It has been a truly epic year for Internet animal stars.
In 2012, we were captivated by the cute Echidna rescued from the Australian outback, a dapper monkey running around in a coat, and a live puppy cam for almost every species of dog.
We also met the world's smallest, grumpiest, tallest and most hipster pets. And we loved them all.
Which should be considered the top pet of the year? Scroll through the slideshow below and tell us what you think in the comments.
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