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13 Of The Most Adorable Pets Owned By Famous Writers

Meet Stephen King's corgi, "the Thing of Evil."

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1. J.K. Rowling's endearing West Highland terrier named Bronte:

Every 5 minutes. #amtryingtowrite #LethalWhite

Check out the J.K. Rowling author page at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or at IndieBound for a list of local booksellers.

2. Stephen King's darling corgi Molly, whom he nicknamed "the Thing of Evil":

I am Molly, the Thing of Evil. You will not see me coming.

Check out the Stephen King author page at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or at IndieBound for a list of local booksellers.

3. George R.R. Martin's tiny, twee pet turtle:

My baby tortoise on a tiny turtle island. #adorable

Check out the George R.R. Martin author page at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or at IndieBound for a list of local booksellers.

4. R. L. Stine's very cute Cavalier King Charles spaniel, Minnie:

@LisaScottoline Minnie is 10-1/2 but she's hanging in.

Check out the R. L. Stine author page at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or at IndieBound for a list of local booksellers.

5. Neil Gaiman's lovely cats, Joey and Coconut:

Joey in the foreground, Coconut (named by Maddy age 6) in the doorway. RT @kylecassidy: @neilhimself or Joey!

Check out the Neil Gaiman author page at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or at IndieBound for a list of local booksellers.

6. Amy Tan's charming rescue pooch Tux:

After getting his teeth and gums thoroughly cleaned, our rescue dog Tux grins to show off his pearly whites.

Check out the Amy Tan author page at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or at IndieBound for a list of local booksellers.

7. John Green's precious West Highland terrier, Willy (whose full name is Fireball Wilson Roberts Green):

New video: Ode to a Dog. https://t.co/SIIrLa4Auo

Check out the John Green author page at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or at IndieBound for a list of local booksellers.

8. Joyce Carol Oates's lovable kitty Cherie:

Cherie's memoir "My Struggle: A Cat's Life" was rejected by first 17 publishers; but then, unfortunately, rejected by next 17 publishers. https://t.co/PUeAWhgdJd

Check out the Joyce Carol Oates author page at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or at IndieBound for a list of local booksellers.

9. Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman's sweet Labradoodle Agnes:

Not really a family Thanksgiving without Agnes.

Check out the Michael Chabon author page at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or at IndieBound for a list of local booksellers. And don't forget the Ayelet Waldman author page at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or IndieBound too.

10. Rainbow Rowell's angel of a cat:

Check out the Rainbow Rowell author page at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or at IndieBound for a list of local booksellers.

11. Maureen Johnson's very talented rescue dog Zelda:

Check out the Maureen Johnson author page at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or at IndieBound for a list of local booksellers.

12. Gary Shteyngart's adorable dachshund Felix:

Check out the Gary Shteyngart author page at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or at IndieBound for a list of local booksellers.

13. Cheryl Strayed's very smol puppy Zazu:

Meet Zazu, the puppy we got for Christmas! We all love her like crazy already. #neveradullmoment https://t.co/rT5wXbdTAA https://t.co/CZEvfe5LWf

Check out the Cheryl Strayed author page at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or at IndieBound for a list of local booksellers.