Tracy Morgan has been a fan of the famous ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau since he was a child and if you ever visit his home, you’ll see why. He started to collect ocean life as pets, starting with a giant Pacific octopus named Bwyadette. Morgan loves his octopus and says he’s “dolphin smart”.
It’s safe to say that Colonel Meow was one of the internet’s first cat obsessions. He continues to pull in $5,000 annually in YouTube royalties for looking like a super villain. The feline woolly mammoth became an internet sensation after his owner posted a shot of him in 2011 to Facebook and Instagram looking enraged.
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.
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.
Miss Asia Kinney, Lady Gaga’s original French Bulldog, sits pretty on a Versace blanket (costing upwards of $2,000 USD) and pillow (costing $400 USD). When your mom’s net worth is over $275 million and you have your own modeling contract with COACH this makes sense, no? The pretty pup starred in Coach’s 2015 campaign ad “Coach Pups” and was on the cover of Harper Bazaar’s 2014 September issue with Gaga.
Nicolas Cage has been known to make some pretty outrageous purchases throughout his career. Many of those purchases lead to his ultimate bankruptcy, and his rise back to stardom after taking every movie role available to bounce back. The list of purchases included everything from a collection of multimillion dollar mansions, a castle, several yachts, more than 50 cars, a jet, and an island.
After 25 years since drug kingpin Pablo Escobar was killed, his pet hippo cartel continues to thrive in Columbia. In 1981, Escobar bought four hippos from the San Diego Zoo and flew them on a military Hercules aircraft to his private zoo on his massive estate called Hacienda Napoles. He reportedly paid $2 million USD in cash, which equals to around $5.3 million in 2017.
Christmas is the hardest time of year to come up with gift ideas. Thankfully the ours pets are easy to shop for. Here’s a short list with some gift ideas for your 4 legged friend.