‘The Pioneer Woman’ Ree Drummond Loves Her Pets

If you follow The Pioneer Woman star Ree Drummond, then you know she loves her pets. She usually posts photos and videos of her dogs and her barn cats. Here are some of the things the Food Network cook has said about her pets.

Ree Drummond admits she once snuck a cat on an airplane

The Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond | Monica Schipper/Getty Images for The Pioneer Woman Magazine
The Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond | Monica Schipper/Getty Images for The Pioneer Woman Magazine

In a hilarious Instagram post, Drummond confessed to her fans she once snuck a cat onto an airplane. She started her confession by saying she had a dream she snuck a cat onto a plane, but then she revealed this also happened to her in real life. Here’s what she posted:

I dreamed last night that I sneaked a cat onto a plane. This came from a real experience: I actually did this in ninth grade. My mom was really mad. True story. (I needed a caption to go with this selfie, so I just wrote the first thing that popped in my head. I don’t know why I dreamed this so many years later.) Maybe I’ll share the cat/plane story in detail sometime. Maybe not. (His name was Tiger. He thought it was fun!)

Ree Drummond loves basset hounds

In the fall 2019 issue of The Pioneer Woman Magazine, Drummond explains why she enjoys having basset hounds. For Drummond, it’s more than just their cute faces. These dogs remind The Accidental Country Girl of her childhood. Here’s what she told a reader in her Q and A:

My first dog, when I was 3 years old, was a basset hound. And a basset hound was the first dog Ladd and I got as a married couple. I’ve loved Basset hounds all my life! Their excess skin, floppy ears, droopy eyes and hilarious personalities keep me entertained and make my heart leap.

Ree Drummond’s line of dog treats

Drummond loves dogs so much she partnered with Purina in 2019. She worked with them to include samples of her Pioneer Woman dog treats inside bags of Purina One dog food.

“Making treats for the four-legged members of my family was just such an authentic extension of my business and what I do,” Drummond told Fox News. “Because our dogs are really a part of the Drummond family and so they love the treats. They love being official taste testers. That was the fun part for them.”

Drummond is dedicated to her dogs. The Pioneer Woman star revealed she tasted the dog treats so she could see how they were.

Ree Drummond has a special place in her heart for her barn cats

Drummond has two barn cats named Kitten Kitten and Kitty Kitty. Kitten Kitten likes to cuddle with Duke and hang out with the rest of the dogs. In the summer 2020 issue of The Pioneer Woman Magazine, a reader asked Drummond if she still has her cats and if they get along with the dogs. Drummond says she does and that the cats get along well with the dogs.

“We have two barn cats, but we only see one of them on a regular basis,” wrote Drummond. “The one that we do see gets along great with the dogs. He cuddles with Duke, especially when it’s cool outside—it’s funny. They’re unlikely bedfellows. We call him Kitten Kitten.”

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