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4 Crazy Rich, Famous Pets

Including Paris Hilton's $13K puppy
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 21, 2014 1:25 PM CDT
4 Crazy Rich, Famous Pets
Lauren Bacall and her dog Sophie arrive for the premiere of "The Walker" during the the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007.   (AP PHOTO/CP, Aaron Harris)

(Newser) – It's good to be a celebrity ... pet. OK! magazine runs down seven of the richest and/or most expensive famous animals:

  • Paris Hilton spent $13,000 on a teeny-tiny Pomeranian, Mr. Amazing, who weighs less than one pound.
  • Lauren Bacall loved her pup Sophie so much that when she died this year, she left $10,000 for the dog's care.

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  • Similarly, Leona Helmsley left money—but a lot more of it—for her Maltese, Trouble. Think $12 million.
  • Miss Missy may not be owned by a celebrity, but she is a celebrity—in the world of cows. She won one of the most renowned animal championships around the globe back in 2009, and her owner paid $1.2 million to hang onto her.
Click for the complete list, which includes the most expensive animal in the world. (Read more Paris Hilton stories.)

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