Oh, mah dawlin’, (slurp) ah get all misty when ah’m near you (slurp, slurp). Your hot kisses are (slurp) lahk a bray-eth of fresh aay-yah, ah dew (slurp) dee-clay-yah… Hanh S. shares: “My kitty Darth Nori wheezes like Darth Vader (hence her name), but ever since she started making out with Petey (her penguin humidifier), […]
It's no secret that it can be very, very hard to get shelter dogs adopted into proper homes, especially when they're past the "adorable little puppy" stage. It's even trickier if the dog is a breed that's gotten a lot of bad press. When...Show More Summary
I am sad to report that George Rodrigue, Louisiana artist and painter of the iconic "Blue Dog," died on Saturday night from cancer. His friend, NOLA reporter Doug MacCash, wrote a lovely tribute here. My deepest sympathies to his family,...
It’s a two-day countdown to Jonesy the Jack Russell Terrier's Christmas special video and he knows his fans have lots of questions about it and about how to become a superstar actor. Read More...
For "the 12 Cats of Christmas," each day we pluck one notable furball who has made a huge and lasting impression on our hearts over the last 12 months and revisit his or her story. Consider it your daily festive feline gift. Today we brave the floods with... 7. Show More Summary
San Francisco's Mission District is chockablock full of murals and mosaics, with many restored to their original glory after years of neglect. And undiscovered gems are still out there -- sometimes it just takes the right kind of sleuth...Show More Summary
Maybe it’s just me. But prolly not. Every. Single. Time. When I see a Yorkie…I want it. Right then. They look at you with those Little Yorkie Eyes, then toss in a wicked Baroo for good measure, and you’re done for. Do Yorksters do that to you, too? Ri The Yorkie photos via The Furrtographer. […]
A note from Einstein's "assistant": Welcome to the new weekly column, Ask Einstein. Well, it’s not really new. I’ve really been around for a decade and a half and won a cat box full of writing awards. Like most authors I’ve used pseudonyms: Hobbes, Wally, Einstein, and Groucho. Show More Summary
As we get closer to the holidays, this blog is going to go on a bit of a pause - less frequent posting and perhaps few if any posts until after the first of the year. Happy holidays to all of you and your special people and equines!
In celebration of the year-end festive season, Dogster is casting a canine-focused eye back on the most notably lovable dogs that helped light up 2013. Each day we'll be profiling one honorable hound. We're tagging it "the 12 Dogs of Christmas." After LOLing at Otis on Friday, today's mutt is a dignified chap... 7. Show More Summary
‘Member we told you ’bout the brand new Bebeh Hoofsters? Did you know their names were Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner and Blitzen? What timing! Kyle B. at Edgar’s Mission Farm Sanctuary says “Just a little update on the piglets with a cute video- it’s gone a bit crazy on Facebook!” And watch […]
Merry Christmas from Wellground Alpaca Stud
Denise Herzing's recent TED talk on dolphins made me think of "big" questions about animal minds. Are "they" like us? Do other animals have language? Are dogs smarter than cats or vice versa? Are there "higher" and "lower" animals? Many animals experience emotions ranging from contagious joy to deep sadness, make and use tools, and some play "just for the hell of it." read more
Late last month, a cat was surrendered to the Darlington County Humane Society in Hartsville, S.C. Elizabeth had apparently been thrown in a fire pit and had run away into hiding, and when the family finally found her after a week, it was almost too late. Show More Summary
This little gang of whackadoodle parrots wants to be fed. Right this very second. 22Words.com FTW.Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: parrots
Iris the Jack Russell Terrier had a rough start in life. Her rescuer, Kristi Waterworth of Springfield, Missouri, heard about an extreme hoarding situation and was called in to help. "Bigger rescues don't want neonates," Kristi explains. Show More Summary
They're the fastest breed of dog. But you don't need a racetrack in your backyard to own one. There's a reason folks call the Greyhound the 40 m.p.h. couch potato: because his ability to fly is matched only by his ability to snooze. For...Show More Summary
Merlin, Gris Gris, Domino and Odin write: Disregard the byline. This was not written by the yellow-haired woman, aka our cat mom, but by her cats. We taught her all the cat wisdom she knows. It’s come to our attention our furless two-legged companions need all the advice they can get during the so called happy holiday season. Show More Summary
‘Tis the season for…Shar Pei Puppehs with…REINDEER ANTLERS! Assimilated from The Pet Collective.Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Christmas, Chub, puppeh
Share this image If you love dogs as much as we do, you're probably familiar with Kenn Bell of The Dog Files. We wrote about him a couple of months ago when a recut of his documentary, Hero Dogs of 9/11, aired on Animal Planet to commemorate the tragic day as well as the canines who went to work rescuing survivors. Show More Summary