Well, I didn't anticipate writing that headline this morning, but Brett Underhill's sleek (albeit scatological) short about the bodily functions of Superman's dog Krypto forced my hand. Explains Underhill of Superman's Best Friend, "After a long day working two jobs, Superman's duties never seem to end when Krypto…
Man's best friend can be heroic. They can lead the blind, find explosives and rescue people. But as heroic as dogs can be, they're not superheroic. But some dogs go further, using amazing superpowers and rocking awesome capes.
When humans finally conquer space, we'll still want to keep other creatures as pets. Some science-fiction pets are among our favorite characters, but others, you just want to flush out the airlock. Here's our list of the best and worst.