housepets

Instead of bringing home goldfish from the town fair or letting hamsters go rogue between our bedroom walls, my family takes care of the chickens at our local farm.
It's Thursday and that means it's time to throwback. In today's nostalgia: Weird house pets from the 1940s; a look back at fashion 1950s shows; lava lamps turn 50; old school backpacks; and iconic hairstyles.
My mother once had a pet monkey named "Harold." She had been walking down the street in her suburban neighborhood, saw the monkey (who, it's assumed, ran away from the circus) and took it in.
My mother once had a pet monkey named "Harold." She had been walking down the street in her suburban neighborhood, saw the