What better time than the Halloween season to celebrate the fact that
pets aren't often as cuddly and lovable as we think. If Hollywood is
good for anything, it's showing us the evil side of things... even to our
household pets. Here's a list of the five most monstrous pets taken
from movies that any member of the family can cringe at.
Could World War I have been foreshadowed by an animal artist? Franz Marc, Expressionist and Cubist artist, produced some of the more respected pieces of his genres. He created a substantial amount of animal art, including galleries worth of art for specific animals, such as deer, cattle, horses and more.
Elephants are amazing creatures -- proud, serene, majestic, beauti . . . well, okay, they do look like God hooked them up to a vacuum cleaner and then forgot about them. Nevertheless, they are a wonderful species that the world would be far sadder without -- even if they can't play hopscotch.
To raise awareness for an on-going problem with pet overpopulation, local activist Michael Rosenberg took matters into his own hands. For 2 days, Rosenberg chose to sleep, eat, and live inside a 4x10 foot dog kennel on a cement pad. Rosenberg is hoping his actions will raise awareness to this problem and cause voters to turn to the ballot box in November to vote "Yes" on Ballot #240.
Cats are not usually the sort of animal that will put up with wearing any sort of clothing. Tama is a cat who breaks a lot of rules though, including the wearing of the cap that is the sign of her high office -- super stationmaster of the Kishi Train Station in Kinokawa, Japan. She will even don ceremonial robes when the circumstances call for them.