The Worst Holiday ‘Gift’ My Pet Ever Gave Me

Thinkstock Think your pet is particularly naughty this time of year? You’re not the only one. We bet a lot of pet owners can relate to these holiday mishaps. We like to think that our pets are always on Santa’s nice list, but every now and then, they do something, ahem, a little naughty. The…

Our Favorite Stories of Holiday Mishaps

Liz Palika The holidays can be a prime time for mischievous pet behavior. Keep kittens and cats safe by storing ribbons and packaging out of reach. Stacy Nordstrom Hackett vividly remembers her Cornish Rex cat Jordan’s first Christmas. “He climbed halfway up our Christmas tree, grabbed the garland in his mouth and jumped out of…

Animal Shelter Uses Unique and Hilarious Tactic to Push Cat Adoption

It can be hard to get pets adopted, but it doesn’t hurt to use a little humor and hyperbole — like our new favorite shelter ad: “Kitty Kommercial.” Our new hero, Paul Preston, puts on his best used-car salesman act to hock cats for Atlanta’s Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters. “We’ve got everything you could…

5 Reasons I’d Like to Be My Dog for a Day

Amy Sinatra Ayres If only we could all sleep like Grizzly, a 14-year-old chocolate Lab. As I’m packing the kids’ lunches, trying to meet a deadline and squeezing in a trip to the gym, my dog is cozy in his bed, snoozing away, without a care in the world. If you’re a dog owner, I…