Lifestyle Pets Flag-Waving Furballs! July 4th Pets It's Independence Day for American pets that love the USA By People Staff Published on July 3, 2010 10:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 16 SIMBA Courtesy of Kathy Hartman USA! USA! USA! And there’s more to love about him: “My husband is currently serving our country in Iraq, and while he is away, Simba takes good care of me,” says Kathy Hartman. 02 of 16 MOLLY Courtesy of Marilyn Sprake Little Miss Molly certainly loves her some stars and stripes. 03 of 16 LEILA Courtesy of Lauren Petricich My mullet, ‘tis of thee, sweet wig of liberty, of thee I sing … 04 of 16 LYNDALL Courtesy of Michelle Sanchez Think he’s proud to be an American? 05 of 16 BABY Courtesy of Zbigniew Fitz “Just look at her face – the sleep is sweet, deep and safe,” writes Zbigniew Fitz. “This is what I felt during my first night in America: safe, sleeping well. This association brings tears to my eyes.” And a tear to ours! 06 of 16 LONDON Courtesy of Marianne Fosnow Uncle Sam, is that you?! 07 of 16 GIZMO Courtes of Ginger McGinty Maybe all of Uncle Sam’s impersonators should get together in Vegas and start skydiving out of planes. USA! 08 of 16 OREO & SMUDGE Dear Karen Nolan (kmn496), mind if we borrow your dogs this weekend to greet the guests at our barbecue? 09 of 16 BUCKY Courtesy of Linda VanNorman It’s a quieter style, but an equally valid way to say happy birthday to the country. 10 of 16 MACCHIATO While waving the flag might not have been Macchiato’s thing, Sherry McNabb’s (SherryMky) diminuitive pooch didn’t mind wearing one. 11 of 16 SHAWNEE And this is Shawnee on June 30. You should see her on the FOURTH OF JULY! Lidia Carter (tigerlady14) and her pooch really pump up the patriotism on I-Day. 12 of 16 MADDIE Gimme my hot dog! Cathy Kimball (catsmeow), we hope you’re walking over with a link or two. 13 of 16 MISHA Imagining a future as the President, or maybe just as the First Dog. Sheila Hayes (BICHON06) in 2012? 14 of 16 DAISY Daisy makes a fine substitute for an eagle – Abby Rosenberg’s (DaisyCurlyCat) kitty has amazing eyes. 15 of 16 CODY How come I’m the only thing in here without a flag on? Kim Smith (Cbear2009) better get on that before Cody gets sad. 16 of 16 OLIVER TATE Ready for the parade? Kourtney Glass’s (iluvoliver24) sparkly puggle looks like the embodiment of July Fourth fireworks!