All About Your Special, Furry Valentine’s Day Dates

02/14/2013 AT 6:30 PM ET

Sure, heart-shaped candy and candlelit dinners are nice, but when it comes to Valentine’s Day, we just want to spend time with the ones we love – namely, our pets.

This year, we asked you to tell us about your furry Valentine on Twitter and just why they have a hold on your heart fur-ever. Here’s what you told us: