Posts tagged "pets"

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

Admit It: If You Had A Kitten As Cute As Kim Kardashian’s, You Would Carry It With You Everywhere, Too

Beyoncé does not want to be friends with Kim Kardashian, so Kim went and got herself a pet kitten. I see what you did there! Fortunately, it’s a cute kitten  — as cute as Choupette, even, and coming from me, that’s saying something.
But I don’t believe that Mercy, the Teacup Persian she named after…

Jessica Wakeman / September 17, 2012

Girl Talk: My Dog Is A Cockblock

My dog Kerbey is a quasi-Internet celebrity. With his cartoonish tiny legs, large torso, giant bat ears and confused eyes, any picture I put up of him on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram is guaranteed to get mountains of likes, retweets or exclamations of, “OMG you have the best dog EVERRRRR.” If Kerbey just lived hi…

Jo Lammert / September 10, 2012

Meet The Cat Of Your Dreams On Catroulette

Remember the weird social experiment that was Chatroulette? It’s mostly populated with dudes who want to show their wangs to strangers, which is why we’re way more into the animal version of Chatroulette, appropriately titled Catroulette. Catroulette shows you tons of live video feeds of cats doing exactly what cats do — scratching themselves, grooming…

Julie Gerstein / September 5, 2012

Is This Animal Abuse? Or Muppet Abuse? Or Photoshop (I Hope)?

I’m trying to figure out why someone would do this to their dog and what PETA/the ghost of Jim Henson would say. The doggie has Miss Piggy on one side and Kermit on the other. I almost feel embarrassed for this poor pup! Please someone tell me this is a Photoshop job? [I Am Bored]…

Jessica Wakeman / September 1, 2012

Squeal For These Pet Piggies On Instagram!

AMI: Do you want to see Pigstagrams?

JESS: (pause) Wait, what?

AMI: Do you want to see Pigstagrams?

Jessica Wakeman / August 25, 2012

It’s Time To Cry: Man Helps Sick Dog Sleep

Wisconsin man John Unger loves his pup Schoep a lot. He’s had the 19-year-old Husky since the dog was a puppy. So when vets told him that Schoep was suffering from painful arthritis that made it impossible for him to sleep, Unger decided to help him in the only way he could — he took…

Julie Gerstein / August 9, 2012

10 Dumb Things About Having A Dog

They’re cute, lovable and always happy to see you. But they’re also expensive, moody, and chew all your stuff. No, not grandma! I’m talking about your dog, the most overrated pet of all time (sea monkeys come in a close second.) Sure, they make great life partners for the lonely and are perfect conversation starter…

TruTV / August 5, 2012

Put Your Pup’s Fears To Rest With The Thundershirt!

My pup Lucca presents herself as fearless, telling dogs twice her size who’s boss, but the one thing that sends her cowering in fear is thunder and lightening. A summer storm — and we’ve had a few of them so far — sends her into a panic, seeking shelter under the bed, in my bathtub,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 31, 2012

Hear Me Out: 10 Reasons You Should Not Date A Dog Owner

Sure, dogs are adorable and everything. But just because you think they’re cute doesn’t mean you want to date them. And unless you’re an avid dog lover to begin with, those sweet, floppy ears won’t seem so sweet when you have to bring a pooper scooper on your romantic outings and you find yourself covered…

Melanie Travis / July 26, 2012

I Honestly Don’t Know Who’s Better Looking, Amanda Seyfried Or Her Dog(s)

A lot of celebs say that they love their dogs, but Amanda Seyfried really loves her mutt Finn — as in, more paparazzi shots exist of Amanda with Finn than without him. Last year, she even told OK! that she didn’t have time for dating because she just wanted to spend time with her dog,…

Rachel Krause / July 19, 2012

Knit And Purl Your Own Pet Pooch

My life isn’t condusive right now to owning a pet. But knitting a pet? That’s a different story. It might not be too hard even though I haven’t picked up my knitting needles in years. Knit Your Own Dog: Easy To Follow Patterns For 25 Pedigree Pooches by Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne will teach you…

Jessica Wakeman / July 13, 2012

Confessions Of A Woman Who Won’t Date A Male Cat Owner

This is, in most part, a response to Brian Donovan, the man who made confessions about being a male cat owner over at Thought Catalog. Let me start by saying, Brian, you sound like an incredibly kind and thoughtful guy. I’m glad you had the courage to come out of the closet as a male cat…

Ami Angelowicz / July 12, 2012

The Humpy Awards Are The Dog Humping Competition Which Foretells The End Of The World (NSFW)

Okay, Internet. Everyone else can stop now. It’s time to go home.  I have found the number one most f**ked up and depraved thing on the web: a clip from the first-ever Humpy Awards, a competition in Georgia where dogs and their owners compete in humping. Yes, you read that least sentence correctly.

Jessica Wakeman / July 9, 2012

Loyal Puppy Waits Around for Two Days After Being Retrieved by Owner

I’m usually not into small pups, but Rambo, a nine-month old Yorkie, has completely stolen my heart! After being left behind at a motorway rest stop for TWO WHOLE DAYS, Rambo’s owner, Michael Siau, finally found him waiting patiently for Siau’s return. Rambo was left at a stop in Hannibal, Missouri after Siau had gotten out…

Daley Quinn / June 9, 2012

Shelter Dogs Ask, “Adopt Me, Maybe?”

We were skeptical about the “Call Me, Maybe” dating cards that surfaced last week, but here’s a variation on the trend that we can totally get behind: “Adopt Me, Maybe” cards for shelter pets. So freakin’ cute. [Buzzfeed]…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 1, 2012

Girl Talk: The Bay Of (Guinea) Pigs

It took months of begging, pleading, bribing, and promises to convince my parents to get me my first guinea pig. We lived on a 38-acre farm with dogs, cats, and chickens, but I yearned for a pet of my very own, a pet who would entertain me and understand me, a pet who would impre…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 30, 2012

Dealbreaker: He Brought A Dog On Our Date

“How about the Belmont at 8? It’ll be you, me, and Lulu,” he said.


“Lulu, my dog? The Belmont has outdoor seating, so I thought it’d be fun to bring her along.”

That bitch, I thought, but agreed to the plan nonetheless.

Leonora Epstein / May 22, 2012

Karl Lagerfeld Tweets An Amazing Photo Of His Kitten, Choupette

I happen to think kuh-razy Karl Lagerfeld is the tops, most especially in a mankini, but for those who don’t find his mercurial behavior quite as charming, here’s something that’s basically impossible not to get all mushy about: this morning, Karl (or his publicist) tweeted this photo of his adorable kitten, Choupette, playing on a…

Rachel Krause / May 10, 2012

Is Your Dog An Online Dating Dealbreaker?

Have you ever come across a gorgeous man’s profile picture who seems to have everything you’ve ever wanted in life — except he has a cat? How about that handsome, mysterious James Bond type who claims the hobbies of cliff-diving and extreme snowboarding excites him? Crap … he’s into exotic snakes.  In the online dating world, these mini-factoids may… / April 17, 2012
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