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Illustration: Alex Eben Meyer for OneZero

One owner reported their bored dog simply lays on top of all their buttons and ‘just starts mashing them’

Illustrations: Leanne Rule

Desperate pet owners must either buy illegal medications or watch their cats die


And other perils of the digital age

The status of servers far, far away can impact whether my cat gets his dinner on time. Photo courtesy of author

And the procedure costs $60,000 per animal

Illustration: Janet Mac

Notoriously shy and antisocial, pet hedgehogs have developed big followings online

Illustration: Nan Lee

Just like their owners, cats and dogs are becoming more allergic to their environments

Credit: John McKeen/Getty Images

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