The Comedy Pet Photography Awards highlight hilarious photos of pets.
The contest shared its 2022 photo finalists, and winners will be announced September 15.
Notable finalists include surprised-looking cats, playful dogs, and ticklish horses.
"Smokin' Alpaca" by Stefan Brusius shows an alpaca who appears to be on a smoke break.
"He looks like he is smoking a cigar," Brusius wrote.
In "Nilo's Love For Water," Jose Bayon captured his dog's playful enthusiasm.
"Nilo is an adopted puppy, about 10 months old," Bayon wrote. "He was hit by a car and was barely saved. Now recovered, he has just discovered water for the first time. His capers and pirouettes show his passion for water. Love at first sight."
Karl Goldhamer's cat looked stern in "I'm Not Full Yet!"
"Our cat Lissi, who died nine years ago, at the dining table," Goldhamer captioned the photo.
In "Boom Boom," Kenichi Morinaga photographed two cats butting heads.
"The cats bumped on the wall," Morinaga wrote. "It was like a cartoon. A funny moment."
A dog appeared to sit in the driver's seat in "Chauffeur Dog" by Mehmet Aslan.
"The situation I encountered at a traffic light," Aslan wrote.
Sarah Fiona Helme's cat Rosie appeared to be saying "Purr-etty Pleeeaase!"
"Rosie was helping me in the greenhouse and decided to try, in her most engaging way (and with the help of the wheelbarrow to stand on) to persuade me into giving her some of her favorite treats — which, being a lowly cat servant with no willpower, I did!" Helme wrote.
Beth Noble titled this amusing shot of her cat "OMG What Is That?"
"CK shows his surprised face," Noble wrote.
Karl Goldhamer captured this mind-boggling optical illusion in "Werewolf 2.0."
"Even a werewolf needs to relax sometimes," Goldhamer wrote.
Kazutoshi Ono's cat displayed impressive grip strength in "Too Desperate."
"She is my lovely kitty that was rescued from my local cat care facility," Ono wrote. "This is just a door that continues to a corridor. Sometimes she jumps up and holds the door — maybe she is desperate to go out."
Peter Cech's pets appeared to melt into a cuddle puddle in "Pillow."
"A moment which I will remember forever of a wonderful friendship of our family members," Cech wrote.
Holly Stranks' dog Penny struck a funny pose in "Hello Penny!"
"This is Penny doing an impression of Sid the Sloth from the 'Ice Age' movies," Stranks wrote.
Sarah von Keitz titled this image of her pet rabbit "Goofy Bun."
"This is Fibunacci," von Keitz wrote. "Is he praying? Laughing? Blowing a raspberry? Actually, he's just cleaning his ears! He always wants to make sure he's looking his best."
In "I'm Talking To You," Stefan Brusius photographed a friendly goose.
"A goose runs across the meadow, eats and chatters," Brusius wrote. "At the right moment, it looked like she was speaking to me."
Lucy Sellors-Duval caught a moment of sibling rivalry in "Mine, Not Yours!"
"Benji was determined to be the one to get all the yummy treats during his photoshoot, even if it meant stopping his older brother Doug," Sellors-Duval wrote.
"Dave and Dudley" by Judy Nussenblatt shows the close bond the two share.
"This is my friend David and his dog Dudley," Nussenblatt wrote. "During the early days of COVID, David and I took advantage of a beautiful day and we were out shooting pictures. Dudley was so excited when we got back that he threw his front paws around David's shoulders and I snapped this picture. They both look like they could use a good haircut, but it was Covid, so who cares!"
Bernard Sim found that bloopers from a dog photoshoot turned out funnier than the finished product in "Remember Muttley."
"Popcorn is a rather shy dog and keeps looking a way from the camera," Sim wrote. "Had to shoot a lot to get some usable ones, and of course bloopers included."
Alessandro Po's dog couldn't get enough of the water in "Shakin' Hedgehog."
"Brought Max to the lake and caught him just out of the water with an amazing shake-off," Po wrote. "His face looks like a hedgehog."
Jonathan Casey's cat contemplates her next move in "Grandmistress Candy."
"My tabby cat Candy is ranked East Anglia's number one," Casey wrote.
"Happy Horses" by Radim Filipek shows an enthusiastic mother horse.
"A happy mother and her 3-day-old son Monty," Filipek wrote.
Kazutoshi Ono's "Ukiyo-e" uses a hanging Japanese scroll as the background for an adorable cat photo.
"Here is my lovely kitty that was rescued from my local cat care facility," Ono wrote. "I wanted to create a Japanese image with my kitty, so I made him jump behind a hanging scroll using a cat toy. It reminds me that there is a famous Japanese story about a tiger popping out of a folding screen."
Neville Tait took this sledding action shot and titled it "Hitching A Lift!"
"While we were in Canada over Christmas, it snowed quite heavily," Tait wrote. "Our grandson Bowen's dog, Oscar, loved running around in the snow and when Bowen jumped on a piece of plastic to slide down the hill, Oscar bounded after him and jumped on his back."
Marko Jovanovic captured his dog's hilarious expression in "Dashing Through The Snow."
"Carter was on a euthanasia list in California," Jovanovic wrote. "We flew from Chicago to rescue him. This was his first time experiencing snow. As you can see, he could not believe was missing out all these years!"
The cat in Kenichi Morinaga's photo appears to be saying, "Now, How Do I Upload My Pics?"
"I gotta smartphone, but I don't know how to use it. Please someone tell me how to use it," Morinaga captioned the photo.
Christopher Johnson's dog looked startled by a toy in "Revenge Of The Tennis Ball."
"This is Star playing in the snow in a local field and getting surprised by a passing tennis ball," Johnson wrote.
Bob Moore titled this photo of a blissful horse "Oh I Do I Like A Scratch And Tickle."
"A laughing horse," Moore captioned the photo.
Freya Sharpe's cat got caught in a compromising position in "Jack The Cat Stuck In The Hedge."
"We had gone out for the day and came home to find our kitten Jack had got stuck in the hedge!" Sharpe wrote.
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