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.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to own a tiny leopard or real-life sphynx? Here we explore the lives of exotic jungle cats roaming the tops of bookshelves, knocking off potted plants with absolutely no remorse and attacking their humans in their sleep. Check out these Instagram accounts of nature’s ferocious house cats in all their butt-showing, box-loving sassy glory.
Boo the Pomeranian, aka The Cutest Dog in the World, pulls in a cold million annually for his human. He is a Teddy Bear Pom with a short snout and a crown of big, bushy ginger fur. He keeps his locks closely clipped, has 17 million Facebook followers and resembles a miniature, fluffy bear.
Meet Tuna, the Chiweenie with a recessed-jaw, neck wrinkles that would make a turkey jealous and over a million Instagram followers. Tuna was found abandoned and alone on the side of the road. His rescuer brought him to a farmers market and, as fate would have it, he met Courtney Dash.
This is the amazing rags to riches story of Tinkerbelle, who started life on the streets, but soon found herself walking the runway instead for top fashion brands. Tinkerbelle, a New York native, is a papitese (papillon-maltese mix) that was selected from a shelter by Ralph Lauren for their “The Dog Walk” print and video campaign to support Dog Adoption Month. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Tinkerbelle The Dog® & Belle (@tinkerbellethedog) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Tinkerbelle The Dog® & Belle (@tinkerbellethedog) Since her lucky break, she’s walked the runway from Levi’s, Converse, Hurley and Vivienne Hu.
We’d like you to meet Pablo and Picasso, two lovable rescue dog brothers that are a unique pitbull-corgi mix. The pair is named after the famous artist Pablo Picasso, with Picasso’s unique face reminding of the artist’s unique paintings. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Luvable Dog Rescue (@luvabledogrescue) Coming from a breeder that couldn’t find a buyer for Picasso, gave him up to a shelter.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.