Cultured cat

Sightings of a big feline triggered searches for 'disneyland paris tiger.' The cat was never found, but police suspect it was just a large pet.


All creatures great and small

From tiny kittens to mighty wild beasts, the internet is obsessed with animals. We tirelessly search for ways to feed and care for them. In return, they give us loyalty, affection and hours of internet fun. We searched for 'cats' and 'dogs,' our two favorite pets, more this year than any other.

Whiskers and whimsy

In 2014 we searched 'funny cats' far more than 'funny dogs.' They are LOLcats after all.

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The Chihuahua, the world’s smallest breed, was biggest in dog searches. Named after a Mexican state, the Chihuahua is thought to be descended from the Techichi, a companion dog favored by the Toltec civilization.

The Savannah is the largest domesticated cat in the world and top in search. The offspring of a Siamese cat and an African serval, the Savannah has recently been recognized as a registered breed.

Handbag hounds

It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog. 'Small dogs' where searched 3x more than 'large dogs.'

"I came to Ecuador to win the World Championship. Instead, I got a new friend."

A stray dog befriended a Swedish team of hikers and joined them on their 430-mile hike. By the end, the bond was so strong they adopted him. Arthur was the world’s top searched stray dog in 2014.

Hero cat

A dog attacks a little boy, a cat intervenes, and 2.7 million people watched.

'do dogs dream'

One of our top searches relating to dogs in 2014 was about what happens when our four legged friends' feet start to twitch.

Top celebrity animals in search this year:

  1. Grumpy Cat
  2. Boo
  3. Lil Bub
  4. Doge
  5. Maru
See the 2014 lists

A new way to make your cat grumpy

A Redditor discovered that if he created a circle on the floor, his cat would sit in it. Naturally, the internet followed. 'Cat circle trap' was searched highly this year.

There are an estimated 450 million pet cats and dogs in the world, but things may change. 'Tiger pet' was the top exotic pet search in 2014. You're gonna need a bigger cat flap.