A Trusted Friend in a Complicated World

Pets & Animals

Whether you have a fur baby you adore, are thinking of getting one, or are just an animal lover, this is the place for you. We’ve got answers to your pet questions and advice, fascinating facts about creatures big and small, and, yes, cute pictures.

View More in:

Add Filter

15 Animals Who Are Probably Smarter Than You

Think humans are the smartest animals? Raccoons pick locks, crows know physics, and bees hold democratic dance-offs.

Tout icon

10 Incredible Benefits of Owning a Pet

As if you needed another reason to love your furry friend, your pet could give you these health-boosting benefits.


Tout icon

GREAT News—Those Funny Cat Videos You Love Are Actually Good for You

As if you needed an excuse to watch those furballs trip over themselves.

Alligator vs. Crocodile? 10 Interesting Animal Distinctions You Used to Know

Yep, there's an actual difference between a rabbit and a hare. Read this and let those middle school biology class...



The 15 Best Things That Happened in 2017

2017 wasn't all bad! Here are some amazing feel-good stories from all throughout this year that'll lift your spirits. Keep...


These Stunning Photos Capture the Beauty of Living on a Farm

Readers sent us almost 2,000 submissions, and picking the grand prize and category winners wasn’t easy. Here are those photos...

This Photo of a Two-Year-Old Feeding Kittens From a Tiny Milk Bottle Is Proof That Love Is Innate

You'll want to bottle-feed kittens after seeing this sweet photo.