Emma Watson, once just a regular student at Hogwarts, has now claimed official Disney Princess status #MajorKeyAlert. Starring as Belle in the new live-action Beauty and the Beast, she’s been busy touring to promote it.
Last month a fire broke out in an Oregon barn, sadly killing the animals living inside. This included a few goats and pigs, along with a litter of puppies. Daisy the momma dog managed to survive, as her humans had to hold her from running into the burning barn.
Sage is a blind labrador retriever who happily lived with her humans in Boulder Creek, California. This took a sad turn when one night after playing with Sage in their backyard, they forgot to bring her inside. Once they realized and went to get her, she was gone.
Recently on The Late Show, host Stephen Colbert and actress Aubrey Plaza teamed up for a segment called “Rescue Dog Rescue” to help get some super cute pups adopted from the North Shore Animal League America. To counter the usually sad adoption ads, specifically the classic one starring singer Sarah McLachlan, Colbert is using hilarious made-up facts about each puppy to get them forever homes. “Because if you’re not willing to lie for an adorable puppy, then you belong in a shelter.” said Colbert. Plaza said that Ace, a hound-mix is “unlike every other dog you’ve met, people say Ace’s breath smells like freshly baked muffins.
When we thought we couldn’t love Sir Patrick Stewart anymore, he goes and takes in a rescued pit bull named Ginger. In between all the time needed to promote his new film Logan with Hugh Jackman, he’s found the time to help the ASPCA and Wags and Walks to help find Ginger a new home. Ginger was bred for illegal pit bull fighting, but is very lucky to be rescued and spend some quality time with Professor X himself.
Lisa Vanderpump, star of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Vanderpump Rules, is also known for her love of dogs. Not only does she own 8 dogs with many of them rescues, she runs the Vanderpump Dog Foundation which promotes the humane treatment for dogs around the world. Her brand of luxury pet accessories Vanderpump Pets also donates a percentage of sales to support her foundation.
James Bond, puppies, and charity. What’s not to love? Daniel Craig has teamed up with Omaze, a website that organizes contests and giveaways to benefit various charities.
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. Coming from a breeder that couldn’t find a buyer for Picasso, gave him up to a shelter.
Taylor Swift is a known cat lover with her two Scottish Folds, Olivia and Meredith, celebrities themselves. John Cleese is also a collector of cats and has 5 Maine Coons. When these two feline enthusiasts with completely different types of cats appeared on The Graham Norton Show, their claws came out.
Elisa, a senior at a high school in California shared a tweet about a dog that went viral with almost 14,000 retweets: She said she’d see the dog on her way home from school, but generally won’t approach a dog at his gate in case he barked or was aggressive. After many days of seeing him peek under the gate at her, a friend encouraged her to pet him. When she did, they hit it off right away and have met regularly on her way to school.