Weird Pets of Celebrities.
Many of the Celebrities have love for animals and they like to keep them as pets. The most common pet we all know would be either a “Dog” or a “Cat” but, to your surprise, some of the celebs have got the weirdest pets and you need to check this out!! Here is a list of 12 celebs with their unusual pets.
1. Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo is well known for his immense work in Hollywood movies and an actor like him would not just be satisfied with any Pet. Hence, Leonardo has got a “Tortoise” as a Pet. It is a 10 year old Sulcata Tortoise that can live up to 70 years. Leo had pre – ordered this tortoise from a pet store in California which specializes in rare reptile breed. Though, the tortoise presently weighs 35 pounds they can grow up to 200 pounds!! You might be thinking this as normal but, what so special about the tortoise? Well, the actor got this tortoise at a whopping 400$. Now, that’s a precious tortoise.
2. Reese Witherspoon
This Hollywood Beauty has recently added two “Donkeys” to her growing menagerie. The names of the Donkeys are Honky and Tonky. They are miniature Donkeys and she finds both of them very cute. Apart from this, the actress has two Pigs, three goats, twenty chickens and three dogs. Woah!! That’s pretty too much of Heavy petting!!
3. Nicolas Cage – Cobras and Octopus
This American Actor and Producer has already amused us with his films, his luxury lifestyle which includes 50 vehicles, a private jet, a Castle and two islands!! But this is not it, until he wanted to surprise us even more by spending more than $270,000 on buying Shelba and Moby – his two pet “Cobra Snakes”. And if that’s not shocking enough, the star also purchased an octopus. He claims that the “Octopus” has helped him boost his Acting Skills. Well, who says money can’t buy Happiness?
4. Michael Jackson
The King of Pop was fond of animals and he had adopted a “Chimpanzee”. The Chimpanzee was named Bubbles and often accompanied MJ during his world tour and helped in household work. Bubbles used to live with MJ in his house but, when he matured and became an aggressive adult he was sent to a California animal trainer. We all miss this Man – Animal Duo!!
5. Mike Tyson
The Boxing Legend Mike Tyson is not behind in terms of having the most unusual pets. This boxer, who not only has love for Pigeons, but also has “Three Royal Bengal Tigers” named: Kenya, Storm and a male tiger named Boris. One of which is also found in the famous Hollywood movie The Hangover, 2009. Taking care of these tigers costs Mike around $4000 a month. Only a boxer like him can afford to have three massive beasts!!
6. Salvador Dali
Salvador Dali was a Spanish surrealist Painter. His love for animals was not just limited to an aquarium like any of us would have. But, he had a “Lobster” and an “Anteater” as a pet. Remember the creature in Ice Age with a long pointed nose?? Well, that’s Anteater. Quite a unique pet, isn’t it?
7. George Clooney
This American Actor, Activist and Filmmaker have a very unique Pet. The Actor had a “Pig” as his pet. He had named him Max and for George his pet was really special and he never wanted to have children, as for him Max was his baby. Now, that’s a true love for a pet!!
8. Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart owns a “Wolf” hybrid. Woah! That’s quite scary!! Its name is Jack and he is the oldest male amongst others. She got Jack from Florida and as he is black they are apparently European which is why they are Wolf Dogs and are hybrid. And NO! It has nothing to do with Twilight.
9. Paris Hilton
Paris Hilton is often seen carrying her pets as accessories. She is so much fond of Pets and loves to have different kinds of Pets. Paris has a huge Pig whom she has named Princess Pigelette. She has 2 dogs, a Cat, a Parrot (named Hank), Bunny named Thumper, two rats Jaq and Gus, and a very unique pet Kinkajou. Wondering if she owns a Zoo?? Well, No! In fact, all of these animals stay at her Mulholland Estate mansion in Sherman Oaks, Calif. Now, this shows her unconditional love for Animals.
10. Charlie Sheen
Apart from having dogs which is a really common and faithful pet. Charlie had the weirdest pet which was a Chinese Water Dragon. The thought of a house lizard makes us feel creepy!! Eeuu! But, it seems like the love for pets took him to own such a creepy creature!! Quite interesting, isn’t it?
11. Tippi Hedren
Tippi Hedren a fashion model and animal activists has a huge “Lion” as a pet! This even sounds horrifying. Hedren has named the lion Neil. Neil has always been treated as a family member but, after all we are not talking about a “Cat” but, it’s a “Lion” and the family members have to take care of his needs time to time. This can be too scary!!
12. Nicole Kidman
This beautiful Hollywood actress has love for puppies but, she also owns an “Alpaca” a very unusual and unique pet. Alpaca is a domesticated species of South American camelid. It resembles a small llama in appearance.
Many people love having pets as they are faithful and give you unconditional love all the time. But, in return these pets too need proper care and attention. Some of them may also need special training. These pets have been really special to all these celebrities and we are sure your pets are your babies too. But, one should never forget to take care of themselves and the pets all the times.
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