People.com Lifestyle Pets Show Me Your Belly! These dogs and cats offer an invitation to rub their bellies. We accept! By People Staff Published on May 19, 2009 12:00 AM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 15 OSCAR Natalie Garris Oscar is a heartbreaker, explains Natalie Garris (luvmy5dogs) of Orlando, Fla. “He loves to lay on his back, flirt with mama and smile at me,” she says proudly. 02 of 15 CHLOE Krista Henderson (kristahenderson) gives us two bellies for the price of one! Both bellies (one belongs to Krista’s boyfriend) are full after Chloe’s first Thanksgiving. 03 of 15 CASPER Tina Aguilar (tinaa34) says Casper’s cutest habit is lying on his back. “Mommie, pleaseeeeeeeee scratch my belly!!!” she imagines him calling to her. 04 of 15 JESSE Linda Anderson (lcra1976) of Ontario loved her rescue dog Jesse adapted to family life. “After I adopted Jesse, he decided my bed was his favorite place to have a good afternoon nap,” she says. “Out like a light.” 05 of 15 SAGE FERRELL Another cat gets a belly-displaying lesson from a significant other! “My boyfriend was sleeping and Sage was laying on his belly,” says Emilie Ferrell (emilie51). “Sage rolled over and just fell asleep like this SOO cute!!!” 06 of 15 BUTTER “This was Butter’s favorite way to lay - especially on the couch!” says Regina Gause (ReginaLisa) of Belews Creek, N.C., whose dog was 11 and blind by the time this picture was taken. “But she was still happy as can be!” 07 of 15 OPHELIA “Ophelia loves to show off her tummy,” says Katy Dvoracek (katyd1024) of St. Paul, Minn. She “was doing so on my bed, with her paws crossed - just before she fell off!” 08 of 15 CAITLIN “It’s so hard being a cat. Honestly!” says Josie Hernandez (jadenmarie). “Even for a playa like Caity…If there is one thing Caity always has time for, it’s nap time.” 09 of 15 DALLAS Whitney Hooper (airforcewife08) of San Antonio, Texas, says, “Dallas loves to show his belly when he’s happy!” 10 of 15 RUPERT “Rupert never ceases to amuse us with the weird positions he lounges around the house in,” says Jodie Fraser (pixelicious). 11 of 15 TUBBY & SUSIE “Tubby has always had a thing with sleeping belly up!” says Andrea Bell (bluebell23) of Seattle, Wash., of her pooch, snoozing with pup Susie. . 12 of 15 BALLOO Balloo lets it all hang out! Britt Cooper (christopher) of San Francisco, Calif., says this is Balloo showing off her belly. 13 of 15 BELLA Would you be able to resist rubbing this belly? Britney Sanders (britney) of Florida says “this is one of Bella’s many poses.” 14 of 15 SGT. IKE Even serious-looking German shepherds like Ike can actually be goofballs! Christine Strope (mrcoco) of Hilton, N.Y., snapped this silly shot. 15 of 15 GIGI Gigi’s motto is “Pet me! Pet me! Pet me!,” so no wonder Janice Morris’s (gigiandbaxter) kitty takes a pro-belly rub position. See some more reclining pets in our gallery of Outrageous Yawns!