You wouldn’t believe what happened to these hamsters. It was like “something out of a Greek tragedy,” said one White House staffer.
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These ponies were actually gifts for the Kennedy children, Caroline and John Kennedy Jr.
The Kennedy children seemed to genuinely enjoy the birds, and when the family moved out of the White House after JFK’s death, the parakeets went with them.
The former magician’s rabbit was too chubby for magic anymore, and apparently liked to drink beer. Here’s the story of President Kennedy’s rabbit, Zsa Zsa.
The First Lady, an avid horsewoman all her life, promptly fell in love with Sardar. Here’s his story.
Washington was creative in naming his dogs. In addition to Sweet Lips, he had dogs named Tipsy, Tipler, Drunkard, and Vulcan.
Although not much is known about Mason and Dixon, President Fillmore had a big heart for animals and helped found a chapter of the newly formed ASPCA.