We've being sticking out our Hollywhiskers and pawing around with the poshest people to get you the gossip. Check out all the latest news on the furry friends of your favorite famous people. You're welcome!
Lady Gaga took a break from her world tour to appreciate the sights of South Africa. One of the singer's stops was a safari, where she got up close to some really wild animals. Gaga was lucky enough to catch a pride of lions taking a cat nap during her trip. (San Francisco Chronicle)
BORN TO BE WILD
Actress Rebel Wilson recently reveled in the wildlife of her native country of Australia. The funny woman visited her homeland as a promotional stop for "Pitch Perfect." Wilson stopped by to visit some of her furry fans, including koalas and kangaroos, at a wildlife park. (Daily Mail)
TIS THE SEASON
Bo is always happy to help out with the White House's fun official duties. Recently, the darling pooch helped the Obamas receive their Christmas tree. After sniffing around for a few minutes, Bo decided the tree passed his inspection. (BuzzFeed)
Miley Cyrus used her 20th birthday to do some good. The star asked her fans to donate to animal charities as a gift for her birthday. Fans were happy to oblige, so PETA went one step further. The animal rights group sponsored a pig in Miley's name as a thank you for her work in helping animals. (Zap2it)
TOO CUTE TO HANDLE
Ian Somerhalder knows the way to a fan's heartstrings. The actor posted the popular YouTube video "Cat Mom Hugs Baby Kitten" to encourage people to adopt. The long-time cat lover is hoping to encourage more people to adopt shelter animals in order to save the millions euthanized each year. (Ecorazzi)
Kristin Davis received a sweet and furry surprise during her visit to "The Talk." The actress visited the show to chat about Oxfam, a charity that helps families struggling with poverty. Part of Oxfam's aid goes to help those with alpaca meadows, so, as a surprise to Davis, the ladies brought a live alpaca onto the show. (Teddy Hilton)
Kevin McHale of "Glee" shared a candid moment from his recent trip to Texas. The actor was visiting family, who were eager to show McHale their horse. McHale and the horse got along wonderfully, sharing a hug and later going out for one of the actor's first rides. (People Pets)
GET BETTER SOON
Cher took to Twitter to find support through her first kitty crisis. The singer's cat, Mr. Big, underwent treatment at the vet for an illness. Cher told followers that she was crying over Mr. Big's condition and never thought her tough feline would get sick. Luckily, Mr. Big is said to now be on the mend. (Express)
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TROUBLE IN THE SHIRE
"The Hobbit" director Peter Jackson used a recent press conference to shoot down rumors of animal abuse surrounding the film. Sources say that 27 animals died on set due to mistreatment. Jackson said the claims were false, calling them "insulting" and "pathetic." (IGN)