Lifestyle Pets 'Glee' Goes Wild – for Animals! From Lea Michele to Dianna Agron, the cast of the hit show can't get enough of furry (and feathery) creatures By People Staff Published on September 20, 2011 11:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 16 WHAT'S UP, DOX? Courtesy Lea Michele While their Glee counterparts Rachel Berry and Kurt Hummel have had their tensions over the years, has nothing but love for her co-star Chris Colfer – and it looks like they have a shared appreciation for a (fake) dachshund. 02 of 16 WILD HORSES Courtesy Lea Michele In a cast of animal lovers, is the resident activist. “Amazing day with PETA and Rexi my rescued friend,” she Tweeted from a photo shoot for a campaign to help New York City carriage horses. Her friend and co-star Jonathan Groff showed his support when the posters went public. 03 of 16 POLLY WANT A STARE-DOWN? Courtesy Cory Monteith During a trip to Richard Branson’s Necker Island in the Caribbean, met a few of the island’s animal residents: a tortoise and a parrot. 04 of 16 SOME HOT DISH Heather Morris’s alter ego, Brittany S. Pierce, recently debuted a new web show called Fondue for Two, during which she shared some cheese – straight from the fondue pot – with her cat, Lord Tubbington. In real life, Morris is mom to a cat (rescued by co-star Michele) named Zach. 05 of 16 BOTTLE FEEDER Courtesy Dianna Agron Who can resist a tiny kitten? got his cat fix and helped feed one of Dianna Agron’s hungry kitties. 06 of 16 SNAKE FOR YOU Adam Rose/FOX It’d be hard to forget Morris’s spot-on interpretations of Britney Spears’s iconic singles, like this shot from “I’m a Slave 4 U,” which included a slithering yellow reptile like the one Spears held during her 2001 MTV Music Video Awards performance. 07 of 16 PAWS UP Courtesy Jenna Ushkowitz; Inset: Sipa Jenna Ushkowitz’s petite pup Stella is a frequent visitor to the set – where she knows Agron by the name Auntie! – and a smile-inducing presence in Ushkowitz’s life. 08 of 16 PUCK-ER DOWN Courtesy Dianna Agron During a bit of down time on set, Mark Salling got a little piece of Stella, who Agron calls the “rehearsal mascot.” 09 of 16 BORN TO BE WILD Courtesy Kevin McHale While taking a break over the Christmas holiday, Kevin McHale got outside for a game of soccer – and a bit of goofing off with his pup. 10 of 16 FABRIC SOFTENER Courtesy Harry Shum; Inset: FilmMagic Harry Shum’s silky terrier Charlie, who was rescued by Michele, takes after his dad. “He is an almost dancing dog!” Shum told PEOPLEPets.com. 11 of 16 CHEERIO, MATE Courtesy Jane Lynch Another regular face on the Glee set is Olivia, Jane Lynch’s 11-year-old Lhasa apso. Worlds collided in 2010 when the pooch’s namesake, Olivia Newton-John, made a guest appearance on the show. 12 of 16 WING MAN Courtesy Mark Salling Salling isn’t just a fan of dogs – he also loves birds. Working with Wildlife Care of Ventura County, the actor helped release a great horned owl after it had been rehabilitated from head trauma. 13 of 16 ARM CANDY Flynet While visiting his native Canada, got his hands on a different kind of baby – a tiny Chihuahua – outside a nightclub where his band, Bonnie Dune, performed a show. 14 of 16 FUNNY GIRL Courtesy Lea Michele; Inset: Sipa Zach Morris’s kitty sibling, Sheila, found a home with . Sheila wasn’t the only lucky one, though. Another littermate named Claude joined the Michele clan after being rescued from the Paramount Studios lot. 15 of 16 HERE, KITTY, KITTY, KITTY Courtesy Dianna Agron; Inset: PictureGroup Dianna Agron is a card-carrying member of the Glee cat-lady club, which includes Heather Morris, Lea Michele, Jane Lynch and Jayma Mays. These are Agron’s three “kiddies,” as she called them when they first came home two years ago. 16 of 16 UN-FUR-GETTABLE Courtesy Chris Colfer Chris Colfer has a family dog named Bob Marley Merlot, but his most recent traveling companion has been a different kind of “animal” – a backpack in the form of the Star Wars character Chewbacca.