Real People: Who is the world's cutest pet?
Debbie Butler of Scottsdale, Ariz., got her 4-year-old toy Pomeranian, Juliet, to pose for the pic by giving her a belly rub. "Every night, my daughter would tuck her into my bed as a nice surprise waiting when I got home!"
Adel Granados from Fairfax, Va., tells us about her "5-month old-cat Felix, who was abandoned at a park near our home. We wanted to get a good perspective of his size, and found he could fit in our coffee mug!"
"Pasha is our 8-year-old English Labrador and LOVES his walks," writes Kim Smith of San Francisco. "When we put on our running shoes, and get ready for our walk, Pasha dashes [for] his leash and grabs it, prancing around the house."
"This is my Boston terrier Radar, the funniest dog I have ever known," writes Jenny Hentges from Stillwater, Okla. "Radar likes to play with towels, and as you can see, he was having the best time!"
Gabe Rosales of Orange County, Calif., snapped this photo of his 6-month-old kitten, Lilo, and kids that "she was laughing at a funny joke I told her about a priest in a bar. She couldn't stop laughing."
"I've always wanted a basset hound because my grandmother had one when I was growing up. So two years ago, my husband got me Lucy as a wedding gift," writes Joanna Green from St. Cloud, Minn. "Just looking at her makes me happy."
Stephanie Lewis from Abilene, Texas sent us this photo of her Maltese puppy Kayla last fall when she moved to a new house. After her husband threw her into the box, she immediately stood up as if to say, "Momma, help me!"
"Nikko is our 10-year-old Persian cat who loves going inside drawers and other small places he doesn't belong," writes Jackie and Scott Hibbard of Florham Park, N.J.
Darlene Smet of Laguna Hills, Calif., sent in this photo of her 5-month-old terrier. "That face just melts your heart!"
"This cutie is my yorkie puppy Tiffany. I never understood how someone could love a pet until I got Tiff.," writes Kim Robinson of East Haven, Conn. "She isn't only a pet, she's a part of the family!"