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Squirrel Goes Nuts on Maine Teenager Taking Selfie

Squirrel Goes Nuts on Maine Teenager Taking Selfie

Originally posted 05/02/2014 11:30AM

A photo op with a squirrel that went awry has left a teenager flustered but unhurt.

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Funny Video: Watch this Adorable Hamster Stuff His Cheeks with Tiny Burritos

Originally posted 04/30/2014 12:30PM

Kittens, babies, sprinkles: The best things come in small packages. So it makes scientific sense that this video of a teeny-tiny hamster eating an equally itty-bitty burrito is overflowing with adorableness.

Before the hungry, hungry hamster chows down, viewers are treated to a peek at the craftsmanship that goes into making novelty-sized Mexican food. With the ingredients carefully diced, folded and inspected, the customer is served.

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UpdatePosted 03/26/2014 08:00PM

The Daily Treat: 'Spoiler Dog' Is Out to Ruin Your TV-Watching Experience

Originally posted 03/26/2014 03:35PM


Congratulations – we know it hasn't been easy, but you've done it. You've made it this far without having House of Cards spoiled for you.

And now you're settling into your favorite corner of the living room sofa. You've got your wine in one hand and your best furry buddy by your side. You hit play ... and something goes very wrong.

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Filed Under: Dogs, Funny Pets

Hidden Camera: Adorably Disobedient Dog Jumps on Bed When You Leave

Originally posted 03/16/2014 01:00PM



When the cat's away, the mice will play. Likewise, when the dog's home alone, he'll jump on the bed while the cat watches.

After forbidding the dog from going on the bed, an owner installed a camera in the room to see what really goes down when no one's keeping tabs on the pets.

That means it's all caught on camera (watch above): With no human interference in the way, the cat politely looks on as the dog stages a full-on rebellion, ceremoniously jumping onto the bed with a joy we thought was reserved for bacon and the mailman.

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UpdatePosted 03/14/2014 11:55AM

The Daily Treat: Jimmy Fallon Parodies First Kiss Video with Puppies & Kittens

Originally posted 03/14/2014 11:35AM


How do you improve upon a masterpiece? Let Jimmy Fallon show you the way.

Two days after a video in which 20 strangers were asked to kiss for the first time went viral, The Tonight Show host debuted his reimagining of the clip on Thursday – starring puppies and kittens.

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Five Times Animals Won the Olympics | Olympics, Winter Olympics 2014

UpdatePosted 02/20/2014 06:15PM

The Weird, Wild & Cute Animal Encounters of the Winter Olympics

Originally posted 02/20/2014 05:00PM

You didn't think the animals were about to let us humans have all the fun at the Winter Olympics, now did you? From party-crashing pups to death-defying felines, these furballs brought the weird, the wild and, yes, the adorable to Sochi.

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VIDEO: Beluga Whale Sprays Child, Teaches Him Meaning of Life | Cute Pets, Funny Pets, Pet Videos

VIDEO: Whale Spraying Child Is Best Metaphor Ever for Your Life

Originally posted 01/28/2014 07:00AM

You know what they say: When it rains – or, likewise, when a Beluga whale sprays water at you – it pours.

This little guy learned that the hard way – not once, but twice – when he visited China's Hangzhou Polar Ocean Park in the country's Zhejiang province. (Watch the video above.) There, the youngster encountered the overzealous (or, perhaps, delightfully sassy) mammal. It was not very kind.

The real take-away here: Sometimes, life throws things your way, and it's not always pleasant.

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PHOTOS: Meet 5 Animals Who Are So Over Winter

UpdatePosted 01/25/2014 02:30PM

The Daily Treat: Meet 5 Animals Who Are So Over Winter

Originally posted 01/22/2014 10:00AM

Oh c'mon, not again.

Mere weeks after most of the country battled through the polar vortex, which itself followed winter storm Hercules, another serious set of snowfall has struck the East Coast thanks to winter storm Janus.

Freezing temperatures and slippery sidewalks are here again ... not to mention cold paws and frosty fur.

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The Daily Treat: This Dog Is Twerking for a Cause

Originally posted 01/17/2014 02:30PM

Just when the world thought twerking and "Gangnam Style" had surpassed their saturation point, along comes Nathan.

This hairless pup – rocking a Miley Cyrus crop – is a resident at Bald is Beautiful Dog Rescue in South Carolina, and is also the non-profit's top rump-shaker. To get a little extra warmth, Nathan has developed a cardio regimen of intense wiggling – and the Internet has taken notice.

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Filed Under: Cute Pets, Dogs, Funny Pets
The Daily Treat: These Dogs Are Out to Ruin Your Day

The Daily Treat: These Dogs Are Out to Ruin Your Day

Originally posted 01/14/2014 06:30PM

It's time to come clean. Here at PEOPLE Pets, there's a certain animal kingdom stereotype we've sometimes helped promulgate: That cats are jerks.

But in light of new evidence, we've decided to amend our stance. Turns out, cats aren't the only ones who can sometimes make life at home for their owners a living nightmare. Dogs are just as guilty of it. And the ones we've brought to your attention below, they might even be doing it on purpose.

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