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Newsday readers share photos of their insanely cute pets. (Captions are submitted by readers who share their photos.)

Ranger, my 13 year old golden retriever loves
Photo Credit: Emily Pannenbacker - West Islip

Ranger, my 13 year old golden retriever loves to pose for his annual Christmas picture!

Bambi, waiting for the bus!!! It sure is
Photo Credit: Donna Long Island, NY

Bambi, waiting for the bus!!! It sure is chilly outside!!

Bacon the Christmas Cat!
Photo Credit: Jasmine Hislop

Bacon the Christmas Cat!

George Harrison in his new Christmas scarf.
Photo Credit: Jackie Heney

George Harrison in his new Christmas scarf.

Mommy taking a picture of her princess for
Photo Credit: Carol Del Vecchio Moriches NY

Mommy taking a picture of her princess for Christmas.

Santa Paws
Photo Credit: Carly Wickers

Santa Paws

Are you done yet, where's our cookies?
Photo Credit: Valerie. Shirley

Are you done yet, where's our cookies?

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS... Leo, a
Photo Credit: Barbara Stark & Shawndra Smith -

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS... Leo, a terrier mix is asking Santa for a treat. Leo was rescued by his Mom 4 years ago from ARF Hamptons and is a happy boy. He loves to run 5k's (even in the rain).

Dear Santa, exactly how good are we talking
Photo Credit: Heidi Frigano

Dear Santa, exactly how good are we talking about?

Benji, a mixed-breed rescue from last year's California
Photo Credit: Emily Kubrick

Benji, a mixed-breed rescue from last year's California wildfires, enjoys his first Hanukkah.

Alfie wishing everyone who celebrates a Happy Hanukkah!
Photo Credit: Raina, East Meadow

Alfie wishing everyone who celebrates a Happy Hanukkah!

Garcia our pet pig is getting into the
Photo Credit: Kari Garcia mommy

Garcia our pet pig is getting into the holiday spirit.

Nevo LoPresti Christmas shopping for his friends in
Photo Credit: Laurie LoPresti

Nevo LoPresti Christmas shopping for his friends in Roslyn. December 6, 2018 MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Tasha wanting to go squirrel hunting so she
Photo Credit: Lauren S Barnes

Tasha wanting to go squirrel hunting so she could wear her new coat outside.

Harleigh blue our 4 month old kitten peeking
Photo Credit: Dar maiorino North babylon

Harleigh blue our 4 month old kitten peeking thru our christmas tree! Lucky she's cute!

Milo and Nevo getting ready for Christmas! May
Photo Credit: Laurie LoPresti

Milo and Nevo getting ready for Christmas! May you have a Merry Christmas and a Happy Healthy New Year!

Jake is patiently waiting for Santa at the
Photo Credit: Kara Funaro, Medford

Jake is patiently waiting for Santa at the front door.

Sergio, a therapy dog, getting ready to spread
Photo Credit: Judy Carey

Sergio, a therapy dog, getting ready to spread some Christmas joy.

Bosley with our elf on the shelf and
Photo Credit: Lynn

Bosley with our elf on the shelf and mensch on the bench.

Scout getting ready for Christmas!
Photo Credit: Judy Donohue

Scout getting ready for Christmas!

Waiting for Santa.
Photo Credit: Heidi Frigano

Waiting for Santa.

Jackson, an 8 year old Boxer, being very
Photo Credit: Jeanmarie Rall, Islip

Jackson, an 8 year old Boxer, being very patient with his baby Baxter, a 1 year old Boxer

8 year old Otis a pit/shep mix, is
Photo Credit: Gloria Luchsinger - Farmingville

8 year old Otis a pit/shep mix, is decorated for the holidays in his backyard.

Nabisco watching over his fall display of gourds.
Photo Credit: Dennis

Nabisco watching over his fall display of gourds.

Zucca, our polydactyl cat, relaxing her many paws
Photo Credit: Angela de Caprariis-Salerno, Gar

Zucca, our polydactyl cat, relaxing her many paws after a hectic Cyber Monday.

Watching football with my lap dog
Photo Credit: Jill

Watching football with my lap dog

Peaches is celebrating Chanukah.
Photo Credit: Carol Polkes

Peaches is celebrating Chanukah.

Pax Bentivegna, a fox-red Labrador Retriever, enjoys the
Photo Credit: Diane Bentivegna

Pax Bentivegna, a fox-red Labrador Retriever, enjoys the crisp air while we meet and greet our neighbors in New Hyde Park during Thanksgiving season.

Need a bigger couch
Photo Credit: Brody?s mom

Need a bigger couch

Oliver Fred is enjoying the fall weather!
Photo Credit: Marlee Krasin, Melville NY

Oliver Fred is enjoying the fall weather!

Tasha modeling her Christmas dress. She's been such
Photo Credit: Lauren Barnes New York

Tasha modeling her Christmas dress. She's been such a good girl all year!!

Moe and Sparkie making sure they are not
Photo Credit: Karen Silbowitz

Moe and Sparkie making sure they are not missing out on anything

Autumn vibes.
Reader Photo Credit: Myself, From Sanford

Autumn vibes.

8 year old Otis licking his first snowflake
Photo Credit: Gloria Luchsinger - Farmingville

8 year old Otis licking his first snowflake of the season on November 15th.

Pippi our "ferocious" rottie made her way into
Photo Credit: Whitney Luther-McDonnell

Pippi our "ferocious" rottie made her way into the Christmas decorations and found herself a tasty ribbon...Nope...Not letting go!"

Reggie, enjoying the Fall breeze and splashing around
Reader Photo Credit: Conner Reddan, Oceanside

Reggie, enjoying the Fall breeze and splashing around at Hempstead Lake State Park.

Daisy (dog), Dash (black &white cat), and Trouble
Reader Photo Credit: David Joglar, East Meadow

Daisy (dog), Dash (black &white cat), and Trouble gather to say goodbye every morning before I leave for work and then the pet party begins.

Ruby & Satch hanging out.
Reader Photo Credit: Photo by Rob

Ruby & Satch hanging out.

Cameron Pachter, six months, and his big dog
Reader Photo Credit: Lauren Pachter

Cameron Pachter, six months, and his big dog brother, Dunkin, posing for a Fall photoshoot in front of their house in Garden City, NY.

Gracie & Maxwell ?I heard that?
Reader Photo Credit: Photo by Rob

Gracie & Maxwell ?I heard that?

Thank you Veterans!
Reader Photo Credit: Judy Donohue Massapequa

Thank you Veterans!

Hi my name is Maggie- It's not easy
Reader Photo Credit: Jean Jason Deer Park, NY 11729

Hi my name is Maggie- It's not easy being me!

Lily's Thanksgiving photo, taken November 2017.
Reader Photo Credit: Diane Biegler, Commack

Lily's Thanksgiving photo, taken November 2017.

Polo just chillin.
Reader Photo Credit: His human

Polo just chillin.

Kasper loves to dress up for Halloween. He's
Reader Photo Credit: Doris Hild. Oceanside

Kasper loves to dress up for Halloween. He's a 9 year old ragdoll.

Martin, a 3 year old Shiba Inu of
Reader Photo Credit: Rich Downey

Martin, a 3 year old Shiba Inu of Babylon enjoying the autumn chill in the backyard.

Hunter Bear posing.
Reader Photo Credit: Bridget

Hunter Bear posing.

Lets talk about the walk you are going
Reader Photo Credit: Steven Tartaro

Lets talk about the walk you are going to take me on.

This is my 18mo old Siberian Husky Roxy
Reader Photo Credit: Edna Dudek, New Hyde Park

This is my 18mo old Siberian Husky Roxy she LOVES hanging out on our porch in the sun so she can greet everyone that walks by. This photo was taken by a good family friend who watches Roxy when we're away.

Ace also dressed up for Halloween. He's 11
Reader Photo Credit: Doris Hild. Oceanside

Ace also dressed up for Halloween. He's 11 years old & was adopted from shelter.

Fish eats cat. No, Belle says this is
Reader Photo Credit: Pete Turner, Islip

Fish eats cat. No, Belle says this is classier than a cardboard box

Cooper hanging out at home.
Reader Photo Credit: Susan Hutnick, Shirley

Cooper hanging out at home.

What did they do to me again?
Reader Photo Credit: donna valoroso

What did they do to me again?

Sassy enjoying being a unicorn for Halloween.
Reader Photo Credit: Jessica Hogan, Central Islip

Sassy enjoying being a unicorn for Halloween.

Gia not sharing her toys.
Reader Photo Credit: Diane Indelicato / Susan Cerniglia

Gia not sharing her toys.

Just another day!
Reader Photo Credit: Susan

Just another day!

Reader Photo Credit: diane

"Hammi" Hamilton - french bull dog.

Mom says my hate is festive, I say
Reader Photo Credit: Jillian Tartaro

Mom says my hate is festive, I say it is torture.

Daisy lounging by the pool.
Reader Photo Credit: David Joglar, East Meadow

Daisy lounging by the pool.

Where's Waldo and Waldog - Happy Howloween!
Reader Photo Credit: Larry - Centerport

Where's Waldo and Waldog - Happy Howloween!

Bailey just being
Reader Photo Credit: Linda Wasserman

Bailey just being "Irish."

Penny becomes a bear.
Reader Photo Credit: Jackie Ehrlich

Penny becomes a bear.

My rescue puppy Opie's first Halloween! Underdog is
Reader Photo Credit: Janet Okeefe

My rescue puppy Opie's first Halloween! Underdog is here.

Delilah Blu (6 years old) of Massapequa dressed
Reader Photo Credit: Mary Fatscher

Delilah Blu (6 years old) of Massapequa dressed up as Beetlejuice for her tradition of taking part in Halloween festivities! Instagram @DelilahBluFatscher

This is a Rango, our bearded dragon. He
Reader Photo Credit: Nancy from Hempstead

This is a Rango, our bearded dragon. He loves to dress up in costumes. Seriously!

Oliver is ready for Halloween in his turkey
Reader Photo Credit: Henry kings park

Oliver is ready for Halloween in his turkey costume in Kings Park on Oct. 31 Halloween morning.

Tasha being a Super Dog.
Reader Photo Credit: Tasha?s mommy Lauren

Tasha being a Super Dog.

Cali, the pizza delivery girl!
Reader Photo Credit: Richard Malek

Cali, the pizza delivery girl!

Cooper, our English Bulldog, on his way to
Reader Photo Credit: Madison Gersbeck, Massapequa

Cooper, our English Bulldog, on his way to the dog park at Wantagh Park.

Best friends Scout and Tucker at dinner!
Reader Photo Credit: Judy Donohue

Best friends Scout and Tucker at dinner!

Annual Halloween party at PetTime Dog Training in
Reader Photo Credit: Jessica Triola

Annual Halloween party at PetTime Dog Training in West Babylon. The dogs (and their owners) had a great time!

Batman and robin aka Casey and Simon
Reader Photo Credit: Sharon Fidelzeid

Batman and robin aka Casey and Simon

Tory asking her brother to stop texting her
Reader Photo Credit: Mama

Tory asking her brother to stop texting her

Sylvester (aka
Reader Photo Credit: Theresa Fitzgerald, Farmingdale

Sylvester (aka "Sylvie Socks") is sitting in his favorite chair waiting to be petted! He is quite a character!

My Papa Mike thinks I am human, and
Reader Photo Credit: Mickie Kass, North Bellmore, NY

My Papa Mike thinks I am human, and I think HE is Top Dog! Kassie Kass

Nala is ready for fall!
Reader Photo Credit: Rich

Nala is ready for fall!

Reader Photo Credit: Cheryl Ango, Island Park

"Doggy" enjoying the nice Fall day and looking forward to Halloween.

Silas- trying out for a part on Game
Reader Photo Credit: Esther Peters

Silas- trying out for a part on Game Of Thrones.

Cocoa got a little lost in a neighborhood
Reader Photo Credit: Marisa Falbo, Floral Park NY

Cocoa got a little lost in a neighborhood pumpkin patch!

Coco is making a Halloween delivery of treats.
Reader Photo Credit: Juliana Fisher

Coco is making a Halloween delivery of treats.

Kobe, a 5 year old Brittany, was adopted
Reader Photo Credit: Mariann Berlin

Kobe, a 5 year old Brittany, was adopted from the Islip Animal Shelter. He is the sweetest boy who loves to take his picture taken. Go get'm cowboy!

Gonzo, a 4ish year old dachshund/minpin mix is
Reader Photo Credit: Jodi Kreshover

Gonzo, a 4ish year old dachshund/minpin mix is a rescue from Tennessee. He's all ready for Halloween in his biker gear he just needs someone with a Harley to help him out!!

Maxamillion with a stick on his favorite beach
Reader Photo Credit: jacqueline thomala

Maxamillion with a stick on his favorite beach in montauk September 2018.

Bailey retiring after a long day at the
Reader Photo Credit: Alyssa Dowd Farmingville

Bailey retiring after a long day at the office.

Bella back from Groomingdales.
Reader Photo Credit: Jessica, Plainview

Bella back from Groomingdales.

Xena just chillin by the window soaking up
Reader Photo Credit: Karen Marchese

Xena just chillin by the window soaking up the fall sun showing off her fall scarf. Photo taken in Bethpage by Karen Marchese.

Korkie is getting prepared for more rain in
Reader Photo Credit: Ina Fletcher

Korkie is getting prepared for more rain in her raincoat.

Titan, a 6-year-old Siberian Husky, enjoying the cooler
Reader Photo Credit: Linda Petro, Oakdale, NY

Titan, a 6-year-old Siberian Husky, enjoying the cooler weather.

Lily getting ready for Halloween with her little
Reader Photo Credit: Diane Biegler, Commack

Lily getting ready for Halloween with her little pumpkin and her raven toys.

Hamlet, an 11-year-old golden retriever, is all ready
Reader Photo Credit: Linda Petro, Oakdale, NY

Hamlet, an 11-year-old golden retriever, is all ready for hat season.

Rocky and Charlie, lounging out at home
Reader Photo Credit: Eric Guzman, Westbury

Rocky and Charlie, lounging out at home

Gracie the cat yawning away after waking up
Reader Photo Credit: Wally Davis Port Jeff

Gracie the cat yawning away after waking up from a cat nap of course

Cooper, happy as always as he enjoys the
Reader Photo Credit: Diane Biegler, Commack

Cooper, happy as always as he enjoys the sunshine at the beach.

Iffy Hanging at campsite
Reader Photo Credit: Deborah Orioles

Iffy Hanging at campsite

Toby enjoying the beautiful day in our backyard
Reader Photo Credit: Diane Biegler, Commack

Toby enjoying the beautiful day in our backyard

Cousins Bailey and Shadow cozying up on a
Reader Photo Credit: Alyssa Dowd Farmingville

Cousins Bailey and Shadow cozying up on a crisp fall evening

My granddog Riley chewing her favorite Cuban Cigar
Reader Photo Credit: My son Jonathan

My granddog Riley chewing her favorite Cuban Cigar

Caesar is getting ready for Halloween!
Reader Photo Credit: Chantalle, Selden

Caesar is getting ready for Halloween!

Lilly and Lola Cuddling Patrol
Reader Photo Credit: Carley Bosco

Lilly and Lola Cuddling Patrol

Love is a big crunchy leaf!
Reader Photo Credit: Josephine Castelli

Love is a big crunchy leaf!

Cha-cha-cha-Chia Pet. Minnie, a bulldog from Long Island
Reader Photo Credit: Lisa Ohland

Cha-cha-cha-Chia Pet. Minnie, a bulldog from Long Island Bulldog Rescue is the cutest greenery around.

Toby, Cooper, and Lily posing with out home
Reader Photo Credit: Diane Biegler, Commack

Toby, Cooper, and Lily posing with out home grown pumpkins.

Rusty and Binx are two brothers that are
Reader Photo Credit: Dana Davis, New Hyde Park

Rusty and Binx are two brothers that are 2-month old kittens! These brothers are preparing for Halloween!

2 year old Charlotte enjoying a pumpkin patch
Reader Photo Credit: Jessica Hundel. Nesconset

2 year old Charlotte enjoying a pumpkin patch adventure at Starkey's Pumpkin Farm in Aquebogue October 2018.

K-9 power! Lucy is Captain America Simon is
Reader Photo Credit: Scott Boger, Southold

K-9 power! Lucy is Captain America Simon is Superman Olive is Spider-Man & Lily is Batman

Cookie, Paws for a Cause Halloween Parade! Northport,
Reader Photo Credit: Steve boccia

Cookie, Paws for a Cause Halloween Parade! Northport, NY

Brody visiting Kerber Farm in Huntington
Reader Photo Credit: Rachel Perl, New York, NY

Brody visiting Kerber Farm in Huntington

My goldendoodle, Bear, pumpkin picking at Stakey?s Farm
Reader Photo Credit: Rachel Pacey, Medford NY

My goldendoodle, Bear, pumpkin picking at Stakey?s Farm in Aquebogue

Truffle (black and white Maltipoo) under cover
Reader Photo Credit: Alexandra Paradysz

Truffle (black and white Maltipoo) under cover

Zeke loves pumpkin season
Reader Photo Credit: Toni Bellport, NY

Zeke loves pumpkin season

Riley soaking up a PERFECT beach day at
Reader Photo Credit: Denise Samide, Huntington

Riley soaking up a PERFECT beach day at Fire Island!

Guide Dog trainee Barbie at the Fire Island
Reader Photo Credit: Brian Fleming Kings Park

Guide Dog trainee Barbie at the Fire Island light house September 2018.

Hugging my FFF.
Reader Photo Credit: Kevin Sluka East Meadow

Hugging my FFF.

Enjoying a sunny day. Finley Greenwood
Reader Photo Credit: Danielle Greenwood

Enjoying a sunny day. Finley Greenwood

Lola enjoying a day at Atlantique!!
Reader Photo Credit: Linda Bunde, Islip Terrace

Lola enjoying a day at Atlantique!!

Riley and Murphy hanging out at Sailor's Haven
Reader Photo Credit: Denise Samide, Huntington

Riley and Murphy hanging out at Sailor's Haven

Take time to smell the flowers!
Reader Photo Credit: Jean Robertson

Take time to smell the flowers!

Reader Photo Credit: Scott Boger

"Are we there yet?" Lucy, Olive, Lily & Simon

Poka wants to be a covergirl taken at
Reader Photo Credit: Kenny Hahn, Central Islip, NY

Poka wants to be a covergirl taken at home on October 7 2018

Poka and Harlee are BFF?s Photo taken at
Reader Photo Credit: Kenny Hahn, Central Islip, NY

Poka and Harlee are BFF?s Photo taken at home on October 3 , 2018

Ruthie enjoying the fall festivities!
Reader Photo Credit: Kate Miller

Ruthie enjoying the fall festivities!

Carmine the Bulldog at Old Westbury Gardens, April
Reader Photo Credit: Jill Bartolotta, Wantagh, NY

Carmine the Bulldog at Old Westbury Gardens, April 2018

Roxy and Jake enjoying boating and swimming off
Reader Photo Credit: Judith Lucca Shane

Roxy and Jake enjoying boating and swimming off our boat 'Gratitude' in Westhampton Beach

Denise and Riley enjoying the sand at Fire
Reader Photo Credit: Monika Kost, Huntington

Denise and Riley enjoying the sand at Fire Island.

Hank enjoying the late Fall Roses
Reader Photo Credit: Caroline Ward

Hank enjoying the late Fall Roses

Flying Photo Bomber - This dragon fly decided
Reader Photo Credit: Arthur Lih

Flying Photo Bomber - This dragon fly decided to join our photo as Captain Jackie and Jackson cruise across the Great South Bay.

Miso getting ready for Halloween
Reader Photo Credit: Valerie, West Islip

Miso getting ready for Halloween

Murphy in her shades protecting her eyes on
Reader Photo Credit: Denise Samide, Huntington

Murphy in her shades protecting her eyes on the beach at Fire Island

Brody loves to play ball!
Reader Photo Credit: Rachel Perl, New York, NY

Brody loves to play ball!

Rubble and Dexter waiting for their treats!
Reader Photo Credit: Alexis of Manorville

Rubble and Dexter waiting for their treats!

Riley, beach volleyball champion mascot!
Reader Photo Credit: Denise Samide, Huntington

Riley, beach volleyball champion mascot!

Rebecca Liebow, short beach with Casey July.
Reader Photo Credit: Julie liebow massapequa

Rebecca Liebow, short beach with Casey July.

Wade, an Australian Shepherd, ready for what the
Reader Photo Credit: Jackie Barbour, West Islip

Wade, an Australian Shepherd, ready for what the summer has planned for him!

This is Carmine the Bulldog, who is a
Reader Photo Credit: Brittany Bartolotta, Wantagh, NY

This is Carmine the Bulldog, who is a therapy Dog. He volunteers at Northwell - Long Island Jewish Medical Center and the Bristal in Massapequa. He dresses up to make the patients smile. Here he is in Petco in Wantagh trying on his new costume!

Autumn enjoying life, Indian Island County Park, September
Reader Photo Credit: Sarah, Wading River

Autumn enjoying life, Indian Island County Park, September 2018

Lily on her favorite chair enjoying summer breeze
Reader Photo Credit: Phyllis Milliken

Lily on her favorite chair enjoying summer breeze

Jackson relaxing on his favorite chair in his
Reader Photo Credit: Marie Tuck

Jackson relaxing on his favorite chair in his backyard this past summer.

Our dog, Fame? is ready for a summer
Reader Photo Credit: Jodi Scavelli

Our dog, Fame? is ready for a summer day!

Derek McDreamy looking for squirrels at Belmont Lake
Reader Photo Credit: Susan Evangelista, No. Babylon

Derek McDreamy looking for squirrels at Belmont Lake State Park

Chloe is filling her pool in her backyard
Reader Photo Credit: Mikki Schapiro, Glen Cove, NY

Chloe is filling her pool in her backyard so she can play!

I took this photo of my dog Chai
Reader Photo Credit: Lucille Vitale

I took this photo of my dog Chai while walking the beach in Wading River the summer of 2017.

As pretty as a flower... This is Tilda,
Reader Photo Credit: Lisa Ohland, South Setauket

As pretty as a flower... This is Tilda, who was rescued by Long Island Bulldog Rescue nearly 8 years ago.

Me and Guide Dog trainee Barbie and Landing
Reader Photo Credit: Brian Fleming Kings Park

Me and Guide Dog trainee Barbie and Landing Avenue Park, Smithtown during Summer 2018.

Bandit (Shih Tzu rescue) hanging with his idol
Reader Photo Credit: Tammy Ashley

Bandit (Shih Tzu rescue) hanging with his idol

Ginger is in Sayville swimming!
Reader Photo Credit: Lorelei Stephens

Ginger is in Sayville swimming!

My 2 dogs(Kodiak & Bailey) hanging on the
Reader Photo Credit: Gina Roche, Ronkonkoma

My 2 dogs(Kodiak & Bailey) hanging on the steps of the pool.

Hello my name is Pantera and l love
Reader Photo Credit: Jessica shiels

Hello my name is Pantera and l love playing and I'm very photogenic.

My 2 older children at the beach with
Reader Photo Credit: Marie Pepe,New Hyde Park

My 2 older children at the beach with our dog *first time at the beach for our puppy.

After the cold winter and spring Tory B
Reader Photo Credit: Laura Steinberg

After the cold winter and spring Tory B my beautiful dog enjoying the warmer weather

Hello my name is marlee and I love
Reader Photo Credit: Jessica shiels

Hello my name is marlee and I love taking selfies.

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