AllFacebook InsideFacebook InsideMobileApps InsideSocialGames SocialTimes LostRemote TVNewser TVSpy AgencySpy PRNewser MediaJobsDaily UnBeige

13 Animals With Twitter Accounts Worth Following

To the amusement of some and eye-rolling of others, animals and social media are a match made in puppy love heaven, with star pooches, rabbits, cats, and the like often racking up more followers and buzz than their human counterparts.

To wit: this infographic created by Peter Brown on behalf of Edgemere equestrian supplies shop, which takes a look at animals’ domination of social networks and why it’s happening.

Maybe there’s something we can actually learn from social media-active animals: keep your tweets short, to-the-point, and adorable.

If you can stand it, here are 13 animals with Twitter accounts worth a follow.

· Cookie Frankel (@cookiedabooboo): Bethenny Frankel’s pup, with more than 26,000 followers.

· Oprah Winfree (@OprahTheDog): 50 cent’s fairly inactive dog, with a must-see Twitter profile background.

· Bronx Zoo’s Cobra (@BronxZoosCobra): An Egyptian cobra who at one point escaped from the Bronx Zoo, now safely back in his home.

· Mikey (@Mikeythebrat): Hilariously sarcastic German shepherd in Vancouver who refers to his owner as “the ignorant biped.”

· Aflac Duck (@aflacduck): Aflac’s brand mascot’s Twitter feed is worth a follow for amusement’s sake alone.

· Rudy the Parrot (@RudyTheParrot): A singing, dancing avian extraordinaire.

· Sockamillion (@sockington): Rescued on the streets of Boston by Jason Scott, Socks the cat tweets about his love of tuna, pillow attacks, and stale kibble.

· Sullivan (@Sullyburger): Mascot of

· Toaster (@ToasterPup): Digg founder Kevin Rose’s pup.

· Smokey Bear (@smokey_bear): The wildfire warner’s 15,000 fans can count on him for fire safety tips and more.

· Baxter Mitchell (@BaxterBlueEyes): Baxter’s family in Sarasota, Florida started this Twitter account and an accompanying website to find him when he was lost. Success, thanks to social media!

· Stanley Pinkerton (@Mr_Pinkerton): Carolina Basset Hound living large in Sunset Cliffs, California as the mascot of Basset Hound Rescue.

· Energizer Bunny (@EnergizerBunny): The celebrity spokesbunny tweets mostly feel-good quotes and photos, with an eye towards promoting Energizer sales and contests.

Do you have any accounts to add to this list?

(Image via Shutterstock)

Mediabistro Course

Twitter Tools for Marketing

Twitter Tools for MarketingWork with the formerly founding editor of AllTwitter to learn the tools and applications to maximize your impact! Starting December 3, Lauren Dugan will teach you how to manage your Tweet schedule using programs like TweetDeck and Hootsuite, search for people, trends, and content, and analyze your social growth and other important metrics. Register now!