Chonky, fluffy, thicc: inside the internet’s obsession with fat cats on diets

More social media accounts are dedicating themselves to specific chonky cats and their weight-loss efforts Theyre chonky, theyre fluffy, theyre thicc and body pawsitive. Theyre round boys, floofs and absolute units. The new animal trend on the internet celebrates the rotund and plump, with social media users focusing on the adorableness of a cats rounded cheeks, a hamsters many rolls, a dogs rounded shape and a raccoons voluptuous volume. The Instagram account Chonky Animals has more than 409,000 followers while the Round Boys and Round Animals accounts top out at more than 455,000 and 487,000, respectively. The Facebook group, This Cat is Chonky, has more than 395,000 members and hundreds of new posts each day. The trend raises concerns about …

Black Dogs And Cats Are Last On The List For Adoption, I Want To Change That By Taking Beautiful Portraits Of Them

I’ve done a bit of research on this and there seem to be four major reasons that black dogs and cats are last on the list for potential adoptees – firstly, they don’t photograph well (I think these images disprove that point) which is tragic if you want to take over Instagram with your new pet (repeatedly smacks forehead against wall), secondly, black dogs can look intimidating and aggressive, thirdly, black cats are superstitiously unlucky (or should that be stupid-stitiously) and lastly, they are a bit plain and boring to look at. What. Evs. here. My Googling did reveal an interesting tip for shelters looking to encourage people to adopt their ‘boring’ black dogs and cats – place them with …

Company Turns Ashes Of Peoples Beloved Pets Into Glass Replica Paws That Will Serve As A Memorial Forever

Losing a loved one, either human or animal, is one of the hardest experiences you’ll face in life. To help keep the memories alive many of us like to have a physical reminder to keep close at hand, something beautiful and meaningful that contains the essence of a friend departed. Davenport Memorial Glass specializes in just these kind of physical reminders, creating memorial pieces that infuse a small quantity of a loved one’s ashes with stunning glass works of art. The pet paws are particularly popular and are small enough for you could carry a little piece of your beloved cat or dog with you wherever you go. “Our goal is to physically capture a moment, to create a keepsake that …