Happy National Pet Day! We’re sharing our favorite pet photos. We want to see yours!

Wade Cline's doggo Millie at Vulcan Park and Museum. #adventuredog
Wade Cline’s doggo Millie at Vulcan Park and Museum. #adventuredog

Puppers, doggos and magic city kitties of Birmingham—they all deserve to be celebrated today on National Pet Day Thursday, April 11. In observation of one of Bham Now’s favorite random holidays, here are some pics of our fur kids, INCLUDING a guinea pig pushing a mini grocery cart. Would you expect anything less?

Pets of Bham Now

It today’s episode of “I’ll show you mine if you show me yours,” here are the pets of Bham Now. Tag us on social with your Birmingham pet photos @BhamNow and be sure to give your furry friends plenty of treats today! If you’re feeling a little extra, celebrate by checking out one of these six Birmingham based pet stores and treat companies!

Wade Cline—Business Development Manager

Wade’s dog Millie is your typical young professional’s dog. She enjoys long walks on the Vulcan Park and Museum’s trail and visits to local dog friendly breweries, of course. She’s 10/10 on the cuteness scale, and shares the same enthusiasm and zest for life as her owner!


Wade and his doggo, Millie.
Wade and his lab/shepard/pit mix, Millie.

Christine Hull—Content Producer

Christine’s dog Olive is a former elite tail chaser turned couch potato. Although she’s getting older, she still enjoys boat rides and chasing sprinklers.

Christine and her dachshund Olive P. Hull.
Christine and her dachshund Olive P. Hull.

Sheila McCallum—Content Producer

Sheila’s Corgilicious duo. Just look at those BOOPS! It doesn’t get any cuter than Simon and Henry.

Sheila's two corgis Simon and Henry.
Sheila’s corgis, Simon and Henry.

Hilary Meares—Content Producer

Hilary’s dog rescue dog Pauline is a terrier/pit mix with a heart of gold and a knack for snacks. Look at the doggie smile!


Hilary and Beverly enjoying a day at the brewery.
Hilary and Beverly enjoying a day at the brewery.

Cindy Martin—President

Cindy has two guinea pigs, Petunia and Pauline. If you think about it, guinea pigs are vegetarian lap dogs that require less maintenience. Perfect for her busy schedule!

Petunia the guinea pig making some serious purchases with her shopping cart.
Petunia the guinea pig making some serious purchases with her shopping cart.

Jon Eastwood—Content Producer

Our newest content producer Jon has a cat named Huck. Huck looks very unenthused about taking this selfie. (Typical cat!)

Jon and Huck working on their selfie skills.
Jon and Huck working on their selfie skills.

Jacob Blankenship—Social Media Manager

Jacob’s dog Maverick has his own social media page. Of course! Check him out on Instagram.


Jacob and his dog Maverick.

Patience Itson—Content Producer

Patience has three cats. Pictured above is Bailey, who loves a good snuggle in a blanket.

Mondays, amirite? Patience's cat is done with this day!
Mondays, amirite? Patience’s cat is done with this day!

Terri Robertson—Content Producer

Manny and Chester are an orange tabby duo straight from kitty cat heaven. We consider them part of the Bham Now family, as they are also very fond of Terri’s computer whenever she’s working from home. Look at that little peet!

Terri's cats Marry and Chester.
Terri’s cats, Marry and Chester.

Pat Byington—Director of Content

Pat has two cats, Princess and Footsie. Here’s a photo of Princess spreading a little Christmas joy in the tree. What is it with cats and Christmas trees? Princess must think she’s an ornament.


Pat Byington’s cat Princess in the Christmas tree. Silly cat!

Do you need more pet lovin’?

Visit the Magic City Kitties facebook page to see tons of local cat photos to make you smile! Gatos and Beans, Alabama’s first cat cafe, which will open very soon in Birmingham!

Your turn! Show us your pet photos. Tag us on social @bhamnow !