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Furry friends who Penn State students are quarantining with

April 7, 2020

While self-isolating during the coronavirus pandemic can have its downsides, one upside is the amount of time Penn State students can spend with their pets.

From dogs to cats to hamsters, meet some Penn State students’ pets and learn a bit about them.


Moe the cat
Moe, a cat owned by student Dom Feola (sophomore-advertising).

Owner: Dom Feola (sophomore-advertising)

Fun fact: Moe is obsessed with ice cream.


Gracie Pekarcik

Josie, a dog owned by student Gracie Pekarcik (senior-community, environment and development).

Owner: Gracie Pekarcik (senior-community, environment and development)

Fun fact: Josie once ate an entire Sam’s Club tray of pastries without issue.


Cooper the dog
Cooper, a dog owned by student Emily Marovitz (sophomore-early childhood education).

Owner: Emily Marovitz (sophomore-early childhood education)

Fun fact: Cooper is a service dog who visits sick children in the hospital.

Henry and Brooke

Henry the dog

Henry, a dog owned by Eden Elma (sophomore-chemical engineering).

Brooke the dog
Brooke, a dog owned by Eden Elma (sophomore-chemical engineering).

Owner: Eden Elma (sophomore-chemical engineering)

Fun facts: Henry likes to be held 24/7, while Brooke always wants to be covered with a blanket.


Cheese the hamster
Cheese, a hamster owned by Nikki Halloran (senior-telecommunications).

Owner: Nikki Halloran (senior-telecommunications)

Fun fact: Cheese gets one piece of shredded cheese a week as a treat.


Finnegan the dog
Finnegan, a dog owned by Delaney Kendrick (sophomore-cybersecurity).

Owner: Delaney Kendrick (sophomore-cybersecurity)

Fun fact: Finnegan is extremely quiet and doesn’t like barking on command. He will also sit anywhere.


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