Today I bring you the top ten most awesome pets of US Presidents! (This is not a complete list of presidential pets or of all the pets of the named presidents, just the awesome ones!)
10 Calvin Coolidge: An antelope?!
9 Jimmy Carter: A siamese cat named "Misty Malarky Ying Yang"
8 George W Bush: A Longhorned Cow named "Ofelia"
7 Abraham Lincoln: Actually had a dog named "Fido"
6 Theodore Roosevelt: A one legged rooster. Also a badger among other things.
5 John Adams: Dog named "Satan"
4 James Garfield: Dog named "Veto"
3 George Washington: Dogs named "Sweet Lips" (!?) "Drunkard," and "Tipsy"
2 McKinley: Parrot named "Washington Post"
and the winner...
1 Benjamin Harrison (there was such a president?!): two possums named "Mr Reciprocity" and "Mr Protection".
(Hey possums are currently winning in the poll on what I should blog about (= )
Complete list here. So many early presidents had things like alligators, donkeys and roosters I didn't incldue them in my list!
Recall also that I had mentioned that Socks the famous Clinton cat has been discarded by the Clintons ... because they're insenstive monsters!!
Picture of the Day
My pet chicken.