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BooBoo the cat’s story started in 2013 when she was found by Ashley Aleman. Only a few months old, BooBoo was a stray that was lucky to be found by Ashley and her sister. Their parents had said they couldn’t get a cat and they already had a pit bull, so the sisters hid BooBoo for a week.

A year ago, Pigcasso was a piglet born in a factory farm in South Africa. If she wasn’t saved by her human Joanne, she would be bacon by now. Instead, she’s grown into a true renaissance hog, painting colorful works of art inspired by her beautiful coastal home in Cape Town.

In Asia, eating dogs and cats is legal, but many people there are changing their views on this controversial issue. Taiwan is now the first Asian country to make it an official law that dogs and cats can’t be slaughtered and sold for humans to eat. This is part of new animal protection laws that have been developing in the country for the last few years.

We can all agree French bulldogs are pretty much peak cute already. But how about frenchies playing soccer? But also playing to support a charity?

April 11th is National Pet Day! Grab your fur baby and show them some love. If you’re pet-less you can still observe the most important holiday of the year by heading down to an animal shelter to do some good.

Have you heard the famous story of Butkus Stallone who was tragically separated from his human before being reunited and starring in the film Rocky? Sylvester Stallone got Butkus when he was just a tiny puppy in 1971. This is when he was a struggling actor and could barely afford food or housing for him or Butkus.

Last month, we covered the heartwarming story of Sir Patrick Stewart and his foster pit bull Ginger. Stewart was so inspired by Ginger’s love and the good humans at L.A.’s Wags and Walks (who set him up with the rescued pit bull), he’s joined the fight against dog fighting. Stewart hasn’t had a dog in over 50 years, but he’s said the short time fostering Ginger has changed his outlook on dogs and also life.

Meet Ludwik, the nude model unconcerned with dieting. This hot new model is a hairless or “skinny” guinea pig who’s usually photographed next to his snacks. Shoutout to Guinea Pigs for neither being pigs nor from Guinea and being pretty unphased by the whole thing.

Luna is a Bernese Mountain Dog from Norway. She’s gained over 70k followers on Instagram in the short time she’s been online. The Berner and her “hooman” Anette, consistently post cute pics of them on adventures.

Venus, the two-faced Chimera cat, has over a million followers on both Instagram and Facebook and we can see why. The cat has a captivating two-toned face and different coloured eyes. There are two leading theories of why Venus looks the way she does.