20 animals in Halloween costumes [SLIDESHOW]

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Taylor Bigler
Entertainment Editor

Halloween: the time of year for human gratification and animal humiliation.

Are animals in costumes the best thing ever? Yes. Do animals think so? Probably not so much.

That’s just too bad, because your pug or Persian is just going to have to suck it up for five minutes to get its photo taken in a bee or frog or pirate costume — a photo that will be subsequently emailed to every friend and random family member with a Hotmail account.

This Halloween, why not say “thank you” to your pet for putting up with you and your damned iPhone? Here are 20 that deserved to be thanked for their sheer adorableness.

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  • Don't be frightened -- this is actually a kitten, not an extraterrestrial.
  • This is a dog, not a banana peel. Fooled ya!
  • "Luke, I am your...pug."
  • "Ruff, ruff matey!"
  • Hot dog, complete with relish.
  • Have you ever seen anything cuter than these two corgis dressed in Hogwarts uniforms? No, no you have not.
  • "Put your paws behind your back."
  • It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a really cute Husky dressed as Superman!
  • We just can't tell if this is a pug or a pink unicorn. The resemblance is uncanny.
  • Which came first, the kitten or the cute?
  • Every dog should be required to dress up as a lobster at least once in its life.
  • This kitten does not look happy, but that is just because it doesn't realize how cute it is.
  • Hula dog is ready to party.
  • Frog cat is ready for Halloween.
  • Frog cat is such a popular costume this year. It deserved two shout-outs.
  • Puppy or pumpkin? That is for you to decide.
  • This leprechaun-dog must HATE its owners right about now.
  • The Internet's favorite Pomeranian, Boo, out-cuted himself by dressing as a bear for Halloween.
  • Bees are a nuisance. Bee costumes, however, are certainly not.
  • Even cute little dogs need junk food every now and then.

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