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  2. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals - Wikipedia

    Website. www .peta .org. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ( PETA; / ˈpiːtə /) is an American animal rights nonprofit organization based in Norfolk, Virginia, and led by Ingrid Newkirk, its international president. PETA says that its entities have more than 9 million members globally. [citation needed]

  3. Pet - Wikipedia

    A young black cat resting at home. A pet, or companion animal, is an animal kept primarily for a person's company or entertainment rather than as a working animal, livestock, or a laboratory animal. Popular pets are often considered to have attractive/ cute appearances, intelligence, and relatable personalities, but some pets may be taken in on ...

  4. Wikipedia:Wikipe-tan - Wikipedia

    Commons-tan (sister) Wikiquote-tan (sister) Wikipe-tan ( Japanese: ウィキペたん) is a personification of Wikipedia created in January 2006 by Japanese editor Kasuga. [a] She is an unofficial mascot of Wikipedia and is used at several WikiProjects. The -tan in "Wikipe-tan" is an affectionate suffix, in the form of a Japanese honorific.

  5. Category:Pets - Wikipedia

    A. Abandoned pets. The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents. Animal fancy. Animal loss. Animal tattoo. Apollo (parrot) Artificial insemination.

  6. Small mammals as pets - Wikipedia

    Nomenclature. The definition of a "small mammal" differs, but is generally accepted as all mammals weighing less than 5 kilograms (11 lb).. The term "pocket pet" is used for a small, pocket-sized mammal (sometimes also categorized as a "small and furry" in the pet industry) commonly kept as a household pet.

  7. PetSmart - Wikipedia

    PetSmart Inc. is a privately held American chain of pet superstores, which sell pet products, services, and small pets. It is the leading North American pet company, and its direct competitor is Petco. [4] [5] Its indirect competitors are Amazon, Walmart, and Target. [6] As of 2020, PetSmart has more than 1,650 stores in the United States and ...

  8. United States presidential pets - Wikipedia

    Most United States presidents have kept pets while in office, or pets have been part of their families. [1] Only James K. Polk, Andrew Johnson, and Donald Trump did not have any presidential pets while in office. [2] However, Johnson did take care of some mice he found in his bedroom.

  9. Skeleton tarantula - Wikipedia

    Aphonopelma bistriatum (C. L. Koch, 1838) The skeleton tarantula, Ephebopus murinus, is a species of spider belonging to the family Theraphosidae (tarantulas), sub-family Aviculariinae. A New World species, it is native to several South American countries. Its common name is derived from the skeleton-like markings on its legs.