People own pets for all sorts of reasons. That wagging tail when you come home, a comforting purr at the end of a long day, a heads up when someone’s at the door. We all like to feel needed. All pets have one thing in common, they make their owner’s lives better just by being a part of them.
The pets we’re going to look at today have something else in common. They put cold hard cash in their owner’s bank accounts. From thousands of dollars a month to millions a year, these pampered pets do plenty to earn their treats!
10. A Street Cat Named Bob
James Bowen was a recovering drug addict when a ginger cat he later named Bob decided to adopt him. Bob started following James around London, riding the bus with him and sitting in with him as he played guitar on the street. The duo’s popularity grew, eventually landing them several book deals as well as a movie deal. It’s been reported that book sales alone have brought Bowen into the company of publishing phenoms like J.K. Rowling and Dan Brown.
9. Fastest Dog On Two Legs
Jiff the pomeranian is a dog of many talents. He knows how to shake hands, bows, rides a skateboard and even stamps his own autograph. His most recent honor was one for the record books – Guinness World Records that is. He was officially honored in the 60th-anniversary edition as the fastest dog on two legs (yes, two legs), something else for his millions of fans to adore him for. A single appearance by Jiff can fetch as much as $17,000.
8. Foxy Lady
Juniper is a sassy domestic fox who loves to keep things interesting for her devoted family. Her hobbies include eating socks, flirting with (then ignoring) Moose, her Austrailian shepherd mix “boyfriend,” and generally living up to her nickname of “the happiest fox.” Juniper’s participation in a sponsored post can bring in as much as $5,000 per post.
7. Things Are Getting Squirrely
When Jill the squirrel’s human mom rescued her in 2012 after she fell out of her nest during Hurricane Isaac, neither of them had any idea it was the beginning of a beautiful (and profitable) relationship. Jill quickly became part of the family, and soon her adorable pictures garnered her thousands of followers on Instagram. A sponsored post with this wacky squirrel can bring in as much as $2,000. If you think that’s a nutty amount, check out #6!
6. Toast Meets World
Toast was rescued from a puppy mill in 2011. She had to have all her rotten teeth removed, so now she has an adorable toothless grin. That doesn’t slow her down in the least though since her favorite food is tacos! Toast’s toothless sponsored posts can bring in $1,800 each.