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Even pets need to work now and then. These dogs and cats get down and dirty to make ends meet.

This is Hunter, a black and tan shiba inu with a passion for painting. While we’ve nicknamed him Vincent van Doge, judging by his abstract expressionist style, he’s more of a Jackson Pollock with extra hair. Living in Alberta, Canada, his humans Kenny and Denise make sure Hunter always gets exercise, either physically or creatively.

Sometimes following your dreams leads you to a goat farm in New Jersey. For Leanne Lauricella leaving a successful career as a New York City event planner to become a goat farmer was the key to a fulfilled life. She traded in stilettos for gumboots and is happier than she’s ever been.

The title of prettiest pussy on the internet is awarded to Smoothie the Cat. The British Longhair has bright green peepers and a purrfectly groomed lion-like mane. Her owner, Arvid van Boeker, is from the Netherlands and looooves taking pics of his prized kittycat.

Yeah there are a ton of Hypebeasts on Instagram to follow, but few are quite as cute or furry as Zappa the Cat. Just over two years old and hailing from the fashion-forward city of Rotterdam, she’s pushing almost 40,000 followers thanks to her slick style. Always looking good in her all-white coat, it also doubles as a perfect canvas for her wardrobe stacked with the hottest streetwear brands out there.

The Queen of Mean, billionaire Leona Helmsley, bequeathed the bulk of her fortune to her beloved dog, cutting out two of her grandchildren completely. In the 1990s Helmsley was sentenced to sixteen years in a federal penitentiary for tax evasion resulting in $1.7 million, however she served only 19 months of her sentence. She was quoted saying “we don’t pay taxes.

This is Mango, a pomeranian so impossibly cute it’s hard to believe she’s not a stuffed toy (Hint: she’s the one in the middle wearing a zip-up hoodie). She’s so cute in fact, she’s was just announced as the winner of an Instagram cuteness contest. Setup by instant.me, this grueling competition took over six weeks, pitting cute Insta-pets against each other.

Jan Crouch, the notorious American Christian broadcaster, was a woman whose cotton-candy pink wig had it’s own orbit. According to most, Jan was the pinnacle of corrupt televangelists delving deeply into “Prosperity Gospel”. The Crouch’s family dynamics, immersed in sex scandals and financial secrecy, would give the Manson’s a run for their money.

Doug the Pug is already a huge celeb himself, with over 2 million Instagram followers, a book on the New York Times Bestseller list and a ton of famous friends. Known as the “King of Pop Culture”, he’s also known for his pop culture parodies. His latest is starring in a parody of one of the most popular shows on TV today The Big Bang Theory.

Pugs love food – it’s a fact. But no one, canine and human alike, love it as much as Doug the Pug. Doug is a donut-chasing full-time pizza fanatic and the internet loves it.

Sam, the kitty with eyebrows styled in the fashion of super-brow-model Cara Delevingne, has his own Instagram account with over 250k followers and a book deal. You can find him online doing Groucho Marx impressions and looking constantly perturbed throughout his daily events. Sam was named after one of Andy Warhol’s many cats.