Latest Animal and Pet News - Laurie Kay Olson

I write on the latest animal news and most interesting animal stories. I come to PetsLady with a background in print journalism for the Colorado Daily newspaper. Some of my favorite assignments there included theraputic horseback riding and Canine Companions for Independence, so this is a natural fit. Living in Boulder, Colorado, where wildlife abounds, I am frequently dealing with deer, fox, skunks, squirrels, rabbits, snakes, birds, and mice. My cat, Naomi, helps round out the menagerie around me.

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Posted on April 17, 2014

Look, I know I said he was so could I could eat him up, but it was just a joke! I don't care if you call it your perrito burrito!

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Posted on April 16, 2014

Man, I am up really high. How am I gonna -- squirrel! -- what was I saying. Doesn't matter. I don't give a hoot.

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Posted on April 15, 2014

Normally we play poker but tonight we celebrate Passover. "Why is this
night different from all other nights?" Tonight is different because we get to eat gefilte
fish until we puke.

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Posted on April 14, 2014

You only told me not to drink out of it. So I didn't.

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Posted on April 13, 2014

I think I can! I think I can! I think I can be an idiot for trying to climb a fence.

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Posted on April 12, 2014

Wow! That was a totally cool ride, but I'm glad I had a touch of the nip first!

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Posted on April 11, 2014

I can tell. This is going to be a really zippety-DEW-dah day.

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Posted on April 10, 2014

I heard someone say you were nuts. Can I have a taste?

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Posted on April 9, 2014

We are the Three Muttketeers! Cathos, Poochos, and Deeramis!

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Posted on April 8, 2014

Talk to the tail, 'cause the ears don't wanna hear it!

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Posted on April 7, 2014

Look! I founded a dog-shaped suitcase. Now I go with you on trips. Kay?

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Posted on April 6, 2014

This incredible image is of a mass migration of golden rays. also known as golden cownose rays, or Pacific cownose rays.

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Posted on April 5, 2014

This is all my fault. When they said "let's play horsey" I should have barked a louder "no." Maybe I could have thrown in a growl for good measure. Revenge is a dish best served sloppy. . .

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Posted on April 4, 2014

Crazy Cat Lady Starter Kit. Contents: Two (2) cats. Just add food, water, and litter. Kittens and additional cats sold separately.

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Posted on April 3, 2014

There has been a debate raging between scientists for decades -- why do zebras have stripes. Are they meant to blend with the tall grasses to confuse lions? Are they meant to attract just the right mate?

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Posted on April 3, 2014

Hai! I's way to pretty to be served with melted butter and tossed salad. Am I right or am I right?

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Posted on April 2, 2014

Don't worry. Him's okay. Him's just dying laughing.

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Posted on April 1, 2014

"I don't care if I have big ears -- I can't fly like Dumbo!"

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Posted on March 31, 2014

"I told you to settle down and clean your room! I mean business mister!"

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Posted on March 30, 2014

During his catnaps, Fluffy began dreaming of his goal of world domination as Catzilla, the monster tabby.

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Posted on March 29, 2014

A dog with a hangover walks into a bar. The bartender asks "Whadda ya have?" The dog replies "A hair of that man that bit me."

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Posted on March 28, 2014

I gots to go to the beeeeeaach! Spring Breaaaaaaak!

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Posted on March 27, 2014

I don't normally look like this, but the cat said "hi" -- repeatedly.

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Posted on March 26, 2014

My new wetsuit is cool. It made from rubber glove

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Posted on March 25, 2014

I love you, Mommy!