Ellie is a 4-year-old, happy-go-lucky beagle mix owned by Amy Robinson, who says, "Ellie's favorite place to be is outside -- no matter the weather. Sometimes in nice weather, we'll sit outside together, and that's when I snapped this picture."
"Bun-bun the stuffed bunny is long gone, but Riley sure did love him while he lasted," says owner Amy Robinson.
Owner Bill Lynch says Penny loves both bacon and books, particularly library books -- she's eaten three of them!
Sour, an 11-year-old Siamese owned by Life & Style editor Maria Young, casually looks away and pretends he isn't plotting to steal the bacon in front of him. Maria says the ears give him away, and sure enough, moments after this photo was snapped, he moved in.