‘Black Pet Bias’ May Not Actually Be a Thing

Even though everyone knows that black cats are the foot servants of Satan, this bit of common knowledge will probably not, by itself, prevent black cats from being adopted at animal shelters. That’s because the so-called “black pet bias” — a popular aversion to those more inky, shadow-dwelling black cats and dogs… » 9/22/13 1:00pm 9/22/13 1:00pm

Program Matches Adorable Shelter Pets With Their Perfect Owners

There seems to be no end to the things animal shelters can learn from online dating sites. First, it was that using a good picture means you're more likely to get picked. And now, many shelters are using a system called Meet Your Match, which was developed by the ASPCA. It's a program that matches up pets and the… » 2/09/12 10:40am 2/09/12 10:40am

Is Anna Wintour Taking Money From Charity To Pay Amy Linehouse?

  • Does Anna Wintour love Amy Winehouse even more than Karl Lagerfeld does? Word on the street is that the singer who wouldn't go to rehab only to go to rehab has been offered $1 million to play at the Wintour-hosted Costume Institute Gala. But a rep says that can't be true since the Costume Institute Gala is supposed…
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Huckabee's "Minor" Son Was Still A Major Asshole


Jesus Christ: What the fuck is up with Republican presidential candidates and cruelty towards animals? First, in a National Lampoon-like moment of utter idiocy, Mitt Romney straps the family dog to the roof of his car; now Mike Huckabee's son David is said to have lynched a stray dog while working as a counselor at a… » 12/18/07 11:00am 12/18/07 11:00am