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Me-Wow! Kickstarter for Kitty Hamster Wheel Far Exceeds Goal with Nearly $100,000 Funded

Originally posted 07/21/2014 04:45PM

Got a fat cat? This Kickstarter has an interesting answer to fighting pussycat pudge: hamster wheels!

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Katherine Heigl: 'I Wouldn't Recommend' Having 7 Dogs and 2 Kids

Katherine Heigl: 'I Wouldn't Recommend' Having 7 Dogs and 2 Kids

Originally posted 12/17/2012 08:25AM

An ardent animal lover and advocate, Katherine Heigl has happily opened up her home and heart to seven canine companions – but she's the first to admit it's not always easy.

"Yeah, I wouldn't recommend that," the actress jokes to PEOPLE. "I really love these dogs, but it's a lot with two little kids."

After purchasing her first three dogs – schnauzers Romeo, Stella and Wheezer – Heigl became aware of Los Angeles's growing overpopulation problem, and began rescuing pooches as a result.

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Bret Michaels, Pet Accessories Designer? Believe It | Bret Michaels

Bret Michaels, Pet Accessories Designer? Believe It

Originally posted 06/26/2012 05:45PM

Bret Michaels wanted a dog bed with metal studs.

"I wanted them," he tells PEOPLE, "but realized very quickly, not very safe, so got rid of them."

The rocker-by-day is speaking as a designer of pet accessories. It's an endeavor he took on with PetSmart this year, and one that's resulted in the firstPets Rock Collection, a line of toys, apparel and beds that are exactly what you might expect from Michaels.

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Stars and Their Wild (Animal) Style | Taylor Swift

Stars and Their Wild (Animal) Style

Originally posted 06/02/2011 06:00AM

Do you wear your pet love on your sleeve?

And by that we mean, literally – is there pet hair on your sleeve? It's a small price to pay for having pets we adore, but stars like Ashley Greene, Taylor Swift and Mickey Rourke are inspiring us to show our animal love more creatively!

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10 Things Your Cat Wants Right Now

10 Things Your Cat Wants Right Now

Originally posted 06/01/2011 06:00AM

Your cat is a lot like Oprah Winfrey. A smart, sophisticated, larger-than-life personality who loves the finer things. June is Adopt-A-Cat month, and we've pulled together our favorite things for your fierce feline – from hysteria-inducing toys to sleek cat trees, these are items that your cat needs to live her best life.

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Moschino's Pet Collection Was Made for the Posh Pooch

Moschino's Pet Collection Was Made for the Posh Pooch

Originally posted 05/24/2011 07:45AM

Does your dog walk a little taller when she's strutting on an expensive leash? Is the sidewalk her runway when she's donning her finest canine couture? It's true – some dogs have a nose for high fashion, and the new Moschino Pets collection was made especially for them.

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Get Comfy Snuggles Year-Round with Snub's New Dog Beds

Get Comfy Snuggles Year-Round with Snub's New Dog Beds

Originally posted 05/19/2011 07:45AM

The dog days of summer are fast approaching, and your pooch deserves nothing but the best in warm-weather gear. Now is the time to splurge on a just-launched Snub dog bed.

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Etsy Fave! Personalized Pet Food Bowls for Dogs Big and Small

Etsy Fave! Personalized Pet Food Bowls for Dogs Big and Small

Originally posted 05/10/2011 09:00AM

What little kid doesn't love drinking from a personalized cup, and why wouldn't a dog love it just the same? Treat your pup to some custom lovin' with Kim Berger's personalized bowls.

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Etsy Fave! Hang a Sloth from Your Neck with Cute Silver Jewelry

Etsy Fave! Hang a Sloth from Your Neck with Cute Silver Jewelry

Originally posted 05/04/2011 07:45AM

Dogs, cats and pandas are constantly receiving getting our attention – but what about sloths? They deserve some time in the spotlight, too.

And the sloth –along with the manatee, the platypus and even the humble snail –is getting the cute treatment thanks to Etsy shop MaryMaryHandmade.

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Get the Look: Kitty Purry's Fierce Shark Bed

Get the Look: Kitty Purry's Fierce Shark Bed

Originally posted 04/05/2011 12:00PM

As CEO of Katy Perry's company and the inspiration behind her new fragrance, Purr, we figured the pop star's cat, Kitty Purry, would be dealing with sharks in the boardroom. But we were surprised to learn that the fierce feline sleeps with them, too! When Perry shared a photo on Twitter of Kitty Purry's shark-shaped pet bed on Monday, we had to find one for ourselves.

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