|Tinker was eight years old when she met her owner, Margaret Layne. The elderly woman had no children and an estate valued at £586,000. When she died, the feline’s loyalty was repaid, as the stray has was left with a large house in north London and a £100,000 trust fund.|
When socialite Leona Hemsley died, Trouble caused nothing but trouble. Hemsley’s heirs contested her will in court to stop her dog from picking up $12 million of the fortune. They were concerned that the decision might have been made out of poor judgment caused by mental health problems. A judge later ruled that the beloved dog would only receive $2 million. Before Trouble died in 2011, there were threats to kidnap him, leading to the hiring of a full-time security guard.
|Gigoo the hen has a $10 million net worth, thanks to publishing mogul owner Miles Blackwell. He and his wife Briony decided to pass it on to their bird-brained, feathered friend.|
Maria Assunta rescued a stray cat from the streets of Rome. The widow of an Italian property tycoon transferred her $13 million net worth to Tommaso including all her cash and real estate in Rome, Milan and Calabria.
|Kalu. Kalu lives on her owner’s estate in South Africa, owns another mansion and farm in Australia and was set to inherit at least another $90 million. It was later on discovered Kalu was going to receive all her owner's wealth, as she wanted to spite her husband and make sure he doesn’t get a cent of her fortune.|
Toby Rimes. There is not much to say about this canine, except the poodle is $92 million richer than the rest of us. The dog was adored by owner Ella Wendel, the heiress of a multi-million dollar real estate fortune.
|Gunther the Fourth, the richest animal in the world has a fortune of $373 million. Gunther’s father, Gunther the Third, was the pet of wealthy German countess, Karlotta Liebenstein, and upon her death was sole inheritor of her entire fortune.|
Billionaire Oprah Winfrey is planning on bequeathing her dogs a sum of $30 million for their care.