Posts tagged "pets"

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.

“Who?”

“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…

YourTango.com / April 17, 2012

Just A Corgi Getting Vacuumed

Some people give their pets baths, others comb their animals. But corgi dog Corbin Dallas Multipass gets vacuumed. He seems to really love it, too. I love Corgis because I think they are kind of nature’s comedy, with their short stump legs and huge ears, but maybe that’s just me. [Corbinism]…

Julie Gerstein / April 13, 2012

20 Reasons Why It’s Better To Share Your Bed With A Cat Than With A Man

Happy National Pet Day! In honor of this momentous holiday, author Anna David — her Kindle single, Animal Attraction (about being a crazy cat lady), is a must-read — has penned this list of 20 reasons why sharing a bed with a cat is better than sharing it with a man.

1. No…

Anna David / April 11, 2012

Astrology 101: Ideal Animal Companions For Each Sign

We thought it would be fun to do a little astrology matchmaking this week, but instead of human soul mates, we’re talking about animals. Of course we all have our personal pet preferences, but there are certain animals you might feel a natural kinship with based on the energy, habits, and needs of your su…

11 Celebs Picking Up Dog Poop

Is it just me or does it seems like everyone in the world has a dog? Maybe it just seems that way because I’m seething with jealousy that I don’t have a white fluffy thing to cuddle and play stupid games with. But I’ll tell you what part of dog parentage I’m not jealous of:…

Ami Angelowicz / March 19, 2012
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