There’s a new celebrity in town, and this one has four legs and fur (or not). Pets have been steadily gaining in popularity over the past few years, to the point where they are now bona fide celebrities. Just take a look at some of these furry or feathered stars and you’ll see what we mean.
It was going to be a long day for grief-stricken María José Sáez Orte as she went to the cemetery to mourn the loss of a loved one. There’s no shortcut to healing and María went alone to begin the process. Tearfully settling down, she was seemingly inconsolable until a stranger came for a visit.
If you’re a fan of blockbuster films, there’s a good chance you’ll recognize the hardest-working cat in Hollywood, Lizzy from OwlKitty. The talented feline is not only the most “uncredited” star of the last two generations, but she may also be “The oldest cat in the world”. Her Grammy-worthy work spans over 40 years of popular cinema and television.
A few years ago, Henry and Baloo’s story of friendship inspired many people around the world. The best friends were sharing their adventures with the help of their parents, Cynthia Bennett and her partner Andre. The traveling cat and dog duo backpacked their way through the Colorado mountains while over 2 million followers cheered them on.
Welcome to the world of Tema, the chubby raccoon with over 325k followers on Instagram. When Tema was just a baby, he was adopted from the zoo by Lena Troskina and her husband, who was a manager there. While pet raccoons are uncommon, it’s happening more and more.
Alvin is a mini horse holding the Guinness World Record for The Fastest 5m on hind legs by a horse in 16.70 seconds. He may not look like it, but Alvin is also a bit of a celebrity on social media too, with hundreds of thousands of followers. Introducing Alvin is a mini horse, Guinness World Record holder @playlovelearn Alvin is now a Guinness World Record holder 🏆 See our full announcement video on Instagram for more information about his world record! 🥰 #superponyalvin ♬ original sound – playlovelearn What’s the key to Alvin’s success?