Precious Pooches: Our Favorite Celebrities And Their Pets

December 19, 2013  |  
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Josephine Baker

Legend. Icon. And cheetah owner? Josephine Baker was given a pet cheetah (named Chiquita) by a club owner who thought the singer and dancer could use the animal in her act. Chiquita would be play a sizable role in Josephine’s performances, but she also became a beloved companion for the trailblazing star.

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