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

Bella back from Groomingdales
Reader Photo Credit: Jessica, Plainview

Bella back from Groomingdales

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.

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.

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

Toby enjoying the beautiful day in our backyard

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

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

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.

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.

Jen Ashmore and Abbey morning coffee routine in
Reader Photo Credit: Dan Ritchie, Greenlawn ny

Jen Ashmore and Abbey morning coffee routine in summer

Dog days of summer.
Reader Photo Credit: Allison Lamardo

Dog days of summer.

1 year old Beagle pup, Tux, taking in
Reader Photo Credit: Marc and Arielle Sheinman

1 year old Beagle pup, Tux, taking in the view on a gorgeous fall day.

Puppy getting ready to watch his favorite team
Reader Photo Credit: Terry, Sparrowbush NY

Puppy getting ready to watch his favorite team in an important postseason game!

My dog Duke ready for the 4th of
Reader Photo Credit: Hope Rosenkranz Nesconset

My dog Duke ready for the 4th of July celebrations -2018

Going for a dip!
Reader Photo Credit: Lisa Noto

Going for a dip!

Spencer enjoys sitting in his Leather chair watching
Reader Photo Credit: Aaron Oceanside NY 11572

Spencer enjoys sitting in his Leather chair watching TV

Woody from Coram just relaxing and enjoying a
Reader Photo Credit: Jackie Fischer

Woody from Coram just relaxing and enjoying a bone. Happy 8th Birthday!

Bella is chillin on the Gravel
Reader Photo Credit: Kirsten Leonard,

Bella is chillin on the Gravel

Best buddies. Jasmine, 5 years old, and Chester
Reader Photo Credit: mike seltzer - owner

Best buddies. Jasmine, 5 years old, and Chester 6 months. Smiling for the camera

Bookworm
Reader Photo Credit: Aaron Polkes Plainview, NY

Bookworm

Our little Lily at the doggie beauty parlor
Reader Photo Credit: Fred Harber

Our little Lily at the doggie beauty parlor

Daisy, 16 Years old at the nautical mile.
Reader Photo Credit: John Ratomski

Daisy, 16 Years old at the nautical mile. Her favorite place to traips around.

My cousins dog Charlie from Petrosino, Sicily
Reader Photo Credit: Jackie Fischer from Coram

My cousins dog Charlie from Petrosino, Sicily

This is Shayna after a walk on a
Reader Photo Credit: Judy Goodman

This is Shayna after a walk on a particularly rainy day.

Chanukah
Reader Photo Credit: Carol Polkes

Chanukah

Dexter's first time at Smith Point beach!
Reader Photo Credit: Alexis of Manorville

Dexter's first time at Smith Point beach!

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

Ruthie enjoying the fall festivities!

Bindi, arent I beautiful
Reader Photo Credit: Karen Silbowitz

Bindi, arent I beautiful

Sibbie, who will be three in December just
Reader Photo Credit: Joan Marchese, Glen Cove

Sibbie, who will be three in December just got groomed for the Fall season.

Linus in the birdbath waiting for customers
Reader Photo Credit: Kate Corso-Passaretti,Poquott

Linus in the birdbath waiting for customers

Tula - last days of summer...
Reader Photo Credit: Dan - East Marion NY

Tula - last days of summer...

(from the left) Erin,
Reader Photo Credit: Grandpa Paul Wangenstein

(from the left) Erin, "Rudy" and Caroline on the bow of Dad's boat enjoying the Great South Bay off Jones Beach.

Dreaming he's chasing the ball outside.
Reader Photo Credit: Lisa Noto

Dreaming he's chasing the ball outside.

Doree, our 14 year old Chihuahua likes to
Reader Photo Credit: Joan Marchese, Glen Cove

Doree, our 14 year old Chihuahua likes to be wrapped up and warm.

Nick and Floyd watching some late night television.
Reader Photo Credit: bill carlsen manorville

Nick and Floyd watching some late night television.

Rescues Rock. Our three Yorkshire Terrier rescues: Ashley,
Reader Photo Credit: Marisa Hammock

Rescues Rock. Our three Yorkshire Terrier rescues: Ashley, Mr. Mouse and Duchess relaxing in the same bed in their furever home.

Riley riding the wave.
Reader Photo Credit: Ed Jordan, Lake Grove

Riley riding the wave.

Meeting a new friend
Reader Photo Credit: Bill Etzel

Meeting a new friend

Rezi, a Vizsla, spending some time in the
Reader Photo Credit: Bruce Massie, Massapequa NY

Rezi, a Vizsla, spending some time in the Massapequa Preserve with the swans

My little dog Didi and I on our
Reader Photo Credit: Helga Breen

My little dog Didi and I on our daily excursion around our senior community in Riverhead, NY - June 2018

Our Golden Retriever MacKenzie posing on a summer
Reader Photo Credit: Irene from Massapequa Park

Our Golden Retriever MacKenzie posing on a summer day.

Sibbie, Doree and Cooper are so happy that
Reader Photo Credit: Joan Marchese, Glen Cove

Sibbie, Doree and Cooper are so happy that the sun finally came out. We might need a bigger love seat!

Terry and MacKenzie, our golden retriever, hanging out
Reader Photo Credit: Irene

Terry and MacKenzie, our golden retriever, hanging out at home on a day off this summer in Massapequa Park.

Finley and Ringo (1 1/2 and 8 year
Reader Photo Credit: Heather

Finley and Ringo (1 1/2 and 8 year old English Cocker Spaniels)

Gus and Rosey, 3 month old Bengal cat
Reader Photo Credit: Jim Mongan, Lynbrook

Gus and Rosey, 3 month old Bengal cat brother and sister.

Hedgy loving his watermelon chair ??
Reader Photo Credit: Stephanie

Hedgy loving his watermelon chair ??

Cricket was gearing up for his first day
Reader Photo Credit: Elizabeth Berthold, East Patchog

Cricket was gearing up for his first day of school at Doggie U in Bayshore on September 5, 2018.

Noah is dressed and waiting to go visit
Reader Photo Credit: Myself

Noah is dressed and waiting to go visit the neighbors.

Savannah looking for Squirrels on her morning walk!
Reader Photo Credit: Maria Elefante, Oceanside NY

Savannah looking for Squirrels on her morning walk!

Six year old Golden Retriever, Henry, wonders why
Reader Photo Credit: Kristin, Rockville Centre

Six year old Golden Retriever, Henry, wonders why brother Greyson is doing out of the window!

Same
Reader Photo Credit: Lisa Humburg New Hyde Park

Same

China is all ready for fall! Her dad,
Reader Photo Credit: Beth Risotto Port Jeff Station

China is all ready for fall! Her dad, John, named her China Cat Sunflower after the Grateful Dead song. Adopted from Kent Animal Shelter. 9 yrs old.

Orbit our one-eyed rescue yorkie at his favorite
Reader Photo Credit: Caroline Blanthorn, West Islip

Orbit our one-eyed rescue yorkie at his favorite spot to walk to on the Great South Bay in West Islip last week.

Megan Broming Resting - Megan & Jessie -
Reader Photo Credit: Gregg Raffa - Megan's grandf

Megan Broming Resting - Megan & Jessie - That's Love

Henry enjoying the warmth of the summer sun
Reader Photo Credit: Henry enjoying the warmth of the

Henry enjoying the warmth of the summer sun

Dog days of summer
Reader Photo Credit: Joanne Pumo owner

Dog days of summer

My 2 year old Chihuahua Peanut, posing for
Reader Photo Credit: I did

My 2 year old Chihuahua Peanut, posing for the camera.

Scott Humburg (not in picture) and new puppy
Reader Photo Credit: Lisa Humburg New Hyde Park

Scott Humburg (not in picture) and new puppy Harley Blue on Labor Day weekend in East Hampton. Sad to see the summer end!

Lance is giving Uber and Lyft some competition.
Reader Photo Credit: Lori from Franklin Square

Lance is giving Uber and Lyft some competition. He's one hard workin' kitty!!

Pokie, a mixed breed rescue, relaxing on the
Reader Photo Credit: I did

Pokie, a mixed breed rescue, relaxing on the couch.

Tigger wants to come out and play
Reader Photo Credit: Rosemary Costabile Levittown

Tigger wants to come out and play

Bosco our 11 1/2 year old Standard Poodle
Reader Photo Credit: Eileen Ehrlinger, Islip Terrace,

Bosco our 11 1/2 year old Standard Poodle enjoys wearing his doggles as he rides through Heckscher State Park in East Islip.

Dog Paddeling, Nick Mortensen chilling with man's best
Reader Photo Credit: Ceil Mortensen, Huntington

Dog Paddeling, Nick Mortensen chilling with man's best friend, Angus at Bailie Beach, Mattituck.

Noah's Ark is also ready to watch LSU
Reader Photo Credit: Myself

Noah's Ark is also ready to watch LSU football. Go Tigers!!!

Little Pumpkin is all packed up and ready
Reader Photo Credit: Lauren Sassenoff

Little Pumpkin is all packed up and ready for school!

Happy National Dog Day from Alfie!
Reader Photo Credit: Raina, East Meadow

Happy National Dog Day from Alfie!

Jackson has gone fishing
Reader Photo Credit: Shari Wallwork

Jackson has gone fishing

Chloe enjoying the float in our pool in
Reader Photo Credit: Alayna Messineo

Chloe enjoying the float in our pool in East Islip

Let the games begin. Noah's Ark is ready
Reader Photo Credit: Myself

Let the games begin. Noah's Ark is ready to watch the Saints.!!!!! Who dat!!!!

Reader Photo Credit: Katie Paolano of Lloyd Harbor

"The Doggie Paddle" Biscuit, a 5-year-old Cavapoo, is ready to paddle board in Puppy Cove, Lloyd Harbor.

Sibbie loves hamburgers from Burger King!
Reader Photo Credit: Joan Marchese, Glen Cove

Sibbie loves hamburgers from Burger King!

Chilling in Backyard
Reader Photo Credit: Mark Gross

Chilling in Backyard

Chance enjoying Hobart Beach
Reader Photo Credit: Heather Wine, Northport, NY

Chance enjoying Hobart Beach

Our new puppy Jet enjoying summer vacation
Reader Photo Credit: Caroline W, Seaford

Our new puppy Jet enjoying summer vacation

Lily channeling her inner Kristian Bush (of country
Reader Photo Credit: Diane Biegler, Commack

Lily channeling her inner Kristian Bush (of country duo Sugarland)

Reader Photo Credit: Katie Paolano of Lloyd Harbor

"Just Keep Swinging" Biscuit, a 5-year-old Cavapoo, swings her worries away in Lloyd Harbor.

Rosie Wants to go for a Boat Ride
Reader Photo Credit: Mary Jean Pagona Levittown NY

Rosie Wants to go for a Boat Ride

High alert!
Reader Photo Credit: Brittney

High alert!

McCoy the Husky giving thought to taking a
Reader Photo Credit: Anne Edwards, East Meadow, NY

McCoy the Husky giving thought to taking a dip on a hot August day.

Ball Pit Summer Fun!!
Reader Photo Credit: Matthew Hammer, East Setauket

Ball Pit Summer Fun!!

Hanging with my new best friends.
Reader Photo Credit: Christine , Islip

Hanging with my new best friends.

BEST FRIENDS, Jager and Topaz! My Black Lab
Reader Photo Credit: Julann Lutz - Hicksville, NY

BEST FRIENDS, Jager and Topaz! My Black Lab (Jager) and Maine Coon (Topaz)

Luna Gets Her Message Across!
Reader Photo Credit: Jeanette Frisina

Luna Gets Her Message Across!

Queen Roxie
Reader Photo Credit: Kate Cotton

Queen Roxie

Francesca says she smells dinner
Reader Photo Credit: Jose R

Francesca says she smells dinner

Meadow taking a power nap after a day
Reader Photo Credit: Melissa Chemick, Seaford

Meadow taking a power nap after a day in the sun! The AC is her favorite.

Blue chilling at the beach
Reader Photo Credit: mark gross

Blue chilling at the beach

My 4 month old kittens, Sheldon (black &
Reader Photo Credit: Nancy Doyle, East Islip

My 4 month old kittens, Sheldon (black & white) and Cooper (red & white) like to sit in the fridge to keep cool from this summer heatwave.

Tidbit (cat) and Nyla taking a nap.
Reader Photo Credit: Wyandanch Warren Fuller

Tidbit (cat) and Nyla taking a nap.

Alfie surviving summer '18 in his cooling vest!
Reader Photo Credit: Raina Harris, East Meadow

Alfie surviving summer '18 in his cooling vest!

Roxie living the good life!
Reader Photo Credit: Janet Richardson

Roxie living the good life!

Tidbit a new addition to the family.
Reader Photo Credit: Wyandanch Warren Fuller

Tidbit a new addition to the family.

Too cute
Reader Photo Credit: Joanne depalma, north patchigue

Too cute

Bentley the sailor man!
Reader Photo Credit: Ava Kamlet

Bentley the sailor man!

Sassy, she is 12 years old and on
Reader Photo Credit: Jade Beetle, Amityville

Sassy, she is 12 years old and on medication for seizures

Alfie loves to smile!
Reader Photo Credit: Raina Harris, East Meadow

Alfie loves to smile!

Prince and Paulie sharing a man hug in
Reader Photo Credit: tony daniello

Prince and Paulie sharing a man hug in the dog park

Yogi and Ziggy taking a nice afternoon nap.
Reader Photo Credit: Jose R

Yogi and Ziggy taking a nice afternoon nap.

Paris LOVES going for car rides.(She is a
Reader Photo Credit: Tricia, Ronkonkoma, NY

Paris LOVES going for car rides.(She is a rescue from Almosthome.li.org)

Our newest rescue pup,Slim, chilling on the couch
Reader Photo Credit: Jennifer Tammany, Medford

Our newest rescue pup,Slim, chilling on the couch with me

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