The author of "On the Road" poses with Tyke. A self-declared "cat-loving" homebody," Kerouac wrote the 1959 haiku:
Holding up my
purring cat to the moon
The King smiles with his hound dog at the International Amphitheater in Chicago in 1957.
Elizabeth Taylor said, "Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses." Here she is with her two poodles.
Billie Holiday and her dog Mister were caught backstage in NYC, June 1946.
Dali "smiles" with his pet ocelot named Babou in 1965.
Olympia was just one of Cobain's kittens. Here, they are captured in 1989 by photographer Tracy Marander.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
President Roosevelt relaxes with his Scottish terrier, Fala, in Hyde park.
The former Prime Minister and his poodle, Rufus, ride in his car circa 1951.