Just about everywhere you turn there's a silly animal meme: advice animals, grumpy cats, and puns galore. These cute pictures of pets with commentary are shared like crazy on Instagram. From dogs who can't wait to make breakfast to cats telling it like it is, we've gathered 12 of the silliest snort-out-loud pet memes that guarantee a good laugh.
Treat your pet like a royal this holiday with a gift fit for a king. Money is no object when it comes to your loyal companion, so go ahead and splurge. To help you truly pamper your dog or cat this holiday season, we've rounded up 18 of the most luxurious pet gifts, including a shampoo created by an actual royal. Click through and happy shopping!
There's nothing cuter than a fluffy kitten or a floppy-eared pup, but senior pets are special in their own way. They've been by your side for years and years, are worn in all the right places, and are seriously loyal. November is Adopt Senior Pet Month, which makes Dogs with Old Man Faces: Portraits of Crotchety Canines by Tom Cohen the perfect coffee table book or gift for your favorite dog-lover this holiday season.
As a comedy writer, Cohen pairs pictures of senior pups with crotchety phrases, capturing the essence of old dogs. And, of course, he takes a little liberty with creating backstories for the featured furry friends. It's hard not to chuckle while flipping through the book and reading phrases such as, "Pedro likes Old Spice and Sinatra," "Jack enjoys a hot cup of Sanka," and "Chet is still upset they cancelled Matlock."
Pick up a copy of Dogs with Old Man Faces: Portraits of Crotchety Canines ($14) as a fun gift for any animal-loving friend or keep for yourself to enjoy over and over.
There's something about cats. They're so fluffy, cute, annoying, standoffish, selfish, and cuddly. It's hard to resist a cute kitty, which makes the following collection of adorable moments just the right thing to get you through your day.
Because a Moving Toy Causes so Much Joy
Cats Playing Leap Frog Might Be the Cutest Thing You've Seen Today
Good Kitty Friends Always Have Your Back
Everyone Wants to Be a Cool Kitty
A Good Cat Rub Is Hard to Beat
Who Cares About Chasing Some Flashing Dot?
Because Who Wouldn't Want to Lounge in the Sun For Hours and Hours?!
Cats Are Also Creepy-Cool
Wait For It . . .
Hang in There Little Kitten!
Who's the grumpiest character around? Oscar the Grouch takes on Grumpy Cat in a challenging duel of total irritability. Between Grumpy Cat's snarky comments and Oscar the Grouch's classic cantankerousness, these two are so disagreeable. And you'd think two cranky characters would get along. Watch as Oscar the Grouch spends a little time with our favorite curmudgeon kitty.
Meet Teddy Bear, a very special porcupine that really loves corn on the cob. And Teddy Bear is so in love with corn on the cob that you better not try to mess with his good eats. Click to watch this cute animal tell his friend that sharing is definitely not an option.
Discover what's going on in your pup's mind with this article from our partners at Yahoo! Shine.
Tail wagging is not merely the sign of a happy dog, new research shows; it's more complex than that. A right wag often means something very different from a left wag. In a study published in the Journal of Current Biology, scientists showed that the direction of the wag signals whether a dog is feeling anxious or amicable. Just as significant, other canines can read those signals and respond accordingly.
The researchers previously published work that showed dogs wagged their tails predominantly to the right (from the dog's point of view) when they saw something that made them happy, such as their owner approaching, and more to the left when they were stressed out by a larger dog or another stimuli they found threatening. The scientists, in this new study, built on that research by investigating how dogs might respond to the tail wagging of other canines.
For dogs, like humans, the left and the right hemispheres of the brain are involved with different emotional responses. The right brain, which is associated with processing anxiety, controls left-sided movement, while the left brain controls right-sided movement. Previous research has shown that dogs exhibit other types of lateral movement in addition to wagging. They turn their heads to the left when they see a dominant dog and to the right when they see a friendly dog.
Move over N and make room for Movember in November! Started as a campaign to bring awareness to men's cancers (like prostate and testicular), today Movember is a movement, inspiring men all over the world to sprout splendid 'staches in support of some very serious men's health issues. So why can't our pets join in the campaign? We've tracked down 12 mustachioed trimmings that will bring a little humor to your pet's daily routine while spreading the word about a great cause!
Corgi lovers everywhere are running through the streets in sheer panic as news broke that the pup may become endangered. The stubby-legged cuties are favorites of the queen and break hearts daily as one of the cutest breeds on Earth, which makes this news seriously shattering to so many. The British Kennel Club has added Pembroke Welsh Corgis to its "watch list" sending dog lovers into crazed confusion — how could this have happened?! Learn more about both Welsh corgi types, Pembroke and Cardigan, by taking our quiz.
Last Sunday marked the end of daylight savings time, which means fewer sunlit hours for the next couple of months. The earlier sunset also brings increased danger for your pet, whether from moving vehicles or dangerous nocturnal wild animals, so follow these six tips to keep your dog or cat out of harm's way until we set our clocks forward again in the Spring.
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Birds preen, cats groom, but how many creatures out there trim and twirl? Quite a few, apparently, as our not-so-scientific research has shown. During the month of November, many a prepossessed pet may display its mustachioed support for Movember, a campaign aimed at raising awareness for men's cancers, but several animals showcase their impressive 'staches year-round. Is your lip twitching to find out who falls under the handle(bar) of "best groomed"? Today, we bring you seven animals showing off their whiskery best.
Yes, we all have bad hair days. But the next time you're having a serious love-hate moment with your locks, remember that there are many cats that just don't care.
Because sometimes having long hair really is too much.
When "just a trim" turns into so much more.
Getting a shampoo isn't always relaxing.
A good weave is hard to master.
Colorists aren't always right.
Because sometimes clippers get overused.
Taming frizzy hair can be so tiring.
Because shedding can turn into something serious.
When donning a hat doesn't make things better.
Sometimes staying in bed is the best solution.
Get in the kitchen and try making one of these delicious — and healthy — pet-friendly recipes, which are so much easier than you think to pull off. All of these treats are made from basic ingredients and come together in no time. From homemade chicken jerky to delicious dog biscuits, click through to find the perfect goodie to make for your favorite furry friend.
It's officially the holiday season, and there's a bit of excitement in the air. The temps are dropping, we're donning our favorite warm sweaters, and gathering together with friends and family for Thanksgivikkah is right around the corner. That means having a well-groomed and wonderfully behaved pet is a must have. We've got it covered with the best products to help you kick-start the season.
As All Hallows' Eve is upon us, thus ends the month of October — and another collection of celebrities and their cute pets. From Lea Michele posing with her new pup, Pearl, to Rihanna chillin' with some penguins, this was a great month for celebrities and cute animals. Click through to see what your favorites were up to!
Happy Halloween! We challenged you to share Instagram snaps of your pets in costume — and we couldn't pick one favorite! Sure, not all animals are super excited about getting dressed up, but the result is so cute. From goulish ghost dogs to pets dressed like royalty, check out all the spooktacular Halloween pet pictures that were shared with POPSUGAR Pets. And we'll keep updating this post throughout All Hallows' Eve! Just tag your Instagram pictures with #POPSUGARPets, and your cute pet will be added to the collection.
You may already have the cutest dog costume procured, but there are several pooches that look like they are dressed up for trick-or-treating all year round. Check out these unique dog breeds and a few helpful Halloween safety tips from the American Kennel Club:
Is it a lamb or a dog?Bedlington Terriers look just like little lambs, which makes them doubly adorable. The American Kennel Club suggests keeping dog costumes loose so your faithful friend can move around comfortably without any restrictions. Dogs naturally love to sniff, explore, and dig, so make sure your pup can do so while enjoying the holiday.
You might need a new mop . . .Bergamascos look like they could double as helpful floor mops, but this dog's locks are what makes it so unique. Remember to avoid offering your pup chocolate candies, which can be toxic for your dog. Stick with healthy dog treats, and keep the goody bag out of reach.
Big as a lionThe Leonberger is a giant dog
Everyone's getting in the Halloween spirit, and we want to see all your adorable costume-wearing pets! For this Instagram challenge, share pictures of your faithful friend while walking in All Hallows' Eve parades, hitting the neighborhood while trick-or-treating, or simply hanging out around the house in Halloween garb. Let this picture by Instagram user nycitywolf be your motivation.
Grab your smartphone, head outdoors, and get snapping. Upload your pictures to Instagram, remembering to tag them with #POPSUGARPets, and after the festivities of Halloween, we'll share our favorites. And, of course, follow POPSUGAR Pets on Instagram for pet inspiration and cute pictures of our favorite animals.