Animals

What Photographer Joel Sartore Taught Me About Community

Photographer Joel Sartore had a very unassuming appearance compared to the introduction he was given. Kathy…

Sharks And The Horrors Of Shark Fin Soup

A couple of weeks ago, a video popped up in my newsfeed on Facebook. In…

5 Questions To Consider Before Getting A Dog

Throughout the entirety of high school and the first half of college I worked at…

7 Things You Really Need To Know Before Owning A Cat

Greetings, darlings, from the land of the crazy cat ladies! If there’s one creature that…

Save An Elephant With “Love and Bananas”

To ride an elephant, you have to break an elephant. Every elephant undergoes the same…

Getting To Know Kelsey Through GIFs

Welcome to the next episode of Getting to Know Literally, Darling‘s authors! I love GIFs…

The Beginning Of The End: Saying Goodbye To My Four-Legged Friend

I’ve had many animals in my life—dogs, cats, ponies, fish, bunnies, gerbils, and even a…

57 Charities For A Meaningful Last-Minute Christmas

You have two days left until Christmas, you have no hope of getting anything shipped…

Deck The Paws: Pets On Christmas

Literally, Darling brings you “Deck the Paws”—a compilation of our sweet furry friends that make…

Fostering Kittens: A Reflection and Some Tips

If you followed any of my social media handles over the past two weeks, you…

It’s Not Easy Being Green: A Beginner’s Guide To Veganism

If you clicked on this article bracing yourself for an antsy vegan rant, then fear…

The Therapy Dog: Traveling Through Illness With Pups

My dogs have always been an important part of my life. My first best friend…

Jurassic Park, as told by Tumblr

For the second installment of “As told by Tumblr,” I look to a great piece…

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I Never Did Care Much For People, But I Sure Do Love Critters

Somewhere in the double bed, buried under five to seven dogs, is Bill. His coarse…

6 Reasons My Cat is a Terrible Influence

I got a cat before I had a couch in my apartment. It was an…

3 Disgusting (but totally natural) Things You Should Consider Before Adopting a Dog

It’s 1 am; you’re on Facebook, scrolling through your feed for the SEVENTH time today. Something…

My Dog: A High Functioning Sociopath

If you stalk the Internet anywhere to the extent we do, or have the Tumblr…