Tag: Pet

Man’s ‘crap’ pet portraits raise thousands for charity

Phil Heckels, 38, told CNN that his rise to internet stardom began six weeks ago when he was trying to get his 6-year-old son to make a thank you card for family.

He decided to draw the family dog, a black Labrador named Narla, to inspire his son, and later uploaded a photo of his work on Facebook alongside a jokey caption offering to sell it for £299 (around $390).

“It was pretty crap,” said Heckels, from Worthing, south England, who was surprised to be inundated with offers for the work.

By the end of the day he had seven … Read More

Pet Stories from CBS News 8 Family

COVID-19 reveals the secret lives of our pets and makes for a real ‘Animal Party’.

SAN DIEGO — 2020 hasn’t been all bad. Most Americans are spending a lot more time at home with their pets. In this Zevely Zone, I asked some members of the News 8 family what they’ve learned about their animals during COVID.

Last Spring, when COVID caged the News 8 team at home like animals, our pets suddenly shared their secret lives. Many members of the News 8 team built home TV studios and were face-to-face with our furry friends.

At the Zevely household, we

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Cat owner makes himself look ‘utterly insane’ at a pet store, he recalls in viral Reddit post

Cats make people crazy all the time, what with their constant tomfoolery and lasagna-demanding tendencies. But one anonymous cat owner admitted to looking “utterly insane” at his local pet store, with no one to blame but himself.

The cat owner, who shared his story on Reddit, claims he and his partner frequently visit a local pet store to buy food and toys for their own cats. During these trips, they also stop by the store’s in-house adoption center to take a look at the kitties.

“Another detail: My partner has a sister whose name we shorten to ‘Kat,’”

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Tong’s Tropical Fish Pet and Supplies

Ok, this place isnt perfect but despite that I would recommend this place to anyone who lives around the downtown area.

First of all a big plus would be the PARKING! You all know what I’m talking about. Parking around downtown LA / westlake/ silverlake areas can be such a pain that I often just give up and do something else.

Tong’s is located conveniently off the 110 freeway and is close to Exposition park. It’s in a big plaza where you have ample parking . The area is a bit shabby but it’s worth the trip here since it’s

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The Most Friendly Pet Birds

If you are trying to choose the right bird to buy as a pet, there are a lot of things to consider. 

The fact is that some birds are friendlier than others. We have listed some of the most affectionate birds that people keep as pets for your benefit.

Most Friendly Pet Birds

1. Cockatiel

The cockatiel is definitely among the most social and friendliest pet birds in the entire world. These beautiful birds are very popular for a number of reasons. They are also very intelligent and easy to train for the most part.

The average cockatiel grows to

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