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Pets Experiencing Their Very First Christmas

We all love Christmas. It's magical, it's cheer, it's joy, it's gifts and ornaments and time away from work and with our pets and families. Our pets, of course, love Christmas too. Even if they don't understand exactly what's going on, they can feel our happiness and cheer, and it brings them happiness and cheer too. 

Every year, we celebrate our Christmases with our pets, making sure to of course leave a little gift for them as well, but there's something unique and oh so special about a pet's first Christmas. Whether they were just born and are experiencing it for the first time, or if they were just adopted, the joy that Christmas brings them passes right back into us. 

It's a circle of joy: happy us - happy pets, happy pets - happy us. 

Please enjoy these pictures of pets experiencing their first Christmas and have a happy new year, everyone!

posts of pets experiencing their first Christmas thumbnail includes two pictures including a cat with a toppled over Christmas tree and another of a cat yelling at a Christmas tree 'Freyja meets her first ever Christmas tree'
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'I Can Has Cheezburger' Users Reveal Their Pets Reaction To Festive Decorations

Our users are the best! So many wonderful responses and photos, it was really difficult to simply sum it up into 25 images.  

We asked our Facebook users to share an image of their pet's reaction to their festive holiday decorations and the response was adorable and funny and adorably funny! If you want to see more than what was posted below, check out the original thread here. And be sure to follow us on Facebook to join in on the next challenge and possibly be featured! 

A huge thank you to all the users that participated in this challenge and thank you to all our amazing users in general, we love you all and we're very thankful for you! 

Merry Christmas to all those who celebrate! And Happy Holidays! 

ichc share images of their pet's reaction to holiday decorations - thumbnail of two images one of a dog who is confusion and another of a good cat by the xmas tree | Every year set up tree: visible confusion | Dustin is love with Christmas tree. Doesn't hurt Just stares at and cuddles branch.
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Pictures Capturing How Much Pets Love Their Humans

People who have no pets seem to truly have no idea what they're missing. The love and joy that an animal brings into a household, the brightness and pure positivity. And it's important to remember that, of course, you're not the only one who's made happy by their presence, but that they're also made happy by yours. 

There is nothing more gratifying in the world when you have a pet than seeing that pet love you back. Whether you see in the way they snuggle with you or in the way they just chill next to you, when animals love, they love hard. And it is the most beautiful thing in the world. 

So, if you know anyone who's considering adopting, show them these pictures, and their mind will hopefully be set on "yes".

pictures of pets showing affection to their humans thumbnail includes two pictures including one of a puppy sleeping in the arms of a human and another of a human sleeping surrounded by three cats
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Pet of the Month: Chloë, 13-year-old Maltese mix, In Need of Tumor Removal Surgery

ICanHasCheezburger? is proud to present and partner with The Waggle Foundation, in a Pet of the Month initiative

Each month, we will be featuring a pet in critical need and needs financial help to survive. We will share their story, their adorable photos, and their journey with the help of unbelievably kind strangers. 

The Waggle Foundation is a unique crowd-funding platform. Their mission is to help reduce economic euthanasia in pets. Unfortunately, because of financial struggles families cannot afford to help their beloved pets. That is where the Waggle Foundation steps in. They strive to help each and every pet in need, and just as their motto says "No pet parent should lose their best friend because of financial hardship."

And we couldn't agree more.

100% of donations to pets on the Waggle crowdfunding platform go directly to the veterinary providers administering care and never to the pet owners. This way, Waggle provides the safety and security for all donors in a way that other crowdfunding platforms cannot guarantee, and is reassured that the pet gets the help it needs.

And with that, we would like to present Chloë!

For more information -->https://wagglefoundation.org/donations/icanhascheezburger-chloe/


A cover photo of a dog wholes name is Chloe, who is a 13-year-old Maltese mix and on the photo says "Pet of The Month" and that chloe is in need of a tumor removal surgery
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Meet The Newly Adopted Faces Of The Week (29 images)

The end of the week has finally come, and it means that it's time, once again, for one of our absolute favorite segments - the newly adopted faces of the week. So many lovely animals have been rescued this week, from itty bitty puppies and kittens to older pets, and it just makes us so elated to see it!

We want to thank every single person out there who adopted a pet this week and decided to give it its forever home. And we hope that next week, we will have just as many if not more adorable adopted faces to showcase. So, thank you and good luck to everyone who plans to adopt in the future as well, and of course, all of you who have adopted in the past. A special thank you goes to those of you who have adopted a senior pet or a pet in need of more care than most - you're incredible.

If you recently adopted a pet share an image with us in the comments below or send us a DM on Facebook to be featured on next week's list! 

all the newly adopted rescue animals of the week - thumbnail includes a picture of a man holding a puppy 'This is Bella. First dog I have had in 20 years'
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Meet The Newly Adopted Faces Of The Week (22 Images + 2 Vids)

Happy Friday, everyone! It's been a long week but we're finally here and to commemorate the occasion, it's time for our favorite weekly segment - the newly adopted faces of the week! We've got quite a few rescued seniors that were adopted this week and our hearts are bursting at the sight of it! 

A major thank you to all those kind folks out there who have recently adopted a pet, have adopted pets in the past, or will adopt pets in the future! All these lovely animals get a forever loving home, thanks to you. And to those who adopt a senior animal, or any animal that requires a bit more love and attention, you are our heroes. Seriously, we adore you. Thank you for giving those animals a second chance at a wonderful life.

If you recently adopted a pet share an image with us in the comments below or send us a DM on Facebook to be featured on next week's list! 


all the newly adopted rescue animals of the week - thumbnail of black cat "The day after my cat died, I went to the shelter and told the employee that I’d adopt the cat that had been there the longest. She said, “it’s an older black cat... are you sure?” I was never so sure of anything in my life. Meet Dita Von Panzer"
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Friendly Holiday Reminder That Pets Are Not Toys

Thinking this might be the year you gift a loved one with a pet? You should really think about that gift decision. Animals are a commitment, they need constant attention and love and if you're not equipped to fully take on that role, along with multiple responsibilities, then you may want to take a moment and think about what you're getting yourself into. 

We're not saying that one shouldn't adopt an animal, we believe having an animal in your life enriches it but it's important to realize everything that comes with a pet. Yes, it's hard work, and it is extremely rewarding if you put the effort into it, but if you don't have the time then perhaps now is not the right time. 

The holidays are coming up and here is a friendly PSA when it comes to gifting animals! 

thumbnail includes a backdrop image of a corgi and a snippet of a post "the holidays are coming up, and as someone who works in a pet store there are some things i want everyone who plans on getting animals as gifts to remember"
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Meet The Newly Adopted Faces Of The Week (23 Images + 3 Vids)

Welcome back to one of our favorite and original posts of the week -- the newly adopted faces! Week by week, we gather up all the beautiful adopted faces we come across and share them here with all of you. Each week, it's a blessing to see all these lovely animals finding their forever home filled with love. It fills our hearts with joy to them. 

We would like to take a moment to thank all those who have recently adopted a pet, those who have adopted pets in the past, and those who will adopt pets in the future. We love you all, thank you for giving these beauties a wonderful life. And a huge mega-shout out to all those who adopt older animals or those in need of some extra love and care. You guys are our forever heroes, thank you for giving these pets a second chance at a wonderful life. 

If you recently adopted a pet share an image with us in the comments below or send us a DM on Facebook to be featured on next week's list! 

all the newly adopted rescue animals of the week - thumbnail of orange kitty "My daughter befriended this kitty weeks ago. Turns out he was a “left-behind” stray. We got a call this morning that he’s ours, on my daughters 4th birthday. Meet Mr. Ziggy Stardust"
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Shocked Pets Who Just Discovered They Are Adopted

Surprise! Well, it can't be that much of a surprise. These expressive pets look as if they were just told the most shocking news -- and what's more shocking than finding out you're adopted? We're sure there are plenty of things but this one just felt right. 

Expressive animals are one of our favorite things in this world, it's so hilarious and truly makes it known that all animals carry an arrange of emotions, just like us. You can see when they're angry, scared, or happy. You can tell when they're shocked, curious, or suspicious. They wear their heart on their sleeve, their facial expressions just give them away and we're so thankful for that! 

There are cats who are more expressive than others but all cats can show some facial expressions. Here are 20 pets who just discovered the dreaded truth... they aren't the hooman's biological baby. 

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Cat Medley: Cuteness Galore, Funnies, Mourning And Loss

Cats, cats, and nothing but cats.

It's refreshing to take a set back from life and focus on the joy and love cats bring to our lives. They're obviously all adorable to look at and make our hearts scream "aww" itself, but there's more to cats than just their adorableness. They are so wildly funny without trying, having a cat is like having a live show on all the time. Cats can even be funny when they sleep, and they are most definitely always cute doing so.

Besides cuteness and funnies, they also just fill that hole in our hearts. They are our best friends, we love them unconditionally and they show us their love in their own individual ways. It's never easy to say goodbye to that love but it's a part of life and we're here to honor that life, all lives of cats everywhere. To all those who recently lost a loved one, we send you our love. They may be gone but never forgotten. 

cat medley filled with cuteness, laughs, mourning and loss, and wholesome cat pics - thumbnail of cat whose arms put together make a heart "The night I discovered my Cousin cat has secret superpowers - he makes a heart with his arms"
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Meet Bean the rat! She just got a new, real bed to sleep on and couldn't be happier! According to her owner, Bean believes in the concept that "good things come to those who wait," because now she can happily chill until she hears her owner bring out the noms!

Isn't that truly the dream? Sleeping until someone wakes you with some food? Maybe that's just our dream. And Bean's. 

Bean's owner has also included a 'Sleepy Bean video playlist,' so when you're relaxing, you can listen to whatever Bean listens to while sleeping! How precious is that? The answer is very. 

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Redditors Reveal How Their Pets Reacted To Seeing Their Human's Twin

Here's something that's never crossed our minds, if you had an identical twin, would your pet confuse the two of you? Well, seems like someone did think about it, Redditor u/Asshiq, asked the Reddit community, "Identical twins that own pets, what was your pet's reaction when they saw your twin?"

The responses were delightful but we especially enjoyed reading the silly stories people had to share about their experience as a twin and a pet. So now we're going to ask you, before reading the comment below, do you think the pets were able to tell the identical twins apart?

can pets tell apart identical twins, a reddit thread - thumbnail of reddit question about identical twins and pets and someone's story of her cat | Identical twins that own pets, what was your pet's reaction when they saw your twin? liberty285code6 29 days ago S My mom has cats and don't think they can tell my sister and apart. Also note don't think my 3-year-old nephew can tell my sister and apart think he just believes he has one very attentive aunt.
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Meet The Newly Adopted Faces Of The Week (41 Images)

Welcome to our favorite wholesome segment of the week -- the newly adopted faces! You're in for a real treat, this week may be our largest gathering of adopted faces yet (so many rescues!) and each one is simply precious and oh so heartwarming! 

It makes our heart's so full and happy to see all these beautiful faces in their new forever homes. There is truly a no better sight! We would like to thank all those who recently adopted, all those who have adopted, and everyone who will adopt in the future. These gorgeous furbabies wouldn't have such a loving home if it weren't for you. And a special shout out to those who adopted seniors pets or those who are in need of some extra care and loving -- you guys are our forever heroes.

If you recently adopted a pet share an image with us in the comments below or send us a DM on Facebook to be featured on next week's list! 

all the newly adopted rescue animals of the week - thumbnail of adorable black kitten "This is my little helper for work today. He ran in front of my car on the highway last night and I had to take him home"
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Snooze Away With Sleepy Wholesome Animals

The Zzz's are coming in hard and fast! It's pointless trying to fight off the inevitable, we are long overdue for a midday nap

We know what you're thinking, there's so much that needs to get done, there is simply no time for a nap. And honestly, we understand, but consider this: you've been working so hard for so long, we all deserve to treat ourselves once in a while and a nap is one of the greatest treats we can give our exhausted and overworked bodies. 

And if that doesn't convince you, then perhaps these sleepy pets below can persuade you to feel otherwise. 

adorable animals snoozing away - thumbnail includes two images of cute animals sleeping, one of a cat sleeping on a weight “Just found her sleeping like this and I can’t stop laughing.” and one of a ferret asleep while licking owner's hand "he fell asleep licking my hand"
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Meet The Newly Adopted Faces Of The Week (25 Images + 1 Vid)

Welcome back to one of our favorite weekly segments - the adopted faces of the week! There's nothing quite like seeing all these beautiful faces in their new forever homes, it does the heart good. The overwhelming wholesomeness we feel when we come across animals who are in need of a home and have found the perfect one is simply the best feeling. 

We would like to wholeheartedly thank all those who recently adopted, all those who have adopted in the past, and all those who will adopt in the future. Thank you for making these animal's lives the best one possible. And to all those who adopt a senior animal, or an animal that requires some extra attention, you are our heroes and we cannot thank you enough. We love you all! 

If you recently adopted a pet share an image with us in the comments below or send us a DM on Facebook to be featured on next week's list! 

all the newly adopted rescue animals of the week - thumbnail of dog in a sweater "Rescued this very good boy, Arnold!! He looks so handsome in his sweater!!"
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Animals And Their Bewitching Wizardry Ways

"Yerr a wizard, Harry!" If there's something we can't get enough of its animals wearing hats. Big hats, tiny hats, all hats are made beautiful when placed upon an animal's head. 

And in honor of Halloween being right around the corner, it's important we share animals wearing none other than wizard hats! Animals are bewitching creatures all by themselves, it's simply nice to see that emphasized with the proper magical attire. 

If you're looking for last-minute costume ideas for your beloved pets, why not a wizard hat?

list of animals wearing wizard hats - thumbnail of a cat wearing a wizard hat and a frog wearing a wizard hat
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