25 Oddest Celebrity Pets

They say a dog is man’s best friend, but these famous pet owners tend to disagree. They probably think dogs are much too mainstream. From George Clooney’s faithful four-legged friend to Teddy Roosevelt’s mayhem-causing menagerie, these unconventional pets are bound to make you admire the sacred bond between man and beast. So move over, Fido, because here come the 25 Oddest Celebrity Pets.


David Beckham’s Micro Pigs


Apparently, even a tough guy like David Beckham isn’t immune to cuteness. The famous soccer player’s wife bought him two micro pigs for Christmas in 2009, which they named after family friends David Furnish and Elton John. The micro pigs, which grow to be just 14 inches tall, cost the couple over 1,400 pounds, or about $2,200 dollars. The stylish swine currently reside on the Beckham’s country estate in England.


Tori Spelling’s Chicken


On any given day in Los Angeles, one might spot Tori Spelling out and about with her fluffy pet chicken, Coco Chanel. The reality TV star, mother, and author likes to carry Coco around town while she runs errands and even feeds her scones and other human treats.


Mike Tyson’s Pigeons


Back in the day, he was a ferocious boxer who bit off someone’s ear, but nowadays Mike Tyson has a new hobby – pigeon racing. Tyson began collecting small numbers of pigeons even before his boxing days. His collection grew after he retired from the boxing scene. He now owns thousands of domesticated pigeons. He says he considers his hobby to be therapeutic and even hired a pigeon trainer to help him hone his skills.


Kristen Stewart’s Wolf-Dog Hybrids


Bella Swan might be on Team Edward, but is Kristen Stewart secretly on Team Jacob? The Twilight star’s mother owns several wolf-dog hybrids. In an interview with David Letterman, she admitted the wolf-dogs look rather intimidating but assured him that they’re actually very sweet. She even brought a picture of herself cuddling with one of the gentle hounds.


Reese Witherspoon’s Miniature Donkeys


You can take the girl out of the honky tonk, but you can’t take the honky tonk out of the girl. While visiting a friend’s farm, Reese Witherspoon fell in love with miniature donkeys. She later bought two of her own and named them Honky and Tonky. They joined Witherspoon’s other four-legged family members, which include pigs, goats, and dogs.

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