Posts tagged "pets"

10 Reasons Why Colonel Mustard Is The Love Of My Life

This is Colonel Mustard. He’s often the first thing I see in the morning and the last thing I see at night. In the evening, he likes to sit on my chest while I’m in bed and trying to read a book. He’ll swat at the pages until I pet him, and when I do,…

Julie Gerstein / February 14, 2013

Banana Joe The Affenpinscher Takes Home The Top Prize At Westminster Dog Show

Well, what do we have here? Allow me to introduce you to Banana Joe, this year’s Westminster Kennel Club Best in Show. The five-year-old Affenpinscher snagged the trophy over the crowd favorite, an English sheepdog named Swagger. Best in Show judge Michael Dougherty said of the upset, “This little fella seemed to want it a…

Rachel Krause / February 13, 2013

5 Romantic Things To Do With Your Cat This Valentine’s Day

No boyfriend? No problem. All you really need to celebrate this tres romantic Hallmark holiday is a feline friend or two. Just ask this gentleman, who spends much of his free time serenading his cat with Seal’s classic love song “Kiss From A Rose.” No shame in that, guy! If all else fails, and your…

Rachel Krause / February 7, 2013

10 Questionably Sane Ways To Treat Your Dog Like A Human

Daniel Keeton works at a central Oregon brewery and didn’t want his dog Lola Jane to miss out on all the fun, so he created Dawg Grog, a non-alcoholic “beer” especially for dogs, made from malted barley water, liquid glucosamine, and organic vegetable broth. Lola Jane turned out to be a bit of a Grog-aholic, licking…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 16, 2013

Anne Hathaway & 11 Other Celebs Picking Up Dog Poop

It’s not Edie Beale, it’s Anne Hathaway collecting dog scat. A very eccentric disguise, but we’re always pleased to see a celebrity who’s not too good to scoop up dog poop, however unbecoming it may be to their image.
Keep clicking to see some more celebs doing their doodie.

Ami Angelowicz / January 9, 2013

Catmoji Is Pinterest For Crazy Cat People

Feeling like Pinterest and Instagram aren’t really covering your demographic? Too many decadent desserts and not enough … cats? Then Catmoji might be your image posting site of choice. Founded by two Malaysia developers and cat fanatics, the site offers users the chance to upload their favorite cat pics, and browse the cat pics of…

Julie Gerstein / January 6, 2013

The 12 Days Of Catsmas: Day 11

On the 11 day of Catsmas, my true love gave to me…

Julie Gerstein / December 19, 2012

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 rather painful, but I love the mini-Husky result. This guy is perfectly pocket sized!

Julie Gerstein / December 12, 2012

If Your Friends Were Like Your Dogs And Cats

There are “cat” people and “dog” people, but what if there were actually cat people and dog people — people whose behavior mirrored that of our furry friends? Things would get weiiiiird. Hilariously weird. [YouTube]…

Julie Gerstein / November 29, 2012

Your Daily Cry: Fiona Apple Cancels Tour To Be With Dying Dog

Whether you like Fiona Apple’s music or not, it’s tough not to be moved by this sweet and sad letter, explaining to fans that she won’t be going on tour so that she can stay home and take care of her dying dog. Her 14-year-old dog Janet is sick with cancer, and Apple doesn’t want…

Julie Gerstein / November 21, 2012

The 10 Coolest Fictional Pets

You might think you have the greatest pet in the world, but that’s probably because you don’t watch much TV. Instead of a cat that secretly hates you, fictional pets can be dragons or loyal household animals who stick by your side as you step out into the great unknown, rather than eating the content…

TheFW / November 10, 2012

12 Doggies Doing Downward Dog

A week out from Hurricane Sandy, the East Coast has been hit by a new storm — a snowy, slushy Nor’easter. Dear Mayan Prophecy, we get it! We get it! It’s with that in mind that I think all of us over in these here parts (and heck, just about everyone) would benefit frm adding…

Julie Gerstein / November 8, 2012

Honey Boo Boo Gets A Pet Chicken Named Nugget

On the season finale of ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,” Alana was briefly reunited with her former pet pig Glitzy, which was sadsies because we knew the petite pig wasn’t going home with her. Looks like Alana has moved on. She has a new bestie — a pet chicken named Nugget. Clever!
According to Honey…

Ami Angelowicz / November 7, 2012

Girl Talk: I’m Terrified Of Losing My Dog

“I do worry about you,” wrote my mom, upon watching the first “Ask A Single Dog Owner” video a couple weeks ago. “I think you should really think about getting another dog as Lucca gets older.” Lucca is my 6-year-old dog, who I’ve had since she was eight weeks old. My mom’s concern, her urge…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 6, 2012

This Guy’s Cat Can Ride A Bike Better Than You

This is why I will always love Philadelphia: Because only in Philadelphia will a dude ride around on his bike with a kitten on his back. This is YouTube user RudiElias86, and in addition to being totally adorable, he’s also forged a special bond with his little kitten MJ, who goes everywhere with him. [Philebrity]…

Julie Gerstein / October 24, 2012

Ask Me Anything: Ask A Single Dog Owner!

A few weeks ago, I asked readers to submit questions they had for me about what it’s like being a single dog owner. This is the first video in a series in which I, with Lucca by my side, answer some of those questions. (If I didn’t get to yours, don’t worry, I will!) To…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 22, 2012

Be My Pet: Fanged Dwarf Porcupine Dinosaur

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Pegomastax africanus, a newly discovered dinosaur about the size of a house cat, with self-sharpening fangs and porcupine-like quills. It looks vicious, but scientists believe Pego (that’s its nickname from now on, OK?) was an herbivore who used those fearsome teeth for nothing more than foraging yummy plants and defending it…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 4, 2012

4 Ways Owning A Pet Prepares You For A Relationship

It’s time to throw those ideas about crazy cat lady spinsters to the curb. The fact of the matter is that owning a pet—whether it’s a dog, cat, bunny or goldfish (okay, maybe not a goldfish)—is actually the best training ground that exists for a relationship with another human. Don’t believe me? Consider this:…

Anna David / October 1, 2012

Ask Me Anything: I’m A Single Dog Owner!

In the comments of “What Are We Wearing?” yesterday, longtime Frisky reader applescruffs said she would be interested in seeing me write something about “dating with a dog,” since I’m single and have a dog, Lucca. Reader camille905 also said she would be interested in the topic and had some additional questions: Does Lucca slee…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 26, 2012

Maggie Rizer’s Dog Allegedly Killed By United Airlines

Bea, the adorable 2-year-old Golden Retriever that belonged to model Maggie Rizer and inspired her blog, “Bea Makes Three,” died during a cross-country flight on United Airlines two weeks ago. According to an autopsy, her death was caused by heatstroke. From Rizer’s blog:
Beatrice had a perfect health record. She received a full examination and a health certificate… / September 22, 2012
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