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Dealbreaker: He Brought A Dog On Our Date

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“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. Keep reading »

Karl Lagerfeld Tweets An Amazing Photo Of His Kitten, Choupette

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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 an iPad. Predictably, it is to die for. [Fashionista]

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 fall into a category called dealbreakers.

Because dealbreakers are exactly that, the question comes into play, “Where do pets fit into your dating profile?” Most of the traditional sites have a spot where you can share your animal likes and dislikes, and these usually allow free-form writing. However tempting it may be to share the poem you recently wrote honoring Fluffy, my best advice is to keep this to a simple list. Read more…

Just A Corgi Getting Vacuumed

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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]

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

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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 inappropriate confessions/dirty talk if they’ve had too much to drink.

2. No possibility their cell phones will ring and wake you up.

3. Bored senseless by Internet porn; thus not dying to give you the money shot. Keep reading »

Astrology 101: Ideal Animal Companions For Each Sign

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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 sun sign. We’ve got everything from typical cats and dogs to exotic birds and even farm animals! Click through to find your ideal animal companion … Keep reading »

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: the part where you have to pick up their steaming pile of poop. What a pain! Not even Aubrey O’Day is too good to scoop the feces of her dyed pink (female) Maltese Ginger and (male) Pomeranian Mary Ann. Ten bucks says she adopts another dog and names it Skipper. Her poor dogs surely have gender identity issues. Not  to mention, the upkeep on Ginger’s look must cost a fortune. Not my problem, though. After the jump, some more celebs doing their doodie. [ONTD]

10 Animals We Would Keep As Pets If They Weren’t Extinct, Illegal Or Generally Inadvisable

Between videos of tiny monkeys twirling umbrellas, pictures of baby pandas, and the recent headline that scientists have discovered “Hasselhoff Crabs” in Antarctica, it’s obvious that our world is full of weirdly awesome animals. How could we not yearn to keep some as inappropriate pets? Here is a roundup of the strange and adorable animals we would totally keep in our apartments if it wasn’t a terrible idea…

Forget Dogs, Get A Pet Llama

Dogs are so over. It’s all about pet llamas now. A UK couple proved that llamas can do what dogs do, maybe even more. Tim and Terri Crowfoot managed to train their pack of seven pet llamas — David, Dillon, Thomas, Oscar, Toby, Mary, and Ann — how to do all sorts of dog tricks like fetching, sitting, rolling over, shaking. They can even pull carts and jump through hoops! If you thought of llamas as spitting camel cousins with funny hairdos, think again. Llamas are highly intelligent according to the Crowfoots. They communicate by humming (hey, me too!) and using a series of body, ear, and tail postures, which has made it possible to train them so well. And they’re friendly! “They love playing fetch — their little faces just light up. Our friends think it’s hilarious — but as long as the llamas are happy and having fun, then so are we … The llamas can now do everything your average dog can do, and more,” the proud owners bragged. Okay. Sold! Pet llama it is. I can dye its hair and make it pull me around in a wagon. I just have to figure out where my llama is going to sleep. [Daily Mail UK] Keep reading »

Latoya Jackson Prefers Tigers To House Cats

 

Latoya Jackson has a serious phobia of house cats. She fears that one will turn on her suddenly. But tigers, cougars, peacocks, giraffes and llamas—those are no biggie. I don’t want to be around any of the aforementioned animals—dogs are the only creatures I can deal with—but if I had to choose between a tiger and a house cat, it would be a no brainer. Cat it is! What did she see as a child that scarred her forever? Wait. Maybe I don’t want to know. The Jacksons work in mysterious ways. [NY Mag] Keep reading »

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