L’Chaim! Hanukkah Pets
From dreidel-spinning cats to latke-loving dogs, see how pets are celebrating the eight crazy nights
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Greyhound Legend models the latest in Hanukkah pet fashion, a flameless menorah. No oil needed.
Put on your yarmulke, Rufus, it’s time for Hanukkah! The dapper dog poses properly with his bright blue dreidel.
Can’t a girl just get some gelt? Lovely Liza dons her best blue in hopes of winning a few gold coins. Just remember: No chocolate for dogs!
Blinded by the light? Nah, just entranced by the warm glow of the menorah.
Those stars and that hue just flatter little Phideaux’s fur tone so well, don’t you think?
Suki’s ready to take her dreidel for a spin. Let’s hope she lands on Gimel!
By contrast, we’re guessing this kitty landed on Shin. Hey, no need to take it out on the toy!
Archie, menorahs aren’t for chewing! Then again, if we had one this soft, we might do the same.
We know you’re eyeing those latkes, Tilly. We see that side stare.
This cute pup sinks his teeth into a festive plush pal, who’s smiling through the pain.
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Uh, guys? This isn’t a birthday party – we don’t blow these candles out. Step away!
Penny Lane takes her religious duties very seriously, and decorates her garb with the Star of David.
Ziggy can’t help but fall for the homemade sufganiyot, and we can’t say we blame him.
“It has a lovely body, with legs so short and thin.” The dreidel, not the dog. Though we’ve gotta say the dog’s pretty lovely, too.
Teddy ponders the big questions of the holiday. Like, “Will I get eight nights of presents? Or maybe just one?”
Terrier Harry, decked out in his finest blue and white, looks ready to party in honor of the Festival of Lights.
Oscar, also known as “His Royal Highness the Prince of Hanukkah,” wears his holiday cheer on his sleeve.