…

Jessica Wakeman | August 1, 2013 - 10:20 am

Frisky Rant: I Will Love My Dog Forever, Even After I Have Kids, Thanks

The first few months that I had my dog Lucca were rough. I adored her, make no mistake, but training a two-month-old puppy is no joke. I would set my alarm for…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 29, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Adorable, Fluffy Angel Rescued From Ledge Of Building

Today in Precious Creature news, please join me in watching this riveting video of a terrified Chow-Chow trapped on a window ledge in Brooklyn. I’m not sure what this little…

Megan Reynolds | July 15, 2013 - 11:40 am

Pets Dressed As People Who Look Like Their Pets

Swiss photographer Sebastian Magnani was struck by the way some pet owners managed to look like their pets, and vice versa. Are we drawn to animals that in some way…

Julie Gerstein | June 27, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Pug Party: 10 Random, Adorable Facts About Pugs

My neighbors have an 8-week-old pug puppy that is perhaps the cutest creature who has ever graced this Earth. Right now its head is a bit too big for its…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 25, 2013 - 3:00 pm
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