Only one of these pets had the decency to stay awake for these photos, but I forgive and love them all.

From the top are:

Sarah Elizabeth Smith’s Gwen, Stephanie Acree’s snoozing hounds, and Steph Sernoskie’s kitty Klaus.

Oct 31, 13

Look! It’s:

Margaret Heller’s two tux cats, Mary Armstrong’s lovely Cody, Mary P. Becker’s beautiful Kima, Max Jones’s Mittens, Mel Roska’s kitty Ava, our pal Miriam Grubin-Cappel’s basset Chloe in the car, Natalie Schaffer’s pup Jack, Orlando Angel’s incredibly patient Chloe, Sam’s Weiner Dog Claude (Also a Redhead Hall of Fame Member!), and Sarah Bennett’s pup, Avon Barksdale.

8:22 PM

Here are:

Daniel Daley’s dog Doxie, who is also in the Redhead Hall of Fame, Daniel Lupo’s dog Leo wearing a snood, Danit Abaud’s pup Spector with AGAE, Diana Tedone’s Foster Kitten being WAY too cute around the podcast, Dierdre Syanan’s friend’s cat Charlotte with an e-book, Joe Sinness’s marvelous cat Dudley enjoying the spoils of a signed copy of IDCAYB, Emma Basch and her cat Milo enjoying HWYW along with her UNBORN DAUGHTER!, Erica Sweeney’s Oscar, Hannah Messler’s kitty Ada, and Heather Kelly-Laws’s dad’s dog Stanley.

Oct 29, 13

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged pets with my stuff, so bear with me please!

From the top:

Andrew Hassing’s beloved late Tootsie, Annelise’s kitten Tyler Cats, Dustin Britt’s curious tabby Apollo, Ashleigh Briggs’s Puggy pup Jelly, Brittany Wagner’s Sheltie Sadie, Caitlin Hayes’s HUMAN CHILD Zoe (not a pet; a baby!), Matt Feige’s Captain Cassidy in a cast, Cara and Kay’s pup Griffin, Cassie McFadden’s Zoe, and Dallas Trinkle’s kitty Mercedes.

Oct 27, 13

I haven’t blogged pets with my stuff for a bit, so excuse the deluge of adorability. All of these animals, I should add, are completely terrific. They are, from top to bottom and left to right:

Isaac P.R. and John Marshall’s pup Grammer (named after Camille, natch); Ariel Rasmussen’s fetching Russian Blue, Tabby; Abbey Lynch’s uncle’s mini-schnauzer, Jerry (Jerry!); Jenny Martin’s laughing bandana girl Audrey; Jedi, who belongs to Gabe Durham (an amazing author whose book you should pre-order!); Ronald Faulkner’s blonde pup Erie; Charlotte and Eric White’s tuckered-out Tucker; Maddy Boesen’s fan of eating magic markers and Ikea packagaing, Rue; Danielle McGurran’s family’s seeing-impaired angel, Bella; and supermodel of the year/cat most likely to make Emma Stone think really long and hard about whether she’s even pretty, PomPom—a stunning cat who belongs to Madeline Stano.

Thanks to the pets and their peoples for sending these life-affirming photos. What is the point of making things if you can’t collect pictures of animals standing next to them? Precisely nothing.

Apr 26, 13