Adorable celebrity pets

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Just like the rest of us, Hollywood’s A-listers are pretty obsessed with their pets, especially when it comes to sharing them on social media.

From pampered pooches to adorable kittens, some of these Instagram-famous animals live just as glamorously as their owners.

Here, we take a look at some of social media’s best-loved celebrity pets.

1. Mark Wahlberg’s Pomeranian Champ

With more than 84,000 followers, Mark Wahlberg’s Pomeranian called Champ has amassed a loyal following on Instagram.

The 49-year-old actor’s pup is known for his cheeky smile and an enviable array of designer harnesses.

And the pint-sized dog is a natural poser too – he’s even been featured in a photoshoot for Men’s Health magazine alongside his famous dad.

2. Taylor Swift’s cats

Taylor Swift’s love for cats is no secret. The pop star owns three in total – two Scottish folds named Meredith Grey and Olivia Benson, and a ragdoll called Benjamin Button.

As well as regularly featuring on her Instagram feed, the trio of sweet cats have also made cameos in some of the singer’s biggest music videos.

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Indeed, Ms Swift first met Benjamin on the set of her music video for ME! She reportedly fell in love with the tiny kitten the moment she saw him and decided to adopt him.

3. Paris Hilton’s dogs

Paris Hilton is known to have a whole array of animal companions including bunnies, dogs, pigs, cats, and donkeys.

Her pet dogs are her pride and joy, and they even have their own Instagram account @hiltonpets, which documents their enviably lavish lives.

As well as owning designer wardrobes, her pups also have their own purpose-built doggie mansion to chill in.

4. Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes’ dog Tarzan

Lovebirds Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes took their relationship to the next stage in 2020 by adopting adorable golden retriever puppy Tarzan.

Dubbing him the ‘new member of their pack’, Ms Cabello introduced the puppy in a sweet Instagram post that showed Senorita singer Shawn Mendes cuddling the dog in a tartan blanket.

5. Ed Sheeran’s cats Calippo and Dorito

Singer Ed Sheeran is the proud parent of two cats called Calippo and Dorito. With names like that, we’re sure these cats have quite the personality.

The singer has even made an Instagram account for his two furry friends (@thewibbles), which he shares with his wife Cherry Seaborn.

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6. Lady Gaga’s bulldog Miss Asia

Lady Gaga’s sassy pet puppy, Miss Asia, provides an off-the-charts amount of delight. With her huge, bug eyes and doting expression, the fabulous pet is a must-follow for fans of bulldogs.

Lady Gaga also owns three other dogs of the same breed, and regularly shares pics of her whole canine brood on Miss Asia’s Instagram account.

7. The Biebers’ dog Oscar

Newlyweds Justin Bieber and Hayley Baldwin adopted Oscar back in 2018 and he’s been a regular star of their Instagram posts since.

While we’re not 100 per cent sure what breed Oscar is, some fans speculated that he is a Maltese Yorkie after Bieber introduced him on his Instagram account and called the pup his ‘dogson’.

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8. Kylie Jenner’s Italian greyhounds Norman and Bambi

Business mogul Jenner is currently rumoured to have eight dogs in total, including five Italian greyhounds – Norman, Bambi, Ross, Harley and Sophia – as well as Wesley, a chihuahua-dachshund mix.

Norman and Bambi are arguably her most famous pets, as they share their own Instagram account with a whopping 378,000 followers.

Do you have any pets? What do you think of the pet Instagram trend?

– With PA

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Written by Drew

Starting out as a week of work experience in 2005 while studying his Bachelor of Business at Swinburne University, Drew has never left his post and has been with the company ever since, working on the websites digital needs. Drew has a passion for all things technology which is only rivalled for his love of all things sport (watching, not playing).


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