Only fur, and sometimes scales. It’s no secret that pets are becoming increasingly popular. In recent years, they have gained millions of followers, appeared in movies and fashion events, and even written best-selling books. It’s not hard to see why. They always look their best, they’re never late for appointments, and they always know just what to say to make us feel better.
Lil Bub the ‘mysterious alien woman’ Raises over $300,000 for ASPCA
Lil Bub the ‘mysterious alien woman’, perma-kitten, under-cat and general inspiration to human and feline-kind alike has raised over $300,000 for Lil BUBS Big FUND proceeds of which go to the ASPCA. The featherweight kitty (weighing in at a whopping 3.9lbs) was born Polydactyl (with extra toes), with dwarfism and the bone disease Osteopetrosis (the opposite of Osteoporosis). The cat is toothless and has an underdeveloped jaw causing her tongue to perpetually stick out.
Grumpy Cat, 2012 Internet Sensation, Rumored to Have a $100 Million Dollar Net Worth
Who knew that underbites and dwarfism could be so lucrative? Grumpy Cat, a 2012 internet sensation who embodied exactly those qualities was rumored to have a net worth of $100 million dollars. Although this number has been refuted by the cat’s owner, Tabatha Bundesen has since been able to quit her waitressing job.
The Menswear Dog, Bodhi, Makes $15,000 a Month with Fashion Brand Coach
Meet Bodhi, the Shiba Inu who was discovered by Coach. Proclaimed as the most stylish dog in the world, Menswear Dog makes $15,000 a month making him one of the richest canines, ever. Bodhi’s got over 300k followers on Instagram, 200k followers on Facebook, and 11k followers on Twitter.
Top 10 Beagles on Instagram
Beagles, whose name literally means ‘loudmouth’, date back thousands of years and they make for a cute break between political posts and your friends’ baby pictures on your instagram feed. Beagles are, after all, some of the cutest dogs on the internet. Just ask Barry Manilow or Charlie Brown.
Forget New York’s 2017 Fashion Week. The 14th NY Pet Fashion Show is Much More Adorable and Amazing
New York’s 2017 Fashion Week would not be complete without a literal cat walk. The 14th Annual NY Pet Fashion Show presented by TropiClean at the Hotel Pennsylvania commenced Thursday February 9th with over 150 high fashion four legged models. Taking place ahead of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the show boasts an all-inclusive cast of animal models, made all the more apparent with the Kennels cat-controversy happening this year.
Juniper The Happiest Fox with 1.2 Million Followers
Juniper is one happy fox, so happy she’s attracted over 1.2 million Instagram followers to share it with her. She’s also very lucky because she was bred for her fur but lives with a loving family instead. Because she’s a domestic fox, she is also very tame, unlike her wild cousins. ©Instagram @juniperfoxx / Juniper the happy fox That said, she’s still a troublemaker, always looking to pounce, chase or bite.
Esther the Wonder Pig – From Mini Pig to Mega Star
Esther the Wonder Pig is no ordinary pig. She is a social media celebrity with over 1.3 million followers, appearing in countless articles and news segments. She is also an animal rights spokes-pig, an animal sanctuary founder and a published author. ©Instagram @estherthewonderpig / Esther hanging out with the dogs Esther’s story and rise to fame started in the summer of 2012.
Top 10 Most Popular French Bulldogs on Instagram
French bulldogs, aka frenchies, are one of the trendiest dog breeds today. Their popularity has exploded over the last ten years in the United States, England, Australia and more countries. This is especially true in major cities where people want a smaller breed, making the frenchie the most popular dog breed in New York City, according to the American Kennel Club.