Five Famous First Pets

4 The Love Of Animals

In 1989 Millie had six puppies, two of which also became White House dogs! Macaroni the pony. Today is George Washington’s birthday! So in celebration, here is a fun list of Five Famous First Pets. Socks the cat. First Cat from 1993-2001): Socks was a black and white “tuxedo” American Shorthair cat belonging to Bill Clinton. He often visited schools and hospitals. Later, Socks was “voted out of office” because he didn’t get along with the White House dog, Buddy.

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The Dog Who Healed a Family

4 The Love Of Animals

Of course reading about the “puppy express&# (based on the Pony Express), was a great testimonial to just how many kind hearted people there are in the world. I recently got a chance to read a charming new book called The Dog Who Healed a Family: And Other True Animal Stories That Warm the Heart & Touch the Soul. The book features short stories of animals who have touched the lives of people.

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