The Top 5 Best Pets in Literature

The Top 5 Best Pets in Literature

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Pets are amazing. Often they have just as much personality as actual people and sometimes, they can be more compelling to us than our fellow man, being simplistic yet full of life. To celebrate the lives of our furry friends, here are some of the best pets in literature, from the fantastical to the mundane, always providing key companionship to our favorite heroes throughout their journeys.   5. Ramoth from Dragonriders of Pern   Image Via Syfy.com Who wouldn’t want a dragon as a pet? No one, that’s who and Ramoth from Dragonriders of Pern personifies this beautifully. Bonding with a lowly …

This Picture Book Helps Kids Cope When a Beloved Pet Passes On

This Picture Book Helps Kids Cope When a Beloved Pet Passes On

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Many of us know what it’s like to have a pet; you pretty much have an extra family member walking around on all fours. They’re best friends, secret-keepers, little sisters and brothers, guards, constant companions, and givers of unconditional love. As soon as you walk through your front door, their presence alone can heal any of the day’s wearies. So when their time of passing comes, how do you cope?    Image Via Amazon   My last pet that passed to the big birdcage in the sky was my lovebird Sweetie; it was a total heartbreak, even after already having lost three …

Tamagotchi Is Back! We’ll Do Our Best To Keep Them Alive This Time

Tamagotchi Is Back! We’ll Do Our Best To Keep Them Alive This Time

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If you somehow managed to avoid the Tamagotchi craze way back when, then you’re in luck: next month, your favorite virtual pet is making a limited return to the United States to celebrate its 20th anniversary!   As of today, you can preorder online at select retailers, and, starting November 5th, you can have your very own for only $15! With six different variations of shell color and style, each Tamagotchi will include six characters and the box will be a replica of the original 1997 packaging.   To tide you over, here are five of our favorite guides to keeping your …