In an opinion essay, Julia Baird writes about Taylor Swift, spinster stereotypes, and the myth of the crazy cat lady. Click to read more at The New York Times. (Photo: Lucia Lambriex/Getty Images)
Crazy Cats, Cat Don T, Female Cat, Cat Owners, Cat Ladies, Crazy Cat Lady, Stand Up, Photo, Nytimes Com
Stand Up for Your Cat : "Must female cat owners constantly have their sanity questioned simply because they like to coexist with purring fur balls?" It's irrational & sexist, and needs to stop.
Ten artists recall the special creatures that found their way into their young lives. See the other pets on The New York Times Opinion page. (Illustration: Tim Lahan)
Animal Illustrations, Childhood Pet, New York Time
My Childhood Pet - NYTimes.com
There are two types of dog: the kind with dog-eyes, and the kind with eyes that indicate they are not dogs at all, but humans hiding inside a dog’s body. Read more on Private Lives, a New York Times Opinion blog. (Illustration: Ward Zwart)
Graphics Novels, Gift, Comic, Mans Best Friend, Men Best Friends, Blog Private, Don'T Judge, Manic Depression, Eye
Dogs are one of the most precious gifts that we have been given.
A (Manic Depressive) Man’s Best Friend - NYTimes.com
I take one glance at him, and he warns me which version of myself I’ll be living with today. Beware: You detest me and yourself equally — avoid interactions. Beware: Your joy is manic and weird — do not send video texts no matter how funny you think they are. Beware: You’ve forgotten how to care — don’t judge yourself. Wait for it to pass.
Ward Zwart for the NYTimes blog Private Lives http://tinyurl.com/o79lqyu
As we figured out how to care for him, he began showing trust — nosing at our feet or rolling over to allow for a tummy rub. We learned that a pig’s love must be won. Read more about Señor Bacon in this Opinion piece. (Photo: Randy Harris for The New York Times)
New York Time, Photo
A literary society aims to inspire students and remind vets why they went into the profession. (Photo: iStock)
Dogs, Sweet Poem, Joy, Inspiration Students, New York Time, Clean Clothing, Veterinarians, Golden Retriever, Pet Feet
Monsoon Tips - Monsoon is a season when extra care has to be taken to protect against contagious skin diseases. Since your pet’s feet are most likely to soak in rain water, special attention should be given to them when you are back indoors - carefully wash the feet and pads with warm water and wipe them dry with a clean cloth.
I found this sweet poem on the New York Times Health website. If you walk a dog this will touch your heart. For the rest? The message is clear: be here now.
A cortisol detection dog helps students in New Jersey by sensing their anxiety. (Photo: The Calais School)
Ridgeback Help, Rhodesian Ridgeback Training, Help Students, Cortisol Detective, De Stress, Detective Dogs, Detective Stress, Jersey Schools, Dogs Help
Dog detects stress hormones in students
A Rhodesian Ridgeback helps special needs children reduce stress in a New Jersey school.
When man’s best friend gets too fat, that pet becomes a potential fitness aid for its owner. (Illustration: Ben Wiseman)
Benwiseman, Illustrations, Fitness, Pets, Weights Gain, Ben Wiseman, New York Time, Pet Affection, Time Magazine
How do pets affect your health? A recent study suggests that "love and concern for a dog can be a powerful motivation for exercise.” The New York Times' Well has the full story: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/12/10/pet-weight-gain/
Dogs are endowed with more endurance-related muscle fibers than cats, making them better running companions. (Photo: iStock)
Agility Competition, Articles, Athletic Nutrition, Runners Dogs, Dogs Nutrition, Canin Nutrition, Dogs Products, Pet Exerci, Animal
Canine athlete nutrition
@nytimeswell shares how Natural Ingredients in Dog Products can help your pet's exercise needs. Natural products fit for the universal species available from prolabspets.com. #prolabspets
Endurance Dog Nutrition
Feeding Your Canine Athlete By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS dogs are not people. competing in a Frisbee or agility competition is, for a dog, glorious fun but relatively little exercise, requiring only about 25 percent more calories than lying on a rug.
In the midst of a fearful snowstorm, Burt, a gray whippet, reunited with his owner. He was missing for five months. (Photo: Ángel Franco/The New York Times)
Animal Lovers, Animal Rescue, Months, Dogs, Gray Whippets, Burts, Rescue Amid, Amid Snowstorm, Storms
Dog Missing for Months Is Rescued Amid Snowstorm - NYTimes.com
Burt, a gray whippet who disappeared from his Harlem home, was discovered months later and miles away by a resourceful Fire Department lieutenant.
Gunnar. Photo: Jane Beiles for The New York Times
Side Tables, Interiors Design, Beautiful Furniture, New York Time, Photo
Chaise!! Gunnar. Photo: Jane Beiles for The New York Times
Lounging in The Little Cat Design ceramic bed. Photo: John Burcham for The New York Times
Cat Beds, Cat Design, Design Ceramics, Cute Animal, Ceramics Beds, Cat Gatos, Cat Women, Cat Photo, Fluffy Cat
The Little Cat Design ceramic bed #cute #cat #bed #funny
The Cat Lady. Photo: John Burcham for The New York Times.
Cats Oth, Cat Oth, Cat Women, Cat Photo, Cat Tattoo, Cat Ladies, Ladies Tattoo, Benjamin Cat, Cat Lady
A Cat Woman’s Lair - Slide Show - NYTimes.com, Phoenix, AZ
Kate Benjamin's cat lady tattoo. Oh my god I want this! lol
Lolita doing canine cardio. Photo: Tony Cenicola/The New York Times
Doggies Bags, Doggies Weights, Animal Companion, Crazy Dogs, Animal Teaching, Dogs Ladies, New York Time, American Dogs, Weights Watcher
Did you know over 1/2 of all American #dogs are overweight?! Read this NYTimes article and find out more!
Doggie Weight Watchers
Finoula, a standard poodle. Photo: Bruce Buck for The New York Times
Beds, Standards Poodle, Dogs Ladies, Color Mixed, Loft, Smart Spaces, New York Time, Interesting Photo, Animal
Lovely color mix
West Village Loft Alison Aldrich - good close up shot of the room
Bed with a dog
Cinnamon Toast. Photo: Jennifer May for The New York Times
Regular Pet, Animal Photo, Pet Llamas, New York Time
The llama named Cinnamon Toast basks in flowers and sunlight. Llama breeders have been known to pay as much as $30,000 for a top-quality male, but a regular pet llama can be had for less than $500.
Sarafina. Photo: Randy Harris for The New York Times
Mornings Feelin, Flames Faces, Pigs, Called Face, Llama Llama, Funny Shaving, Llamas Alpacas, Animales Crazy, Llamas Nytimes Com
How do you like my pig tails?
Wake up in the morning feelin like P-diddy
Am I the only one who thinks llamas look so funny shaved?
Tallulah and Teddy. Photo: Eric Striffler for The New York Times