Animals

On Having A Long-Distance Relationship With My Dog

My longest-standing relationship has been with my dog. We met when I was in the…

21 Bunny GIFs That Prove Rabbits Are Just Small, Fluffy Humans

They’re cute, they’re fuzzy and they make great pets. But what you don’t know is…

You Call Me A Cat Lady Like It’s a Bad Thing

Originally, I wanted a black cat. I was used to black cats. I was good…

My Therapy Dog Changed My Life — And Views On Therapy

The topic of therapy has, for a long time, been shrouded with misconceptions about the…

15 Halloween Costumes For All Of Your Pets

Colorful packets of chocolate have started appearing with tempting frequency in your daily existence, and…

Cecil The Lion: One Coward’s Trophy Could Be One Pride’s Extinction

Just weeks ago, Science magazine came out with a paper concluding that the earth is…

8 Things To Consider Before Becoming A Pet Parent

TWENTY-SOMETHING TUESDAY It’s summer, which means basically every animal shelter/pet store will be hosting adoption…

A Rookie’s Guide To Cruelty-Free Cosmetics

While anti-fur movements and vegan diets continue to bring the noise, it’s no wonder so…

10 Reasons My Dog Is Basically My Child

On February 1, I became a mom. I didn’t have to go through hours of…

Weirdest Shit Your Pet’s Ever Done

Twenty-Something Tuesday Animals are a blessing. They are our faithful companions, our hilarious best friends,…

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9 Lessons Having A Dog Has Taught Me

By Kasia Manolas My dog, Remy, is a 28-pound (and growing) mini goldendoodle. She’s seven…

How To Manage Pets During The Holidays

We’re a whole bunch of crazy pet people here at LD. Evident by our recent…

LD Holiday Giveaway!

Hello darlings, It’s been a big year for Literally, Darling. In May, we celebrated our…

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On Knowing When Your Pet Is Saying Goodbye

The day is dying for my Ellie. Just shy of a year ago my yellow…

What YOU Can Do About Animal Cruelty

I love animals and, much like Literally, Darling’s editor-in-chief, I love animals more than people.…

Why Is There Still Whaling In 2014?

Whales are one of the world’s most majestic and mysterious creatures, but they have long been…

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Why I Like Animals More Than People

There’s an old family saying coined by my grandfather that goes, “You know I never…

An Open Letter To Kendall Jones

Dear Kendall Jones, Hey there, Kendall. My name’s Kristin, Kristin Urban (Ron Weasley taught me…

My Summer With Tigers

I spent the pivotal summer I turned 21 near a town called Boyd, Texas, surrounded…