The Cat's Meow
Blue Tabby Persian cat Cozmo Borderline Blues, from Manahawkin, N.J., rests in the benching area at the fifth annual CFA-Iams Cat Championship at Madison Square Garden in New York, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007.
Credit: AP Photo/Tina Fineberg
Wyndchymes Tess, a 17-month-old Japanese Bobtail cat, is held by one of her owners, Karen Bishop, of Freehold, N.J., after winning "Best of the Best" at the fifth annual CFA-Iams Cat Championship at Madison Square Garden in New York, Sunday Oct. 14, 2007.
Credit: AP Photo/Tina Fineberg
A gorilla grabs a ghost filled with Halloween treats, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2007, at the Cincinnati Zoo in Cincinnati.
Credit: AP Photo/Al Behrman
A pig is forced to dive from a platform at Jiufeng Zoo during National Day celebrations on Friday, Oct. 5, 2007, in Wuhan, China. The week-long National Day holiday started on October 1, one of three 'Golden Weeks' in China.
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Knut, the world's most famous polar bear, sticks out his tongue as he plays in his enclosure at the Berlin Zoologischer Garten Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007. Knut caused a global sensation when he survived rejection by his mother nine months ago and attracted more than a million visitors to the zoo.
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Sammy, a foxhound mix, uses a paintbrush attached to a rubber bone to paint a canvas on June 12, 2007, at a gallery at Salisbury University in Salisbury, Md. Mary Stadelbacher, owner of Shore Service Dogs, has a collection of abstract paintings daubed by her three service dogs in training.
Credit: AP Photo/Matthew S. Gunby
Elwood, a Chinese Crested and Chihuahua mix, wears a personalized rhinestone collar at the 2007 World's Ugliest Dog Contest on Friday, June 22, 2007, in Petaluma, Calif. Elwood, who came in as second runner-up last year, won three prizes: first place in the Mutt Class, Ugly Dog of 2007, and the coveted position of World's Ugliest Dog in the 19th annual event. (Photo: AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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Pretty In Pink
Gaby Ramirez, 4, holds onto her Bull Terrier, Rosie, which is dressed in the same outfit as her, Saturday, April 29, 2006, at the Dogwood Festival's Not Your Ordinary Dog Show in Fayetteville, N.C.
Credit: AP Photo/The Fayetteville Observer
A biker rides with his dog in the sidecar down Main Street, Tuesday, March 7, 2006, in Daytona Beach, Fla., during Bike Week.
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Golden retrievers, owned by Jon Morse, of Aurora, Colo., sit in their owner's vehicle during a visit to the dog park at Cherry Creek State Park, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006, in Aurora. Sitting at the wheel is Samantha, while Barkley, front seat left, and Tanner get some air at the window.
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Two-month-old net giraffe(Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata), Lenga, looks towards photographers at the zoo in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006. Lenga is the youngest of Frankfurt's net giraffes that originally come from northern Kenya and southern Ethiopia.
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Where's The Ketchup?
Joan Bryant shares a french fry with her dog Deacon Wednesday Jan. 25, 2006, in Fort Smith, Ark. Deacon also enjoyed a cheeseburger.
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Three lions huddle together on a warm stone on a frosty morning on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006 at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The three cats from Africa are lucky enough to have a heated floor at their sleeping place.
Credit: AP Photo/Martin Meissner
A photo released by the Safari Park of Pombia, near Novara, Italy, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2006 shows "Ashanti", the first white lioness to be born in Italy. Along with its parents, Ashanti is one of the three white lions living in Italy, all in captivity.
Credit: AP Photo/Safari Park-Pombia
Hollywild Animal Park director David Meeks holds Kyra, a 7-week-old lioness, as she is kissed by Norman, a white-tailed deer, at the park in Inman, S.C., Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2005. The deer has taken a liking to the baby lion after they were introduced during a birthday party earlier at the park.
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The baby giant panda at the San Diego Zoo was given a name on Nov. 10, 2005. It's Su Lin, which means "a little bit of something very cute" in Chinese. The zoo followed Chinese tradition by waiting 100 days after the cub's Aug. 2, 2005 birth to name her. More than 70,000 people voted online to choose the name.
Credit: AP Photo/San Diego Zoo, Ken Bohn
Sgt. FSC. Beth Roxworthy smiles as three rescued puppies vie for her attention after being left by their owner for more than 19 days during Hurricane Katrina, Sept. 16, 2005, in New Orleans.
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Bulldogs Treasure and Bosun sport matching raincoats as they watch the annual pumpkin parade in Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005.
Credit: AP Photo/Andrew Vaughan, CP
Houston Zoo director Rick Barongi is kissed by a giraffe during a tour of the facility following Hurricane Rita on Sept. 24, 2005, 2005 in Houston, Texas. The zoo succesfully protected its animals in advance of the passage of Hurricane Rita that slammed the coastal areas of Texas and Louisiana.
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