Animals

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,…

Remy Dog
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…

pet at the end of their life
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…

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…