Posts tagged "pigs"

U.S. Airways Passenger Forced To Deplane When Her Emotional Support Pig Started Pooping And Howling

Back when I was plotting a move to Los Angeles, one of my biggest concerns was figuring out how I would transport my dog Lucca to the West Coast. I am flat-out opposed to ever putting her in cargo, she’s just slightly too big to fit in a carrier that goes underneath the seat and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 1, 2014

Be My Pet: “Piggie Smalls,” The Little Rescue Pig That Could

Meet the Notorious P.I.G., a micro pot-bellied pig who was rescued from a neglectful home in Florida. There, the little pig was fed only Cap’n crunch and horse feed, but he’s since found happier times in his new home at Brooklyn Cares vet clinic. The pig, who also goes by “Piggie Smalls,” got his name after rapper Biggie…

Claire Hannum / July 26, 2014

Penelope Popcorn Is The Most Stylish Pig You’ve Ever Met

Meet Penelope Popcorn, an Instagram star whose clothes are probably more awesome than yours (and mine!). At first I was as weirded out by her pictures as you probably are, but now I can’t decide whether I’m more impressed by her adorable name or her array of hair ribbons.

Penelope is a 28…

Claire Hannum / April 16, 2014

Model Irina Shayk Sunbathes With Some Pigs

Usually, the only pigs a supermodel has to deal with are the kinds who lurk around the bottle service tables at nightclubs. On a recent trip to the Bahamas, Irina Shayk cavorted with a whole new category of pigs: the adorable kind.

Shayk posted a pic on her Instagram of Pig Beach, located o…

Jessica Wakeman / April 15, 2014

Scientists Working On Very Important Project To Make Bacon Even Tastier

Sometimes science is used for good. Sometimes science is used for evil. Depending on the depth of your love for bacon, it may be difficult to tell whether the Swine Genome Sequencing Consortium is Batman or Bane in this scenario: an international team of researchers has sequenced all of the DNA in a female pig…

Jessica Wakeman / November 19, 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

Two-Snouted Pig Named Babe Born In Northern China

A baby pig in northern China is hogging all the attention in his litter — mainly because he has two snouts.

The two-snouted pig was born in Deshengtang, Jilin province, northern China, and was named “Xiaobao,” which translates roughly into “Babe,” the name of the famous movie character, according to the West Australian.

Huffington Post Weird News / September 10, 2011

Meet Carnitas, The Mini Potbelly Pig Who Loves Beer And Potato Chips

This is Carnitas, a miniature potbelly pig after my own heart. He likes potato chips and beer and squeals if you bother him. I’m not sure what’s cuter: Carnitas prancing around or the reactions of the person holding the video camera. [YouTube]…

Jessica Wakeman / August 12, 2010

Micro-Piglets: The Cutest Pet, Ever

These adorable little micro-piglets are bred to stay as tiny as possible for their entire lives. They are the newest pet of choice in England because they’re insanely cute, very affectionate, and as low-maintenance as cats. I want 20 of them. In my one-bedroom apartment. And no, I won’t name them all Wilbur. [CNN]…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 7, 2009

Web-Cam: Need Help Getting Dressed? Copy Agathe.

Do you have a really fashionable friend who wears perfect outfits and inspires you to buy shirts that are a little daring but immediately become your favorites? No? Well, Agathe can be yours, even though she lives in Norway. Agathe writes the blog StyleBytes. Every day she posts artsy photos of herself modeling her fabulous,…

Catherine Strawn / March 21, 2008