Topic: pets

The 5 Most Ridiculous Quotes About Westminster Dog Show Champion Malachy

The 5 Most Ridiculous Quotes About Westminster Dog Show Champion Malachy

Yesterday, a tribble-esque creature named Malachy won “Best In Show” at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the biggest competition of its kind. The only way this could get any better for the pint-sized Pekingese would be if he had any concept of what a “competition” is. Seriously, I love the way people talk about him as if he’s some kind of human celebrity with agency and not a trained animal who has figured out that certain kinds of movements will earn him treats. Here are the five most ridiculous things people have said about him. More »

Courtney Love Caused Two Of Frances Bean’s Pets To Die, And Other Horrifying Stories

Courtney Love Caused Two Of Frances Bean's Pets To Die, And Other Horrifying Stories

A new e-book published by addiction recovery site The Fix contains many never-before-seen stories about Courtney Love‘s life and struggles with addiction, many of them told directly to the author by Courtney herself. The author also obtained court documents from Frances Bean Cobain‘s restraining order proceedings, and they don’t paint a pretty picture of Courtney as a parent. More »

11 Somewhat Questionable Halloween Costumes for Pets

11 Somewhat Questionable Halloween Costumes for Pets

Can anyone explain the concept of Halloween costumes for pets to me? Because I have tried– believe you me, I have tried– but I just. don’t. get them. Sure, humans may think they look cute, but somehow, I just can’t get beyond the fact that pet costumes are, in actuality, a cruel and unusual punishment that should only be reserved for the most drastic of occasions. This is why I have trouble dealing with these 11 pet costumes. Is it just me? Or does anyone else find them somewhat questionable, too? Please tell me I’m not alone here… More »

Space Relations: How to be a Good Pet Owner While Being a Good Roommate

Space Relations: How to be a Good Pet Owner While Being a Good Roommate

Pets are wonderful. They bring their owners so much joy, and for years reports have been coming out saying that having pets reduces your stress and blood pressure and generally causes you to live longer. But what those reports fail to include is the indirect result of pets on pet owners’ roommates. Sure, in many cases having a kitty or cute dog around is a welcome distraction from the fact that your roommate hasn’t done the dishes in over a month, and sometimes your roommate’s pet is the thing you actually like most about living with her. But other times, not so much. Especially when barf is involved. More »

Best Of Blisstree

Best Of Blisstree

Have you guys been checking out our sister site Blisstree? Not only is it a one-stop shop for women’s health and nutrition, but also for weird costumes for you and your pet! Please, do not buy these. But definitely take a look at them, and the other top posts from Blisstree this week.

1. Your Organic Peanut Butter Is Hurting the Environment: 10 “Good” Foods With Bad Palm Oil Habits (and What You Should Buy Instead)

2. Toxic Beauty: 5 Common Salon Treatments to Avoid

3. The Horror, the Horror: 10 Worst Halloween Costumes for Couples More »

Lea Michelle: Animal Rescuer-and-Gifter Extraordinaire

Lea Michelle: Animal Rescuer-and-Gifter Extraordinaire

Glee actress Lea Michelle is a triple-threat with a heart of gold. The star of stage and screen has a habit of rescuing stray animals and gifting them to her costars. Cheerleader-playing actress Heather Morris got a kitten and Harry Shum, who has a supporting role as Mike Chang, received a dog abandoned near the Glee set. We came up with some other pets Lea should be on the lookout for as castmate gifts. More »