The dog who wouldn’t leave his injured friend in Japan’s debris; The dog who mourned his Navy SEAL owner; Two sets of gay penguins; Occupy Denver’s canine leader, Shelby; Boo, Facebook’s most popular dog (who visited our office this year); Frank and Louie, the two-faced cat; the “miracle” dog who survived a gas chamber; Animal from The Muppets.
Animal of the Year: The 2011 Distinction That Really Matters
Sure, TIME unveiled its Person of the Year, The Protester, on Wednesday. But isn't the whole Person of the Year concept a little, well, species-ist? Being the animal lovers that we are at NewsFeed, we couldn't help but take a moment to recognize the non-human accomplishments of 2011.
Even More Animals We Wanted to Include
Animals Who Mattered