Rockin' the Election

People weren't the only ones excited about the election. Dogs, cats and even squirrels jumped on the political bandwagon in the last year.

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UNION JACQUES

UNION JACQUES
Cindy Scherer and Iain St. James

Westie Jacques wears red, white and blue to a protest at the Republican Convention in Minneapolis.

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CAT PRIDE

CAT PRIDE
Tara L. Gillim

Conservative kitty Cashmere of Genoa, Ill., loves God, country and kibble.

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STRONG ON DEFENSE

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Stacey Johnson

Marshmallow glares at Larkspur, Colo., neighbors who had the audacity to implant an Obama sign in their lawn.

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BANANA DEMOCRAT

BANANA DEMOCRAT
Mary Ann Kirigin

Banana of Los Angeles puts out the woofs for Obama.

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OBAMA SQUIRREL

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Carol Vinzant

Move over, Obama Girl–squirrel Lucy has her claws in this administration! (An orphan, Lucy was rehabilitated and released in New York.)

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PITBULL WEARING LIPSTICK

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Julie Neumann

Democrat Diva was offended by any comparisons to a certain Republican hockey mom.

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HOW MUCH DO I LOVE OBAMA?

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Ben Haley

Thiiiiiis much! Mischa raises two paws in a victory salute to the President in Seattle.

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CANINE POLITICS

CANINE POLITICS
Kristen Findley

Like the President, 6-year-old Gretzky has lots of hope: He “hopes the kids will drop food on the floor, he hopes someone will take him out for a walk, he hopes that someone will sit down to pet him,” says his mom Kristen Findley. “Ever the optimist, he is an Obama dog.”

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RED, WHITE AND YELLOW

RED, WHITE AND YELLOW
Daniel McKernan

Bennie the Jet Rodriguez gives a big, sloppy kiss to Obama in Arizona.

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DOXIECRAT

DOXIECRAT
Liz Kearley

Liz Kearley’s Honey, from Charlotte, N.C., first was red, and white blue for Hillary Clinton, but is now an Obama – and presumably a Bo – fan.

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MILES

MILES
Sara Weldon

Miles gives a bowl full of purrs for the President.

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OBAMA CHIHUAHUA

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Carol Vinzant

This New York Chihuahua campaigned for Obama for Halloween.

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